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Front-end Developer Full-time

Published at 27.02.2021 - Viewed: 908 times - Permanent Legacy Foundation in Austin, TX, United States

[Remote worker friendly]

We’re hiring a mid-level front-end developer to advance our user interface into a reliable and trustworthy consumer cloud storage experience. In this role, you will be responsible for building and improving our web client, liaising with a team of mobile app developers, and building partner integrations. You will work closely with a small, tight-knit engineering team and our entire staff to meet the needs of Permanent members. This role offers an opportunity to take real ownership of the product, make decisions about the future of the Permanent technology stack, and pitch in across the entire organization.

Permanent is a growing, mission-driven, non-profit organization with a sustainable revenue model that wants to make it possible for everyday people to preserve their digital legacy. As the lead front-end developer, you’ll be responsible for transforming user needs communicated by our member success manager into tangible improvements to our system. You will be uniquely positioned to drive growth by improving our user experience and expanding our services. You should be able to envision what Permanent could become far into the future and how your contributions will help get us there.

Basic Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of experience as a front-end developer building web applications
  • High degree of interest in improving user experience
  • Experience with Angular or another Typescript/Javascript front-end framework

We’ll be impressed if you also bring:

  • Experience with Node / Express applications
  • Experience with PHP or other server-side languages
  • Capable of routine system administration tasks
  • Comfortable learning deployment pipelines and working with infrastructure
  • Experience writing open source software, or interest in learning more about it
  • Comfortable with open source development practices

Apply If
You are passionate about our mission, you are motivated by a challenge and you have a ceaseless desire to learn. You are described as:

  • Detail oriented. You notice details most people miss; you create and follow processes; and you have the follow through needed to manage multiple tasks at once.
  • A problem solver. You enjoy figuring out the best solution to serve the end user. You are eager to contribute your personal expertise and perspective to decision making.
  • A team player. You’re ready to go beyond a simple development role to engage with the entire organization. You have strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A learner. You are willing to take on tasks you don’t have experience with. You are flexible and able to operate effectively with uncertainty and change.
  • A creative. You have keen development skills. You think outside of the box. You enjoy creating memorable experiences for people that create long-term connections.
  • A hard worker. You are self-motivated, capable of working independently and taking on increased responsibility over time. You work for the thrill from achieving a goal.

Permanent Legacy Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
People from groups underrepresented in software development are especially encouraged to apply

Time Commitment
Full time with a strong sense of conscientiousness.

Location
The Permanent office is located in Austin, Texas but staff work remotely under flexible, full time schedules. Staff colocated in the Austin region have access to the office and some annual (or more frequent) all-staff meetings will be held in person, when it is safe to return to in person co-working again. Full consideration will be given to remote work candidates located within 3 hours of U.S. Central time zone provided they will be actively present during normal weekday working hours, available with reasonable notice, and able to attend scheduled video meetings with their colleagues without hinderance.

Additional Resources
Information on Permanent Legacy Foundation and our mission can be found at www.permanent.org and third party channels including:


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