Sr Software Engineer - Front-End React

Senior Software Engineer – Front-End (React)

Redbox is expanding into the exciting world of digital streaming and is looking for talented individuals to join our team as we make our move into modern web and consumer electronic applications for consumers. We’re currently modernizing our approaches to development and are seeking talented front-end engineers to join our growing team.

Position Overview:

The Redbox web experience touches tens of millions of users and we’re growing our web team as we modernize and add streaming video and many other features into our platform.  Our mission is to build best in class solutions for our customers. To meet these goals, we are working to empower our developers with investments in modern tooling, such as automation, data-driven development and collaborating with teams with a shared ownership in our products.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in single page application JavaScript frameworks, excellent front-end UI building skills, and a solid working knowledge of populating consumer-facing websites with data from the back-end systems or APIs. 

Since this is a hands-on development position, you’ll have working experience with technologies such as ES6/7, React, Redux, Webpack, Karma, Mocha, etc.  We know that web applications can do amazing things and are moving towards modern web applications leveraging React. We are adding more and more functionality into our web applications by leveraging APIs against a micro-service core that is moving to the cloud.


  • Assume a lead role within our growing web-development team, help drive innovation and best practices
  • Deliver excellent User Experiences and responsive User Interfaces across multiple browsers and devices.
  • Work in partnership with product teams on new ideas, designs, estimates and feature roadmaps
  • Continuously look for new technologies as we strive for A/B testing and data driven development
  • A commitment to excellence, best practices, and the continuous improvement of our products, code base, processes, and tools

Required Skills, Experience and Education:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 4 plus years of web experience with at least 1 year of solid experience with React
  • Preferably working experience with: ES6/7, React, Redux, Webpack, Karma, Mocha, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of object-oriented design and programming
  • Solid skills in troubleshooting and debugging JavaScript applications in multiple browsers.
  • Understanding of web performance and creating compact, efficient web applications

This role is one of several for an expanding team that reshapes both what and how we build things at Redbox. This role is focused primarily on our web experience but also offers the chance to work on our 10-foot OnDemand experience on many leading streaming platforms and televisions using modern Web technologies such as React Native.


Redbox® is always on the lookout for innovative thinkers. If you like solving problems in new ways, if you’re passionate about ideas that become businesses and you want to be part of a team that values you for everything you are, check us out. You’ll find a diverse, dynamic and welcoming work environment full of exciting challenges and endless opportunity.

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Posting Notes: || United States || Illinois || Oakbrook Terrace ||  || J2W:CB1


Full time
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, US