Takeoff Technologies, Inc. Web Developer in Waltham, Massachusetts

Takeoff Tech is a well-funded, 100-person startup that is transforming online grocery for retailers and consumers. Takeoff’s solution offers automated fulfillment coupled with an end-to-end eGrocery technology stack, enabling retailers to offer their shoppers the assortment and low prices of stores, with convenient mobile ordering and same day pickup or delivery.

We are looking for a skilled Web Developer to help us develop and design websites for our company. You will be working alongside a team of other developers and designers to create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation. If you’re an experienced web developer who wants to work on a team of talented, motivated and focused individuals, then we’d love to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience and be proficient in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and ClojureScript, as well as have solid knowledge and experience of programming in teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 5+ years of web development experience, building user-facing software

  • Experience with mobile-first, responsive web design & development

  • Familiarity with iOS and Android development a strong plus

  • Experience as a member of a UI / Front End team participating in the complete product development lifecycle of successfully launched applications

  • Experience with web technologies and front end frameworks such as: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Django with Python, React, Closure, ClojureScript, jQuery, AngularJS, Sass, or Backbone

  • Strong sense of web design and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience

  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques, as well as API best practices

  • Experience in coding practices including peer code reviews and unit testing

  • Strong communication and entrepreneurial skills

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree

Requirements

  • A passion for the web, user interface design, and front-end tech stacks

  • Experience with HTML/CSS/Javascript

  • Experience with ClojureScript and GraphQL preferred (or a willingness to learn)

  • Experience with responsive web, and helping to translate mockups from desktop to mobile

  • Highly motivated and self-directed with the ability to work on multiple projects, both independently and in a team

  • Ability to thrive in an ever-changing start-up environment.

  • Ability to communicate ideas crisply and listen with empathy, especially across remote teams

  • Understanding of usability, interaction design principles, and an awareness of how product design impacts business outcomes

Benefits

Takeoff Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse team. We offer stock options, health & dental plans, flexible paid time off, daily catered lunch, and a fun and supportive company culture.

Our headquarters office is at the historic Watch Factory building along the banks of the Charles River in Waltham. It's a welcoming space modeled after our prior digs at the CIC startup hub in Cambridge, and offers free parking and access via public transport. Our office features a bright open layout, a fully stocked kitchen and recreational amenities such as a foosball table, office gym and scenic walks along the river. Learn more at takeoff.com.