Frontend Developer

Posted Date:2/13/2018 1:27:38 PM
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: JR-10588
Location: Austin, TX
Job Category:Engineering

Job Summary:

Title:   Senior Frontend Software Engineer

General Summary:

Front Gate Tickets, the nation's leading provider of ticketing, operations, RFID, and marketing solutions for music festivals, is looking for a full-time Senior Software Engineer to join its growing team at their East Austin location. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual who wants to innovate, mentor, and grow in an agile and collaborative team culture. If this sounds like you, read on and apply.


  • Develop software in a team environment, from design to deployment
  • Participate in and contribute to major design, architecture, and infrastructure decisions
  • Serve varied customers, from festival goers to operations staff
  • Engender a culture of excellence, from code reviews to shared learning
  • Deliver clear and regular communication of progress and obstacles
  • Mentor teammates in best-practices, sharing knowledge, and technology tools

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline is preferred
  • 5+ years professional experience delivering working software
  • Mastery of common design patterns, data structures, testing, and best-practices
  • Communication and leadership architecting API contracts for parallel development efforts
  • Solid knowledge of responsive design. Proven track record of cross-platform experience (web, tablet, mobile)
  • Experience in optimizing frontend load and latency to delivery highly available systems

Extra Credit For

  • Experience in eCommerce and high-volume transactional systems
  • Experience with A/B testing and collecting resulting data
  • Amazon Web Technologies to include EC2 and S3
  • Side projects, public repositories, contribution to open source projects
  • Leadership driving the design and implementation of frontend software across an organization

Languages and Technologies

  • AngularJS, Local Storage, Grunt/Gulp/Node, Karma/Mocha, Git
  • JavaScript and PHP (or equivalent) languages
  • Experience with Semantic-UI, Material-UI,, or other Javascript component libraries

Core Values

  • Campsite Mentality – Take ownership over legacy systems. Incrementally improve them over time.
  • Good Vibes - Ability to work collaboratively on a team. Assume good intent from your coworkers.
  • Level Up – Take ownership over your craft. Improve yourself and share what you have learned.
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