Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 65,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000+ residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Position Summary

The Front-End Software Developer will be responsible for designing and building user interface components, ensuring a close alignment of web design and user experience requirements. The front-end developer will work closely with UI/UX designers and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, with a major focus on high performing customer facing sites. The environment is fast paced and time to market of applications is critical to the success of the organization.

This position will be part of a dynamic team that is dedicated to delivering applications for high-quality, on-time software releases leveraging best-of-breed agile and DevOps practices with a focus on how to enable the operations of those applications through a combination of infrastructure solutioning, continuous delivery & integration, and efficient system sustainment planning.

This position should have in-depth knowledge of Javascript, React concepts and a solid understanding of modern web application development. 

Essential Functions

  • Hands-on front-end development across a variety of web applications and portals

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability

  • Work jointly with software architects and other developers to identify and create common reusable components

  • Maintain brand consistency throughout designs

  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of agile software development and how that impacts the operations of software; and must participate in strategy discussion with all levels of management and business sponsors.

  • Experience working on mobile and responsive web development is preferred.

  • Work closely with leadership, architects, and other senior developers to understand the technology roadmap and assist in enforcing the enterprise architecture standards

  • Support testing & deployment cycles, including working with project managers to coordinate user acceptance testing (UAT) and gathering feedback from pre-release testers.

  • Ability to log, track, and manage issues, bugs, and enhancement/ features requests logged in JIRA.

  • Participate in software release and post-release activities, including developing designs for proof of concepts.

  • Capture, mitigate and /or escalate risks & issues in a timely fashion

  • Ensure development standards and consistency of specifications across sub-systems

  • Write and/or review deliverables, solution blueprints, and architecture documentation


  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education/experience; advanced degree preferred

  • 3+ years’ experience as a front-end developer for modern web/mobile applications

  • 2+ years’ experience building high-traffic React applications

  • Experience developing GraphQL in the context of querying from a React app

  • Experience developing React components with TypeScript

  • Experience with React Testing Library and Jest

  • Experience using React hooks and context API

  • Experience with SASS, LESS, and/or Styled Components in React

  • Experience with atomic design pattern in React is a plus

  • Experience leveraging Storybook for a React UI component library is a plus

  • Experience with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) is a plus

  • Exceptional problem solving, analysis, design, and testing skills

  • Mobile platform development experience a plus

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and ability to communicate effectively with business owners

  • Experience with entire software development lifecycle (Agile, SDLC, Iterative)

  • Flexibility and positive attitude to achieve tight deadlines

  • Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities

  • Ability to work creatively, propose ideas and contribute to working groups

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 9 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

Application Instructions

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