Front End Engineer

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Who are we?

Founded in 2009, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and London, FastPay is the leading financial partner to the global digital media industry. Through its proprietary technology platform, FastPay can dynamically assess the creditworthiness of digital businesses and provide lines of credit from $5K to $20M in 48-hours or less.

Our company was built on the idea that offering innovative financing options to companies in need would not only help them through the hard times but also contribute to their growth. To date, FastPay has funded $2B in loans across thousands of publishers, networks, exchanges, DSPs, SSPs, agencies and developers.

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to work with a dynamic team to fuel FastPay’s growth
  • A challenging opportunity in an ever-growing organization 
  • Enormous exposure to the ever growing FinTech space
  • Catered lunches, stocked kitchen, cool employee events, and many opportunities for professional development.

Job Responsibilities

The Front End Engineer:

  • Collaborates with product management and engineering to define and implement solutions for the product visuals and experience
  • Designs, develops and debugs single page web applications
  • Develops core integration of workflow user interface with underlying FastPay technology platform
  • Establishes and promotes design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Implements best practices in terms of front-end web framework build processes
  • Collaborates closely and regularly with the other teams, including Quality Engineering, Platform Engineering, Product Development, Project Management and Customer Service
  • As key member of the technology team, helps recruit, screen, hire, train, mentor, and coach technology candidates both within and outside the team

Skills & Experience

  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience developing web client applications
  • Rock solid core front-end technologies: JavaScript, CSS, and HTML, JSON, AJAX
  • Solid understanding of concepts: OOP, event-driven programming, pub/sub architecture, MV* architecture
  • Proficient with RESTful API standards and best practices
  • MV* frameworks such as AngularJS, React, Backbone, and Ember.js
  • CSS pre-processors such as Stylus, Sass, Less
  • Experience debugging cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Comfortable using front-end tools for debugging, live editing, and performance analysis such as Chrome developer tools and Firebug
  • Experience with responsive design principles
  • Comfortable using Git for version control


  • SPA development experience
  • Task runners such as Grunt, Gulp, and Webpack
  • Unit testing / end-to-end testing
  • Familiarity using command line interfaces
  • Code samples on Github or Bitbucket


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