Senior React Engineer

React jobs at The Muse

The Muse

Full TimeReact
Posted 2 years ago
The Muse is a values-based job search platform used by over 70 million people annually to connect with companies and find a career that matches their values. Founded in 2011, we were named one of Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World. We have a highly diverse userbase of Millennial & Gen Z jobseekers who we help connect with companies as wide-ranging as Apple, Nike and the FBI, on the strength of those companies’ values, cultures, and employee experiences. Our users come to for original career advice from prominent experts, access to the best coaches, and a behind-the-scenes look at job opportunities. Smart companies work with us to attract today’s top talent, giving candidates the information they need to find the company that is right for them. Why? Because life’s too short to hate your career.

The Muse is looking for an innovative and passionate Senior React Engineer to join our team. You’ll help design, build, and manage the software products behind The Muse, working with our team of engineers, product managers and designers to help us create a better experience for the millions of users who come to The Muse for company research and career advice.

How you'll make an impact

    • You’ll work closely with product managers and designers on products that delight our end users with pixel-perfect fidelity, while making these systems reliable and easy to maintain
    • You’ll think deeply about software systems – from UIs to APIs to databases — to craft solutions that meet product requirements while utilizing best-of-breed tools and libraries whenever possible
    • You’ll offer mentorship and guidance to your teammates on the best ways to design and implement software solutions  across all of our products
    • You'll be an experienced voice that helps define our systems architecture, technology stack and technology roadmap

Why we'll love you

    • You have years of experience building online user experiences that are easy to use, scalable, and maintainable, and a deep understanding of web protocols
    • You are skilled at developing and testing amidst the nuances of browser, mobile, and OS variationsYou have experience developing and debugging microservices 
    • You are a highly skilled and independent developer, but comfortable collaborating with others in an agile environment
    • You are well-versed in working in the cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure), and very comfortable working with containers such as Docker
    • You have 4-5 years of experience as a Full Stack or Front-End Engineer

Why You'll Love Us

    • You’ll work at a tech company founded by two badass women who believe transparency is important
    • Our founders really try to share as much as they can about changes to The Muse strategy, board meetings, and when they are wrestling with big company-wide decisions, etc.
    • The Muse actually has—and sticks to—a “no assholes” policy, so you can come to work everyday knowing you will always be surrounded by good people who genuinely care about you
    • We offer unlimited vacation—and we mean it!
    • We invest in growing our people—personally and professionally
If this could be your dream job, please submit a resume, so we can get to know you a little better. Feel free to share a cover letter or link to personal site as well, we look at everything you share with us.

At The Muse, we believe that great ideas come from anywhere. We support a collaborative environment and value open participation from individuals with different ideas, experiences, and perspectives. We believe having a diverse team makes The Muse a more interesting and innovative place to work, and we strive every day to make The Muse a welcoming and inclusive place for all.
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