OpenGov is a mission driven fast-growth, Series C, venture backed startup (includes Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8, Thrive Capital, and Emerson Collective). Our Board of Directors includes iconic Silicon Valley executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO) and Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world).
We have surpassed 1,900+ government customers (and growing fast!) in our mission to power more effective and accountable government.
Senior Frontend Engineer Description
As a Senior Frontend Engineer at OpenGov you'll build best-in-class SaaS solutions that enable efficiency, transparency, and accountability within government agencies. You'll be a key member of our engineering team, delivering new features and improvements in a fast-paced, agile environment using modern technologies, including React, Redux, Immutable.js, and TypeScript.
A typical day in this role would provide opportunities to optimize applications for speed and scalability and resolve a variety of unique technical challenges. Strong collaboration skills with product, UX, and back-end engineers, along with the ability to execute quickly will enable your success.
Passion for good component design and solid application architecture come naturally to you, as does navigating the troubled seas of browser compatibility. We value natural self-starters with the ability to communicate ideas effectively and contribute to OpenGov's culture of respect, dedication, and fun. You value clean code, principles over dogma, and making the world a little better everyday.
• Produce reusable and readable code and libraries
• Develop new UI features and improve existing code
• Write unit and integration tests to improve and maintain high code coverage
• Work with local and remote engineers on a regionally distributed team
• 5+ years professional experience in front end engineering roles
• 3+ years professional experience using Git or another popular CVS
• 2+ years professional experience using Linux CLI
• 2+ years professional experience with React and Redux
• Strong understanding of functional programming fundamentals
What makes OpenGov unique
» Tech: We build functional, reactive TypeScript apps using React and Redux driven by horizontally scaled modern (functional and reactive) Java 10 microservices built on Vert.x and kubernetes. Yep, our front end code looks just like our backend code
» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs and SF Business Times' 40 under 40 class of 2018!
» Funding: $80 million, Series C company, from top tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, 8VC, Thrive Capital, and Emerson Collective.
» Board of Directors: Includes iconic Silicon Valley executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO) and Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world).
» Perks: Fully stocked kitchens, daily breakfast and catered lunches, gym reimbursement, music room, zen room, foosball and pool table, Unlimited PTO and 10 paid holidays, 100% medical premium coverage for employees, fun events, and more! Just look at www.opengov.com/careers
» Product: Named a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, our cloud solution leverages cutting-edge technology to innovate on the core processes of Government. We're powering more effective and accountable government. Come join us and make a positive social impact!