Senior Front End Engineer


Named one of the top startups to watch in 2019, Hippo is a hyper-growth C round startup that is taking the market by storm. Our technology first approach is modernizing the otherwise stale home insurance industry, from IOT monitoring devices to our industry leading software. Led by a strong team of passionate business and technology veterans, we're rapidly expanding by inviting great engineers to join our talented, close knit team here in the Bay Area. 

We're looking for a talented senior front end engineer to help us grow the product line and expand across the United States. An ideal candidate brings leadership, maturity and a deep understanding of the software development life cycle.



  •  Work with a small, cross functional team on products and features to drive growth
  •  Build user friendly, highly scalable solutions across our industry disrupting product portfolio
  •  Elevate our technology and best practices through partnership with the Head of Engineering and other tech leaders
  •  Join stakeholder groups to guide engineering wide initiatives (security, devops, infrastructure, agile, hiring, etc)
  •  Mentor and lead other engineers


Required Qualifications:

  •  5+ years professional experience as a front end developer (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)
  •  2+ years working on a consumer facing product
  •  2+ years of heavy experience with React
  •  Strong command of JavaScript, CSS, cross-browser compatibility issues, browser degradation strategies, optimization techniques  and device-portability techniques
  •  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent


Compensation & Perks:

  •  Heavy equity package, competitive salaries, unlimited PTO policy (with manager approval)
  •  Generous medical, dental, vision, 401K, FSA account, commuter benefits including free parking pass, and others.
  •  Fully stocked kitchen & AMAZINGLY GOOD in-house BBQ on Fridays
  •  Work and play with super smart, friendly people in our high energy office!


We are an equal opportunity employer. We believe diversity makes our team better and that discrimination based on race, gender, or anything else is self-defeating

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