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Front-End Software Engineer



Posted 3 weeks ago

Join TED as a Front-End Engineer and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of idea-sharing platforms


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£100000 - £125000

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New York, NY, USA

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Organisation summary: TED is a globally recognized non-profit that's all about spreading ideas that matter. With a mission to inspire and provoke action through powerful talks and presentations, TED reaches millions worldwide. As part of the TED Technology team, you'll contribute to a dynamic, creative environment that's constantly pushing the boundaries of digital media. It's an opportunity to see your work make a significant impact on a global stage, enhancing the experience of TED's diverse audience.

  • Develop new features and products from concept to production for TED's conference attendance platform.
  • Collaborate closely with developers, designers, and product owners.
  • Help maintain the technical edge of TED's platforms.
  • 4+ years of professional software development experience.
  • 3+ years of experience with Javascript/Typescript and React.js.
  • Experience with mobile app development and progressive web apps.
  • Preferred: Experience with Next.js, Vite, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, MySQL, Apollo server, GraphQL.
  • Experience integrating with APIs and remote services.
  • Enjoy full health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Take advantage of paid family leave and a culture that encourages work-life balance.
  • Benefit from a 401k match program and memberships for physical and mental well-being.
  • Travel periodically for live events, embracing the excitement of TED's flagship conferences.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online with a one-page cover letter and resume.

Company Description TED is a non-profit that believes powerful ideas, powerfully presented, move us: to feel something, to think differently, to take action. TED creates, produces and distributes audio and video media (most famously TED Talks) to millions of people around the world.

The Role As a Front-End Engineer on TED's Technology team, you will have the opportunity to have your work showcased on one of the largest stages in digital media. We strive to be on the cutting edge with our tech stack. The Front-End Engineer collaborates with an amazing team of developers, designers and product owners to take new features and products from conception to production. Expect to work on products within TED’s conference attendance platform which are critical to the success of TED’s flagship conferences.

Job Requirements Your stack should include strong experience with Javascript/Typescript, most critically React.js on the front-end. Experience with mobile app development frameworks, progressive web apps and offline-first architectures and strongly preferred. Experience with Next,js, Vite, and Ruby on Rails are preferred. 4+ years of overall professional software development experience 3+ years of production Javascript/Typescript experience 3+ years of production React.js experience Comfortable integrating with APIs and working with remote services Experience a plus with Ruby on Rails, Vite, Node.js/Next.js, MySQL, Apollo server, GraphQL.

Benefits Full health benefits (medical, dental, vision) Paid family leave Work-life balance encouraged (TED closes for a 1-week winter break plus you're eligible for additional flexible paid time off) Free OneMedical and SpringHealth membership for you and your dependents to address physical and mental well-being 401k with match.

Additional Information Travel is a requirement for this role on a periodic basis (2-4 times per year). Enthusiasm for live events and travel is preferred. TED Conferences LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite all qualified candidates to apply online with their cover letter (no more than one page) and resume.


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