Senior Front-End Engineer at Shape Security
Draper, UT, US
About Shape
Shape provides the industry-leading web and mobile security services, which are designed to protect large organizations against the most advanced automated attacks that evade traditional security defenses. Our system uses ideas from every facet of computer science including distributed computing, web/mobile security, networking, data processing, data storage, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. As we grow at exceptional speed, we are looking for highly-motivated and passionate individuals to join us.
Team Overview
Our team is dedicated to developing new products that leverage Shape's advanced defense technologies to defend the most attacked sites against increasingly sophisticated attackers The ideal candidate would be someone who is passionate not only about software development, but also about products and the user's whole experience (not just the way the UI looks, but the way the whole product works, the way it communicates, and how users relate to it). They may also be a little impatient with the state of the art in building high-quality products and want to help build the tools to enable the creation of next-level products.


    • Work with a small, focused, autonomous, highly collaborative team of developers to build software products that protect our customers from automated attacks
    • Help invent, design, and implement new products, from broad concepts to sweating the small details
    • Help cultivate front-end expertise among the development team
    • Develop technologies for quickly delivering high-quality software products

Required Qualifications

      • 5+ years of software development experience building Web Applications.
      • Experience developing with ReactJS and working with RESTful APIs
      • High proficiency in JavaScript and related web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, modern build tools like Babel and Webpack)
      • Proficiency with modern source control, e.g., git, mercurial
      • Bachelor's degree (or above) in Computer Science or related fields

Highly Desired Qualifications

    • Experience building products in a small team environment
    • Interest in advanced front end technologies like Elm, ReasonML, and tools for building application front ends
    • Familiarity with DevOps tech and cloud environments
    • Have a passion for good code, unit tests, and automation of everything possible
    • Experience using and building component libraries
    • Proficiency with node or other server-side languages such as Python, Java, Ruby, or Go
    • Desire to develop a broad understanding of back-end technologies as well as front-end
    • Ability to work cleanly within a predefined visual style
    • A good sense of user experience and reasonable software behavior

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