• 01-Nov-2021 to 31-Dec-2021 (EST)
  • Development
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Join Everdays to lead the creation of a new consumer standard, double a multi-billion dollar industry, and fundamentally change the way millions of seniors 60+ approach planning ahead. The Everdays team is going where where no group has before - building a completely new planning paradigm that brings modern technology, insurtech, and user friendly experiences to a huge, untapped market of retiring and retired seniors who, by way of their age and natural stage in life, have needs to take care of for themselves and their families both now and in the future. Everdays gives them an easy, pleasant, convenient, digital way to plan ahead - and fund their plans - all in one place.

As a Front-end React Javascript Software Engineer you will report directly to the Director of Technology and work with a team of talented Javascript developers solving unique problems, and creating software that is used by millions of people. The engineer will be responsible for working with the front-end React team to build and support a diverse software suite, including both websites and full-scope web applications. It will be the expectation that the engineer will be able to quickly jump between projects, and build beautiful software to exacting specifications.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Have an excellent knowledge of Javascript and the React library, as well associated technologies including but not limited to Next, Vercel, ES6, Typescript and SCSS.
  • Have a strong understanding of front end data models and input including RESTful APIs and Redux.
  • Aggressively deliver scalable, fast, efficient, and high-quality software to improve user experience on the Everdays platform.
  • Ability to thrive in a remote work environment, with an all-remote team of software developers
  • Have a keen eye for detail in front-end development, being able to build software interfaces to exacting specifications using modern and performant solutions.
  • Responsible for code quality through manual peer review processes and code review.
  • Design software systems and algorithms that solve real world problems, and are built to scale as the company expands into new opportunities and markets.
  • Manage resources to optimize product release schedules, while maintaining a manageable and scalable codebase.
  • Stay abreast of evolving technology, industry requirements and trends. Implement and forecast enhancements to network and systems development methodology based on changes in development tools, industry best practices and systems development life cycles.

About You:

Foremost, you have to care about people - you want to help people and make a difference in their lives. You are passionate, empathetic, and care that your work serves a greater purpose than just profit. You want to make a mark on the world and help push our society to change and grow for the better.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, IT-related or computer science area of concentration, or equivalent training or experience commensurate with degree.
  • Minimum of 4+ years experience using Javascript, with a strong preference towards candidates that have specific knowledge of React and Node.
  • Strong understanding of systems and software development life cycles, and using development tools.
  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines, manage multiple concurrent tasks and large-scale projects.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and superior communication skills.
  • Experience with agile scrum development
  • Fluent in English

What it Takes to Succeed

  • Strong work ethic and an even stronger moral compass
  • Intelligence and the ability and willingness to learn from others
  • Creativity and a desire to build something new
  • Aggressiveness and the will and drive to succeed
  • Wrapped with a passion for what we do

About Everdays

Everdays is an equal opportunity employer that has employees from all over the world. We're united in our quest for meaningful work and a passion to create something of value.

Everdays, Inc. is a high growth technology venture, launched in 2017. We are building a platform that changes the conversation around death to make it more approachable and accessible for everyone. Everdays offers a free iOS and Android app that helps people notify family and friends when a loved one passes away. For more information on Everdays, please visit http://www.everdays.com.

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