Frontend Engineer (React)

Airtasker is a fast-growing online and mobile marketplace for local services and temporary labour. We are revolutionising the way people and businesses get more done by connecting real time labour requirements with one of the world's most under-utilised assets - people power. 
Airtasker has big ambitions and recently raised $33M worth of funding as we go international, with UK being the first country to plant our flag!  We are a highly capable and collaborative team with ability to develop solutions for the most challenging of problems. We are building a talented team with opportunities to make a real impact in a hyper-growth and solutions-oriented start-up workplace.

You will be responsible for:

  • Building single page applications in React and Backbone talking to our RESTful API
  • Scoping new features for the platform with the Product and UX teams
  • Contributing to the engineering roadmap
  • Managing multiple projects across the business simultaneously

You will have the following experience:

    • Essential
    • Minimum of 3-5 years commercial JavaScript experience
    • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in React and Node
    • Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or related IT discipline
    • Experience working with APIs to achieve scale
    • Experience with build tools including NPM, Webpack, Gulp
    • Experience with Git
    • Experience with AWS
    • Experience in performing optimisations such as caching/asset CDNs
    • Working in an Agile manner
    • Working knowledge of software testing methods and quality assurance
    • Excellent English communication skills
  • Desirable
  • Full stack experience preferred
  • Experience with Isomorphic applications including server side rendering
  • Experience with Development Operations tools such as Ansible, Packer
  • Experience working with Ruby on Rails
  • Contributed to the open source community
  • Interest in the startup and technology community
  • Experience with EmberJS

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