Front-End Web Developer

Boulder, CO /
Engineering /
Our Mission at Scythe
Humanity has lost touch with nature - we’ve traded dirt and trees for asphalt, and we rely on loud, polluting, gas-powered machines to care for our limited natural spaces.

Scythe is forging a new future by building intelligent, all-electric machines that unlock a new superpower: the ability to care for the outdoors pollution-free at enormous scale. From today’s first steps in landscape maintenance to full-fledged re-terraforming in the future, Scythe is pioneering autonomous machinery that supports the ingenuity of humans, multiplying our power to nurture our planet.

At Scythe, you’ll work with a team of world-class experts in everything from computer vision to mechanical engineering, pushing the limits of possibility and growing by overcoming hurdles along the way. 

The world needs what we’re building—come join us in making it a reality.

Front-End Development at Scythe
Scythe is adding a Front-End Web Developer to build the mobile web applications that will allow our customers to communicate with and control our state of the art autonomous machinery. As a Front-End Web Developer at Scythe, you will have the opportunity to work on everything from designing beautiful and useful UX, to writing cross platform mobile apps, to also working with the team to plan deployments.

We are looking for an experienced engineer who has worked in production environments to build and scale web apps that target mobile platforms. You will be the first boots on the ground developing Scythe's mobile apps, and you will help shape Scythe's mobile and web application architecture and team growth over the coming years as we bring products to market.

You'll work in concert with teammates from across the company to build out our mobile offerings. We expect you to be broadly experienced, to be able to "see around corners", to thrive in a fast-paced, self-managed environment, and to be a collaborative teammate who enjoys helping Scythe realize its big mission.

What You'll Do at Scythe

    • Design, develop and test various mobile applications as well as planning, requirements analysis, data analysis and documenting solutions for assigned projects.
    • Spearhead development of Scythe's next generation mobile web applications to command and control our growing fleet of robots
    • Evaluate current and emerging technologies and frameworks in the mobile space to architect mobile solutions
    • Team up with web, cloud, and robot engineers to architect frontend solutions to mobile problems
    • Leverage web data synchronization, push notifications, geolocation, interactive mapping, and more
    • Communicate with teammates, learn new things, teach what you know

What You Know Well

    • Designed UX / UI for customer facing applications (bonus if these applications were for robots of some kind)
    • HTML, CSS, and some flavor of Javascript framework (familiarity with Typescript is a plus)
    • Hybrid mobile application frameworks such as React Native, Ionic, Flutter, NativeScript, etc.

What You've Maybe Done

    • Ideally you have worked on production web offerings at scale
    • You've worked on the frontend to deliver a web product or several large features in a web product - everything from conception and gathering requirements from stakeholders to helping design UX to designing the database and delivering the code
    • Supported a mobile application through full delivery life cycle including design, implementation, user acceptance, and post release
    • Worked on projects that have given you a strong understanding of interactive touch/gesture interfaces, application development paradigms, memory management, concurrency and multi-threading

Why Scythe

    • Scythe is an early-stage but well-capitalized startup. Have a huge impact alongside an awesome team of experts shipping something the world has never before seen
    • Competitive salary and equity compensation
    • Fully-sponsored medical, vision, and dental insurance, including 75% funded dependent coverage
    • 401(k) retirement plan (non-matching today)
    • Headquarters near beautiful Boulder, CO. Enjoy the bounties of nature and open spaces close to home with mountain biking, hiking, skiing and more.
    • Satellite offices in Austin, TX and Vero Beach, FL 
    • Flexible paid time-off and remote work to let you do your best work where and when you want
    • Highly collaborative learning culture where personal freedom, growth, and responsibility are valued
    • An opportunity to have an incredible positive impact on the world
Scythe is a total compensation company, which provides employees a comprehensive salary, equity, and benefit package. However, only the minimum salary amounts are listed here. Scythe carefully considers a wide range of compensation factors, including education, years of experience, competencies and other relevant business considerations. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary along with your compensation mode preferences. Frontend Web Developer position has an expected minimum annual cash salary of $100,000. The actual pay may be higher depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Equity and benefits packages are NOT included in this estimate. Please note that this information is provided for those hired in Colorado only, and this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado as well.

Scythe is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.