Software Engineer III - Front-End (JavaScript / React)

5 - 7 years experience  •  Media

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18
Burbank, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Media
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18

Job ID 558280BR

Job Summary:

As a Software Engineer III focused on front-end engineering at ESPN, you will help build and maintain complex web applications that are enjoyed by fans across the globe.

You'll be a member of the diverse team that builds ESPN.com, which delivers the world's best content to millions of sports fans. You will work with modern server-side and web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 to deliver scalable, elegant solutions for new features and core site architecture.

If you:

  • Have the curiosity to research and learn new technologies
  • Employ positive thinking and are able to work constructively in a diverse team setting
  • Are passionate about web development
  • Demonstrate determination in finding solutions to complex puzzles
  • Value learning and being exposed to new experiences
  • Enjoy watching or playing sports
  • Love working in a startup culture


We have the latest technology, game-changing ideas, and world-class talent. Come be a part of our team and help us find new ways to interact with sports fans, however and wherever they connect with sports.

Responsibilities:

  • Architect and develop core site functionality using server-side templating and JavaScript
  • Prototype new features and research applicable technologies
  • Implement best practices to continually increase performance and scalability
  • Review code and pull requests to ensure product and design specifications are met
  • Work with product and project management to refine specs and timelines
  • Partner with other engineering teams to deliver best solutions
  • Mentor and provide feedback to junior engineers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proven understanding of front-end web development technologies and principles
  • Comprehensive knowledge of JavaScript, JS frameworks, and server-side templating
  • Experience with task automation (Grunt, Gulp, WebPack) and CSS Preprocessors (Less, Sass)
  • Demonstrated ability to research and learn new technologies
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Driven and self motivated
  • Minimum 4 years relevant industry experience

Required Education

  • BS Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent.
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