Forward Networks is revolutionizing the way large networks are managed. Forward's advanced software delivers a "digital twin" of the network, enabling network operators to verify intent, predict network behavior, avoid outages, and simplify network management. Our platform can be implemented on premises, in the cloud, and in hybrid environments.
The results? More reliable networks, reduced outages, and reduced business risk.
Forward Networks is looking for a front-end engineer to join our UI team and help us build new features for our flagship web application. In this position you will have the opportunity to use the latest web technologies to build a beautiful, highly-interactive, single-page web application that’s currently used by some of the world’s largest companies to help manage their business-critical network infrastructure.
Comfortable debugging and profiling web apps with browser dev tools
Care about code quality, user experience, and visual design
5+ years of professional front-end engineering experience
Nice to Haves:
Mastery of CSS and HTML fundamentals
Familiarity with the latest CSS layout standards (flexbox, grid)
Comfortable working directly with Web APIs and the DOM
Experience building single-page applications using at least one of the major front-end frameworks (React, Angular, Vue)
A good eye for visual design; you get annoyed when things aren't pixel-perfect
Knowledge of patterns and best practices related to interaction design and information architecture
Experience designing and integrating with REST APIs
Comfortable with version control, continuous integration, and pre-commit code reviews
NOTE: experience in the networking domain is NOT a requirement for this role but is a plus.
This position is a regular, full-time opportunity with Forward Networks in Santa Clara, CA.