Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Frontend Engineer

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2020-75425
Casino Property
Penn Interactive Ventures - Philadelphia
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Penn Interactive (PI) is a real-money interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia. As the digital arm to Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ: PENN), the largest regional casino operator in the U.S., we are poised for fast-paced growth in the sports betting and online casino space and are looking for a Frontend Engineer to join our expanding Sportsbook team!

 

The Frontend Engineer will work on a small, cross-functional team to develop a one-of-a-kind, native sports betting experience. This role will work with UI/UX and product to implement a revolutionary sportsbook from the ground up. Previous work in the gaming industry is not important but we do expect your work-product to reflect a strong technical background and a dedication to concise, reusable code.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Demonstrate best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, high-impact, consumer-facing web apps.
  • Translate business requirements into thoughtfully architected, reusable code.
  • Squash bugs to make sure our user experience is unrivaled.
  • Collaborate with designers, product managers, project managers, ops engineers, QA engineers and various other teams and stakeholders to solve novel problems.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively using Github, Slack, Google Docs, ZenHub, and email.
  • Interact thoughtfully and professionally with everyone including non-technical colleagues.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • 3-5 years of experience building websites and web apps.
  • Developing component-based websites, using React, Vue.js, AngularJS, or a similar JS library or framework.
  • Using CSS preprocessors Less or Sass.
  • 3-5 years designing responsive websites.
  • Utilizing build tools (Webpack, babel, eslint, npm, yarn, etc).
  • Writing unit and integration tests with Jasmine, Jest, Mocha or similar tools. 
  • Familiar and comfortable with writing es6 Javascript syntax
  • Using Git or similar version control tools.
  • Reviewing product specs and identifying scope.
  • Be a self-motivated worker who can break complex tasks into achievable pieces.

BONUS POINTS

  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science or another STEM field
  • A passion for sports or betting

Something to leave you with

Penn Interactive is committed to helping our team members live their best, healthy life. We offer unique and competitive benefits that help our employees, through a private exchange which allows our team members the ability to choose from several coverage levels and insurance carriers (both local and national carriers). Along with medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage, there are also voluntary plans available to employees. PI also offers our employees office perks such as free catered lunches, snacks, and beverages in the office.

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