Vettery is hiring a

Senior Full Stack React Engineer (Matching and Placement)

New York, United States

Vettery is changing the way people hire and get hired. We use machine learning and real-time data to match talented job-seekers with inspiring companies. Our goal is to enrich and automate the recruiting process, make hiring more rewarding for everyone, and create a happier and more accountable working world.

Since launching in 2015, we've made thousands of matches on our marketplace. We’re currently working with over 80,000 job-seekers and 20,000 companies, from Fortune 500 giants to startups based out of co-working spaces. We’ve built powerful machine learning capabilities, and our matching algorithm is becoming more intelligent with each passing day. With an eye on the future, we’re expanding our reach across major cities in the US, and around the globe.

Vettery engineers are working to build a highly innovative platform enabling an efficient experience for our users. Our engineers work across our full stack Python/React platform, building highly scalable distributed solutions to enable exponential customer and business growth. As a Senior Full Stack React Engineer on our Matching and Placement Team, you will work closely with Product Managers and Designers to build an array of new features for job seekers on the platform, as well as act as a technical leader and mentor within the Engineering team.

Key responsibilities and expectations:

  • Serve as a technical leader while building Vettery 2.0 making key decisions about the implementation of new services and APIs
  • Collaborate closely with product, UI design, and data science to continuously innovate on cutting edge projects
  • Execute transformation of FE from legacy architecture to React and in the future support transformation of BE from PHP to Python
  • Serve as a mentor for junior engineers
  • Be supported by expert engineers and managers as you learn new roles, take on different responsibilities, and grow in your career
  • Work in a highly agile development environment and practice Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Participate in hackathons, team outings, lunches and other team building events

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Self-starter who can work in a highly demanding environment and maintains a positive attitude
  • 4+ years of software development experience (preferably in full stack development environments)
  • Expertise with Python, JavaScript, React, and web development including REST APIs
  • Strong knowledge of  SQL
  • Experience with data management using Redux, Apollo, or GraphQL is preferred
  • Experience with design language systems, component libraries, and modern frontend frameworks is a plus
  • Experience with OOP principles, functional programing, cloud computing (AWS, Azure, google cloud platform), relational databases, and MVC Architecture are all a plus
  • Automated testing experience is a plus
  • Advanced degree in computer science, engineering or a related field is a plus

With the above said, we understand that no candidate is perfectly qualified for any job and believe that diversity of background and thought makes for better problem solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team. Even more important than your resume is a positive attitude, passion for the work, personal drive for growth, and the ability to thrive in a fluid and collaborative environment. We want you to learn new things in this role, and we encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't align perfectly to what is listed here.

Vettery has five key values that are the foundation of our company culture, which every employee embodies:

  • Positivity - We’re positive when things get difficult so we can stay motivated and lift each other up. We’re very team focused in everything we do so contagious positive energy is extremely impactful. 
  • Ownership - We take pride in our work and take on a lot of responsibility from day one. All of us have the ability to see how our work and performance impact the success of the business. 
  • Grit - We love getting in the trenches and building from the ground up. Even though we’ve significantly grown since our tiny startup days, we still have that scrappy mentality and love that there’s still a lot to accomplish. 
  • Awareness - We’re focused, strategic, and constantly learning from our experiences. Each of us knows what’s expected of us as a corporate citizen and within our teams. 
  • Collaboration - We learn from one another and are constantly working with each other, within and across teams. Every team has an impact on others and we take pride in clear lines of communication. 

Why you’ll love working at Vettery:

We love coming to work on Monday. It’s easy to love the work you do when you see the positive impact it has, and helping someone find their dream job can change their life forever. We believe in our mission, love the work, and have fun doing it together. Plus, coming to work in our sunny Flatiron office is easy when there are so many things to look forward to: Flag Football games, Thursday Game Night, Cross-Team lunches, company happy hours, volunteer events, adorable pups, ping-pong, and your favorite snacks.  

We know life is about more than just work. We have an open vacation policy so you can take the time you need to relax and rejuvenate, contribute to the cost of insurance coverage (health, vision, and dental), and offer a fully paid 12-week parental leave, 401k, commuter benefits, and gym membership discounts. 

We invest in your development. A company is only as strong as its team, and we want to help strengthen every member of our team. We give everyone the opportunities and support they need to reach that next professional level through company-sponsored General Assembly classes and conferences, in-house training,  a culture of continuous feedback, and the chance to run with projects. 

We’re consistently recognized for our culture. We’re listed #5 on Fortune's 60 Best Companies to Work for in New York City, included in Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Technology for 2020, and have been previously honored at Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards and included in Inc Best Workplaces.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled 

Vettery values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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