BitSight is looking for a talented Sr Frontend Engineer/Team Lead to join our engineering team. We pride ourselves in building exceptional career opportunities and offering outstanding benefits to our team. We have the enthusiasm of a start-up but the structure and solidity of a mature industry leader. We offer an opportunity to make a unique impact, not just as an individual but on the entire engineering team.

 

BitSight’s mission is to make the online world a safer place by helping governments, companies, and NGOs understand and mitigate their cybersecurity risks. Ours is an internet-scale challenge, we ingest security-related intelligence data from over 100 sources, feed terabytes of data into a proprietary rating algorithm, and deliver ratings for over 500,000 organizations on a daily basis. 

 

This role will be leading one of our engineering teams to build BitSight’s distributed, highly scalable solutions for BitSight’s cyber security products that help our Insurance customers manage cyber risks. You will bring actionable security insights to the customer through surfacing new features from existing data, as well as refining overall user experiences. Apart from domain skills, what we truly value are strong generalists: those with the critical thinking skills to use a variety of technologies & languages and pick up new concepts when needed. We deliver well-tested, high-quality code in a continuous delivery environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Produce high-quality code that is maintainable, reliable, efficient and secure;
  • Improve and extend the existing system to support our aggressive business expansion plans;
  • Lead a team of software developers to deliver software for our Insurance customers;
  • Evaluate and improve existing applications for security, resiliency, scalability and maintainability;
  • Provide technical leadership to the team through coaching and mentorship;
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits;
  • Collaborate with other business leaders, software developers and partners to estimate timelines and determine resource requirements.

 

Requirements

  • Solid understanding of modern Javascript (ES6+) and significant experience with at least one modern web framework (Angular 2+, React, Vue, Svelte, etc.);
  • Strong understanding of the frontend development lifecycle from planning to testing and deployment;
  • Experience building customer facing products as part of an engineering team;
  • Ability to pick up new concepts and ideas rapidly coupled with a continuous learning drive;
  • Team-oriented. You are inspired & motivated by the energy & ideas of teammates;
  • Results driven. You don’t want to just write code, you want to ship code that is loved by customers;
  • Good written and spoken English.

 

Nice to have

  • Experience with React;
  • Experience improving front end performance using technologies such as server side rendering, code splitting, lazy loading, etc.;
  • Experience with middleware frameworks such as Nodejs, Flask, Django, PHP, or Ruby on Rails.

 

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