Frontend Engineer


Chicago, IL, USA Remote

Full time

Jan 9

Job Title: Frontend Engineer

Who We Are

Solana is a high performance blockchain that can enable growing decentralized applications and systems to scale without sacrificing security. The Solana Labs team is highly specialized, so we’re looking for talented people who are willing to jump right in and use their expertise to help us build out the Solana ecosystem. If you’re looking to join a fast paced, problem solving environment in the center of blockchain infrastructure, cryptocurrency, and decentralized applications, then read on.

To be successful in this role,

You will:

  • Spend a significant amount of time working on the Solana frontend experience
  • Partner with product managers and designers to deeply understand the needs of the Solana ecosystem
  • Collaborate with the Design team to create responsive, modern components
  • Ensure our UI components and libraries are reliable, scalable, secure, and extensible
  • Help drive sound technical decision making and lead technical conversations with other teams and companies
  • Debug production issues across our UI programming model with an eye towards improving maintainability over the long term

You ideally have:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience building scalable component libraries, design systems, and tools using JavaScript or TypeScript
  • Proficiency in developing frontend software, with deep experience in one or more relevant frontend frameworks (React, Angular, etc.)
  • Experience shipping high-quality products from start to finish
  • Attention to detail, especially around performance, accessibility, reliability, and security

You may be a fit for this role if you:

  • Are skilled in developing rich applications with HTML, CSS, JS, Node, and experience working closely with specs and designs to implement good UX/UI
  • Are capable of diving into the source code of frontend libraries to debug, patch, and extend them when necessary
  • Enjoy being in a fast paced environment and building products from ground zero
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Take pride in working on projects to successful completion involving a wide variety of technologies and systems
  • Can stitch together many different services and processes together even if you have not worked with them before
  • Uphold best practices in engineering, security, and design


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