Ready to make an impact? Arctic Wolf is looking for a UI Developer to join our pack. 

Arctic Wolf, the leader in security operations, is a fast-growing company in an exciting and fast-growing industry—Cybersecurity. How fast are we growing? Well, Arctic Wolf  ranks  #25 on the Deloitte Fast Technology 500 for North America in 2019!  We have doubled headcount, customers, and revenue for five years running.  

We are also cultivating a collaborative and productive work environment that welcomes a diversity of backgrounds and ideas to make our teams even stronger. In fact, we are considered among the 2020 Best Places to Work by bizjournals.com.   

At Arctic Wolf, we believe in corporate responsibility. Our offices across North America participate in volunteer programs throughout their communities, and we earned distinction from TravelWise for our efforts in promoting sustainable transportation. 

About the Team

The UX Team is a hybrid team of UX Designers and UI Developers who support the entire R&D Department. We are the primary champions and advocates for User Experience(UX) and we help build solutions that create great UX Outcomes for our customers. We are passionate about creating intuitive, time-saving, and beautiful interfaces and we’re looking for someone to help us make Arctic Wolf a market leader in UX Design.

About the Role

You will support and lead R&D teams to create great products and user experiences by collaborating in a research driven process, communicating a common Design Language, and building an optimized UI framework that makes doing UI Development faster, and more efficient. The UI Developer will be an essential contributor to the R&D organization by helping bridge the gap between UX Design and Agile Development at Arctic Wolf.

UI Developers are a part of the whole UX continuum from the interface to the person. They bring engineering knowledge and context to the UX Team so Designers can make well-informed design decisions. They also bring empathy for the user and deep problem-space understanding to the engineering team so developers can make well-informed engineering decisions. This creates a strong connection between design and engineering.

Required Skills

  • 2+ years of experience in the software development industry, both participating in and leading efforts spanning the full software development lifecycle, from design to production deployment
  • You should have an interest in working with emerging technologies like web components, JavaScript modules, service workers, and TypeScript Progressive Web Apps
  • You should have experience building websites and/or applications using HTML5, CSS (including pre-processors such as Less/Sass/Stylus), and strong understanding of native JavaScript.
  • You have experience doing test-driven development and know how to write well-tested code
  • Experience with modern development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.)
  • You have a passion for design. You may or may not be classically trained but you’ve got proven experience, talent, and keen interest in designing great user experiences.
  • You leverage a wide range of visual design principles and skills to create themes and interfaces that are attractive, engaging and professional.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and improve our UI component libraries that are the building blocks for all web development at Arctic Wolf
  • Help design and develop the Arctic Wolf Design System: A UX Platform for web development at Arctic Wolf.
  • Design and implement the visual design aesthetic, interaction design system, and front-end processes and app architecture for Arctic Wolf.
  • Work on a hybrid team where you support the UI Development efforts of R&D teams alongside a close collaborative relationship with UX Designers on the team.
  • Write production code with a focus on the user’s experience. You craft interaction patterns that are reusable, inclusive, and performant.
  • Create a set of common functions and hooks to enable the sharing of reusable code
  • Be a champion for Accessibility and implement interfaces that everybody enjoys regardless of what input device they use.
  • Create comprehensive documentation that is clear and concise for developers to consume and easy for designers to update and improve over time.


About Us:   

At Arctic Wolf, we recognize that success comes from delighting our customers. We believe in being lean – in constantly building, measuring, and learning in all aspects of our business. We truly value people. Arctic Wolf provides compelling compensation packages, benefits, and equity for employees.   

Arctic Wolf is focused on building a workforce that is diverse and inclusive. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply. We review all applications.    

Arctic Wolf is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

Arctic Wolf is committed to fostering a welcoming, accessible, respectful and inclusive environment ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. Please let us know if you require any accommodations by emailing recruiting@arcticwolf.com.   

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