Senior Front-End Engineer


Wallaby Financial is seeking a Front-End Engineer to develop and own cutting-edge frameworks for transforming complex data into beautiful views. We help people get the most out of their money through smart credit card usage and are looking for someone to enhance that experience by creating consumer-facing financial web applications.

This position is located in Pasadena, California.

If you have over FIVE (5) years experience and currently live in the United States, please apply!

About the Role:

  • This is a Senior level 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

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in Node.js and one or more templating engines (i.e., handlebars, nunjucks, twig, etc.)
  • Proficiency in consuming, debugging and exploring REST API's.
  • Development with some/all of the following front-end build processes: npm, gulp/grunt, webpack/browserify
  • Experience with some/all of the following frameworks: AJAX, Angular, Ember, React or jQuery
  • Experience using javascript utility libraries: (lodash, underscore, hoek, etc)
  • Familiar with CSS/SASS frameworks like Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Fluent at using Git
  • Strong cross-team communication and collaboration skills

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.)
  • Ability to write CSS, SASS, or Less without a framework using BEM or similar.
  • Experience with third-party integrations in web apps: (OAuth/2, Recaptcha, Stripe, Braintree, 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:

  • Flexible PTO
  • Full medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • Bonuses
  • 401(k) with employer contributions of 3% fully vested immediately
  • Fully stocked kitchen(with snacks and 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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