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UI SW Engineer

San Jose, CA
Purpose:
 
We’re looking for engineers with a strong background or interest in building front-end applications with interactive user experiences, comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces, with a keen eye towards detail. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement features to improve our customer’s experiences
  • Work side-by-side with user facing teams (Sales, Support) to best understand the needs of our customers
  • Create trustworthy user experiences by building user interfaces that are simple, easy to comprehend, performant and reliable
  • Own problems end-to-end, thinking through everything from user experience, data models, scalability, and operability
  • Uphold our high engineering standards and bring consistency to the codebases and processes you encounter
  • Identify areas of improvement and advocate for front-end best practices
  • Help turn our vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter by working with other engineers and senior leadership
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree, preferably in CS, or equivalent experience
  • 4-8 years of experience in software engineering in developing web apps with JavaScript.
  • Experience building user experiences with modern tools like ES6, Webpack, Babel, Typescript, RxJS and Angular.
  • Enjoying being a generalist, working on both the frontend, backend/JAVA, and everything in between to tackle problems and delight customers.
  • Taking pride in working on projects to successful completion, involving a wide variety of technologies and systems.
  • Putting yourself in the shoes of your users, and creating an intuitive, delightful experience.
  • Holding yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems.
  • Stitching many different services and processes together, even if you have not worked with them before.
  • Writing high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience working in the healthcare medical device/equipment field and working for an FDA-regulated company.
  • Gathering and refining specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • Creating top-notch software documentation (such as web application requirements, design documents, and user guides).
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and perform effectively under pressure
  • Experience in successful startups and willingness to wear many hats
Engineering at VitalConnect:
  • We work in an environment where it matters to make the right design decisions the first time, and as a result, take on less technical debt than other companies.
  • Product is a highly collaborative initiative across multiple teams. Engineers are expected to understand and have product input, designing systems towards our long-term product vision.
  • We'd rather have one strong engineer, instead of having 5 average engineers. Our customers are fine with fewer features, but are not ok with broken features.
  • We believe in small, accountable and autonomous teams of amazing people, eager to learn, teach and constantly improve our way of working.
  • People have a strong sense of ownership and accountability for what they’re building. What we build today will be the foundation for dozens of other systems in the future.
  • We are very frank on discussing technical matters. If one disagrees with how things are being done, we encourage them to speak up and help us get to the truth faster.

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