Lead Front End Engineer

| Seattle
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Flyhomes is reinventing the traditional real estate process to create a radically different experience. We level the playing field by giving any qualified buyer the chance to make a cash offer. We reduce risk and uncertainty for homeowners trying to buy a new home with our Trade Up program.  We streamline the homebuying process by offering brokerage, financing, closing, and home services. Innovation is in our DNA. What will you create here?

When you join Flyhomes, you will have the ability to not only affect change across an industry, but on a human level. Real estate, Mortgage and technology are what we do, but people are at the core of our mission. From client-facing roles to data and technology, we start and end with the people we work with because they’re what matters. You’ll work alongside others who love to solve problems, think creatively, and fly the plane as we continue to build it! If this sounds appealing, we want to connect with you.

Flyhomes is looking for a detail-oriented and creative Lead Front End Engineer to join our Seattle, WA Flyhomes Engineering team! You will play a pivotal role in growing and scaling the Flyhomes platform as well as improving and refining our dev practices and engineering culture.

You’ll be working with the Vertical Integration team on both our brokerage & operations facing tool sets as well as our client facing properties to change the way people buy their next house.  The Vertical Integration team is responsible for capturing the workflows, data pipelines and insights necessary for our extremely dedicated business teams to deliver our game changing client experience and financial products.  This is an opportunity to have a huge amount of impact on both our engineering architecture and foundations as well as the team’s efficiency and effectiveness with our products.

You should be passionate about building scalable software that is fun to use. You’ll be leveraging the latest features of Javascript in ES6 and ES7, using tools such as React, Redux, Webpack, Babel and others on the front end.  On the backend, influence our growing service ecosystem in Python and Ruby.

What You’ll Do

  • Work alongside engineers, product managers, and designers, to architect, design, and deliver our digital products
  • Be a thought leader on front-end systems and architecture and contribute across the full stack where necessary
  • Build efficient, scalable, and reusable front-end systems and abstractions
  • Find and address performance issues
  • Mentor others in development best practices and processes.  Seek to continuously improve the overall Flyhomes engineering practice

What You’ll Bring 

  • 5+ years experience and expert knowledge of JavaScript and modern libraries and tooling
  • BS in computer science or engineering or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with server-side API frameworks, such as Rails API, Django, Flask, FaskAPI
  • Commanding grasp of HTML, CSS, and related web technologies
  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
  • Advanced computer science & engineering fundamentals
  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations
  • Ability to make pragmatic decisions quickly and support consensus within a project team

Your Superpowers

  • Analytical Thinking: You employ a thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving to reach well-reasoned solutions
  • Collaborative: You partner effectively with clients and colleagues, to drive our ‘winning together’ culture and execute on our common goals
  • Learning Agility: You are open to new ways of thinking and committed to acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage
  • Driven: You take initiative and persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. You are organized, focused and highly disciplined. Hard work doesn’t scare you
  • Accountability: You accept responsibility for your own actions and decisions and demonstrate commitment to accomplishing work in an ethical, compliant, and efficient manner for the benefit of your clients and the company
  • Work Excellence: You are conscientious with the consistency and quality of deliverables. You’re adept at prioritization and project management with attentiveness to detail and consistent follow through
  • Flexibility: You thrive in a dynamic, fluid and unstructured environment because you are a self-starter who is eager to learn, grow and build something great together

Flyhomes Perks

Reinventing an industry takes work and we aim to recognize and champion the well being of our people professionally, financially, physically and mentally.

  • Healthcare benefits…obviously, plus contributions to HSA
  • Flexible work schedules
  • 401(k) + employer match
  • Dog-friendly work environment (11 dogs…and counting!)
  • Real estate license sponsorship
  • And…drumroll please… rebates when buying / selling a home
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • SegmentAnalytics
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • IntercomCRM
    • MailChimpEmail

Location

Waterfront! We're across from Pier 56, which makes us happy to have huge floor-to-ceiling windows. Pike Place Market is only a quick walk away, too.

What are Flyhomes Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have an active social committee!
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
We love dogs!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications
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