• Senior Software Engineer

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
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  • 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.


    • 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


    • 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



    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


    •   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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