Front End Engineer

New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX)

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Industry: Enterprise Software
  • Post Date: 09/14/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 30 Broad Street, New York, NY, 10004

About New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX)

Founded in 2015, The New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX) is supporting the transformation of container shipping by solving inefficiencies associated with booking downfalls and shipment rollings.

Job Description

Have you ever stopped to wonder how your computer, clothes, furniture or household goods made their way to your doorstep? Most likely, almost everything you own arrived here in a container on a container ship.  It is a massive industry that we all heavily rely on but don’t think about much because it’s been done the same way for decades without much change or innovation.  NYSHEX is a well-funded, series A startup that’s transforming the centuries old shipping industry by solving its problems of inefficiency, unpredictability, and volatility and looking to capture $23billion of economic waste annually!  

What you will do:

    Being part of a small team means you’ll be responsible for solutions that have a serious impact on the business and our systems
    You’ll interact with carriers, shippers, and regulatory agencies to design systems that bring and old industry up to today’s standards
    Flexibility to design and propose innovative solutions that solve real industry problems
    Talented, diligent coworkers who constantly collaborate and learn together
    A company culture that blends old-school industry knowledge with modern tech-inspired problem solving
    Competitive compensation, 401k, equity, and unlimited vacation

Who you are/What you have done:

    Enjoys solving difficult problems and translating those solutions into high performance code
    Possesses a solid mix of initiative, imagination, and work ethic
    Understands what it takes to work at a start-up, including the need to ‘wear multiple hats’
    Considers application architecture and how changes will affect testability, maintainability, and responsiveness of the application
    Constantly works to identify and mitigate security concerns, improve the user experience, refactor old code judiciously, and follow development best practices
    Understands the importance of automated testing in delivering bug-free, fully test-covered code in short time frames

The preferred skills:

    You have 3+ years of frontend development experience building and maintaining complex, high quality, reactive applications
    A strong understanding of application architecture and how it enables good
    The ability to work proficiently in the following areas with the respective tools:

    Languages: JavaScript, ES6
    Frameworks/Tools: React (v15 &v16), Redux, D3JS, Node, Jest, Git, Webpack, CSS Preprocessers
    Skills: Cross-browser Development, Responsive/Mobile Design

    Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related field is preferred

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