Overview

Solana is a high performant blockchain that can enable growing decentralized applications and systems to scale without sacrificing security. Our team is highly specialized, so weโ€™re looking for talented people who are willing to jump right in and use their expertise to help us find product market fit as we build out the Solana ecosystem. If youโ€™re looking to join a fast paced, problem solving environment in the center of blockchain infrastructure, cryptocurrency and decentralized applications, then read on.

Responsibilitiesย 

  • Spend a significant amount of time working on our front end code as well as other parts of our technology stack
  • Be involved and work cross-functionally on product evolution from ideation, design, architecting systems, helping shape process, etc.
  • You will partner with product managers, designers, and analysts to deeply understand the needs of our users and build a product that serves those needs
  • Produce quality work with thorough collaborative code reviews, cross-browser & device compatibility testing & bug fixing processes
  • Collaborate with the Design team and create responsive, modern components
  • Optimize site & navigation content for mobile devices
  • You will improve the team and company โ€“ you will be an active participant in our culture (mentorship, interviewing, and new initiatives)
  • Work in an agile environment with a team of developers and interact with stakeholders, business owners, designers, compliance, and QA

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5+ years experience building web applications
  • Skilled in developing rich applications with HTML, CSS, JS, Node and experience working closely with specs and designs to implement good UX/UI
  • Proficiency in developing front-end software, with deep experience in one or more relevant front-end frameworks (React, Angular, Thyme Leaf etc.), UI Test Automation frameworks, MVC frameworks, etc
  • Proficient in a broad range of software design approaches and common UX patterns
  • Able to dive into the source code of front-end libraries to debug, patch, and extend them when necessary
  • Proficient in view layout and rendering technologies (e.g., responsiveness, progressive enhancement, browser/device support)
  • Knows how to instrument software with real user metrics to reflect the customer experience (experience with Google Analytics, Mixpanel or other web analytics tools a big plus)
  • Understands how to optimize the delivery of code and assets (e.g., images, fonts) to a browser (e.g., lazy loading assets, using CDNs, caching, compression, etc.).
  • Understands how to be efficient with resource usage (e.g., application impact on memory and CPU, caches appropriately, respectful of customerโ€™s devices, etc.).

Perks & Benefits

  • Free coffee, snacks, lunch and drinks at the choice of your homebase office either in the SOMA neighborhood in San Francisco, downtown Boulder, or La Jolla neighborhood in San Diego
  • Very competitive salary and benefits
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Generous wellness benefits and equipment/workspace budget
  • Yearly, all expenses paid offsites (sometimes for the whole family!)