Job title: Front-end Engineer- remote contract
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: IT
Location: Austin
Job published: 05/05/2020
Job ID: 32532
Contact name: Sandy Aguilar, Will Longenecker
Contact email:,

Job Description

Front End Developer - React - Remote 

New Iron is helping a client hire a Front-End Developer for a dynamic, growing, profitable Austin start-up.

The front end of our client’s application is built in React.js. 

Though the focus of this position is JavaScript development in React, candidates for this position must have some experience with middle tiers written in PHP.

Priority will be given to candidate has with some experience in Laravel or Symfony. 

Also important for this position are strong engineers, who are hands-on and capable of designing and developing complex SaaS applications. 

Candidates for this position must be open to the possibility of full-time employment at the end of the contract period. 

If you own the quality and outcomes of your work, we would like to speak to you! 


Candidates for this position must have:  

  • 3-8 years experience in front-end development 
  • Demonstrable expertise with React.js 
  • Experience consuming RESTful web services
  • Exposure with PHP middle tiers, i.e., Laravel or Symfony
  • Experience working with PHP
  • OO Design and design patterns
  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience with test tooling 
  • Agile; practical experience with unit testing and Continuous Integration


Should have: 

  • Experience with MySQL 
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related field

This is a remote contract role for a client based in Austin, TX. Principals only. Recruiters please do not contact this job poster.