Frontend Engineer - Very Good Security - SF

Very Good Security (“VGS”) provides an agile and efficient way for businesses to secure and
utilize their sensitive data. Founded by highly successful serial entrepreneurs and backed by
world-class investors and top tier VCs, VGS is building an amazing global team. As a young and
growing company we’re laser focused on delighting our customers and hiring talented and
entrepreneurial-minded individuals to help us to secure the world's data.
We are looking to hire ambitious, self-motivated JavaScript lovers, who will play a key role in
building a high throughput, low latency data security platform.
VGS is seeking highly technical individuals with an equal flair for creative problem solving, who
stays up-to-date on emerging technologies, and aspires to contribute to the product

Job Responsibilities:

● Develop new user-facing features
● Evaluate, and revamp existing frontend code, identifying areas for improvement
● Test your code
● Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and distribute knowledge
● Work closely with backend and product teams, advising on frontend technical decisions
for new systems functionality
● Create documentation and well-commented code
Technologies We Use:
● Javascript, HTML5, CSS, SASS
● JS framework (Ember.js, React.js)
● ECMAScript 6 modules, AMD, and CommonJS
● Git
● React, Knockout, Web Components, etc.

About You:

● Team Player. We’re looking for people able to communicate and collaborate across
cultures and time zones, able to build strong relationships with cross-functional teams,
and the ability to influence others to achieve results
● Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, depending on the team needs
● Ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
● Passionate about quality. Your code needs to make a difference
● Excellent communication skills


● Passionate about your work
● 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer with a focus on UI and firm
understanding of frontend best practices

● Expert knowledge of JavaScript and web technologies (HTML5, CSS, SASS)
● Detailed experience with at least one JS framework (Ember.js or/and React.js) and
testing tools
● Understanding of JavaScript module patterns, such as ECMAScript 6 modules, AMD,
and CommonJS
● Expert knowledge of source control concepts and can commit code to repositories such
as Git
● Experience writing reusable UI components (React, Knockout, Web Components, etc.)
would be a plus
● Good understanding and practical knowledge of continuous integration/delivery methods

Benefits and Perks:

● Highly subsidized individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
● Company sponsored 401k plan
● Market competitive compensation package
● Monthly wellness stipend
● Generous vacation policy
● 12 company paid holidays

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