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Redbox Sr Software Dev Engineer - Front-End (React) in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Sr Software Dev Engineer – Front-End (React)

Position Overview

Redbox is expanding into the exciting world of digital streaming and is looking for talented individuals to join our team as we make our move into modern web and consumer electronic applications for consumers. We’re currently modernizing our approaches to development and are seeking talented front-end engineers to join our growing team.

The Redbox web experience (www.redbox.com) touches tens of millions of users and we’re growing our web team as we modernize and add streaming video and many other features into our platform. Our mission is to build best in class solutions for our customers. To meet these goals, we are working to empower our developers with investments in modern tooling, such as automation, data-driven development and collaborating with teams with a shared ownership in our products.

Since this is a hands-on development position, you’ll have working experience with technologies such as ES6/7, React, Redux, Webpack, etc. We know that web applications can do amazing things and are developing modern web applications leveraging ReactJS. We are adding more and more functionality into our web applications by leveraging APIs against a micro-service core that is moving to the cloud. At the same time, you'll participate in the designing of a solution that also supports and enlightens customers in our On Demand space with streaming capabilities through our various channels--with our website in focus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assume a senior development role within our web-development team, helping to drive innovation and best practices

  • Deliver excellent User Experiences and responsive User Interfaces across multiple browsers and devices.

  • Work in partnership with product teams on new ideas, designs, estimates and feature roadmaps

  • Continuously look for new technologies as we strive for A/B testing and data driven development

  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence, best practices, and the continuous improvement of our products, code base, processes, and tools

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science; a high school diploma or GED plus two additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree

  • 4+ years of web experience, with 3+ years of solid experience with React

  • Working experience with ES6/7, React, Redux, Webpack, etc. preferred

  • Experience with CI/CD with web code is highly desirable

  • Working experience with github/gitlab as repository

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of object-oriented design and programming

  • Solid skills in troubleshooting and debugging JavaScript applications in multiple browsers

  • Understanding of web performance and creating compact, efficient web applications

  • Excellent front-end UI building skills

  • Solid working knowledge of populating consumer-facing websites with data from the back-end systems or APIs

Physical Requirements

Sedentary work involves remaining in a stationary position most of the time in front of a computer, using a keyboard, mouse and telephone. Regularly operate a computer and other office equipment. Occasionally move about the work site to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc. Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or regularly move objects. Communicate and exchange information with co-workers and others in person and electronically.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Redbox® is always on the lookout for innovative thinkers. If you like solving problems in new ways, if you’re passionate about ideas that become businesses and you want to be part of a team that values you for everything you are, check us out. You’ll find a diverse, dynamic and welcoming work environment full of exciting challenges and endless opportunity.

If you need an accommodation to complete our application process, please contact us at careers@redbox.com. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

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Posting Notes: || United States || Illinois || Oakbrook Terrace || ||

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

If you need an accommodation to complete our application process, please contact us at careers@redbox.com.

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