Senior Frontend Engineer

| Greater LA Area
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The Company 

We are an AI start-up that is building the technological and real estate infrastructure to facilitate the future of mobility. The Company will provide B2C and B2B solutions in partnership with leading companies in the mobility sector and on-demand consumer services.   

Leadership  

The Company is led by an experienced executive team with diverse backgrounds, including a successful LA-based tech founder, a technical leader from eHarmony and DogVacay, and senior professionals from major global financial services firms and the world's leading mobility companies; our first-class engineering talent joins us from Facebook, Palantir, Bird, Factual, Honey, Canoo, and others.

The Opportunity

Metropolis is seeking a Senior Frontend Engineer to lead the implementation of its mobility apps. You will have a key role to play in the implementation of our consumer-facing apps. You should be passionate about building great UI and be open to the idea of using the right tool for the job, versus following the hype. You should be the kind of front-end engineer that cares less about the number of libraries you know and more about the software engineering principles that enables you to write code that scales. Y

You will collaborate with the backend engineers and together, craft products that delight our customers. Your responsibilities won’t be limited to just designing and implementing the code. You will have a big role to play in defining the direction of our product. Our goal is to build an inclusive culture where everyone has a voice and you will play a key role in building and maintaining this culture.

Key Responsibilities
  •  Architect, implement and maintain the front-end systems that make up our mobility platform 
  • Be a key part of the entire development lifecycle, including ideation and identifying requirements
  • Set standards for team development by example
  • Mentor Jr. Engineers with constructive feedback
  • Evangelize best practices and mentor engineers as the front-end team grows
  • Moderate technical discussions, evaluate new techniques and ensure our platform is constantly evolving and improving
  • Leverage best practices in testing and deployment to enable rapid iteration and launch of new features
  • Help build a culture where bugs and mistakes in Production are treated as opportunities to improve the platform via testing and refactoring
Requirements and Qualifications
  • MS or BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a hands-on Frontend Engineer. Experience in high volume consumer facing applications is preferred.
  • Strong experience with React and relevant frameworks
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Demonstrated ability to attract and hire the best engineers
  • Excited about working in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment
Benefits
  • Attractive compensation and generous benefits package (100% Medical, 50% Vision and 50% Dental)
  • Company 401(k) match up to 6% of salary
  • Paid company snacks and after-hour meals
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Gym reimbursement program
  • 529 savings plan
  • Commuter benefits
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Location

Venice, CA

An Insider's view of Metropolis

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Building a network of technology-enabled real estate. We use machine vision, IoT, apps, and distributed computing to blur the boundary of the physical and digital world. Every day is a challenge and a ton of fun.

Bryant

Director of Product

What makes someone successful on your team?

The engineers that are successful on our team know how to focus on not only the technical implementation but also have the ability to deliver results that match the product vision and business needs. Ultimately the more the individual contributes to team success the more they will achieve individual success.

Jamie

Principal Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

If you believe that at some point there will be a critical mass of vehicles on the road that are autonomous, there needs to be tech-enabled infrastructure for that ecosystem to function. We want to transform what has always been a narrowly defined parking business into a mobility company that powers every component of the mobility ecosystem.

Courtney

Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our offices are pretty cool -- we have a relaxation room with turf and couches, great snacks and coffee, a monthly “happy hour” where we go to new places like rooftop restaurants and VR arcades to have fun and connect.

Caroline

Executive Assistant

What are Metropolis Perks + Benefits

Metropolis Benefits Overview

At Metropolis, we're all about working hard and playing hard, providing unlimited opportunities for growth, paid company snacks, after-hour meals, Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) for regular full-time exempt employees, Health and Financial Benefits, Wellness perks, plus regular company outings and dinners.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Metropolis hosts monthly team outings.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
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