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Lead Front End Engineer (Web3)




Front End Lead role:

At Austin Werner we are contributing with a cybersecurity company providing crypto wallet infrastructure.

The team is building the most robust wallet-as-a-service infrastructure within the Web3 ecosystem. Their approach centers around an API-centric wallet management system, making it the perfect choice for applications and organizations aiming to offer secure access to multiple blockchains through a seamless integration.

Their suite of APIs and SDKs has been meticulously crafted to empower wallet programmability and streamline implementations, facilitating rapid deployment, intelligent automation sequences, and the establishment of detailed permission sets and policies through secure authentication credentials.

We are looking for a Front End Lead for the team.

As a Lead Frontend Engineer, you will create and implement functional user-facing software solutions. You will collaborate with upper management to define software requirements and lead operational and technical projects. You will oversee significant sub-departmental projects, relying on strong organizational and problem-solving abilities. You will also drive software change and release management processes to enhance the overall SDLC maturity. Ultimately, your goal is to ensure that software deliverables meet quality standards, adhere to timelines, and prioritize security.

Responsibilities for the Front End Lead Role:

Your main objective is to create, test, and maintain top-notch software that aligns with customer requirements and business objectives.

Your daily tasks will involve:

  • Contributing to Agile Scrum, ensuring deadlines and production quality.
  • Spearheading creative solutions for frontend and UI related challenges.
  • Leading UI development for our wallet-as-a-service platform.
  • Ensuring secure and user-friendly passkey-based authentication.
  • Developing and maintaining SDKs for seamless client integration.
  • Implementing robust error handling and real-time notifications for users.
  • Building secure audit logging for user actions and fund transfer features.
  • Continuously improving UX for authentication, logging, and transfers.
  • Designing and maintaining fast authentication widgets and intuitive UIs.
  • Ensuring security best practices for frontend components and staying updated on security trends and vulnerabilities in frontend development.
  • Maintaining clear and concise technical documentation.
  • Optimizing frontend performance for speed and responsiveness.
  • Evaluating product code against specifications and gathering requirements.
  • Swiftly addressing problems and documenting all reported issues and actions taken.
  • Enhancing customer satisfaction through technical support.
  • Creating and updating internal and external documentation.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to improve software development practices.
  • Staying updated on emerging technologies and suggesting improvements.
  • Participating in client meetings to assess our solution compared to market alternatives.

Preferred experience for the Front End Lead Role:

  • 6+ years as a Frontend Engineer.
  • Proficient in Typescript programming (or equivalent).
  • Mastery of React, Angular, and/or Vue.js for UI development.
  • Knowledge of WebAuthn and passkey-based authentication.
  • Experience creating and maintaining multiple SDKs.
  • Strong error handling, real-time notifications and debugging skills.
  • Knowledge of secure audit logging and financial UIs practices.
  • Understanding of cybersecurity principles.
  • Proficient in Git version controls.
  • Ability to create responsive and mobile-friendly UIs. 
  • Experience with multi-language support in UI development. 
  • Knowledge of web accessibility standards (WCAG).
  • Proficiency in frontend testing tools and practices. 
  • Dedication to delivering a user-centric experience.
  • Ability to create rapid prototypes for UI concepts.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to champion ideas.
  • Clear communication and clear thinking under high-pressure.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a professional demeanor.
  • [Bonus] Experience in developer tools, cybersecurity, or blockchain.
  • [Bonus] In-depth understanding of crypto wallets and their use cases.

If you want to know more about the Principal Platform Engineer role feel free to apply and/or contact Andrés Altuve for more information.

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