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Senior Front End Engineer


Change the podcasting world @ Zencastr. Come join the team that’s building the tools for creating high quality video podcasts for some of the biggest creators in the world.

What you’ll do:
* Serve the biggest names in podcasting today
* Work with browser vendors to help refine and develop the next generation of javascript APIs
* Push the javascript APIs to the limit on the latest technologies available in the browser right now
* Create high performance native like apps that run in the browser
* Work in an agile and fast changing environmentWork with the great engineers across the organization. From machine learning teams to backend developers
* Take ownership of focused but critical parts of the application
* Build greenfield parts of the app as we expand our services
* Influence the road map and product development working with executives and designers

What Sets You Apart:
* You have a strong understanding of computer science fundamentals.
* You might not have gone to school for it, but you know the difference between heap and stack
* You have a passion for high performance applications
* You’ve tried to cure an itch either by creating or contributing to an open source project
* You have an eye for code quality and you strive to uphold best practices in engineering, security, and design
* You want to work in a fast growing startup. Which comes with the blood, sweat and tears of working to disrupt an established industry
* You have empathy for the end user. A spec is a conversation starter, as an advocate for the end user you always are thinking about how to best serve their needs

Why Zencastr:
* Work with world class engineers, Phd’s, and designers in a fully distributed team
* Equity in a profitable company (in what’s becoming the biggest podcasting platform in the world)
* Health insurance / Dental / Vision
* Unique challenges and the support to solve them
* 4 weeks PTO
* Freedom to work where you please. We are a fully distributed team working across borders and cultures to create a next generation media platform

What we’re looking for:
* 5+ years of client side experience (React is a plus)
* Demonstrable knowledge of building the client of scalable, consumer based apps
* CSS architecture and experience with CSS preprocessors like SASS/LESS/etc
* Eye for design implementation

Bonus points if you have:
Experience working with high traffic low latency applications, WebGL, WebRTC, WebAssembly

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