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03/03/2023

Senior Front-End Engineer

About the role

At Guild, we believe talent is everywhere and that opportunity should be too. We continue to have our home and headquarters in Denver, but we have embraced a distributed model of working to reach the best talent in the United States. While some roles may require proximity to our Denver office, roles based outside of our Denver office can sit in any of the following 28 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work full-time in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.

At Guild, we uphold our Core Values in everything we do.  Our team emphasizes our Core Values in the following ways:

  • Nurture A Learner’s Mindset – using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and development areas
  • Build Shared Success – building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Be an Owner – holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Create Belonging – recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to our company

Guild is hiring for a Senior Front-End Engineer to lead a robust team of front-end engineers to innovate and build software that helps students take advantage of Guild’s affordable education programs and coaching services.

Be focused on delivering configurable and customized solutions for our clients, including delivering the benefits portal that employees will engage with when they learn about their company’s education benefit. Deliver client solutions, continue to build out our front-end component library and ensure our front-end experiences are flawless across applications, domains and environments. Use your passion for writing clean, well-tested front-end code to build software that will scale efficiently with our continued business growth.

Work in a fast-paced environment with opportunities to engage directly with our clients and have an immediate impact on the success of our education programs. Bring passion for front-end development, design systems and expertise in creating seamless software solutions that work elegantly across multiple device types.

 

As a Senior Front-End Engineer, you will:

  • Be a part of a team of front-end and full-stack engineers building high quality software products for our employer, student and education partners – design, develop, and test well-architected software from the ground up
  • Build software solutions using technologies such as React, Redux, Javascript, HTML, CSS.
  • Integrate our front-end systems with backend internal and external APIs or a new CMS
  • Proactively engage with clients and product managers to gather requirements, work with internal teams choosing technology, deploying a solution to production, or leading and participating in day-to-day activities via our agile sprints, daily standups, planning, and retros
  • Mentor other engineers on our team – we’ll succeed, learn, and grow together, and sharing your expertise while collaboratively solving sophisticated problems or pair programming
  • Work closely with our product operations and implementation teams to ensure that project plans, stories, and estimates are accurate and ensure that features delivered meet client expectations and are delivered on-time

 

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Expertise in several (or all!) of the following or similar technologies: Javascript, React, Redux, CSS, HTML, MFE
  • Shown experience building new products, reusable component libraries and creative solutions for semi-customized or white-labeled UI experiences.
  • Demonstrated success in Agile organizations, whether using Kanban or Scrum methodologies
  • Experience and interest in implementing and maintaining unit tests
  • Excellent communication skills that serve in partnering with clients and internal teams to deliver high quality solutions that meet the needs of our customers
  • A deep understanding for prioritization and tradeoffs and coming up with sophisticated front-end solutions that are fabulous, easy to maintain and work across multiple displays
  • Meticulous focus on high quality UI experiences and you demonstrate a willingness and the flexibility to meet client timelines; perhaps you’ve worked in a consulting or a client facing role before
  • Passion for higher education and our mission – means quickly learning the landscape and effectively adapting your expertise
  • A proven curiosity and interest in keeping up and experimenting with new technologies – enjoy technical reading and want to share engineering standard methodologies
  • Experience in fast-growth, venture backed startups
  • Something else? Wonderful, we’re curious to learn more about you!

We feel passionately about equal pay for equal work, and transparency in compensation is one vehicle to achieve that. Total compensation for this role is market driven, including a base salary range of $155,000-$180,000, as well as company stock options.

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At Guild, we unlock the talent and economic potential of America’s workforce for employees and their companies. We partner with the nation’s largest employers—including Walmart, Chipotle, Discover, Hilton, Macy’s, Target, and The Walt Disney Company—to create cultures of opportunity that help them attract and retain top talent, while building the workforce of the future from within. By using our proprietary Career Opportunity Platform to develop education and learning programs that work in the real-world, thousands of employees at those companies have gained the skills, knowledge, and guidance they need to build a brighter future for themselves and their families—all without paying for tuition or career services on their own.

Guild is female-founded and a certified B Corp. The company has been named to the TIME100 Most Influential Companies of 2022 list, CNBC Disruptor50 list three years in a row, Inc. Best Led Companies list, Fast Co. World Changing Ideas list and the B Lab Best for the World list among many others.

Guild Education

Guild Education is a learning platform that offers classes, programs, and degrees for working adults.

Certified B-Corporation
Women Founded
Size: 1001-5000
Funding Level: Series F
Total Amount Raised: $643.2 M
Year Founded: 2015

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