Front End Software Engineer

Cambridge, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming micromobility worldwide. Shared micromobility - fleets of scooters, bicycles, and e-bikes - is the future of global transportation. As the industry evolves, operators and riders are demanding safer, more reliable, cost-effective solutions. At Superpedestrian, we develop new technologies to revolutionize and scale micromobility.

Founded out of the MIT Senseable City Lab and backed by leading venture investors General Catalyst and Spark Capital, Superpedestrian’s first product was the Copenhagen Wheel - an award-winning consumer e-bike product. In 2019, Superpedestrian launched the world's first smart scooter designed and engineered for shared mobility. Our vehicles are deployed around the world and we’re rapidly scaling our team and vehicle deployments. Join us as we revolutionize personal transit for a sustainable future.

Superpedestrian is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We work in close-knit, cross-functional teams. We care about your skills and your character and we celebrate what makes us diverse. If we think there’s a good fit, we will get in touch. Please, no phone calls or recruiters.

Who you are

We are seeking a Front End Software Engineer to join the Superpedestrian software team. The ideal candidate has strong skills in development, creating robust and maintainable front-end apps, and is excited about the company and our mission.

There are currently several opportunities open in the software team so we are looking for candidates at different stages of their career. Don’t hesitate to apply if you only meet some of the preferred qualifications, or if you feel you’re overqualified. This is a position where you will have the opportunity to shape your responsibilities based on the skills you bring to the table.

What you’ll do:

  • Create a variety of web applications, both consumer facing and business to business
  • Work with front-end technologies such as ES 6, React, and Leaflet/Mapbox
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and ship new features.
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliability.
  • Work on improving application performance and bug fixes.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency and application performance.
  • Participate in cross-team peer code reviews.
  • Participate in Agile Scrum sprint and release planning.

 

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience with Javascript and client side application frameworks
  • Experience with CSS / front-end UI development
  • Experience with Python or other similar scripting language
  • Experience with Django, Rails, Node or similar web framework
  • Experience with RESTful web services, JSON
  • Working knowledge of database systems

What you can expect

  • A team of awesome, like-minded, driven people that support each other, and mentors from across the top echelons of industry
  • An opportunity to work alongside some of the largest companies in the bike share, urban mobility and transportation space
  • A competitive compensation and equity package as well as a 401(K) retirement savings plan
  • The choice of a wide range of health and dental insurance plans, a flexible spending account, short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible working hours, casual dress code, and unlimited paid vacation
  • The chance to have your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian’s future
  • A gorgeous, dog-friendly workspace in a renovated warehouse with a private courtyard in the heart of Cambridge
  • A full kitchen, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, and weekly beer runs (often by bike)

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