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Sr. Front End Engineer
OpenSlate is a video analytics company focused on the role of content in brand advertising performance. We analyze data from over 500 million YouTube videos each day to provide metrics about video content quality, brand safety, context and audience alignment. We are the leading analytics company in the video ecosystem and provide all major media agencies with programmatic solutions while our data is consistently featured as the definitive source of YouTube data in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Ad Age, Digiday, AdExchanger and most digital media industry publications.
We’re looking for a Senior Front-end Engineer who would enjoy the challenge of designing and building applications to provide insights in the highly dynamic world of social video content. You'll be building the next generation of tools to help interact with and visualize the content and performance of over 500M videos from YouTube and other platforms.
You’re a creative and innovative developer, who enjoys working in a fast paced and technically challenging environment. You should be self-driven, with an enthusiastic, flexible and 'can-do' attitude. You appreciate the latest emerging technology and know when and when not to use it.
Data is not simply something you push and pull to populate your applications, but something you approach with curiosity and care. You have an attention to detail in design and execution. You embody or recognize aesthetics of code, user experience and data visualization. You take pride in your work and yet you know humbly that there are many ways to success.
And most importantly, you enjoy your work and have fun with it.
This is a great opportunity to do impactful work at a fast-growing company in a rapidly expanding market.
WHAT YOU NEED:
You have experience building interactive data visualizations, D3.js knowledge a plus.
You are familiar with continuous delivery and automated testing concepts (Jenkins/Jest/EnzymesKarma/Protractor).
You have experience writing and maintaining “Object Oriented” CSS and with the use of CSS preprocessors such as LESS or SASS. Experience with CSS-in-JS is a plus.
You have good knowledge of maintaining a healthy build pipeline for the frontend code through Webpack.
You value both cross-browser, as well as cross platform optimization.
You have a good overall understanding of web development and familiarity with backend languages and modern web application frameworks like Django, Rails, Express, Flask…
WHAT YOU WILL GET:
Competitive salary & benefits
Flexible working hours and environment
Room for growth, learning, and career development
An opportunity to be part of a dynamic, inclusive culture while working with talented individuals
Front End Data Visualization Developer
LOCATION: Remote within the US or Oakland, CA
Daily Kos is the nation’s largest liberal online political community, news organization, and activism hub. Powered by millions of dedicated activists, we’re transforming media and organizing by empowering regular Americans to reshape politics.
We are seeking an independent, self-aware, remote-work experienced Front End Data Visualization Developer who will be responsible for writing code that is used by millions of people who care about progressive politics and are working to make real political change. You’ll join with a committed team of writers, researchers, and engineers as we plan ahead to the 2020 elections, and beyond. Building on our recent Elections site redesign, you’ll have an opportunity to bring readers new insight into our elections coverage in a visual, data driven way.
Our highly regarded Elections team produces both unique editorial content and one-of-a-kind quantitative data daily, in order to explain what’s happening in every important election across the country. You’ll help present all of this information to our readership in new and accessible ways, including data visualizations, interactive maps, poll charts, and more. You’ll also be responsible for building, maintaining, and enhancing the databases that power the front end of our Elections site.
Experience in graphics programming, interactive graphics, data visualization, and data analysis
Excellent problem solving, design, development, and debugging skills
Excellent relational database skills—both data modeling and query building skills.
Experience with large databases — ETL, RedShift or other columnar store, etc.
Interest in politics, elections, and political data
Knowledge of statistics
The above list is a set of highly desired attributes; we will evaluate each candidate as a whole. Tell us about unique skills, experiences, and attributes that you can bring to such a role that we may be missing and why it would be a benefit to the organization.
$100,000 - $110,000
This position is a 40 hour/week, full-time exempt position. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States. The position offers a flexible work environment, the ability to work remotely or from home, competitive salary, excellent benefits including: full medical, dental and vision benefits, optional 401K with a company match, professional development stipend, a generous vacation package, as well as employer-paid maternity/family leave. Our organizational commitment to personal growth and work-life balance reduces churn and encourages a very rewarding long term position.
At Daily Kos, we believe that the diversity of ideas, experiences, and cultures that our employees contribute to our organization help us be more effective activists, and we are proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity workplace. We have a team of amazing people with different backgrounds and talents that are energized by the day’s news events, and people united by common cause. We’re a company that loves learning and supports growth and training for all our employees.
Women, people of color, and LGBTQIA individuals strongly encouraged to apply.Apply