Front End Developer - Generalist

at Golden
San Francisco

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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.

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:

  • Backend experience / full stack
  • Python experience
  • Enjoys personal side projects / hacking
  • HCI / Interface / UI / UX / flow / design interest
  • 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 Golden:

  • Work on a 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 tools
  • A founder that will go out of their way to solve problems
  • Educational and learning-based culture
  • Be part of hiring

Apply at [email protected]

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