Senior Software Engineer, Frontend - Auto - Culver City, CA

Credit Karma is a mission-driven company, focused on championing financial progress for our more than 100 million members in the U.S., Canada and U.K.  While we're best known for pioneering free credit scores, our members turn to us for tips as they work on their  financial goals, including helping them monitor their credit, identity monitoring, searching for credit cards, shopping for loans (car, home and personal), filing their taxes with Credit Karma Tax and growing their savings* -- all for free. Credit Karma has grown significantly through the years: we've added more than 70 million members in the last five years alone and now have more than 1,100 employees across our offices in San Francisco, Charlotte, Los Angeles, Leeds, London and soon Oakland.

Now to the good stuff...We are looking for an expert Senior Front-End Engineer to join our fast-growing Autos vertical in Los Angeles. Our product engineering team is responsible for empowering our members to make the best financial decisions when it comes to their cars. This includes: creating innovative new features, leveraging Credit Karma's core strengths of data, scale, and high engagement to help members buy new cars, get the best insurance, and better manage their existing cars.

Sound good so far? Theres more...You'll represent extraordinary technical acumen, mixed with an ability to influence and inspire change in our engineering organization. As someone who loves being a hands-on programmer, you'll spend at least 50% of your time collaborating with agile teams to get high quality code to the masses.
What else? You'll help make critical engineering decisions, advocating for maintainable solutions. You’ll drive client-side technical direction with the latest front-end technologies to build scalable web apps, targeting modern browsers and deliver ground-breaking interfaces, visualizations, and user experiences.

Ready to take the next step in your career and tap into your qualities as a Front End wizard? Keep reading, and send us a note!

*Banking services provided by MVB Bank, Inc., Member FDIC

What the Job Entails

  • Help drive the technical direction for client-side architecture across applications.
  • Willingness to push the bounds of client-side web development with the goal of creating a unique experience for users.
  • Evaluating key technologies and driving thoughtful implementations.
  • Evangelizing web technologies across the organization.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Has 7+ years of programming experience with a focus on Front End Development
  • Expert level understanding of object-oriented ES6+ JavaScript with experience in one or more relevant front-end frameworks (React, Vue, Angular, etc.)
  • Strong command of modern HTML and CSS
  • Experience architecting modern and performant front-end applications for high volume websites
  • Experience helping drive API design- Strong sense of UX/UI Design Principles
  • Experience with automated testing suites, like Jest or Mocha
  • Awareness of performance considerations such as cross-browser compatibility and load-time optimizations
  • Working understanding of accessibility standards- Experience in an Agile software & product development environment.
  • Experience collaborating and mentoring teammates
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Bonus

  • Experience writing and consuming GraphQL APIs
  • Experience with TypeScript
  • Experience with A/B Testing and experimentation

Equal Employment Opportunity
 
Credit Karma is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that such an environment advances long-term professional growth, creates a robust business, and supports our mission of championing financial progress for everyone. We offer generous benefits and perks with a single eye to nourishing an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions of all and fosters diversity by supporting our internal Employee Resource Groups. We’ve worked hard to build an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and the opportunity for professional growth.
 
As part of the Credit Karma team, your voice will be heard, your contributions will matter, and your unique background and experiences will be celebrated. Credit Karma is also proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, veteran or military status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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