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Founding Frontend Engineer – 2033448

Founding Frontend Engineer – 2033448

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  • USA
  • 180000k/year - 210000k/year $


Founding Frontend Engineer

Data and Security platform

US remote

Base to $210k plus equity

A Sequoia backed startup in the US currently tackling cybersecurity, one of the hardest problems facing humanity this decade. Our client is building a unifying layer that will connect security tools to protect teams, data and ultimately customers.

A remote company that absolutely thrives on collaboration, teamwork and a truly transparent environment that encourages proactive communication and respect. With a very clear mission, to break down the barriers between different security tools and shine a light on hidden risks, they are giving security teams the power to manage their data their way.

We are now looking for a superstarst founding front end engineer. This is a role that blends the art of design with the craft of software development. It’s a unique position, one that will see you leading the charge in creating an intuitive, engaging user interface for the security data ETL platform. Leading the front end development efforts in a stand alone front end role, setting the standards. There may be plans further down the line to expand the front end team but for the forseeable future, this will be a sole front end developer role.

In Your First 90 Days:

• Lay the Groundwork: Begin shaping the front-end architecture and design standards to build a strong foundation for a scalable, high-performing, and user-centric platform.

• Strategize and Plan: Start formulating a UI/UX strategy that simplifies complex security data management, focusing on key areas to ensure immediate impact and intuitive user experiences.

• Collaborate and Refine: Collaborate with the engineering and product teams to identify and prioritize design concepts that enhance user interaction and journey.

• Establish Best Practices: Kick off the development of front-end practices and introduce essential tools aimed at boosting productivity and maintaining deployment quality.

• Seek Feedback: Initiate conversations with customers and stakeholders to understand their needs and expectations, using their feedback to guide early design iterations.

What are we looking for?

  • This role is only open for US-based individuals to co-incide with working with the US remote team
  • 7+ years of experience specializing in front-end development with a bit of UI/UX design experience. Early-stage startup experience is preferred.
  • Proven track record of shipping and iterating on products in an early-stage startup environment. Portfolio available or products you can trace your contributions to are a big plus.
  • Proven experience building intuitive, data-rich user interfaces for security or data-intensive products, with the ability to design and implement scalable, performant front-end architectures that can handle large volumes of data.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate design concepts and technical solutions clearly to both technical and non-technical team members
  • Proficiency in front-end development tools and best practices, including version control, automated testing, and CI/CD
  • Mastery of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and TypeScript, with familiarity with frameworks such as Svelte, React, Vue.js, or Angular
  • Bonus points for experience with data ETL processes or security-focused products
  • Willingness to contribute to product strategy and help define the startup’s vision and roadmap
  • Proven ability to build and maintain a strong design system and component library
  • Prior experience in a security or data engineering startup
  • Experience with conducting user research and interviews to deeply understand user needs, pain points, and behaviors

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in a Series A startup with the opportunity to own the front end architecture.

On offer is a base up to $210k plus equity,

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