• Senior Software Engineer

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Job ID
    34152
  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.

     

    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home. 

     

    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. 

     

    Find out what it means to be an integral part of a company that’s poised for continued growth and long-term success.

    Responsibilities

    • Build efficient and reusable front-end systems and abstractions.
    • Collaborate with UX Designers to iterate on the design and implementation of products
    • Optimize application performance
    • Participate in design and code reviews
    • Mentor Engineers on Front End design and best practices
    • Work in Agile environment across multiple teams to deliver company initiatives
    • Develop and support internal (Agent facing) and external (Customer facing) front-end web applications.
    • Work closely with Product Management, UX and Design, giving input on what is both intuitive and feasible
    • Develop and optimize Omni-channel front-end UI to ensure web applications are rendered consistently in cross-browser and cross device environments.
    • Contribute to front end architectural improvements and create shared visual components that span our services.
    • Translate epics, stories and requirements into technical tasks
    • Clearly communicate status and open issues to team leads and managers
    • Work effectively and collaboratively within a team environment to implement projects in a timely manner
    • Create front-end coding standard and best practices.
    • Prototype and develop new ideas and participate in all parts of the lifecycle from research to release.
    • Mentor and review the front end/UI code of developers.
    • Provide technical leadership within the development team
    • Work effectively within a team environment to implement projects in a timely manner

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years of engineering experience with a proven track record of building consumer web applications or services.
    • Strong understanding, building and debugging of scalable, high performance web applications built with reusability and componentization in mind.
    • 2+ years of experience developing in React/Redux or single page applications (SPA)
    • Experience with SASS and ECMAScript g. ES6 or similar.
    • Experience with Node.js
    • Experience with consuming API
    • Experience with test frameworks like Jasmine, Mocha, Chai.
    • Experience with GIT, Bitbucket and Jira.
    • Experience with HTML/CSS, JQuery
    • Demonstrated advanced JavaScript programming skills
    • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations
    • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
    • Strong Computer Science fundamentals
    • Experience working in cloud environments
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent education

     

    Benefits:

    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness

    •   Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    •   Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    •   Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    •   Wellness coaching and incentives
    •   Group critical illness coverage
    •   Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    •   Group legal

    Savings

    •   401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    •   Referral bonuses
    •   Performance-rewarding bonus system
    •   Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    •   Health savings and flexible spending accounts
    •   Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    •   Adoption assistance
    •   Maternity leave
    •   Buckle Up Baby program
    •   Pet insurance discount
    •   Charitable gift matching
    •   Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    •   Employee Assistance Program

    Time off

    •   Short-term disability
    •   Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    •   Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal choice days)

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