Senior Staff Engineer | Front-End

Title: Senior Staff Engineer | Front-End

Remote

WHAT WE DO

We are on a mission to empower the world to invest fearlessly.

Nitrogen is the growth platform for wealth management firms. We help our customers grow their business by providing a personalized client experience while increasing firmwide efficiency. We believe that people should have access to objective and easy-to-understand information as it relates to investing and their own financial futures. The wealth management firms we partner with do exactly that.

WHAT WE ARE ALL ABOUT

Nitrogen is defined by growth. We are a fast-paced, ever-evolving team that loves being at the forefront of technological innovation in the investing space. The work we do takes creative problem solving and a can-do attitude. Every member of our team is a critical player who takes accountability for their work and stewards it with excellence. As a company, we value each other by creating space for everyone to be heard and well supported. We achieve this goal through weekly team meetings, one-on-one managerial investment in each employee, and thorough feedback processes. We strive to create an atmosphere that is based on respect and communication, while also fostering an engaging and lively work environment. From all-staff meetings, to team build events, to department-wide retreats, we give everyone a seat at the table to contribute their best work and have fun along the way. We are highly collaborative, thoroughly engaged, and completely committed to bringing our best day-in and day-out. From the customers we support, to the careers we foster, we infuse growth and advancement into everything we touch.

Nitrogen is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. We are committed to being fair and intentional in our hiring decisions by reviewing every application thoroughly.

WHAT YOULL BE WORKING ON

You empower the world to invest fearlessly by architecting, building, and shipping high-quality features and improvements to our products. You relentlessly lead by example, setting and expecting high standards, supporting and mentoring engineers around you, and growing along with them.

The Senior Staff Engineer:

  • Is a hands-on-keyboard engineering leader with strong architectural vision who leads through expertise and example.
  • Has extensive experience building consumer-grade web UI in an enterprise setting.
  • Delivers against sprint commitments with elite quality and velocity.
  • Promotes a culture of collaboration by communicating clearly and effectively in-person, as a public speaker, and in writing.
  • Drives the UI architecture roadmap in partnership with Engineering Managers and other Engineers, resulting in high-quality, self-healing products and a productive development experience.
  • Integrates technical experience, understanding of business requirements, and passion for user experience to create performant, reliable, and highly usable products.
  • Has deep expertise in performant design and performance optimization of existing systems.
  • Elevates their team through targeted coaching/mentoring, code reviews, tech talks, and purposeful documentation.
  • Advances the state of the art for the organization through continual learning and investigation of new technologies and patterns.
  • Proactively acquires domain knowledge to align technical decision-making with business objectives.
  • Excels at solving complex problems by balancing innovation with existing solutions and best practices.
  • Leverages expertise to identify and mitigate risks to delivery and quality early in the development process.

Requirements

  • Desirable qualifications: 3+ years of experience working as a staff software engineer (7+ years of total software development experience) with an expertise in front-end development.
  • Must have proven experience building microservices and the expertise and ability to mentor in their design.
  • Required skills: Expertise and experience building Frontend applications written in React and Typescript
  • Required: Be sure to have technical expertise and hands on experience with Nextjs, Graphql & modern CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience working independently in full stack projects, including tertiary skills such as security, design patterns, database architecture, etc.
  • Experience mentoring others on your team
  • Experience doing long-term planning to create sustainability both in new development and in proactively addressing upcoming issues in existing systems. Emphasis in architecting self healing systems and features
  • A team player who promotes an environment of collaboration, openness, and positivity. Someone who does above the immediate day to day to take responsibility for the outputs of one’s team generally
  • NICE TO HAVE: Knowledge of our industry, products, and systems in order to optimize development decisions for our business needs
  • We would also appreciate if you have the following qualifications:Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or the equivalent in a related field

The expected total compensation range for this position is $150k – $180k.

Lesser experience may result in lower compensation and greater experience may result in greater compensation than the stated range.

Benefits

Financial Benefits & Perks

  • 4% 401(k) Match. Our employees invest so much in our company and we love getting to invest in them. The company will match your contributions dollar-for-dollar, up to 4% of your total annual compensation.
  • Free Financial Planning Services. By working at a financial technology company, you get the benefit of fantastic financial advice. This is offered to all employees wanting expert guidance on how to handle their money.

Health & Family

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance plans. We want to help keep you (and your family) healthy! Comprehensive health insurance options for you & your family.
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) or Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) available depending on chosen medical plan. We know that investment risk isnt a one-size-fits all and neither are your health savings options!
  • Generous maternity & paternity leave for either the birth or adoption of a child. Mom’s & Dad’s need time with their new family members!
  • Discounted pet insurance available. Pets are family too!!

Time Away & Culture

  • 3 weeks vacation & 1 week sick time per year.Take the time you need for fun or simply time to recover from not feeling well.
  • 11 paid company holidays per year. Enjoy your time off; you deserve it!
  • Remote & in-person team building activities help our employees stay connected and engaged. We absolutely love to hype our people up!
  • Company wide meetings held by our CEO benefit all employees by keeping everyone in the loop. We are one team, and we tackle projects together.
  • Employee development is our priority. From leadership training, to mentorship, to industry resources, we care about progressing you in your career.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

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