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Lead Software Engineer (Front End Development)

at 680 Partners, LLC in New York, NY   —   Jun 27, 2014   |  
Our Client is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join our growing platform development team based in New York City. In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of Front End development for the Company’s platform. You will be a key member of the development team, helping define the technical roadmap for the platform while collaborating closely across the company to revolutionize the way brands view loyalty.

We are a funded ($6mm Series A), NYC-based company which provides the most advanced multi- channel Customer Relationship and Loyalty Platform on the planet for leading brands such as Pepsi, Miami Dolphins, Zumiez, Lancome, X Factor and more. We're relaxed, experienced and hard driving and are changing our industry.

Do you enjoy working on a small team with smart people solving complex technical problems? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit with a get-it-done attitude?
If so, you should join us! We're cool, relaxed, experienced, hard driving, changing our industry and looking for smart people like yourself to help tackle tough technical challenges.
We have a fun, generous company culture that's built on our fundamental principle that when you give more, you get more:
We offer a generous employee benefits package including stock options, fully paid Medical, Dental & Vision plans for employees & their dependents!
We bring toys to the office but still think the most fun thing to do is build product
We love getting to know one another outside the office through Company sponsored events (volleyball and dodgeball teams, high speed go-karting, bowling, paintball, happy hour, the list goes on and on)
Provide lunches, drinks and snacks so our team can be hungry for other things
Try to say what we mean and mean what we say
This is a full-time position based in NYC.
Lead the development and maintenance of all aspects of the front end tech stack across all products
Provide thought leadership regarding coding best practices, standards, frameworks, programming languages and technologies
Ensure optimal performance and scalability of all aspects of the platform
Assist in training and mentoring team members
Facilitate the career growth of team members
Have 7+ years of professional software development experience, with 3+ years strongly focused on front end web development
Are a strong leader capable of leading and mentoring talented software engineers
Have strong working knowledge of Ajax, XHTML, JSON, JavaScript, and JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, Backbone, Ember, Angular, Mustache, etc)
Have deep experience with cross browser quirks and compatibility issues
Have experience designing and developing responsive websites
Have thorough understanding of the full web stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, asset loading/caching)
Are comfortable collaborating with UX designers to deliver outstanding user experiences
Are product oriented, always coding with the product in mind
Take a holistic and pragmatic approach to software development
Can follow style guides and bring wireframes to life
In this role, you will work with a broad front end tech stack, including:
These are some of the technologies in place today, but we're open to using any technology that solves our challenges in a thoughtful and expert manner. At over a million lines of code, you'll be working with a large, highly-trafficked, scalable application used by millions of people. For a developer with the right skill set and attitude, this is an excellent opportunity to get in at the early stage of a growing company, work on challenging technical problems alongside top talent and help shape the future of the platform.
Have a BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
100-140K base plus bonus and equity
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