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Frontend Engineer






San Mateo, CA, US


Job description

Location: San Mateo

At Owler, you will have the opportunity to build products that millions of business professionals, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, use every day. As a Front End Engineer, you’ll be a critical part of a small and dedicated team, with the opportunity to make a huge impact on Owler’s web UI, email UI, and mobile interfaces.

Owler has built the most comprehensive and accurate community-powered dataset available on over 12 million public and private businesses. Since 2015, our MAU base has grown from 5,000 to ~3M. Owler Pro helps professionals discover new opportunities with powerful prospecting tools, and track the companies that matter to them with a concise daily news snapshot and real-time alerts. We are funded and backed by top Silicon Valley VCs, including Norwest Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures.

What will I be doing?

As a member of the engineering team you will:

  • Build products that show off Owler’s data to the world in new and innovative ways.
  • Projects will focus on web UI development, server tier API development (node.js).
  • Collaborate with designers to bring mockups to life, but also contribute to the design process itself.
  • Work with the product team to ensure that product decisions are technically sound.
  • Uphold a culture of technical excellence around the team by fostering effective and enduring norms and values.

What skills/experience do I need?

  • 3+ years of experience building websites, including dynamic UI’s, resilient UI’s, fast UI’s
  • Fluency with JavaScript and experience with React/Node.js.
  • Able to build and maintain reusable components, manage API’s.
  • Commitment to ensure compatibility across platforms and versions.
  • Track record of being a strong collaborator and communicator.
  • Some experience with test automation frameworks such as Selenium, a plus.
  • Passion for building beautiful, easy to use interfaces, with a philosophy that “speed is a feature


  • Generous Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Stock Options / Equity
  • Unlimited Vacation Time / Flex time
  • Company-sponsored meals, snacks, etc.
  • Strong bi-directional learning culture. You’ll learn from us, and we will learn from you
  • Office Dogs! We like dogs. Do you?

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