Senior Frontend JavaScript Engineer
Valassis Digital
Austin, TX
The Role:
The Valassis web applications team seeks a UI/JavaScript developer who can architect and develop modern, scalable front-end applications. UI engineering has matured dramatically in the past several years, and we’re adopting the best technologies and patterns available. You’ll help us continue to define and implement our world-class front-end React platform that will allow us both to quickly prototype new solutions and to easily maintain existing ones.

Our team builds and supports the tools that our business runs on. These are all critical to our ability to set up, manage, and optimize our campaign performance. Our overall success depends on your work.

If you enjoy creating highly interactive applications and solving complex problems with the latest technologies, this is the role for you.

Responsibilities:
Work daily with other engineers, UX designers, and product owners to build the best products and experiences
Build, scale, and maintain our reusable component library and design system
Collaborate with team members to deliver both client-side and server-side functionality
Help define and refine new features that will drive our business
Contribute to our team’s continuous efforts to improve quality and efficiency of development platforms, tools, and processes

Ideally, you will have:
5+ years software engineering experience, with a focus on JavaScript and building interactive web experiences
Expert knowledge of common web technologies: HTML5; CSS3; CSS preprocessors; REST APIs; workflow tools; and JavaScript testing frameworks
Expert knowledge of fundamental engineering concepts, understanding good software architecture/design, algorithms, data structures, writing modular and testable code
Understanding of the full web stack, from databases to server-side code to the quirks of cross-browser compatibility

Extra credit if you have:
In-depth knowledge of React and Angular
Experience in UX design or visual design
Experience with containers and distributed caching

WHO WE ARE
Valassis Digital is a leading digital marketing intelligence company, providing a best-in-class data management platform and online and offline targeting capabilities that fuel superior display advertising and expanded media offerings, such as in-store campaign solutions, for advertising clients. Through proprietary technology, Valassis Digital creates meaningful marketing and advertising impact for businesses – from planning, delivery, and attribution. Valassis Digital taps into meaningful, actionable insights that drive better campaign performance.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Valassis Digital offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k matching, long-term cash incentives program, and PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available!

Valassis Digital considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Valassis Digital will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please contact ValDigital-Recruiting@valassis.com.

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