Senior Frontend Engineer, Web

Newsbreak Mountain View , CA 94040

Posted 4 days ago

About News Break

News Break defines a new way for users to engage with local news. Since its founding in 2015, it has grown by leaps and bounds. Were the nation's largest intelligent local news platform!

News Break is ranked the #1 news app on both iOS and Android. With 11M+ daily active users and 23M+ monthly users (data source: App Annie), were also ahead of all major news apps such as The New York Times, CNN News, The Washington Post, Yahoo News, and SmartNews.

We're a series-C startup headquartered at Mountain View, California.

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About the Role

We are looking for an outstanding Frontend Engineer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of our website. Responsibilities include building our website from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.


  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent
  • Requirements

  • BS in computer science or a related field, minimum 3 years of industry experience with modern, component-based JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React, AngularJS, etc.)
  • Proven working experience in web programming
  • Top-notch coding skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Benefits

    We provide highly competitive compensation package including base salary, bonuses, and stock options. Benefits include great Medical, Dental and Vision. A flat organization and family-like culture makes this a perfect environment to make huge impact on our product and grow your skill set.

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