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Lead JavaScript Engineer

About Invaluable:

Recently called "one of the fastest growing e-commerce sites in the art world" by Blouin ArtInfo, Invaluable is the world's leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques, and collectibles. Auction houses, galleries, and dealers use Invaluable to deepen relationships with millions of clients around the world, connecting people with the things they love.

Featuring an industry-leading live online bidding platform, Invaluable allows consumers to bid in real-time in the world’s premier auctions from their home, office or mobile device.


Job Summary:

As a Lead Engineer, you'll help drive the architectural direction of our applications and lead a team of talented engineers as they use new web standards and frameworks such as React/Redux, Node.js/Express, ES6, and Angular.js. Your vision will help us build on our current codebases and create the next generation of scalable, testable and performant Node.js applications, providing our users with a world-class experience. Above all, you'll bring a commitment to quality and enthusiasm for the front-end technology.

The Invaluable Engineering team meets the unique challenges facing an industry that's rapidly evolving to embrace a digital model. Our applications have to be fast, scalable, and maintainable as they solve technical challenges unique to expanding online participation in live events.


What We’re Looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • You know JavaScript upside-down and inside-out; you have multiple framework arrows in your quiver and you know when to use which ones and why
  • You understand the balance between ongoing feature development and building an architectural foundation for the future
  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and communicate your ideas clearly
  • You have a solid understanding of RESTful API development
  • You have a passion to quickly learn new technologies and stay up-to-date with the latest technology and best practices
  • You’re a great listener and communicator and enjoy mentoring other engineers
  • You work and interact well with engineers, product management, and other stakeholders

What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to build great software with great technology
  • A casual office that values work/life balance
  • A competitive salary and a meaningful equity
  • 401k match
  • Employer paid generous medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 3 weeks paid vacation + retention days, 12 holidays + summer Fridays
  • A kitchen stocked with snacks and beverages and a weekly catered lunch
  • Hackathons
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