Convex (W19)
Software and services to improve the way commercial service providers work.

Senior Front End, Software Engineer

San Francisco
Full-time
6+ years
About Convex

At Convex (YC W19), we’re building the leading B2B full-stack software platform for the $400bn+ commercial services market. It's a 100-year-old industry impacting millions of people every day. We already work with some of the largest enterprise companies in the sector and were one of the fastest growing companies in the Winter 2019 YC batch. Our team is a unique mix of industry veterans from Carrier, Siemens, and Honeywell as well as founders from MIT, Harvard, and Georgia Tech. Based in San Francisco, our investors include Emergence Capital, 1984 Ventures, UP2398, Liquid2 (Joe Montana), YCombinator, the founders of PlanGrid, and others.

About the role

Skills: Java, MySQL, React, Ruby on Rails, Angular

Think of the software that is so fundamental to the way people work that they could not imagine doing their job without it. Sketch and Adobe for designers; JIRA for engineers; PowerPoint for biz ops.

As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you will help us redefine the way millions of Americans are selling and providing services to buildings in the US - think janitorial, fire life safety, elevators, HVAC. You’ll be an early hire working closely with the founding team and early employees to establish the frontend architecture for years to come.

Beautiful software makes the complex simple. Our product, Atlas, abstracts the maddening complexity of commercial property data and each of our customer’s bespoke workflows to a product with Gmail like simplicity – the only product of its kind in the market.

We are based in, and love, the seven square miles of San Francisco, but our customers are in every corner of America. We have shipped an impressive amount of product with a lean team, but now we have to scale to meet the demands of our customer base which is growing in both size and sophistication.

That is why we need you.

The Product

Our flagship product, Atlas, is a “consumer grade enterprise product.” Think Apple experience with Oracle utility. Atlas supercharges our users’ work by providing them with information on virtually every commercial property in the country. There is literally no other data source like this available anywhere. All that data is interesting, but it isn’t powerful unless you have the ability to work with it, which is why we are building a full suite of specialized software tools on top of it.

The Role

We’re looking for a talented Senior Frontend Engineer to grow our team working across our web and desktop products. As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you will be responsible for:

Owning core, complex components of the Atlas application Drive and deliver on our product roadmap, working alongside our Head of Design, Chief Product Officer, and Product Manager to turn ideas into features Find elegant solutions to usability problems Provide leadership and mentorship to other engineers on the team Ramp on new web technologies that will make Atlas better

Everyone has their own preferences, but we all share responsibility for and work on the entire platform from UI to database.

Every commercial property means gargantuan data sets, which in turn means high performance and architecture demands on the software you build. We operate in small teams of high performers with clear product goals. We use Swift, Ruby, Postgres, PostGIS, Google Maps, AWS, Angular, and Python among others.

Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related subject 5-7+ years of professional frontend engineering experience working on external facing applications 3+ years of experience with a frontend framework such as React/Redux, Angular, or Vue Expert knowledge of JavaScript. Strong experience with HTTP, HTML, CSS, and web security concepts. Experience using Javascript typing languages / linters (Typescript, ESLint). Comfortable using the Unix command line A selfless and team oriented personality, proactive tendencies, excellent communication skills A strong work ethic, and the experience or desire to work at a growth stage startup The desire to improve yourself and be a positive influence on those around you An instinctive drive to write quality code, the humility to understand and improve existing code, and the wisdom to make tradeoffs between elegance and efficiency without sacrificing product quality

Nice to Haves

Experience with any of the following: Base Web, Fusion.js, GraphQL Solid understanding of user-centered design and interaction design principles[4] [5] Strong attention to detail[6] [7] Stay up to date with technology and how to apply it to solve real-world business problems[8] [9] Want to form the core of growing engineering and develop its culture

About Convex

At Convex (YC W19), we’re building the leading B2B full-stack software platform for the $400bn+ commercial services market. It's a 100-year-old industry impacting millions of people every day. We already work with some of the largest enterprise companies in the sector and were one of the fastest growing companies in the Winter 2019 YC batch. Our team is a unique mix of industry veterans from Carrier, Siemens, and Honeywell as well as founders from MIT, Harvard, and Georgia Tech. Based in San Francisco, our investors include Emergence Capital, 1984 Ventures, UP2398, Liquid2 (Joe Montana), YCombinator, the founders of PlanGrid, and others.

Benefits

Join an early stage company with a lot of momentum, lead by a top tier leadership team and backed by top tier investors Competitive salary and generous equity Medical and dental insurance Commuter benefits Generous parental leave policy Company outings & team retreats Dog-friendly, renovated office in South Park with Bay views

Convex is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

*To all recruitment agencies: Convex does not accept agency resumes. Convex is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Technology

Convex is looking for engineers to help our customers serve an under the radar, but massive and ubiquitous industry, commercial building services. Our customers service the systems that provide air we breathe, the water we drink, as well as the lighting, safety, and security systems that power daily life for billions of people.

We are based in, and love, the seven square miles of San Francisco, but our customers are in every corner of America. We found our foothold in small to medium sized businesses, and have quickly been pulled up-market to some of the largest enterprises in the country, like Siemens and Carrier. We have shipped an impressive amount of product with a lean team, but now we have to scale to meet the demands of our customer base which is growing in both size and sophistication.

That is why we need you.

The Product

Our flagship product, Atlas, is a “consumer grade enterprise product.” Think Apple experience with Oracle utility. Atlas supercharges our users’ work by providing them with information on virtually every commercial property in the country. There is literally no other data source like this available anywhere. All that data is interesting, but it isn’t powerful unless you have the ability to work with it, which is why we are building a full suite of specialized software tools on top of it.

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