ABOUT US

Kadena is building the leading blockchain platform for businesses and enterprises by solving scalability and security concerns that impede widespread blockchain adoption. Founded by two lead engineers from JP Morgan’s blockchain group, our existing technology stack consists of our open-source smart contract language Pact and our private-chain protocol ScalableBFT, products that are already in use with Fortune-100 clients.

OVERVIEW

The Front End (Javascript) Engineer will work as part of a new team within Kadena, as a member of our growing Engineering division.

As part of this cross-functional team, you bridge technical and business worlds as you work with back end engineers, UX designers, and other departments to develop applications and solve challenging business and engineering problems.

This role is responsible for application development and deployment in coordination with Product Management, Sales, Operations and other functions. Focus will be developing new user interfaces and integrating them with existing systems, data, and workflows.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, refine, and implement high-quality, front end interfaces for the web based component of company and client products.
  • Write highly maintainable UIs in Javascript, HTML and CSS that scale and interface well with our back end systems.
  • Analyze business requirements, determine appropriate scenarios and workflow, and create UI prototypes to reflect your solutions.
  • Play a key role in design sessions, providing expert input, suggestions, and advice on page design, site flow, usability, and overall user experience.
  • Collaborate with project team in the execution of projects to achieve quality customer experiences.
  • Ensure product quality.
  • Ability to solve UX problems by working closely with PMs.
  • Ensure the highest level of usability, desirability, and customer satisfaction.
  • Design, build and deploy large scale JavaScript features to users while keeping mission critical systems up and stable
  • Design and implement new cutting edge JavaScript based tools and features and incorporate new technologies to improve functionality
  • Architect, develop and test applications with scope, high impact and seamless user experience in mind (JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5)
  • Work with users, designers, and developers to constantly update, improve and scale the product

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-10 years of experience building mission critical front-end and user interfaces using JavaScript
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript and other front-end / web technologies (ES6/7, HTML, CSS, Backbone, React, Redux, etc.)
  • Passion for improving and optimizing JavaScript applications and UIs
  • Interest in pushing JavaScript past its limits and revolutionizing how JS can be used to scale blockchain applications
  • Open source contributions, active Github, display of technology passion outside of work is a bonus!
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science preferred

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • Fully paid medical, vision, and dental insurance for full time employees
  • Company stock/coin options
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Dog-friendly office
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