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Senior Front End Engineer

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Senior Front End Engineer



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Over the past 2 years with only a handful of engineers in San Francisco we've built Nitro Cloud; a document sharing and collaboration web application and scaled it to millions of new documents per month. Nitro Cloud is built on top of a common reactive SaaS platform. We're fans of Play Framework and AngularJS. Next, we're building a cross-functional team in Dublin to lead Nitro Cloud feature set expansion while continuing to handle the growing global usage scale. We're looking for a Senior Front End Engineer to join our growing Dublin engineering team.


What you'll be doing:

  • Build rich front end interactions for Nitro Cloud
  • Keep the front-end lean and fast
  • Write high quality, well tested code
  • Research new front-end technologies and help drive innovation
  • Build, polish, and ship elegant interfaces that deliver amazing customer experiences
  • Architect and build robust JavaScript components and applications
  • Be an HTML and CSS pro who can build UI quickly and with pixel perfection
  • Passionately write elegant and reusable code
  • Work closely with the Product team to design and develop best-in-class UI, and be a key part of an agile development team

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years building browser-based rich user interface applications
  • Expert Javascript, HTML, CSS skills (AngularJS or other MVW frameworks)
  • Responsive design specifically targeting mobile web browsers
  • Able to work with JSON data sets and integrate with external APIs
  • Expert in server-side templating frameworks
  • Good understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions for modern browsers
  • Advocate of front-end development standards, design patterns, and best practices
  • Experience and thoughtful opinions on building data-driven interfaces
  • Ability to translate a high-level open-ended requirement into a working prototype
  • SCRUM / Agile development practices
  • Experience building and tuning APIs (REST)
  • A solution oriented approach to structured and unstructured problems
  • Requires a BS in Computer Science or equivalent


Nice to have:

  • Experience working in Java or Scala (functional programming approach)
  • Experience working with the Play Framework
  • Utilized third party APIs such as Salesforce, Google Analytics
  • Used analysis tools such as Yslow or Page Speed to optimize site performance
  • Prior involvement in localization projects or sites




Who we are:

At Nitro, we're changing the way the world works with documents. From the desktop to the cloud, we make it easy to create, edit, share, sign and collaborate - online or offline.


More than 450,000 businesses run Nitro, including over 50% of the Fortune 500. We're the PDF software partner of choice for Lenovo, and our award-winning products, including Nitro Pro and Nitro Cloud, are used by millions of people around the world every month.


Australian-founded, we're headquartered in downtown San Francisco with offices in Melbourne, Australia; Dublin, Ireland; Nitra, Slovakia; and St. Petersburg, Russia. One of the fastest-growing private companies in the world, Nitro is also a multiple Inc. 500/5000, BRW Fast 100, Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Software 500 award winner. - Apply Now for this Technology Job









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