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Front End Lead

Rev

About the Position

Rev is looking for a Front End Lead to join our rapidly growing, late stage startup. You can expect to make an impact from day one, owning the frontend infrastructure relied on by our engineers and contributing to our web apps which are used by hundreds of thousands of people daily. You will work alongside senior engineering leadership and will collaborate across the engineering organization to help shape the future of our web application infrastructure. 

Rev engineers are expected to become experts on the problems facing our workers and customers, shape the future of our product, and produce highly scalable and maintainable code. At Rev, you won’t only help us execute on our current businesses, but you will play an integral role in impacting the direction of the remote labor market on a global scale.

 

Responsibilities

Lead a small technical team that will:

  • Own and improve Rev’s front end build and front end CI/CD infrastructure
  • Collaborate with design, product, and engineering stakeholders to create and maintain a world-class themeable React component library
  • Write and maintain high-quality documentation
  • Design and implement systems, patterns, and practices to enable engineers to ship frontend code faster
  • Optimize delivery of code and assets to browsers and devices

 

Qualifications

  • Experience in a senior/leadership role where you are guiding technical decisions for products at scale
  • Expertise with modern frontend build pipelines and tools such as Webpack, PostCSS, and NPM
  • Demonstrable experience designing APIs for libraries
  • Expertise with React + Typescript
  • Proficient with popular react state management frameworks (Redux, hooks, MobX)
  • Experience using modern CSS (flex, grid, tachyons)
  • Experience driving software projects, including design, implementation, and deployment
  • Proficient in a broad range of software design approaches and common UX patterns. Knows when (and when not) to use front end software design patterns (e.g., asynchronicity, data binding, modules, objects, promises)
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
  • Able to dive into the source code of front end libraries to debug, patch, and extend them when necessary
  • Understanding of how to optimize and design complex asset compilation pipelines
  • Can articulate the risks and benefits of various front end libraries, frameworks, and toolsets
  • Believes in the value of unit testing and writes tests instinctively
  • Excellent proactive communication skills to work with engineers in Austin, San Francisco and across the country
  • Comfortable working autonomously in a company that is rapidly growing

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Life at Rev

Rev is a profitable, growth-stage startup that specializes in meeting the speech-to-text needs of hundreds of thousands of customers annually through its unmatched combination of the world's most accurate speech AI and the world's largest community of freelancers working side-by-side. 

Rev's suite of products includes transcription, captioning, subtitling, as well as a live-captioning app for Zoom video conferencing. Rev also boasts seamless integrations with YouTube and Vimeo, as well as custom APIs for enterprise clients who need novel speech-to-text solutions.

Founded in 2010 by five MIT alumni, Rev has raised millions of dollars in venture capital from top Silicon Valley VCs and experienced exceptionally rapid growth, both internally and externally. Rev was recently named by Forbes as one of America’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies and is a destination for the world's foremost engineers and speech scientists.

Our promise is to create great work from home jobs, powered by AI. Our vision is to transcend all barriers of communication. Joining Rev means joining a team of smart, passionate, and friendly people with different backgrounds, shared ideas, and similar goals. Oh, and tons of perks!

  • Get Paid: Be competitively compensated by a well-funded startup. Enjoy full benefits, options, and a 401k.
  • Desk Budget & Office Equipment: Rev will provide you with a new laptop. You will also have a budget to outfit your workspace.
  • Make a Difference: Be measured by your impact, not your effort. Help create real jobs for real people.
  • Work Where You Want: For most roles, be free to stay at home, come to the office, or work from a coffee shop.
  • Have Fun: Plan and participate in events like field day, baseball games, ski trips and happy hours.
  • Stretch Yourself: Learn new skills, talk to customers, drive product improvements, or learn to design. We will push you to your limits.

 

We encourage and celebrate different perspectives regardless of gender, gender identity or expression, age, race, origin, religion, caregiver status, disability, ethnicity, veteran status, or sexual orientation. Multiple points of view fuel our innovation and connect us closer to Revvers, our customers and each other.

Rev is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Rev.com's management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs and general treatment during employment.

*We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States.

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