Front-End Engineer


Wallaby Financials is seeking a Front-End Engineer to develop and own consumer-facing financial web applications. We help people get the most out of their money through smart credit card recommendations. We are looking for someone who loves responsive design and cutting-edge frameworks for transforming complex data into beautiful views.

About the Role:

  • Develop responsive front-end views for award-winning consumer-facing financial tools
  • Build custom drop-in containers for front-end features that are reusable across sites
  • Work with best-in-breed frameworks for styling, layouts, and navigation flows
  • Work with UX and design team to transform wireframes into living products
  • Integrate new external APIs into platform
  • Own full web development requirements and implementation, release management, QA regression scripts, and deployment to production environments

About You:

  • Experience with some/all of the following frameworks: AJAX, Angular, Ember, React or jQuery
  • Proficiency in Node.js and one or more templating engines (e.g. handlebars, nunjucks, twig, etc.)
  • Proficiency in consuming, debugging and exploring REST API's.
  • Proficiency with HTML5 and mobile-friendly responsive design
  • Proficiency with consuming and producing RESTful APIs
  • Proficiency with task runners and asset pipeline tools (e.g. npm, Gulp)
  • Familiarity with CSS extension technologies (e.g. less, SASS, bootstrap)
  • Familiarity with web service delivery stacks (nginx, express, virtual host configuration)
  • Fluent at using Git
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong cross-team communication and collaboration skills
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent education and experience

Nice to Haves:

  • Understanding of asynchronous i/o or RPC's in javascript and/or use of associated tool libraries (i.e., async, bluebird, etc.).
  • Experience with a static site generator: (Jekyll, Hexo, Hugo, Middleman, etc.)
  • Familiarity with a backend MVC framework like Rails or Django.
  • Experience with a minimalist backend framework like Express, Sinatra, Flask, or an API framework like ActionHero
  • Experience working in the cloud, especially as it pertains to the front end: (Amazon S3 or Azure Blob, Cloudfront, Cloudflare, Fastly, etc.)
  • Experience using databases, key-value stores, and message queues: Redis, NoSQL, Neo4j a plus.
  • Good working knowledge of HTTP

About Us:

  • Wallaby Financial helps consumers get the most out of their credit cards by optimizing usage based on individual preferences. Through our products, you can optimize your credit card usage for rewards, credit limit, statement due date, linked bonuses, and other factors.
  • Wallaby is available for your smartphone, your web browser, and your wearable devices.
  • Wallaby Financial Inc. is a subsidiary of Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE).

We Offer:

  • A small, agile software development team environment
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • 401(k) with employer contributions
  • Snacks, drinks, foosball, and more

PLEASE NOTE: We are looking for candidates who are not currently on any type of work Visa.

Principals Only: No Third Party Agencies/Recruiters please.

Meet Some of Wallaby Financial's Employees

Maria S.

Community, Content, & Data Manager

Maria connects with Wallaby users to learn what is and isn’t working well, and she takes note of new features that users would like to see, keeping the community happy.

Blake D.

Lead Software Engineer

Blake is the Lead Software Engineer at Wallaby. His main goal is to develop technology that helps users reduce their debt and take advantage of credit card options.

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