Senior Front-end Engineer

HomeLight (View all Jobs)


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Interview Process

1. Phone screen 2. Take home that is close to production code 3. On-site with pair programming

Programming Languages Mentioned

JavaScript, Ruby

Who We Are
HomeLight is a venture-backed technology startup revolutionizing the $1 trillion real estate industry. Our mission is simple – we empower people to achieve better outcomes during one of life’s most important events: buying or selling their home.
HomeLight’s technology analyzes millions of home transactions to determine which agent or cash buyer is right for you. We also offer innovative financing and closing solutions, creating an end-to-end real estate experience that’s simple, certain, and satisfying.
We pride ourselves on our company culture – but don’t just take it from us. We’ve been recognized as the best place to work by ForbesInc. Magazine, and the San Francisco Business Times. Our team breaks barriers every day while staying committed to HomeLight’s goals and core values, which is a crucial element to our shared success.

Who You Are
We are looking for a Senior Front-End Engineer interested in building the front-end framework for a CRM application using React. You will be designing the application architecture and supporting the team to deliver an awesome tool for our Sales team. You will work to speed up our development cycle using third-party tools and building shared components to serve our engineering team. Ideally, you have experience with CI/CD process and tools for front-end applications. As in any software development, working on such a big project requires a lot of interaction with the team and a sense of community, so a strong team player with good communications skills and empathy is a must.

What You’ll Do
  • Take an innovative approach to creating new products, while improving upon our core products
  • Build new web applications and add features and functionality to our core applications that go directly into the hands of users home buyers, sellers, and agents around the nation
  • Contribute to architectural decisions around our frontend systems
  • Suggest and implement tools to improve monitoring, software quality and team velocity
  • Collaborate with Design and Product Management to deliver the best solution for the problem at hand
You Have
  • 4+ years React experience, with strong component architecture skills
  • 5+ years of general frontend development and architectural definition experience
  • Experience using tools and libraries to improve the code quality and team velocity like CircleCI, Dependabot and monitoring tools like Datadog/Sumologic
  • Experience consuming and transforming internal and 3rd party APIs
  • Knowledge of best practices around frontend development, mostly focused on React.JS
  • Willingness to learn about the business and product, working closely with Product Management
Bonus points for:
  • Expertise with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with Webpack, Usability, Node.js, Heroku
  • Familiarity with web analytics, Feature Flag tools and CI/CD
  • Experience with Cypress
  • Familiarity with WebSockets or server-sent events
Let’s chat!

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