Senior Software Engineer - Frontend (San Jose/Austin/US Remote)

Engineering · San Jose, California
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


We are looking for a passionate and driven Senior Frontend Engineer to elevate our first-of-its-kind user experience to new heights. Through use of modern web technologies and our cutting-edge defense platform, you will help us continue to forge the tools that businesses use to detect and stop criminals on the internet. As part of our small team, you will be involved in the design and implementation of our core product, with one primary mission: to build a beautiful, intuitive, and engaging user experience which guides our customers towards harnessing the full power of our platform.

Why SpecTrust?

SpecTrust is a venture-backed startup with a people-focused culture and a mission to fight crime on the internet. Our unique platform solves enterprise-scale problems related to finding bad actors and protecting good users on the web. Our team is small but growing fast, meaning that each member of the team gets to make major impact and affect the future direction of our company. We accomplish this partly through working exclusively with modern technologies across the stack (Rust, TypeScript, GraphQL, Terraform, Kubernetes, AWS, etc.) to build a scalable product and maintain a healthy development experience. We are understanding and accommodating when it comes to the diverse needs of a modern engineering team, meaning that we are remote-friendly and allow flexible working hours. SpecTrust is a value-driven company looking to build and support a team of engineers who want to enact change and solve interesting problems.

Our Values

Our values inform everything that we do. A company is comprised of people, not employees, and this idea is core to the heart of our team. We operate with empathy, transparency, and honesty in all interactions both internal and external. We maintain a constant focus on learning and growth, both at a individual and organization level. We actively seek out diverse perspectives to drive new ideas and empower innovation. Read more about our values on our company website.

What You'll Get To Do

  • Share ownership of the architecture and implementation of the SpecTrust Hub web application.
  • Implement a suite of innovative and interactive features for detecting, investigating, and mitigating online fraud.
  • Work closely with our small and cohesive engineering team to ship new products and features.
  • Listen to and learn from customer feedback in order to improve the usability of the application.
  • Focus on creating an intuitive and friendly experience which encourages users to take action.
  • Participate in product planning by helping to refine requirements and improve functionality.
  • Mentor and train new team members as the company continues to grow.
  • Participate in documentation and code review.

What Skills Are Relevant

  • Experience contributing to agile software development teams.
  • Experience with modern web frameworks, ideally React.
  • Familiarity with modern web technologies (Node, NPM, Webpack, Babel, Jest, TypeScript).
  • Empathy for users and an intention to provide them with the best possible experience.
  • Ability to collaborate with product managers to refine requirements and improve functionality.
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design and/or experience working closely with a design team during early product phases.

Additional Areas For Growth

  • Design and implementation of interactive data visualizations using D3.js.
  • Collaboration on the creation of Figma mock-ups and prototypes during product design.
  • Development of web APIs utilizing GraphQL and Apollo.
  • Instrumentation of data analytics and CI/CD pipeline automation.
  • Giving back to the tech community through optional participation on our engineering blog.

Job Perks

  • Company paid health, dental, and vision
  • Unlimited PTO (that you can actually use)
  • Remote friendly with flexible working hours
  • 401k
  • Headquarters in lively downtown San Jose, a 10-minute walk from CalTrain
  • Quarterly Innovation Weeks

Commitment To Diversity

We are SpecTrust: whole, diverse, and authentic people. Some of us have had the same identity since the day we were born, while the rest of us have come into ourselves through a series of life events. We recognize that companies are made out of people, and strive to build a company that celebrates the diversity of cultures, backgrounds, experiences, and viewpoints. This idea is so important that it became a core value around which we built the company. We are dedicated to sustaining an environment that’s inclusive of people like you, exactly as you are.

Thank You

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