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Senior Frontend Engineer - REMOTE (UTC to UTC-8), San Francisco, Portland, Dublin

We're one of the oldest PaaS's out there, with support for PHP/Ruby/node.js on AWS. As a Frontend Engineer, you'll be working on our brand new UI - a single-page angular.js app.

The UI is served up by a lightweight node.js server that proxies to our core ruby api. We unit test with jasmine, and run our end-to-end tests in protractor. Through our "eybot" on slackhq, we deploy green CI builds to production multiple times a day.

The frontend engineering team at Engine Yard consists of 3 UI designers and 4 engineers (including myself). We're spread out across 8 timezones (Dublin through San Francisco), so experience working in a distributed team is key.

You will:

    * Write modern JavaScript for modern browsers
    * Have a significant influence on the UI architecture
    * Work with smart people every day
    * Be an integral part of a new era in an established startup
    
You might:

    * Rewrite our trial experience so it doesn't suck as much
    * Build support for customers to deploy docker containers
    * Convert the UI to CommonJS modules via browserify
    * Create near-realtime visualizations for server monitoring
    * Integrate 6to5 into our build system so we can use ES6
    * Learn to homebrew, or at least talk about how you want to
You'll get:

    * Competitive salary
    * Full medical, dental and vision benefits
    * 25 paid days off per year (15 PTO, 2 floating, 8 holidays)
    * 401(k)
    * We take care of your phone bill
    * Paid travel to conferences
    * Top of the line Macbook Pro
Must haves (seriously, these are essential filters):

    * A string of successful projects and/or positions in your wake
    * Significant experience building complex client-side applications in
      JavaScript, preferably with angular.js
    * Experience working in a distributed team
    * An impulse to write tests for everything you build, sometimes before you
      build it
    * A fantastic sense of sarcasm
    * Ability to travel occasionally (at least once or twice a year)
    * Somewhere between UTC and UTC-8
Great to have:

    * Somewhere between UTC-5 and UTC-8
    * Thorough understanding of git
    * Experience building REST apis
    * Experience with multiple languages (and an understanding of their tradeoffs)
    * Experience with agile development
    * Previously worked at a startup
If you're interested and meet all the "must haves", shoot me an email at cewing@engineyard.com



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