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Senior Front End/JavaScript Developer


We’re Mitek, the global leader in mobile-first banking and identity verification SaaS solutions. Our products are used by more than 80 million consumers to transform common in-person tasks into secure, convenient digital remote transactions. We launched our mobile check deposit technology in 2008, and today our solutions are embedded into the apps of over 6,500 financial services and online marketplace companies worldwide, including 99 of the top 100 US banks.

We are seeking a Senior JavaScript Developer to join our small, agile Mobile Web team, based in our downtown San Diego, CA headquarters. (Mitek is working, interviewing, and hiring 100% remote for now, until stay-at-home orders are lifted and the company deems it safe for employees to return.)

In this role you will develop, support, and maintain high-performing cloud-based applications, collaborating closely with our engineering and product teams working on Mitek's patented mobile document capture technology. The identity verification products you'll be working on are unmatched in the industry - you'll play a critical role in the growth and evolution of our software, and you'll be able to point directly to your contributions in our launched products!

This role requires an advanced knowledge of and ability to code in JavaScript without the use of supporting frameworks or libraries. If your resume reads heavy on the use of pre-written JS (libraries/frameworks or refactoring existing code), please be sure to include with your application supporting details or documentation that explains what you have built from scratch with JavaScript.

What you will do

    • Design, code, document, and unit test new features for Web SDKs that run in mobile and desktop browsers
    • Adhere to Web standards and stay current with browser updates and phone releases to ensure compatibility and performance on a wide swath of devices
    • Integrate latest HTML5 technology to perform image processing in browser

Required Experience

    • 5+ years of experience in front-end web development
    • Strong experience with JavaScript, ranging from Vanilla to ES6 (i.e. scope management, closures, namespaces)
    • Experience with JavaScript unit testing (e.g. Karma, Mocha)
    • Knowledge of HTML5 APIs and CSS3 (i.e. media APIs, canvas)
    • Knowledge of modern JavaScript build tools (especially Webpack)
    • Demonstrated experience writing customer-facing documentation
    • Demonstrated experience with Agile/Scrum methodology

Desired Experience

    • Knowledge of modern MV* web development frameworks (e.g. Angular or React)
    • Knowledge of using cross-platform Browser API: getUserMedia, WebAssembly, HTML5 canvas and images
    • Knowledge of Single-Page Responsive Web Apps
    • Knowledge of Web Workers
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field     
About Mitek

Mitek - (NASDAQ: MITK) - is a global cloud-technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions. Mitek’s identity verification allows an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a mobile transaction, enabling financial institutions, payments companies and other businesses operating in highly regulated markets to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel. Mitek also reduces the friction in the mobile users’ experience with advanced data prefill. These innovative mobile solutions are embedded into the apps of more than 6,500 organizations globally and used by over 80 million consumers for mobile check deposit, new account opening, insurance quoting, and more.

We have a track record of breakthrough achievements that have helped transform mobile banking and the identity verification markets. We are a NASDAQ-listed company and have grown globally at 30% annually for 5+ years. Mitek is headquartered in San Diego, California, with global offices in New York, London, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Paris, and Saint Petersburg.

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