Front End Engineer

$100 - $150 yearly
  • UMA
  • Remote
  • Mar 27, 2022
Full time Engineering - Frontend

Job Description

Our mission is to make financial markets universally fair and accessible.

Who is UMA?

We are a team, driven by a shared belief that financial markets should be universally accessible. Our goal is to enable anyone to attain or transfer any form of financial risk, thus empowering everyone to participate in a universally accessible financial system. We make building products in the DeFi world easy so that anyone is empowered to build and use the financial products they want. Our team is relatively small but incredibly mighty, and strives to be an engaging leader in the DeFi community.

Where do you fit in?

We are looking for an experienced frontend engineerto join our team. You will have the opportunity to lead the effort on turning design into reality across a variety of projects. This role requires the dynamism to work on quick proof-of-concept projects or within a methodical product development cycle depending on the objective.

As the first frontend engineer at UMA, you will guide and shape the user experience across all UMA products. This will require sharp time management skills and the ability to scope and triage your own work with incomplete information.


  • Work closely with designers, other engineers, and product owners to scope and build fresh, delightful dApps that allow users to interact with smart contracts.
  • Expand on the work of other developers by diving into existing codebases to add features or fix bugs.
  • Write code in a highly collaborative open source ecosystem. In depth reviews of others’ contributions is expected with a focus on helping others grow their technical expertise.


  • 2+ years full-time experience with frontend development in React.
  • Strong understanding of React or alternative frontend framework.
  • Passion for blockchain technology, cryptoeconomic protocol design, game theory, or decentralized finance.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new tech and write secure and high quality code.
  • Preferred to have experience with the following technologies (in order of importance): React, Ethers.js, Typescript, NextJS and Vercel, Ethereum and Smart Contracts

Our tech stack: React, Typescript, ethers, Solidity, hardhat, Javascript, Node.js, web3


  • Competitive market research driven salary and meaningful token option agreements
  • Take vacation when you need it (and we really mean it)
  • 100% Remote- which means we encourage you to create the work environment that you thrive in
  • Training and development policy to allow for diverse growth opportunities
  • Meaningful parental leave
  • Take your salary in fiat or USDC

Our values: 1) We value each individual’s right to economic freedom 2) We value openness, honesty, and directness. 3) We value integrity. 4) We value iterative learning. 5) We value taking smart risks. 6) We value creating an environment where everyone “does their best work”.

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