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Senior Front End Developer (React)
Washington, DC

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Job Description

EVERFI, Inc. is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified over 16 million learners in critical skill areas. Some of America's leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, TPG Growth, and The Rise Fund. The EVERFI Education Network powers thousands of partners in their education initiatives, such as The White House, NFL and MLB, Pharrell Williams, and many more. Our team consists of passionate employees across the US and Canada who thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

EVERFI is looking for talented Senior Front End Developers to join our team. If you have significant experience writing custom HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (React) we could use you! Our ideal candidate will have expertise writing semantic, modular, accessible front end code using HTML5, CSS3, and React/Redux. Understanding of the concepts of progressive enhancement, responsive design, and future friendly design highly encouraged. All of this happens in an agile environment where we release every two weeks.

Additional requirements include:

* 6+ years of Front End experience on a software development team
* Work independently and collaboratively with other software engineers on cross-team projects
* Strong understanding of fundamental programming concepts like object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures
* Ability to identify and architect reusable components for varied use-cases
* Ability to dig into existing architecture and frameworks
* Familiarity with ES6/2015+ and other newer JavaScript features
* Fundamental understanding of HTTP, AJAX and REST
* General understanding of CSS, such as positioning, inline vs. block elements, etc.
* Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
* Familiarity with JavaScript Unit Testing such as Karma, Jest, etc.
* Experience in performance optimization using tools such as YSlow or PageSpeed

Preferred Skills:

* Experience with React and Redux highly preferred, but other modern component libraries like Vue or Angular are OK as well
* Familiarity with Redux/Flux architecture preferred
* Familiarity with JSON-API a plus
* Experience mentoring other developers preferred
* Any experience with Backbone and/or Handlebars.js a plus
* Contributions to Open Source projects on GitHub a plus

Work-life, culture, & perks:

* Competitive base salary and bonus potential
* 401k program with company match and equity plan
* Comprehensive health care and excellent parental leave benefits
* Flexible PTO and generous holiday schedule
* Fitness program membership discounts
* Complementary Capital Bikeshare membership
* Casual work environment and great office locations
* Annual company-wide retreat
* Opportunity to work with talented people who have fun in the workplace

EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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