Front-End Software Engineer

Riffyn, Inc. - Oakland, CA -

Who you are:  a strong mid to senior level JavaScript developer that has good experience with building modern client-side applications.

What you will do: build product features on client and server using JavaScript and modern libraries/frameworks such as React, Redux, MongoDB, Node, and Meteor.

Your responsibilities:

  • Be involved in technical feature analysis and product specifications
  • Work closely with other JavaScript developers, UX designers and product managers to iterate on feature work in an agile process.
  • Deliver quality feature changes to our SaaS application in a timely manner
  • Be completely responsible for code development from design to implementation
  • Provide help and knowledge transfer to other team members as needed
  • Be actively involved in general technical discussions and initiatives
  • Help provide an atmosphere that fosters cooperation, creativity, excellence, and respect

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of development experience (A minimum of 2 years of JavaScript development)
  • strong competence of modern JavaScript frameworks, tools, and trends
  • solid understanding of general code development concepts and design patterns
  • experience with building different public-facing client-side applications
  • experience with React
  • Bonus: experience with Meteor or isomorphic application development
  • Bonus: experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB

Role details:

Riffyn is looking for a strong, mid to senior JavaScript developer to help us build out our feature roadmap. The role includes feature code development as well as interaction with other developers and departments in an effort to deliver the best possible product to our customers. You will be working on codebase improvements to our front-end as well as back-end layers of our JavaScript application, and will be expected to take ownership of projects and initiatives. Our team is proactive and talented, and we are looking for motivated developers that like to keep ahead of the curve in terms of industry knowledge and trends. This role is located at our Oakland office in downtown.

About Riffyn

Riffyn’s cloud-based application provides a visual process design and analytics software to improve reproducibility and tech transfer in life science, chemical and materials R&D. The product builds maps of experimental processes and joins them to live data to expose trends and causal relationships between experimental variables. Core to Riffyn’s product identity are eye-catching visuals, an intuitive UI, machine intelligence, and a collaborative backbone that seamlessly bridges software, lab workflows and lab hardware. Riffyn was formed in 2014 by a team of biological engineering, chemical engineering, software engineering and publishing veterans with decades experience in R&D, scale-up, manufacturing, data systems and open science.


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