Senior Frontend Engineer - React

  • Kraken
  • Remote
  • Feb 04, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

About the Role

We’re looking for exceptional Senior Frontend Engineers to work on our React based web applications.

You’ll be joining a fully remote team within the Kraken Engineering department and your success on this team will be measured by your contributions to its pursuit of perfection both from a product feature and engineering architecture perspective, thus a strong team player mindset is required. You must possess excellent technical knowledge and the ability to accomplish amazing amounts of important work, seek what is best for Kraken and its success, create new and useful ideas, make time to help colleagues, challenge prevailing assumptions and suggest better approaches, admit mistakes freely and openly, treat people with respect even if you’re in disagreement with them, and above all provide frequent candid corrective feedback to your teammates.

At Kraken we strongly believe that high performance teams filled with stunning colleagues is a core foundation of success in software development and we require all our engineers to embody that mindset.


  • 4+ years of professional experience working with React
  • 6+ years of professional software development experience
  • Firm grasp of the JavaScript language and its nuances, including ES6+ syntax and the TypeScript superset
  • Excellent knowledge of React and Next.js
  • Excellent knowledge of modern state management libraries (Flux pattern)
  • Experience both with REST and Websocket based web services
  • Experience building framework and platform agnostic packages
  • Experience working on complex enterprise systems, or proven ability to successfully deliver a greenfield product
  • Ability to take extreme ownership over your work
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Forensic attention to detail
  • You’re passionate about software development... it’s not just your career, it’s your hobby
  • You’re constantly striving to learn new things and improve. You follow industry news, regularly tinker with new technologies, and read books and blogs to keep your skills current

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of and passion for cryptocurrency
  • Knowledge of Web Workers
  • Knowledge of the Actor pattern and how it can be used on the web
  • Knowledge of React Native
  • Knowledge of Rust