OnDeck is hiring a

Senior Front End Engineer

New York, United States

What excites us at OnDeck? Technology. Innovation. Small businesses. We believe in our team members and power their growth through challenging them every day and offering inspiring careers. We’re all about teamwork, passion and making an impact. Oh and having fun – Whether it’s community service events, book club meetings, team get-togethers or weekly social hours in the office.

OnDeck (ONDK) uses data aggregation and electronic payment technology to evaluate the financial health of small and medium sized businesses to efficiently deliver capital to a market underserved by banks. Through the OnDeck platform, millions of small businesses can obtain affordable loans. We are changing the way small businesses borrow money by combining our passion for Main Street with cutting-edge technology. We evaluate businesses based on their actual performance, not personal credit, and that’s enabled us to say “yes” more often and faster than traditional lenders.

Department overview:

Technology at OnDeck is a mix of building cutting edge systems to provide a world-class user experience to our customers and partners, aggregate mountains of data to make real-time lending decisions, and of course move lots of money every day.  We have an emphasis on scalability, reliability and accuracy.

In this role, you will:

  • Extend our Node.js-powered marketing engine to supercharge our acquisition channel 
  • Optimize our page load times, reduce time to market, and drive conversion
  • Build out a solution for teams around the world to manage their own content and empower data-driven experimentation
  • Join our diverse, mighty Javascript guild! There are many talented people to learn from at OnDeck.

Qualifications for success: 

  • You have experience building NodeJS applications
  • You have expertise in front-end development technologies: Javascript, CSS, HTML5
  • You have experience with building large Javascript applications
  • You can write testable code and have experience with front-end testing framework such as Jasmine, Mocha
  • You have familiarity with JavaScript application build tools such as Babel, Gulp, Webpack
  • You have practical knowledge of server-side technology and common integration techniques with front-end technoogy
  • You have familiarity with CSS compilation tools, such as Sass, Autoprefixer and PostCSS
  • You have experience building software in a team environment, specifically some comfort level with Git, or similar collaborative tools
  • Experience with component libraries or interest in web components, a plus
  • Experience working on CMS systems, a big plus
  • Experience optimizing performance, a big plus

What we offer you:

  • Semi-annual Hackathons to give our teams a fun way to innovate together and come up with awesome ideas.
  • We want to help advance your career. Take classes relevant to your job and the first $5K is on us.
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits from day one.
  • Paid/flexible sick-leave, vacations, and holidays so you can take off the time that you need when you need.
  • Up to four months paid parental leave for all new parents. Adoption assistance with reimbursement of up to $5K. We want you to have time to bond with your new bundle of joy.
  • We’ll match your 401(k) contributions and offer a discount through our Employee Stock Purchase Plan. All to complement your personal financial strategy.
  • Enjoy our annual company summer party, holiday party and department quarterly outings.
  • We work hard, we play hard. Build or join an OnDeck intramural club, group, and/or sports team and be part of our OnDeck Community.
  • Fully stocked kitchens with free snacks & drinks.

OnDeck Stats & In the News:

  • In 2015, OnDeck & JP Morgan Chase partner to offer small business loans, named the biggest deal in the history of marketplace lending
  • Our first $3 billion in loans led to 74,000 jobs and $11 Billion in U.S. economic impact.
  • On December 17, 2014 OnDeck rings in the biggest NYC tech IPO since 1999
  • OnDeck was New York’s largest VC-backed tech exit ever

Awards we've received:

  • Fortune.com and Great Place to Work 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, 2015
  • Fortune/Great Place To Work Great Rated! People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services, 2015
  • Crain’s New York Best Places to Work, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Forbes’ America’s Most Promising Companies, 2013, 2014
  • Selling Power Magazine Best Company to Sell For, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Inc. 500|5000, 2013, 2014
  • Crain’s New York Business Fast 50, 2013, 2014

 

As part of our dedication to maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce, OnDeck provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, OnDeck complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

OnDeck expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of OnDeck’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

**No external recruiters or agents, please.**

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