React Engineer (In person @ HQ)

at Youscience
Published November 19, 2022
Location American Fork, UT
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Company Description

YouScience - Empowering Intentional Individualized Success.

YouScience is a rapidly growing SaaS business focused on solutions in the education and workforce development sectors with nearly a million users in 7k+ schools globally. We combine revolutionary aptitude-based career guidance with industry-recognized certifications that empower students to uncover their natural talent, validate their skills and knowledge, and pursue their best-fit educational pathways and careers.

Our platform uses real measures of aptitudes via psychometrically valid "brain games" to determine a user's unique set of natural abilities. When combined with interests, the results yield very accurate career recommendations and deep personal insights. Our industry-recognized Career and Technical Education (CTE) certifications help students validate the knowledge and skills they have gained in the classroom and match them to employment opportunities and continuing education. Taken together, our suite of products expands students' vision of opportunity and equips educators to better guide students in their educational and career decisions.

Job Description

Our frontend stack is JS/TypeScript/React/Material UI/Amplify with our back end in AWS Serverless/Node.js and PostgreSQL/MongoDB. We are looking for self-motivated people who are creative problem solvers that learn quickly and can thrive in an exciting and fast-paced environment with little guidance.

We care about your personal growth and career progression. We try to assign projects that will help each team member develop into a more well-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future. Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. We are a good mix of engineers creating the perfect environment for you to both mentor and be mentored. We all enjoy helping each other grow through kind and supportive code reviews. YouScience is an awesome place to grow and level-up in your software engineering skills and pickup some excellent technical skills that will help you stand out amongst other software professionals


What you'll be good at:

  • Developing the latest user-facing features using React.js
  • Designing a modern highly responsive web-based user interface
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code
  • Learn and understand user interactions
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Coordinating with various teams working on distinct layers
  • As a React.js Developer, you will be involved from conception to completion with projects that are technologically sound and aesthetically impressive.


  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript/TypeScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Prior experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Knowledge of AWS integration through Amplify
  • Prior experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Familiarity with HTML / CSS
  • GIT experience i
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools

Additional Information

What you can expect from us:

  • Mission oriented, collaborative culture that lives it's company values
  • Impact the lives of millions of students
  • Ongoing support for continuing education and career development
  • Opportunity to work and learn alongside some of the industry's most passionate innovators
  • Great medical, dental, vision benefits
  • 15 days paid time off (PTO) per year, parental leave
  • Up to 19 additional paid company holidays, including the 1st week of July and the week off in between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day
  • 401K
  • Community service opportunities

Company Values

  • We empower others
  • We perform as a cohesive championship team
  • We are all leaders
  • We never stop growing
  • We make a positive impact
  • We show respect in word and in deed
  • We remember that life is bigger than our work

YouScience is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or another legally protected status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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