Senior UI Developer

xMatters - Vancouver, BC (4 months ago)

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About the company

xMatters develops a cloud solution that connects insights from any system to accelerate essential business processes. Our extensible platform adds intelligent communication across the entire enterprise with automated, targeted communications to ensure that critical messages and notifications get through to the right people to get the job done.

We’ve been Scrum and Agile zealots for many years, and we ship code multiple times a week. We believe strongly in teams owning their services, including: design, development, testing, deployment, metrics and monitoring, and everything in between.

About the position

xMatters is hiring a full-time UI developer to develop and maintain our cloud-based software products. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented UI developer to advance their career by joining a successful and growing engineering team. You will work with our UX team to build a world-class user experience. Our company is fast-paced and fun, promotes a strong work-life balance, and offers great benefits and very competitive compensation.

Your Responsibilities
Build world-class user experiences
Engineer the libraries and frameworks that power our front-end stack
Tackle tough design and product problems
Work cross-functionality across design and engineering to polish the product experience
Take full ownership of projects from design to implementation to deployment
Your Experience
Great engineering skills and strong CS fundamentals
Mastery of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
A desire to build well-engineered reusable front-end components and abstractions
Familiarity with front-end libraries and frameworks such as ReactJS and GWT
Unafraid to tackle back-end problems from time to time
A sense of ownership over the product
Great attitude towards work and people
Intellectually curious, passionate, and inventive
You love making things beautiful, and you have a strong understanding of usability and visual design
For Bonus Points
Experience with Java web development
Knowledge of Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar
Cool Culture: Why You'll Love Working Here
xMatters Won #1 Best Place to work Award by Fortune Magazine for 2016
Cool new offices in downtown Victoria and Vancouver
Above-market compensation
Full extended medical benefits, including dental and vision
Training and professional development budget to help advance your career
Strong belief in work/life balance (and we mean it)
Annual health & wellness grant to spend on almost anything to improve your life
Emphasis on innovation: we dedicate one day every month to our pet projects
Innovation is rewarded with glory and seriously cool prizes
Diverse, smart, and talented co-workers
Collaborative, fun work environment, where laughing and learning go together
Well-stocked kitchen with snacks, drinks, and ‘beverages’
Generous employee referral program
Fun days involving lawn bowling, frisbee golf, pool at the pub, and so on
Annual xMatters Kickoff in cool places like Seattle, San Francisco, and San Diego
RRSP Matching
Work from home one day per week
Conditions of Employment
Must be a local candidate to Vancouver or Victoria, BC
Agree to acceptable use policy
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