JS Engineer @ Modern Tribe

Modern Tribe the company behind The Events Calendar, is looking for a JS Engineer in North America to join our product team.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://tri.be/careers/js-engineer/ →

We’re currently working on high-profile WordPress and SaaS products with a focus on calendaring and events. We will want to see code examples – public code is ideal. We want people that are able to develop code that can withstand high traffic sites and intense loads. You should be comfortable working as part of a team – your code will have to integrate into an existing architecture. If tightly optimized code get’s you excited – you’re probably a good fit.

Do you have a dog eared copy of ‘Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja’ beside your bed? Would you be excited to work on large scale JavaScript projects that impact millions of users? Would you be stoked to push the limits of JavaScript powered applications on top of WordPress?

The opportunity calls for a mixed set of skills. We need someone with expert level JavaScript and React skills, solid CSS experience, and reasonable WordPress skills. Experience building sites with extremely large loads is a plus. We like our stuff to run fast and smooth.

Who We Are
Modern Tribe, Inc. is a rapidly growing software & design company. We develop custom solutions for some of the world’s largest companies, government institutions and smaller growing organizations. We pride ourselves on our ability to bridge people and technology and to bring the passion and dedication of an entrepreneur to every project. Our team is composed of talented employees and freelancers around North & South America (and a smattering across the globe).

Who You Are
We love working with each other because we have built a culture that suits us well. We work primarily with freelancers and coordinate their talents for large projects. To be on our team, you must be:

  • HAPPY Where there is a will, there is a way. Having a positive disposition allows us to achieve great things and to support each other.
  • HELPFUL Always looking for ways that you can help others.
  • CURIOUS It is essential that you have a passion for learning. Technology changes daily, and life has a way of constantly raising the bar.
  • ACCOUNTABLE Our clients expect us to get the right thing done on budget and on time. Communicating expectations and meeting them is the cornerstone of success.

Responsibilities
As a JS Engineer at Modern Tribe, some of your key responsibilities will be:

  • Architect – Work with design team to architect and document JavaScript solutions using best practices
  • Adapt – Integrate code into existing architecture
  • Collaborate – Coordinate with designers, back-end developers, and strategists
  • Perform – Produce code solutions that load quickly and smoothly
  • Review – Be a good code steward and optimize/review other team members’ code

Personal Competencies

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working as part of a remote team
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A methodical approach to all tasks
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Fluent English speaker

Knowledge & Experience

  • Advanced level JavaScript skills
  • Advanced level React skills
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors
  • Git
  • Basic WordPress skills
  • Proficiency at local environment development
  • Experience with API requests and parsing responses in JavaScript

Bonus Points

  • Examples of plugins / code that you’ve released to the open source community
  • Experience with es2015 and Babel
  • Advanced WordPress debug skills
  • Apple Mac dev environment
  • Experience with a JavaScript test framework like Jest, Karma, Mocha, or Enzyme

Requirements
We love working with each other because we have built a culture that suits us well. We work exclusively with freelancers and coordinate their talents for large projects. To be on our team, you must be:

  • HAPPY Where there is a will, there is a way. Having a positive disposition allows us to achieve great things and to support each other.
  • HELPFUL Always looking for ways that you can help others.
  • CURIOUS It is essential that you have a passion for learning. Technology changes daily, and life has a way of constantly raising the bar.
  • ACCOUNTABLE Our clients expect us to get the right thing done on budget and on time. Communicating expectations and meeting them is the cornerstone of success.

Location
Work from anywhere in North, Central or South America. Please do not apply if your timezone is outside of the US range and if you are not totally fluent in English. You just need a computer and a strong wifi signal to support daily video chats with the Tribe.

Compensation
Pay range is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This gig is a full-time position.