Frontend Engineer

San Francisco
Engineering
Full-time


For this position you will join our existing engineering team in our San Francisco or Livonia office. You will work with a geographically diverse team with engineers in Michigan & Taiwan (including the original technical team of Slashdot.org).
The Industrial Internet is coming. Do you want to make your mark in this new industry?  As a Frontend Engineer, you’ll have the unique opportunity to do so.
About Sight Machine
Sight Machine is leading the charge into the Industrial Internet. We're dedicated to transforming visual and sensor data into real-time insight for a variety of industries. Our culture is deeply collaborative and we’re serious about building an iconic, industry-changing company. Our team, which includes founders of Slashdot and leadership from early Yahoo and Tesla Motors, is eclectic, closely-knit and enjoys the challenge of building something completely new. Sight Machine is well funded by top tier Venture firms and is eager to bring on people that want to add to the vision and help lead our journey. We currently have offices in Ann Arbor, MI, San Francisco, CA, Mountain View and TaiChung Taiwan.
Recent news about Sight Machine:Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/2016/05/how-companies-are-using-machine-learning-to-get-faster-and-more-efficient
https://hbr.org/2016/06/business-processes-are-learning-to-hack-themselves
http://www.sightmachine.com/about/analytics-news-and-press/
More: http://sightmachine.com/press/

You will be working on the client-side design and code for our customer facing web applications, as well as internal systems to manage our services. Simplicity and scalability of both systems and processes are of vital importance. The daily focus is on productivity and delivering results, while ensuring customer satisfaction, performance, and reliability of our platform.

This role is for a very strong JavaScript developer, who has substantial work experience with object-oriented JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3. Candidates should have a passion for solving complex and interesting problems. You will participate in user experience design, architecture initiatives and lead regular code reviews with a major focus on ease of use, visual appeal, re-usability, and performance.

Required Skills

    • Expert level knowledge of Javascript
    • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Javascript Engineer
    • Experience with React or Ember
    • ES6
    • Experience with front-end unit testing
    • Self-starter
    • Expertise multiple frontend frameworks
    • Solid knowledge of vanilla Javascript
    • Dataviz
    • Experience building large scale web apps
    • Solid knowledge of CSS
    • Attention to performance

Nice to Have

    • CS degreeComfort with linux command line and GitD3.js 
    • Analytics experience
    • Experience with SQL/databases
    • Backbone.js experience