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Lead Frontend Software Engineer

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About the Position
The Software Engineering Organization at SALT is growing and has an opportunity for a Lead Frontend Software Engineer to join the team. The Lead Frontend Software Engineer will primarily be responsible for writing and maintaining code for a variety of services that directly interface with cryptocurrency blockchains and our end-users. You'll get the chance to work on key areas of the system, such as blockchain monitoring, risk mitigation, transaction processing, and loan management. This position requires a motivated self-learner who can lead a small team focused on new feature development while also taking the initiative to expand the team's knowledge base of cryptocurrency technologies and business opportunities.
This position will work remotely from anywhere in the U.S.
What you'll be doing:
  • Leading complex technology initiatives focused on frontend
  • Providing mentorship to team members around technical solutions, performing code reviews, and establishing and enforcing coding guidelines and best practices.
  • Designing and developing performant, highly available, consumer-facing experiences using modern web technologies.
  • Partnering with UX to transform mock-ups into engaging, accessible web experiences
  • Articulating a long term vision for maintaining and scaling our frontend systems
  • Collaborating closely on agile teams of designers, developers, and product managers to build new features and applications
  • Writing automated tests and leveraging type checkers for maximal reliability
  • Researching and educating the team on new technologies and approaches
  • Consistently document development reasoning and procedures

What we are looking for:
  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering
  • 1+ years of project leadership experience
  • Expertise in JavaScript and experience building web applications with modern frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.
  • Experience building and maintaining scalable systems
  • Familiarity with client-side build processes & tools such as Gulp Grunt, Ember, etc
  • Ability to work and communicate in a remote environment
  • Interest in helping to develop less experienced team members
  • Respect for quality assurance and the ability to write robust integration and unit tests
  • Excellent problem-solving and time-management abilities
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Able to establish and maintain cooperative and positive working relationships
  • Organized, detail-oriented, diplomatic, analytical, proactive, self motivated, dependable, and driven by excellence
  • Even-tempered and able to balance multiple tasks in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds

What we'd be thrilled with (nice-to-haves):
  • Familiarity with Go or TypeScript and the Express framework
  • Familiarity with with cloud hosting technology, especially AWS
  • Familiarity with cryptographic primitives like hashing and public-key cryptography
  • Basic understanding of Bitcoin and Ethereum: general concepts, scripting, smart contracts

What's in it for you:
  • Work Remotely: no commute/traffic, enjoy more flexibility and improved work/life balance, live where you want anywhere within the U.S. and work where you want - comfort of your home, favorite coffee shop, the beautiful outdoors - you pick!
  • Health Insurance & Benefits: medical, dental and vision health insurance with options for the company to pay 100% of the monthly premiums for employees and all their eligible dependents, health care and dependent care flexible spending account options, virtual health options, robust 24/7 employee assistance program, and company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Paid Time Off: 12 company paid holidays and unlimited paid time off - work hard / play hard!
  • Retirement Savings: 401(k) with company match
  • Company Equity: receive grant of company stock options - build and share in our success!
  • Perks & Recognition Program: monthly allowance to spend on gift cards, Visa/Mastercard prepaid cards, donation to charities, use to recognize / gift to others, and more!
  • Remote Work Benefits: monthly stipend to use towards home internet, cell phone, and work supplies expenses. A generous payment to use towards your home office set up, in addition to a company-provided tech package - laptop, mouse, keyboard.
  • Matching Gifts Program: company match of your charitable contributions - we support the causes important to you.
  • Great Culture: partner with an engaged, collaborative team and enjoy our informal culture and fun virtual events.
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SALT Benefits Overview

SALT is a remote first organization with a dynamic workforce. We are pleased to have been named a 2021 Best Places to Work: Best Remote-First Company! SALT offers medical, dental and vision health insurance with 100% paid premiums for employees and their eligible dependents, Teladoc virtual health care options, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care, a robust employee assistance program, unlimited PTO, a 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, company equity, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, an employee perks and recognition program, a remote work expenses stipend, home office set up monies, a charitable matching gifts program, and an engaged culture with a wonderful team!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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Additional Perks + Benefits

We have a great employee perks and recognition program. Our employees are allotted monies monthly that they can choose how they want to spend via a virtual platform with redemption options from digital gift cards, Mastercard/Visa cards, charitible contributions and more! Our team gets to pick the perks that work for them. We also have a monthly giving allowance for peer-to-peer recognition to highlight the wonderful things our coworkers do.

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