Javascript Developer

| Greater NYC Area

Jackpocket is looking to hire a talented and passionate Javascript Developer. This candidate should have experience building a wide variety of projects with Javascript. They should be familiar with frontend and backend frameworks. They should be creative problem solvers but still be disciplined. Commitment to coding best practices, code structure, and code quality are a must.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of Javascript development
  • Experience with frameworks such as React/Angular 2+
  • Experience with server side Javascript
  • Experience working with a backend REST API
  • Experience with Git or another modern version control system
  • Worked with a team of developers in an Agile environment
  • Must care about and write beautiful code
  • Must love tackling tough problems
  • Experienced in Typescript + Webpack/Rollup

Bonus

  • Unit testing
  • Experience writing functional Javascript using tools such as Ramda or RxJs
  • Has “played” with languages such as Elm or ClojureScript
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Location

We're off the L and G in Williamsburg with cool lunch spots, shopping and bars galore. Citi Bikes are steps away. Free membership is an employee perk!
209 N 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Insider's spotlight

How does your team reward individual success?

A few ways. First, there's spoken recognition during daily scrum when different teams meet to go over what we accomplished the day before and what we're currently working on. Everyone, including our CEO, gives shoutouts for great work on Slack. Then at Friday Wins, people have the opportunity to show the rest of the company what they've achieved.

Ken

DevOps Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Anything that will help Jackpocket users is part of my realm! Day to day that could mean working with developers to "check under the hood" and investigate potential issues, with the marketing team to ensure we're using consistent brand voice with our customers, or with product strategy to report customer feedback so we can continue to enhance.

Meisha

Customer Service

What are some things you learned at the company?

I joined Jackpocket in the early days, when there were only 6 of us, and knew absolutely nothing about the lottery industry. It’s exciting because there is no roadmap for the problem we’re trying to solve. We get to build everything from scratch. It’s a unique opportunity and a challenge—nothing phases us!

Javier

Developer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

If we have ideas, we can run with them. And then before you know it, it’s a key feature to our business. People aren’t telling you no. I’ve been with Jackpocket since the beginning and a couple of big company milestones came about from a question like “Hey, could we get this to work…?” that someone took ownership of and ran with.

Matt

Developer

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It’s a friendly, comfortable atmosphere, and we interact with each other in a low-pressure way. We love to go to lunch and happy hours together, and we have a rooftop deck where we can relax or even grill. Maybelle (our office dog) is usually running around. The people are a family.

Karolina

Motion Designer

What are Jackpocket Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
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