Senior Software Engineer, Frontend

  • Metromile
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Jul 13, 2018
Full time Design

Job Description

About us

Metromile is a start-up that is disrupting the $220 billion auto insurance market by offering an entirely new model where the monthly bill is based on miles driven, paired with a smart driving app. Our product marries engineering and data science to deliver mobile technology, automotive telematics, and data-driven applications to make a car's data accessible and useful to modern drivers, including street sweeping alerts, trip stats, decoded check-engine lights, and car location. We aim to make car ownership as simple and affordable as it can be.

You could think of us as the David to the auto insurance industry's Goliath.  Buckle up and get ready to drive with Metromile.

We're proud to say that Metromile has been named on Glassdoor's Best Place to Work in their 2018 Employees' Choice Awards list for the second year in a row!

About the role

Applying for car insurance involves answering a lot of confusing questions, so our team is working tirelessly to implement a shorter, cleaner, more user-friendly workflow. This new workflow will have a huge impact on our conversion rate, so you would have real impact on both our product and our bottom line. If you’re a seasoned frontend engineer who enjoys marketing, business, or design-centered JavaScript looking to work in Angular, we want to talk to you!

You will

  • Build robust single page applications using TypeScript, Angular, modern libraries and tooling
  • Work as a part of small cross-functional team on high-impact projects
  • Collaborate closely with product and design teams to build new features and beautiful interactive interfaces in mobile and desktop environments
  • Build reusable front-end interfaces with various levels of abstraction
  • Help architect a modular and easily maintainable application infrastructure using sensible and appropriate technologies
  • Facilitate quality by writing unit tests and participating in code reviews


About You:

  • 5+ years of hands-on development experience working on consumer-facing products
  • 3+ years working with JavaScript, HTML, & CSS
  • Experience with Angular, React, Vue or other modern component-based frameworks
  • Understanding of browser internals and DOM
  • Proficiency with CSS pre-processors like Sass
  • Sensibility towards design and UX

Nice to Have :

  • Front-end testing tools like Karma, Jasmine, and Protractor
  • Build systems like Webpack and Gulp
  • Understanding of web performance
  • MapBox
  • D3

What’s in it for you

  • Competitive salary plus equity
  • Robust benefit options (health, dental, vision, 401K)
  • Transportation and well-being benefits
  • Generous parental leave
  • Catered lunches and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Social events
  • Mac equipment and adjustable workstations