Front-End Lead


Pingthings, Inc.

Role Location

  • Remote


11 - 25 people


1220 S Street, Suite 150
Washington, D.C., DC, 95811, US

Tech Stack

  • go
  • React
  • MySQL
  • NOd
  • bash
  • Pyth
  • kub

Role Description

You will work with real-time data streams, engineer for performance across browsers, and delight people by making the best software we can imagine. You will collaborate closely with stakeholders to spec, build, test, and deploy new features. You'll brainstorm with Product Managers and Designers to conceptualize new features. You'll collaborate with the back-end engineering team and our growing user base to build, test, and evaluate new features. You'll implement performant Javascript to create new application features and data visualizations. You'll learn about new web technologies and discuss potential solutions to problems.

What You'll Need to be Successful In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development, and deployment) Professional experience with front end, web, or mobile software development using JavaScript, HTML and CSS Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Excellent written and spoken communication

Requirements Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience. Experience with our stack: React, D3.js, Jest, GraphQL, node, Docker, etc. 3+ years of experience writing client-side JavaScript Expertise in building complex layouts with CSS and HTML Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment. Experience with modern browser technologies. Experience designing web sites and applications. Strong UX and design sensibilities, and a desire to sweat the small stuff. Strong communication skills, a positive attitude, and empathy. Self-­awareness and a desire to continually improve.

Bonus Points Experience investigating, benchmarking, and improving JavaScript performance. Experience with WebSockets, Local Storage, or ES6. Experience in small start­up environments. Graduate degree. Degree in the physical sciences. Strong knowledge of front-end frameworks like React, Angular, and/or Backbone Experience using JavaScript transpilers and build tools Experience architecting large-scale multi-tier web applications All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

About Pingthings, Inc.

PingThings’ time series data platform enables customers to store, manage, visualize, analyze, learn from, and drive applications with time series data at scale even from millions of sensors at high sampling rates. In addition to these self service capabilities, we offer a number of analytics to enable the energy transition including renewable technology integration, event detection and analysis, capital deployment optimization, network imbalance, equipment health and operation, advanced grid dynamics, and more. PingThings has received multiple awards from such funding agencies as the Department of Energy, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), and the National Science Foundation.

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