UI/UX Engineer

| Austin
Company Description

Founded in 2017, Living Security’s mission is to help prevent cybersecurity breaches with a human risk management solution that does more than meet compliance needs, it also truly changes behavior. Living Security believes empowering people is the key to ending cybersecurity breaches, picking up where traditional security awareness training drops off. Gamified learning and immersive experiences engage and educate users, while the science-backed, tech-enabled platform uniquely provides CISOs the ability to measure training efficacy and program ROI.

Named one of Austin’s Best Places to Work, the Living Security team is composed of 50+ cybersecurity professionals committed to transforming security awareness training as we know it and turning end users into the enterprise’s greatest asset against cybercrime. Living Security is trusted by security-minded organizations like CVS Health, MasterCard, Verizon, MassMutual, Biogen, AmerisourceBergen, Hewlett Packard, JP Morgan, and Target. Learn more at www.livingsecurity.com.

While we take our mission seriously, we have a lot of fun while executing!

Job Description

OUR DREAM CANDIDATE is a highly analytical, experienced, and collaborative engineer who has the hunger to achieve something great. You'll be joining an early stage company that is growing at an accelerating rate. You'll get as much out of the experience as you put into it. We want someone who will do whatever it takes - not just to help Living Security fix security awareness, but because you want to make an impact. You will be responsible for new and innovative software development and design of beautiful user interfaces and experiences. You will work in a highly collaborative environment across many subject areas, focusing heavily on building out custom data visualization tools. You will work on cutting edge technologies - understanding and inventing new designs and integration patterns along the way. You are the ideal candidate if you possess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision making skills, a drive for results, the ability to develop strong peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability and focus.

In this role you will: 

  • Collaborate with agile teams to deliver high-quality, testable software
  • Develop applications and tools by producing clean, efficient code
  • Estimate and design work that is just-in-time and sized in small increments
  • Perform root cause analysis, do technology evaluations, and develop quick prototype 
  • Commit to completing well-defined, secure, and elegant work and deliver on their commitments
  • Report status of assigned software development and/or maintenance tasks
  • Consistently follow the specified software development methodology
  • Promote improvements in programming practices such as acceptance test driven development, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
  • Perform Code Reviews

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  5+ years of professional software development experience, with the majority spent building web application front-ends
  • 3+ years experience with React
  • Proficiency in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Significant experience working with data and building complex data visualizations with open source libraries such as D3.js
  • Strong understanding of user needs and an ability translate those needs into clean user interfaces and workflows
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors like SASS, LESS, SCSS
  • Experience deploying single-page web applications to AWS, and optimizing the delivery of web application artifacts via AWS services such as Cloudfront or Amplify.
  • Knowledge of TDD, automated testing principles, and testing best practices
  • Experience using Git 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions

Preferred/Bonus Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Python, Java, or another server-side programming language
  • Experience building web front-ends that are rendered server-side (such as ERB templating with Ruby on Rails)
  • Some professional experience building production systems other than web applications
  • Experience building and embedding visualizations from BI tools such as Amazon QuickSight
  • 2+ years developing 12 factor apps including crafting and implementing Continuous Integration, Build, and Delivery
  • 3+ years utilizing platform and infrastructure as a service technologies and capabilities and their corresponding services (object store, configuration management, service registries, etc)
  • Experience following accessibility standards (meeting WCAG Level AA standards), semantic markup, structured CSS (BEM/OOCSS/etc), browser compatibility standards, and development of interfaces with progressive enhancement and graceful degradation as requirements
  • Experience with AWS, and ideally with AWS serverless compute such as Lambda and Step Functions.

Additional Information

Perks of Living Security:


  • Open, inclusive, and fun environment
  • Benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability, life insurance, 401(k), HSA with employer contribution, FSA
  • Financial Wellness Program/Financial Advisor
  • Competitive salary plus stock options
  • Responsible unlimited PTO policy and paid holidays
  • Gender-neutral parental leave
  • Some work remote and flex-time options
  • Opportunity to be a part of a company that is revolutionizing the cybersecurity industry
  • Growth opportunities throughout the company

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

3595 RR 620S Suite 150, Austin, TX 78738

What are Living Security Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
One example of giving back to the community since COVID is through our Family First initiative to provide free tools, content and resources – for families, to help keep kids safe online.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Employees are encouraged to collaborate across departments. This is especially true with our newly formed Culture Team and various slack channels for everything from fitness, to pets, to books.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
The leadership team at Living Security is a reflection of the employees. The team is committed improving diversity and inclusion practices for all employees for the moment a position is posted.
Unconscious bias training
Several employees have gone through unconscious bias training and the company is committed to company-wide training in 2021.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have recently established a culture and inclusion team. We are currently mapping out our four areas of impact for the company - giving, engagement, L & D, and team building.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We are currently improving our hiring practices to further promote diversity. For example: metrics, where we post positions, language in posting, and unconscious biases training.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employees can contribute up to $2,750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Starting in Jan 2021, Living Security will be offering a 401(K) retirement plan.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Qualified employees are offered stock options at the strike point.
Performance Bonus
Qualified employees can receive a performance bonus.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
The company started providing a dependent care reimbursement when Shelter In Place went into effect in March.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Currently the entire company is remote, except for those who choose or need to be in the office. We are exploring a remote work program for 2021.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Paid sick days would fall under our unlimited PTO.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Lunch'n learns are starting in Jan and will be once per month. Topics will include 401(K) and financial sustainability, Courage Conversations, Leadership training, personal branding, and more.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Living Security is doubling in size (rapid growth) and leadership is committed to improving with company's perks with this growth.

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