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Your outsourced finance and accounting department

Sr. Front-End Engineer

$90k – $110k • 0.0% – 0.1%
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What We Do:
We help growing companies gain confidence in their finances. Paro matches businesses with the highest vetted bookkeepers, accountants, financial analysts, and CFOs who provide remote, on-demand, hourly support when clients need it. We only accept 2% of applicants into our highly curated network of experts, so clients know they’re working with the best of the best. Paro is seeking a self-starting full-stack software engineer to join our growing team of developers.

The ideal candidate is excited about working in an open, collaborative environment and is eager to contribute to the shape and culture of our developmental process. You are creative, flexible and enjoy having impactful input to every aspect of the development life cycle.

Why Paro?
We are creating an alternative employment model for the future of finance work. By capitalizing on the rise of the freelance/gig economy, we are disrupting the $150bn antiquated accounting industry. Through technology, we bring work directly to the highest quality finance and accounting professionals and provide them with the tools they need to manage and grow their own books of business.

At the end of our day, our purpose is simple: Empower people to do what they love. Culture: Collaboration is key to the Paro Home Team. Together, we curate an open environment and encourage constant feedback to create great experiences for our freelancers and guarantee success for our clients. We live and breathe our values and have a whole lot of fun along the way.

The ideal candidate will have:
At least 3 years of experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, etc.) Solid proficiency in delivering stable, scalable web applications

Experience creating and consuming API endpoints and maintaining stateful application performance UI and/or unit testing with tools like Cypress, Jest, Enzyme, etc. An interest in keeping up to date and implementing newer technologies like GraphQL via Apollo

A strong understanding in other domains, closely related to front-end systems (e.g. front-end to back-end interaction patterns, back-end architecture, A/B testing frameworks, RxJS, etc.)

An understanding of coding fundamentals including Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures, Coding Patterns A knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS, modern JavaScript libraries, front-end tooling and performance.

A sample portfolio (code or public facing web build). Excellent verbal and written communication skills The ability to shift gears quickly and multi-task The ability to ask great questions and are naturally solution-oriented: you excel at solving problems, particularly in team settings

What You’ll Do
Implement front-end components in our Angular 8 single page web app. Optimize our database and performance tune queries. Participate in developing machine learning / AI algorithms to automate our sales cycle (current expertise not needed)

Collaborate with the development team to create and follow best practice coding principles. Participate in regular bi-weekly development sprints and be prepared to use continuous improvement to regularly help shape our development process

Think fast, work hard, and laugh a lot Have an aspiration to learn, grow, and succeed in software development. Add to the culture and change the trajectory of our growth by being your awesome self. Work efficiently while dodging soccer balls and shooting Nerf hoops

Competitive salary + stock options

Fun and stimulating environment that propels career growth Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Unlimited PTO – we trust you. Flexible work from home policy Monthly happy hours and team outings. Catered breakfast on Mondays and Fridays and snacks all week long. Great office location in Gold Coast, steps away from public transportation

Our Values
At Paro, we pride ourselves on our strong value-oriented culture—which we created together as a team—and look to bring on new team members who also embody these values. Enjoy the journey We bring energy to an antiquated and stale industry We embrace fun We don’t take ourselves too seriously

Have each other’s backs We are a team; we win together and lose together We can handle anything We feel confident to take risks because we serve as each other’s safety net We are a community, not just a workplace

Do the right thing We don’t cut corners; we take a long-term view of success We deposit in the Karma bank We are loyal to clients and freelancers We are transparent and don’t hold ulterior motives

Take Smart Risks We believe that trying and failing is better than not trying at all We think creatively about obstacles We challenge assumptions We are nimble

Never settle We invent new ways to do what we do We want to be comfortably uncomfortable and encourage each other to take on new and more challenging projects We are each accountable for every team member being their best and push each other and give others permission to push us Be yourself

We bring our whole selves to work; we're cool with who you are, professional and otherwise! We recognize that everyone brings something important to the table and that conflict helps us grow We are sensitive to our differences; we value being yourself while making space for others to be themselves We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion as we grow


Paro.io at a glance

Your outsourced finance and accounting department

Paro.io focuses on Financial Services, Finance, Accounting, and Business Analytics. Their company has offices in Chicago. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.paro.io/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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