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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Sr. React .JS Engineer

Denver, USA


Job Description

Who we are:

We are the cannabis industry’s hiring resource. In the last two years through direct hire, Vangst Gigs and our job board, we’ve connected over 10,000 people with jobs in the cannabis industry. Our team has grown from a team of one to a team of fifty with plans to hit seventy-five by the end of the year. We are recruiting a React .JS Engineer to help us continue to enhance our platform with new features.

This person will be focused on fronted, but also get their hands into our Node back end and the MySQL Database. Do you find yourself constantly researching state-of-the-art technology? Do you love debating the merits of different solutions? Can you voice your opinion about a potential solution, but allow yourself to be convinced that there may be a better option? If so then we would love to talk with you!

Who you are:

  • You thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing environment.

  • You have a desire to be flexible, and to grow your skill-set alongside a team of like-minded, driven, focused and flexible engineers.

  • You take pride in being fast learning, precise, efficient, enthusiastic, focused, hard-working, and collaborative - just to name a few.

  • You are comfortable working within a team structure, as well as being an individual contributor.

  • You are not only comfortable with, but actively seek change as an opportunity for growth.

  • You are results oriented and go the extra mile in all situations.

  • You are an honest, value driven person, who puts doing the right thing above all else.

  • You have excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • You are confident!

What you will do:

  • Help design overall architecture of the our applications

  • Collaborate with the rest of the engineering and product team to design and launch new features

  • Maintain code integrity and organization

  • Understand and implement security and data protection

What you have done in the past:

  • 4+ years of professional experience as a developer or engineer

  • Highly experienced with CSS

  • Proficient experience using advanced React Patterns and APIs (Context, Render Props, HOC, etc...)

  • Proficient in relational database management systems (RDBMS) such as MySQL or Postgres

  • Senior level knowledge of API design and development

  • Detailed understand of continuous integration (CI) practice and testing disciplines

  • High-level understand of AWS systems and services

  • Knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial or SVN

  • A positive relationship with cannabis products and industries

Preferred Experience:

  • High level of comfort working in an Agile environment.

  • Knowledge of high-availability (HA) coding practices and strategies

  • Active Github account

  • Experience with styled components


Company Description
Vangst is the cannabis industry's leading hiring resource. Through Direct Hire, Vangst Gigs, and our Job Board, we have connected thousands of professionals around the US and Canada with jobs in the cannabis industry. Today, Vangst has 50 full-time employees and over 150 gig employees between Colorado and California. We’re currently expanding to additional legalized markets as well as launching a new product this fall to more effectively connect employees with cannabis jobs.

Role: Sr. React .JS Engineer
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Location: Denver,

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