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JavaScript / Front-end Engineer

  • Location

    Philadelphia

  • Type

    Full-Time Job

  • Category

    Dev / Eng

Linode is seeking skilled JavaScript engineers with a strong interest and capability in the implementation and architecture of front end browser applications. The ideal candidate loves JavaScript and utilizes functional programming concepts in their work. A good understanding of HTML5 and CSS3 is also highly valued for this position.

You will regularly collaborate with Linode’s development team in the typical agile/scrum environment. This role requires high level of independent work, but also a strong need for team collaboration. This role is a regular 40 hour per week position located in Philadelphia, PA. Relocation assistance is available.

Must have requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in software development
  • Strong experience with JavaScript (object oriented, functional, expert knowledge of browser/APIs, etc.)
  • Strong experience with common front end languages such as HTML5, CSS3
  • Practical hands-on experience with web based JavaScript libraries, frameworks, & engines such as React, AngularJS, ES6 / ES7, etc.
  • Strong opinions on technology and software design to bring to the table
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong programming skills including software engineering methodologies and best practices
  • Comfort maintaining live production systems
  • Ability to work in an agile environment

Nice to haves:

  • Experience using unit testing libraries and utilities such as Mocha, Enzyme, Chai, Karma
  • Experience with server side languages such as node.js, Python or Perl
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong presence in the open-source world. Contributions to open source projects as well as your own portfolio to show off a huge plus
  • Development experience in Unix/Linux operating environments
  • Experience with virtualization technologies like KVM and Xen
  • Experience in a hosting environment or other cloud-based IAAS or SAAS provider a plus

About Us

Even if you’ve never heard of Linode, one of the world’s first and largest open source-focused cloud hosting providers, you likely frequent a website or use an application that wouldn’t exist without it.

With a platform that boasts nearly half a million users around the world and growing, it might come as a surprise that Linode is based in Haddonfield, New Jersey — though the company will call Philadelphia home when it moves into its new headquarters on 3rd and Arch Streets later this year.

It wouldn’t be the first surprise Linode has to offer.

Though the company is, by all means, a major tech player, its growth has been organic and its values have not changed. There aren’t many layers between engineers and C-level executives, feedback is always taken seriously and the impact employees have on the company, its customers and the Linode community is visible on a day-to-day basis.

Fostering a supportive environment is a big part of Linode’s company culture and the backbone of the work the company does. The team is passionate about solving problems and helping people, and as a result, professional growth at Linode is bound only by individual ambitions.

As one employee put it, “There’s no ceiling here.”

Linode has never stopped looking for new tech talent, and they’ll continue to look for new teammates as the company and its online community continue to grow.

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