Software Engineer, Frontend
Golden is looking for pragmatic, hungry and curious hackers to join its mission in organizing the world’s knowledge. The company is in relative stealth right now, venture backed by tier A investors and led up by serial entrepreneur Jude Gomila (founder of Heyzap acquired for $45m 2016 / YC '09 and investor in 100+ startups). We are looking for a front end focused, multi-disciplinary engineer with a knack for picking up new technologies. As an early team member, you would be working in a startup environment with high autonomy and a rapid development pace. Among other areas, the work will involve general web app product and feature building. Work will also relate to the real world in making a product that people use and love. We are looking for special early engineers to join us. Apply via .
We are looking for:
  • A brilliant front end software engineer, or generalist but leaning towards the FE
  • Multi disciplinary generalist with a knack for picking up new technologies and languages
  • Experience building complex web apps
  • Master of UIs with tools like React, Redux, Webpack, ES6 etc.
  • Concerned with snappiness
  • Responsivity master
  • User experience and quality are at the core of your work
  • Knowing when to be hacky and when to be perfect
  • Hard-working and passionate about what they work on
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Interest in knowledge and the pursuit of knowledge
  • Full time in San Francisco office
Bonus points:
  • Fullstack or backend experience
  • Python experience
  • Enjoys personal side projects and/or hacking
  • Interested in HCI, UI/UX flow, design
  • Avid reader
  • Masters or BS in CS or a related discipline. We also consider exceptional applicants with other backgrounds (e.g., self-taught)
Advantages of working for us:
  • Work on an important mission and product
  • High work autonomy and work ownership
  • Work closely with the founder and founding team
  • Shape and improve the company culture
  • Fun / relaxed office environment
  • Experienced founding team
  • San Francisco based office with good transport links
  • Tier A venture backed company
  • Medical insurance, vision, dental
  • Employee SAFE terms (ask us about it)
  • Long-term company
  • Design-driven, product-focused company
  • Choice/influence on engineering tools
  • A founder that will go out of their way to solve problems
  • Educational and learning-based culture
  • Be part of hiring