Peek makes the world's tours & activities easily bookable — anytime, anywhere. Our industry-leading technology, Peek Professional, empowers operators to better manage and grow their businesses. Peek.com and our award-winning mobile app connect people with everyday adventures that create lasting memories. CNBC labeled Peek as the "OpenTable for activities" and the New York Times called Peek.com "a site you want to visit again and again". The company is backed by tech heavyweights including Google's Eric Schmidt, Square's Jack Dorsey, TPG's David Bonderman and Cathay Innovation.

 

The front end engineer is responsible for developing the front end of user-facing web features for Peek’s SaaS product, Peek Professional. The ideal candidate has either 1+ years of web development experience with Ember.js or must have 2+ years of web development experience with other JavaScript libraries/frameworks like React, Vue.js, or Angular, as well as experience with integrating with GraphQL APIs and knowledge of UX best practices.

 

See details about Peek’s tech stack here.

 

Please note: This role requires existing U.S. work authorization. Peek is not sponsoring new visas at this time.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with designers, product managers and fellow engineers to prototype and implement product features
  • Take ownership of features built from development through release to production
  • Communicate bug and feature testing implications to the QA team
  • Review product documentation and designs to understand feature requirements
  • Advocate for a consistent and delightful customer experience
  • Accurately estimate time to complete deliverables
  • Deliver maintainable, production-quality code

 

Requirements:

Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years developing web applications
  • Have contributed code to at least one shipped software application
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with single-page application frameworks such as Ember.js, AngularJS, React or Vue.js
  • Experience integrating with REST APIs (experience with GraphQL a plus)
  • Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks
  • Proficiency at debugging issues using Chrome Dev Tools
  • Knowledge of software design patterns
  • Working knowledge of source control tools (Git, Subversion, etc.)
  • Exposure to unit and/or integration test frameworks
  • Degree in CS or similar field, or equivalent work experience

 

Personal Attributes

  • Able to empathize with users and champion for their experience
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Creative, organized and resourceful
  • Intellectually curious with a passion for learning new technologies
  • Able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment without skipping a beat
  • Demonstrate common sense and exercise good judgment when faced with emergencies
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Humility and emotional maturity
  • Integrity

 

Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Stock options
  • Paid time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefit program
  • Apple equipment
  • Breakfast on Fridays
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Weekly catered Peeknic lunch with speakers (e.g. Jack Dorsey of Twitter, Pete Flint of Trulia, SF District Attorney George Gascón)
  • Happy hours
  • Partner Days (visit our favorite operators in San Francisco)
  • Company retreats (e.g. Lake Tahoe, San Luis Obispo, Utah)
  • Monthly Peek.com credits

 

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