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Software Engineer III - Front-End Focused

System Initiative

System Initiative

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Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024


At System Initiative, we’re passionate about building innovative software that explores new possibilities in DevOps tools. If you’re looking for a role where you can use your deep knowledge of web technologies to influence the industry’s approach to infrastructure automation and rethink currently accepted practices, this is the role for you! We’re breaking the rules, challenging assumptions, and looking for someone thrilled and motivated by the ideas in this video to join the team! You can expect to be writing code across the entire stack (but with a focus on the front-end), discussing architecture and design, creating revolutionary user experiences, and helping customers be successful. This is a high-impact role that can directly lead to the overall success of the company.


  • Drive the implementation of our front-end systems to enable quick and stable feature development across the team

  • Participate in the architecture and design of our front-end

  • Deliver industry leading UI/UX

  • Demonstrate technical excellence resulting in scalable, reliable, performant, and maintainable services

  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering leadership on requirements and solutions

  • Write high-quality code and tests

  • Work within an agile framework to continuously deliver quality software

  • Assist in the operation of the service, e.g., monitoring, alerting, metrics, logging, and troubleshooting

  • Participate in code reviews to ensure new code conforms to standards

  • Communicate clearly about what you need to perform your best

  • Occasionally work with customers on support issues


  • 7+ years of software engineering experience with a focus on building complex, real-time, multiplayer web applications

  • Proficiency with Vue, Tailwind, Typescript, and WebSockets

  • Proficiency with creating comprehensive front-end test suites (ex: Cypress)

  • Familiarity with Rust and PostgreSQL, or a desire to learn both

  • Familiarity with a variety of technologies we use, such as NodeJS, Pinia, Konva, NATS, Auth0, Github, and Honeycomb

  • Experience with SAML, OAuth, and/or OpenID Protocols

  • Leadership qualities: initiative, ownership, high standards

  • Experience working with an empowered UX Director

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities

  • Can-do attitude, humility, and open-mindedness

  • Enjoys working collaboratively in a small team with high trust

  • Perform well given a high level of independence and autonomy

  • Enjoys working with a fully distributed team

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary range: $150K - $220K

  • Stock Option range: .15% - .20% Fully Diluted

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), etc.

  • An accrual paid time off (PTO) policy of 24 days per calendar year. We encourage all employees to take one week of PTO per quarter, where they unplug entirely

  • Winter Break - 12/26 - 12/31, except for folks on-call

  • Home office and equipment stipend. Just articulate what you need and we’ll take care of it

  • You can live anywhere, but your working hours will overlap with a 9 am - 6 pm Pacific Time Zone schedule by ~6 hours

System Initiative, Inc. is an equal-opportunity workplace. We provide everyone with fair opportunities to attain their full potential. We understand, accept, and value differences among people, their backgrounds, and experiences. We actively promote a sense of belonging and full participation in our practices and policies for our co-workers, partners, and customers.

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