Front-End Software Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA /
Engineering /
/ On-site
Company Description
Govini is the leading Commercial Data company in the Defense Technology space. Built by Govini, is used at scale across the National Security sector of the U.S. federal government. This platform enables government analysts, program managers, and decision-makers to gain unprecedented visibility into the Companies, Capabilities, and Capital in National Security to solve challenges pertaining to Acquisition, Foreign Influence & Adversarial Capital, Nuclear Modernization, Procurement, Science & Technology, and Supply Chain. Govini has offices in Arlington, Virginia, San Francisco, California, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Job Description
We are looking for a driven and creative front-end software to join us as a core member of our product team. You'll be essential in building our cutting-edge platform to help our customers displace time-consuming, manual processes to reach informed real-time decisions in complex federal markets. As part of our team, you must be a fluent coder with a strong understanding of both Javascript and React JS. You must also understand data and how to bring it to life.  

In order to do this job well, you must be a proactive, self-guided learner who enjoys keeping up with the latest tech in front-end development.  You have a passion for great work and nothing less than your best will do. You share our intolerance of mediocrity. You’re uber-smart, challenged by figuring things out and producing simple solutions to complex problems. Knowing there are always multiple answers to a problem, you know how to engage in a constructive dialogue to find the best path forward. You’re scrappy. We like scrappy.

This is a team member position, working onsite in our Pittsburgh, PA office.

Scope of Responsibilities

    • Play a key role in the development of visually stunning and highly usable interfaces
    • Actively participate in software design and creation as part of an agile team
    • Craft clean, testable, and maintainable codeEnsure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
    • Understand data and know the best way to present data to end users
    • Create interactive dashboards and highly intuitive chartsOptimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
    • Collaborate to solve important and difficult information problems


    • Must be able to work in the United States without visa sponsorship now or in the future

    • Required Skills
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred
    • 3+ years software development experience with open source technology
    • Expert using Javascript, ReactJS and Redux
    • Strong expertise with CSS/ SaSS
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision
    • Intellectually curious with a burning desire to learn

    • Desired Skills
    • Familiarity in developing search-based applications in Java
    • Familiarity with PostgreSQL databases
    • Experience with Git source control management
    • Experience in or exposure to the nuances of a startup or other entrepreneurial environment
We firmly believe that past performance is the best indicator of future performance.  If you thrive in ambiguity, are a self-starter, and care about solving technical problems in the national security domain, we’re eager to hear from you.

Govini is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.