Senior Software Engineer - FrontEnd

| Greater NYC Area

Want to build a product that uses data to see and make sense of the future?

If you are a coding fanatic and passionate about programming, we want you to help us make a huge impact. Our clients love our product and are thirsty for more!

At CB Insights we build products that help clients make sense of the future and drive their businesses forward using data. Our system retrieves large amounts of structured and unstructured data and uses scientific methods to extract knowledge and insights from that data. We present those analytics through a sophisticated, dynamic user interface which enables our clients to find answers to their most important questions.

As a Senior FrontEnd Engineer at CB Insights you will be part of a cross-disciplinary self-motivated team with clear ownership and passion to form the future using state-of-the-art technologies writing quality code that ships often.

Our Front-End/UI software engineers work with JavaScript (React, Redux), HTML, CSS, Webpack and other technologies to build coherent and dynamic user interfaces that makes deep insights comprehensible to our users.

We focus on modularity and reuse where it makes sense while ensuring that there are no constraints to delivering world-class software continuously.

Much of our software team has been with us for several years, despite a white-hot tech market with options galore. We attribute this to our collaborative teach and learn culture where the role evolves with your interests.

If this sounds interesting to you, reach out and join CB Insights now!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop features for our next generation market intelligence platform on a small Agile team.
  • Consistently and frequently deliver solutions that are well-engineered, maintainable, tested within the agreed upon timeframe.
  • Participate in code reviews and sprint planning, help to identify opportunities and work through challenges and share knowledge with your colleagues.
  • Collaborate with the product team to understand business requirements.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or similar; advanced degrees also acceptable ;-)
  • 5+ years of hands-on frontend development with modern web application technology stacks such as Node.js, React/Angular and Redux.
  • 2+ years experience with React (experience with React Native A+)
  • Solid understanding of modern web application development processes and standard methodologies. Strong preference for this experience to include responsive design and front-end development on a consumer-facing application where usability is a first class goal.
  • Proficiency developing in a Mac/Linux environment
  • Believer in Lean and Agile values and principles for building software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience building data visualizations will be preferred
  • Helpful Humble Human
  • Love for experimentation

Perks and Benefits:

  • Subsidized health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K with up to 4% match
  • $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Daily lunch stipend

CB Insights values diversity, different perspectives, collaboration, and curiosity.

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

498 7th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10018

An Insider's view of CB Insights

What are some social events your company does?

To help foster cross team communication & collaboration, here are some things CB Insights does:

- yearly company offsite
- monthly company-wide team building events (past events include: bubble ball, game night, talent show, spelling bee, wine tasting, field day, etc.)
- monthly anniversary socials
- volunteer
- CBI jeopardy
- holiday party

Menaka

VP of People Ops

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our team brings new datasets to the platform. A few valuable ones are patents, earnings transcript & press articles from special verticals.Instead of just surfacing the data, we run topic modeling, sentiment analysis & improving recommendation systems.The innovative way of feeding info helps clients to be sensitive to trends moving in the industry.

Shisi

Software Engineer

What are CB Insights Perks + Benefits

CB Insights Benefits Overview

Subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
401k with up to 4% match
$1,000 continuing education stipend
Daily lunch stipend
Unlimited sick days
vacation + holidays

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Up to $2,000 towards towards your FSA with up to $500 rollover.
Dental Benefits
Two different plan options to select from.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
3 different plan options through Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
CB Insights 401(K) program allows employees to starting contributing their 4th month of employment.
401(K) Matching
CB Insights 401(K) program matches upto 4% of an employee's contribution with immediate vesting.
Performance Bonus
CB Insights offers a performance bonus for all non-commissioned roles based on company and personal performance.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Snacks, coffee, tea and all the goldfish you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
$8 off towards seamless for lunch every day!
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
We have different culture clubs you can join including hiking and book clubs.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$1,000 towards education stipend after you have been with us for 6 months.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Subsidized Health Insurance, 401(K) with Matching, Yearly Education Stipend, Lunch Stipend, 3D Printer, Office Gong, Awesome Team Building Events

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