Contrast Security

Frontend Engineer II

Contrast Security

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Contrast Security named to Inc.'s "Best Workplaces of 2020"

Contrast Security is the world's leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio, without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development, to operations, to production.

About the Position

Contrast is looking for a front-end engineer that is enthusiastic and proficient in CSS, JavaScript, web development, and ReactJS and interested in pursuing a life changing experience in the field of application security and continuous delivery. We are a dynamic team that is growing leaps and bounds each month. This person should take a holistic view of our application architecture with sincere attention to quality,
performance, scalability, security and maintainability.

This team is tasked with the unique opportunity to advance our runtime and pre-compile code analysis capabilities. This includes providing enhanced techniques to improve the accuracy, findings and reporting of code analysis. It will also include driving and leading the next generation of product and offerings to make the Contrast platform the choice for code analysis tools among developers and security professionals.

Ideal candidates have a background building highly scalable and responsive Single Page Applications (SPAs) using ReactJS, CSS, visualization libraries such as HighCharts and D3, as well as other SVG based visualization plugins.

Our engineering team has a strong spirit of entrepreneurship. Every member of the team has joined us over our 6 year history because they want to be part of a high-performing team. We look for candidates that share similar goals and beliefs about the work and the team they want to be a part of.

Traveling to an off-site event may be happen on an annual basis but this can be a fully remote position anywhere in the U.S.


    • Collaborate with UX, Product and Engineering to architect elegant APIs, Data Models and reusable JavaScript and TypeScript
    • Provide overarching design of testability and acceptance
    • Define and direct team in the area of Performance, Scalability and Security
    • Build web-based interfaces and applications and contribute to our platforms, style guide, APIs and libraries
    • Design and development of a rich user interface for mission critical high-availability analytics application using front end technologies like TypeScript, React, ES6, HTML, CSS, and Highcharts
    • Experience with React, Angular or similar framework
    • Execute performance analysis and optimization of page render, data transfers and page load optimizations
    • Proficient designing highly tuned and efficient automated build pipelines
    • Participate in constant collaboration with teammates in the form of pair programming, group code reviews and pull requests prior to commit
    • Work with design and product teams to build amazing, jaw-dropping features
    • Deploys: our engineers deploy multiple times a day to our AWS infrastructure
    • Technical support: Our engineers don't just release code in the wild. When our customer have issues we jump in and help


      • At least 3 years of experience architecting modern, scalable and high-performing front-end web applications
      • You have strong communication skills. You ask questions, let others know when you need help, and tell others what you need
      • Stellar visual skills and attention to detail
      • You have extensive HTML5, CSS3 (Less), and JavaScript Framework (ReactJS) experience
      • Experience with: TypeScript, react-query, CSS in JS, Storybook, React Testing Library or Webpack
      • Have an eye for quality and have an interest in using tools/frameworks like Enzyme, Prettier, ReactTestRenderer, Jest, JUnit, StoryBook
      • You're a problem solver - You believe the best work is the result of finding the simplest solution to complex challenges
      • Your code is clean, your designs are elegant and you are constantly refactoring
      • Multiple years experience working in Enterprise or Commercial Software development
      • Own your work - Whether a nasty bug or an awesome feature, you put your name on every line of code
We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you're excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

What We Offer:

    • Competitive Compensation
    • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
    • 401(k)
    • Flexible paid time off
We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us.
We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.
If you're looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you'll love Contrast Security.

Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Contrast Security is an equal opportunity employer and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations.

Company name: Contrast Security
Remote job title: Frontend Engineer II at Contrast Security () (allows remote)
Job tags: react, javascript, css, testing

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