Web Development Software Engineer
The Falcon Project | Silicon Valley
Stealth-Mode Startup
Posted Mar 5, 2019

Falcon is seeking a Web Development Engineer to participate in developing a global-scale, multi-cloud data-centric application that powers consumer applications world-wide. Falcon is the code-name for a stealth mode startup company incubating in a larger, established company. Falcon will shortly "spin-out" as an independent, venture-backed startup, with employees as significant shareholders. The company is lead by an experienced team with backing from top-tier investors.

We are building a system that powers some of the top consumer-facing media companies in the world. We operate a secure, highly available and performant product for millions of users daily. If you have a passion for building applications that help millions of people, enjoy writing quality software built to last, and desire to both mentor and learn from your peers, please consider this position.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement the front-end of a complex, user-focused web-based application.
  • Design and implement JavaScript client SDKs for our customers to use in their web apps.
  • Evaluate and select tools and technologies appropriate to our project.
  • Monitor and evaluate your application, and plan for the future.
  • Lead by example: give and receive engineering feedback to/from your peers, contribute great documentation and tests for your work.

Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science, or similar with 3-5 years work experience. Alternative career paths will absolutely be considered.
  • Experience designing, building, shipping, and revising front-end web applications.
  • Experience with modern front-end web development tools and concepts.
  • Solid understanding of web browser architecture and performance.
  • Keen eye for clean UI implementation.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

Extra Bonus Points

  • Experience with Clojurescript or other functional programming languages
  • Experience working with a remote team
  • Love working with and responding to great design
  • You can represent a diverse viewpoint to our existing team

Applying

We are a remote-friendly team, but tend to operate on a US/Pacific-centric schedule. If you can work with that, please consider applying. We respond to every application promptly.

This position is a contract to full-time opportunity. Successful candidates will have the option to transition to full-time employment.

We welcome all applicants, and especially applicants from traditionally underrepresented minorities in our field.

Apply for this position

Send your resume (PDF or plain text), and anything else you think that may be relevant to jobs@falconproj.com