Senior Software Engineer, Frontend at ALT (Remote)

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At Alt, we envision a world where anything is an investable asset. Using trading cards, we’re establishing a proof of concept to create financial products that traditional financial institutions don’t support or recognize as collateral. Our future plans are to expand into other asset classes to support everything from trading cards, watches, NFTs and even LP interests.

To date, we’ve raised over $100 million from thought leaders at the intersection of culture, community, and capital. Some of our investors include Alexis Ohanian’s fund Seven Seven Six, the founders of Stripe, Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam, BlackRock co-founder Sue Wagner, the co-founders of AngelList, First Round Capital, and BoxGroup. We’re also backed by professional athletes including Tom Brady, Candace Parker, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Alex Morgan, Kevin Durant, and Marlon Humphrey.

Alt is a dedicated equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We celebrate our differences and strive to create an inclusive environment for all. We are focused on fostering a culture of empowerment which starts with providing our employees with the resources needed to reach their full potential.

What we are looking for:

As a senior frontend engineer at Alt, you will lead the architecture of our user facing web application. We have recently launched, our user base is growing rapidly, and we are looking for someone to level up our frontend engineering team help to build a world class alternative asset exchange that will be used by millions.

The impact you will make:
  • Research, scope, design, and implement new end-to-end functionality
  • Advocate for frontend best practices in the areas of performance, testing, and accessibility
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Maintain and support our frontend build infrastructure
  • Perform detailed code reviews and provide technical mentorship to engineers
  • Work closely with designers and product managers to solve ambiguous user challenges
What you bring to the table:
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience building consumer facing web applications
  • 3+ years of experience working with React in a production environment
  • Expertise in web performance, frontend tooling, SEO, and accessibility
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Experience working with React, Typescript, Apollo Client, and GraphQL APIs
  • Experience working with Python is a plus
What you will get from us:
  • You will be given resources to help grow your personal brand and to position yourself as a thought leader in areas relevant to Alt.
  • Ground floor opportunity as an early member of the Alt team; you’ll directly shape the direction of our company. The opportunities for growth are truly limitless.
  • An inclusive company culture that is being built intentionally to foster an environment that supports and engages talent in their current and future endeavors.
  • Stipend to invest in alternative assets
  • 401K, Work from home and Wellness Stipends 
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Competitive healthcare benefits, including HSA, for you and your dependent(s)
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