Engineer Generalist - Golden - SF

Golden is looking for pragmatic, hungry and curious hackers to join its mission in organizing the world’s knowledge. The company is in a building phase, venture backed by tier A investors and led up by serial entrepreneur Jude Gomila (founder of Heyzap acquired for $45m 2016 / YC '09 and investor in 100+ startups). We are looking for a front end focused, multi-disciplinary engineer with a knack for picking up new technologies. As an early team member, you would be working in a startup environment with high autonomy and a rapid development pace. Among other areas, the work will involve general web app product and feature building. Work will also relate to the real world in making a product that people use and love. We are looking for special early engineers to join us.

What we are looking for: 
- A brilliant front end software engineer, or generalist but leaning towards the FE 
- Multi-disciplinary generalist with a knack for picking up new technologies and languages 
- Experience building complex web apps 
- Master of UIs with tools like React, Redux, Webpack, ES6 etc. 
- Concerned with snappiness 
- Responsivity master 
- User experience and quality are at the core of your work 
- Knowing when to be hacky and when to be perfect 
- Hard-working and passionate about what they work on 
- Intellectual curiosity 
- Interest in knowledge and the pursuit of knowledge 
- Full time in San Francisco office

Bonus points: 
- Backend experience / full stack 
- Python experience 
- Enjoys personal side projects / hacking 
- HCI / Interface / UI / UX / flow / design interest 
- Avid reader 
- Masters or BS in CS or a related discipline. We also consider exceptional applicants with other backgrounds (e.g. self taught).

Advantages of working for Golden: 
- Work on a important mission and product 
- High work autonomy and work ownership 
- Work closely with the founder and founding team 
- Shape and improve the company culture 
- Fun / relaxed office environment 
- Experienced founding team 
- Market street / San Francisco based office with great transport links 
- Tier A venture backed company 
- Medical insurance, vision, dental 
- Employee SAFE terms [ask us about it] 
- Long-term company 
- Design-driven, product-focused company 
- Choice/influence on tools 
- A founder that will go out of their way to solve problems 
- Educational and learning-based culture 
- Be part of hiring

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