Senior Front End Engineer


San Francisco



Prosper is an online marketplace that gives borrowers access to individual and institutional investors.

What We Need

We are seeking exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on individuals who are comfortable working as part of an interdisciplinary team, have experience working in fast-paced agile (scrum) environment and who have the passion and skills to take our product offering to the next level. The right candidate has complete command of web development technologies, including strong skills with JavaScript (Angular & React), CSS3, HTML5, as well as experience designing user interfaces and user experience design. This candidate is an accomplished well-rounded front-end developer, with a mastery use of best practices, design patterns, and frameworks. They also have a thorough understanding of the implication of software designs and implementation choices on application usability, performance and maintainability. 

What You Will Do

*Build performant and user friendly web applications that help our customers achieve their financial goals

*Write clean, modular, and maintainable code with sensible test coverage

*Collaborate with other engineers, designers, and product managers to achieve team and company goals

*Leverage tools such as A/B testing, analytics, and SEO to increase customer acquisition

What You Will Need To Have

*Bachelors degree in computer/engineering/new-media related field or equivalent work experience

*4+ years of professional work experience building web applications

*Expert level knowledge of JavaScript and CSS

*Experience building high traffic consumer applications, or customer acquisition funnels

*Deep understanding of cross browser, cross device, and web speed considerations

*Experience with the TypeScript, ES2015, and ES2016

*Opinions on JavaScript design patterns and frameworks

Bonus Points

*Knowledge in implementing server side rendering with Angular or React

*Experience building APIs using Express.js or Restify

*Experience with CSS precompilers

*Experience using modern front-end build tools like Webpack, Browserify and Rollup

What’s In It For You

In addition to working for a world class FinTech Company and having a lot of fun doing it, Prosper provides employees an excellent compensation and benefits plan. The plan includes incentive bonuses, stock options, company paid health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation time, 401k with employer match and even fitness reimbursement and commuting reimbursement benefits.