Front-End Software Engineer

As a Front-End Software Engineer, you'll develop across multiple platforms, including the Winston dashboard, browser extension and our public facing website. You'll have the opportunity to work with a variety of technologies, including HTML, Javascript, CSS, Angular, Amazon lambdas and the web request API. You'll play a pivotal role in providing convenient and effective privacy solutions which protect users from digital surveillance by advertisers, trackers, hackers and other bad actors.

What you’ll do:
  • Develop the Winston Browser extensions for Firefox, Chrome and Safari
  • Create a delightful UI experience that’s easy and intuitive for the non-technical user
  • Improve (and invent new) existing technologies to defeat cutting edge tracking methods (ie: font enumeration, browser history sniffing, battery charge detection, hardware probing, etc.)
  • Diagnose and improve compatibility with websites and streaming services 
  • Benchmark and improve performance and responsiveness
  • Strongly influence the future direction of our product as we grow

The kind of person we’re looking for is…

  • Passionate about privacy
  • Loves working with web technologies
  • Loves to take ownership 
  • Curious and not afraid to experiment
  • Excited by big goals and challenges
  • Accomplishes amazing amounts of work in short periods of time
  • Experienced with unit and integration testing

Other

  • Strong engineering fundamentals, including knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Advanced proficiency with Javascript and NodeJS, including asynchronous development best practices
  • Familiarity with Mocha/Chai unit testing frameworks
  • Believer in Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration
  • 3-5 years of relevant professional work experience

What we offer you

  • A significant equity opportunity at a venture backed startup with massive growth potential
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Healthcare
  • 401k
  • Disability

Contact: jobs@winstonprivacy.com