Software Engineer: Frontend

  • 1001 Elwell Ct, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Emparty is a fast-growing, early-stage startup in Mountain View, CA, that is making the process of planning parties and events (small corporate events, birthdays, graduations, showers, holiday parties, etc.) easier, faster, and a lot more fun. It’s basically a marketplace for venues and vendors, with some twists.

The company was founded in February 2018 by former leaders from Avis, eBay, and Oak Labs. We just closed our first round of funding from two top-tier investors, and we already have a long and growing list of customers lined up to use the service. (For real. We’re not kidding. The pressure is on.)

Job Description

We are looking for a software engineer to join the team, and help build the technology to tie thousands of reservation calendars together in one spot. It’s one of those technical problems is simple at first, but starts to look NP-complete, the more you stare at it.

You would be joining a small team of capable engineers to build the back-end systems that power the Emparty Marketplace, such as calendar inventory management, search & discovery, money movement, and the client-facing API.

Responsibilities

  • Build responsive, accessible and performant UIs using a modern technology stack.

  • Write clean, maintainable and testable code.

  • Collaborate, support and work hand-in-hand with backend, qa, design and concept teams.

  • Participate in and contribute to technology, architecture, workflow and design decisions.

  • Support the design and development process through creation and improvement of style guides and pattern libraries.

 

 

Qualifications

Requirements

• 3-7 years as an individual contributor in an engineering role

• Expert in Javascript.

• Experience building and deploying single page applications at scale using either the Angular, React or Vue ecosystem (we are using Vue)

• Experience with Google Cloud Platform

• Experience with software planning systems Jira

• Experience with git

Extra Points For:

• Experience with Docker and Python

• Experience with RFCs 2445 and 5545 (iCalendar) a plus

 

Additional Information

You must be able to work in our Mountain View, California, office. (Technically it’s Palo Alto, but near 101 and San Antonio.) Remote workers will not be considered, so don’t even ask. At this time, Emparty is unable to provide relocation assistance or visa support.

Emparty is dedicated to diversity, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.