Senior Frontend Engineer


We're looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Right Balance applies the latest technology and best engineering practices to help businesses grow. We’re in the top 50 companies to watch in LA.

Engagement Details

We're a fast-growing, pioneering financial wellness start-up that invests heavily in the growth and development of its team members. As a financial education company, we provide a turn-key collaborative money mentorship solution that’s derived from the belief that our financial mentors are the last great hope for educating the working population on healthy money habits and positive behavior change. We seek to spread financial literacy by creating custom programs tailored to organizational needs that ease monetary stress and equip employees with how to plan for their future.

There are 3 different React apps. We need to detach from Create React App, introduce Typescript, add Next.js into the mix, and implement a consistent state management approach across the apps.

Support the development of our web and mobile applications. The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic environment, have a deep understanding of best practices for performance/stress/load testing, and have solid attention to detail. Our platform also leverages .NET, Azure DevOps, AWS, and Docker.

What’s in it for you

1. Learn and evolve your skills using the latest and greatest technology tools in a rapidly growing company

2. Learn from the best engineers. We constantly challenge the status quo and invent new ways of building a great product.

3. Flexible hours. Just join daily standups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings. Other than that you’re in control of your own schedule

4. 100% remote. Work anywhere, whether it is remotely in the comfort of your home, in a shared co-working space, in an RV on the beach, or while being a nomad in another country.

5. Work on challenging problems, innovate, impacting lots of people's lives for the better while having fun doing it.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of hands-on full-time software engineering experience.

  • 3+ years of hands-on full-time experience with React.js.

  • Advanced to fluent speaking and writing English. Able to have a real-time conversation.

  • Expert ability to break down complex and ambiguous requirements into actionable and technical deliverables.

  • Deep understanding of HTML/CSS, responsive design practices (SCSS/SASS, Minification, Webpack).

  • Experience creating and updating CRUD interfaces using Material UI (MUI) along with API integration.

  • Understanding of OOP/Flux design principles.

  • Knowledge of Next.js.

  • Experience using CI/CD: Git, Github, Azure DevOps.

Nice to haves

1. BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related field.

2. Experience with building apps using server-side rendering (Next.JS or similar).

3. Experience with Agile/Kanban methodologies and best practices.

4. Excellent communication skills and the ability to have fun in a small team environment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your typical clients?

The majority of our clients are venture-backed startups at the growth stage. Usually, at this stage, the company already achieved a product-market fit and is looking to expand rapidly. That’s where we bring the best engineering practices, strong architecture, and the latest technologies to help companies scale.

What is the length of your engagements?

Most of our long-term full-time engagements last multiple years so you are able to evolve your career with the company you are currently working in.

What’s your company size?

The Right Balance team is 60+ engineers going to 100 by the end of the year. The current client size team is 20+ people. The timing is great to be a part of a rapidly growing team making meaningful contributions.

What happens if the engagement is completed?

Most of our engagements are long-term in nature. That said, if the current engagement is ramping down, we’ll present you with more long-term opportunities to transition into.

What are your core values?

Client First: we only win when our clients win. We treat client challenges as our own.

Ownership: we embrace responsibility, taking on challenges, getting them to completion, and enjoying getting things done.

Quality: we’re passionate about achieving quality outcomes by applying meticulous attention to detail.

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