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Senior Frontend Software Developer
Bridge believes everyone should have access to a financial advisor who works in the best interest of his or her clients. We build highly automated SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) for these financial advisors to run their business. Our software increases the efficiency, simplicity, and transparency of financial advisors’ operations, allowing them to grow faster than they would otherwise.
With that in mind, we are growing our team of smart, creative, entrepreneurial people of all walks of life, different backgrounds, and unique experiences. We believe that building our company around our people and giving them the freedom to pursue creative solutions is the key to our long-term success. Our team demands a great deal from each other; the level of responsibility you will have at Bridge is not for everyone. If you are ready for your next challenge, consider applying today.
Senior Frontend Developer Job Opportunity
Bridge Financial Technology is seeking a professional, talented senior frontend developer to join our growing organization. In this role you’ll be tasked with creating, enhancing and maintaining (or eliminating the maintenance of) software from specification to implementation, testing and deployment. Bridge is aiming to be a leader in the financial technology space by offering an intuitive and seamless user experience in the browser on the desktop and in a mobile application.
In this role you’ll apply your frontend development skills to implement product features, work with UI and UX product designers to build and maintain and intuitive user experience, and support and maintain a single code base deployed against multiple platforms and browsers.
Our ideal candidate will have a strong interest in financial technology, a passion for user application development, the ability to learn the specific challenges of Bridge and have a knack for translating UI and UX specs into a beautiful, intuitive and powerful interface.
We’re looking for people who want to be part of a small but dedicated and growing team, unconstrained by the bureaucracy and politics of large organizations with the desire for high impact work.
Frontend Development Team
You will be apart of Frontend Development, a team dedicated to building browser, desktop and mobile applications designed around a rich and intuitive user experience. Current objectives of this team include:
Migrate from AngularJS to modern Angular
Delivering new features to the frontend
Building data and visualization-driven experiences enabling users to explore analytics and export data
Build and maintain a cross-platform desktop application with Electron
Deploy and maintain mobile applications with NativeScript
Responsibilities of the Senior Frontend Developer role
Your immediate day-to-day tasks will entirely revolve around migrating our AngularJS code base to modern Angular. Once completed you will be instrumental in deciding and implementing best practices around streaming data consumption, client-side state management and other architecture challenges.
A major challenge throughout the modernization of the frontend is embracing the philosophy of a creating a single code base and hooking it into multiple deployment points. These include Electron for delivering desktop applications and NativeScript for mobile applications.
We currently work within an agile productivity framework. You’ll participate in sprint planning, code reviews and a small amount of project management.
Lastly, we believe in investing in human capital; some of your time on the job will be dedicated to continuing education in order to stay up-to-date on emerging technologies and best practices.
Key characteristics and skills for success in this role
Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
Passion for creating fluid and fast user applications
Enjoys learning new problems and skills
Ability to work collaboratively, while also being confident enough to lead projects independently with minimal oversight
Our current hiring preference is for candidates with 4+ years of experience, along with a number of the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent technical field (mathematics, physics, EE, etc.)
Deep knowledge of REST and GraphQL APIs
Experience with AngularJS or Angular, or both
Experience working with a UI or UX product designer or interacting with a product team
Any knowledge of the financial space is a plus
Competitive pay that includes performance-linked bonuses and equity participation
Comprehensive benefits including full insurance packages and a 401k match
Unlimited vacation/sick leave
High degree of freedom and responsibility
Continuing education reimbursement
The opportunity to create, innovate and build industry changing technology
Work shoulder to shoulder with a highly dedicated and supportive founding team
Full Stack Engineer
DO THE BEST WORK OF YOUR LIFE
As a fullstack engineer, you will join as a core member of a seasoned 5-person team.
We made products at Apple, Google, LinkedIn, Zynga, Flipboard, and Facebook. We founded Rapportive (acquired by LinkedIn), LiveRamp (acquired for $310M), and built pry (used by 25% of Ruby developers). Our investors include First Round Capital, Sam Altman, and the founders of Gmail, Stripe, AngelList, Intercom.
This time, we're swinging for beyond the fences. We are building a household brand and a worldwide organization. We are here to do the best work of our lives, and we hope you are too.
Develop new products and features, improve existing products and features
Become an expert in web app development
Expand your development experience across the stack and to other platforms
Contribute in the product process: thinking through UX, designing beautify UI, and working with customers to solve their problems
Develop and utilize your skills as a mentor and leader
Help estimate, plan and execute on projects, features, and integrations
Champion code quality, new technologies, and architectural design within the company
Technologies we use: React, Golang, Postgres, Electron, Google Cloud
SOUND LIKE YOU?
**Experience: **You are a proficient engineer with a well rounded software engineering background
You have 3+ years of professional full stack web development experience, working across the stack from the database to the UI
Product focused: You take pride in building elegant and beautiful product
Problem solver: You excel at understanding and solving complex problems. You have astonishing attention to detail.
Quality communicator: You can confidently break down tricky topics in writing and in person.
Surprisingly efficient: You get a lot done quickly, and can translate your skills into new processes that your team will follow.
Leadership: You will rapidly grow into a company leader. You will build company culture and help shape our future.
Location: San Francisco Bay Area