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Front End Engineer


About us:

At Umee, we are building the next generation of defi products. As a cross chain defi hub, we are creating the base layer primitives upon which the future of defi will be built upon. By implementing DeFi tools on Ethereum, Cosmos, and other base layer and layer 2 infrastructures, we intend to drive mass adoption of blockchain protocols. We’re passionate, self-driven, industry leaders who wish to bring a new perspective to how DeFi will revolutionize the future of fintech. We believe that the technology we are building will change the way humans interact with open finance ecosystems, and we are passionate about open sourcing the broader capital markets and creating more financial inclusion. Join our team as we further our mission of bringing defi to you and me.

How we work:

We are a remote first organization with members across North America, Europe, and Asia. We leverage agile methodologies to move quickly and stay focused. Communication is important to us and we rely heavily on Discord, Zoom, Google Meets and GitHub to help us stay in sync. All the technology we build is open source. This is a full-time remote position and you’re free to work from anywhere.

About the position:

Umee is seeking a talented Front End Developer who is experienced in UI/UX and writing software for user interfaces. You will be working alongside our talented developer team to build a cross chain defi application with high coding standards and technical design.

The right candidate has 3+ years in the blockchain space, and is proficient in software development as well as having strong technical skills in writing front end code. Candidates would benefit strongly from having a deep fundamental software development knowledge base.

We’re looking for a passionate and well-rounded individual who fundamentally understands the philosophy of decentralized networks and has great technical and communications skills. Your work will be hugely impactful, as you will be working within a team that acts as the driver for innovation in the cross chain defi space.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop new user facing features
  • Write reusable code and libraries
  • Enhance application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Validate inputs before submitting to backend
  • Debug, profile and search for bottlenecks
  • Bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation
  • Define how applications look and how they work
  • Translate UI/UX design wireframes into actual code
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Work closely with the leadership team on the product direction

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Strong engineering fundamentals
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong experience with software delivery and taking a set of requirements towards full implementation with minimal guidance
  • Ability to multitask between several ongoing, big projects
  • Javascript frameworks like React, Redux, Angular, Vue
  • Proficient in Javascript frameworks including JQuery
  • Depth of knowledge and implementation experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and work collaboratively, with the team and internal/external organizations.
  • Strong understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient in code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial, SVN
  • Good understanding of SEO principles
  • Experience in agile software development
  • Familiarity with Solidity, EVM or other blockchain based ecosystems

Nice to have:

  • Passion about what decentralization technology can offer to humanity
  • Insatiable curiosity of the industry; self-motivated to pursue researching every new idea that floats across the industry
  • Ability to explain abstract technical concepts in an easy to understand manner
  • Any API interaction
  • Containers and orchestration; Docker, Gitlab CI, Kubernetes
  • CI/CD environments

What we offer:

Apply for the opportunity to be part of building the future of the internet. We offer a flexible work schedule, remote opportunities in addition to the following for full-time employees: at least 3 weeks of paid vacation and competitive salary and benefits package, including equity/token allocation.


To apply, please email [email protected] and include a resume with a link to your github account.

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