Head of Frontend

React jobs at MySense


Full TimeReact
Posted 2 years ago

Head of Frontend

MySense is a wellbeing analytics platform which utilises a suite of IoT sensors to provide valuable insights into a person’s behaviour in order to improve quality of care and support.
We are at the forefront of a new industry which is improving people’s lives using technology, your work will have great value and purpose. Our ideal candidate has leadership capabilities, a passion for design and strong attention to detail.

The Tech

Our dashboard is a statically hosted React/Redux codebase (currently phasing out Redux in favour of react-query), which interacts with our AWS microservice backend. We use AWS Amplify for authentication and API calls and Victory Charts for visualising data. We have a React Native Android and iOS app and a suite of IoT devices which we use for gathering behavioural information. We share components and logic across the various projects using privately hosted NPM packages. We develop internal tools for system monitoring and provisioning of accounts and have plans to create new ones. 

The Role

We require an experienced lead engineer to take ownership of all Frontend development and help build a strong team to deliver projects effectively, while fostering a culture of collaboration and learning within the team. You will work closely with designers,  and the CIO to develop clean, responsive and intuitive user experiences. You will be responsible for developing and improving existing projects as well as pioneering and designing new ones. The existing team consists of 3 full-time Frontend engineers with several cross-functional Full stack engineers contributing heavily. We have a full-time designer who supports UI development and works closely with engineers to ensure we have a rich user experience.

Required Skills:

  • Typescript
  • React
  • A good understanding of the DOM
  • React Native
  • Jest/React testing library
  • Redux (a good understanding for legacy code)
  • Data visualization
  • Responsive design
  • Strong UX / UI understanding
  • Custom React components
  • Git
  • Babel
  • Webpack
  • Agile development
  • Team leadership

Desirable Skills:

  • React native for web
  • React query
  • developing NPM packages
  • Animation / Motion
  • Amplify
  • Practical AWS
  • Feature toggling
  • Sentry
  • TDD
  • Microservices
  • Team building / hiring
  • iOS
  • Android

About MySense

MySense is a wellbeing analytics platform for the home. Working with private and public sector partners, we are improving the quality of lives for many. Our IoT sensors and artificial intelligence help people stay ahead of problems through data insight, bringing peace of mind and reassurance to families. Your work will have great value and purpose as we continue to lead a new industry and pioneer compassion through technology.

Our culture

We foster a culture of openness and authenticity over structure and process. Strong communication, learning and collaboration are what we strive for and we are looking for people who share these values.

Our benefits:

  • 30 days holiday + your birthday + Public Holidays
  • Fully remote
  • Monthly education allowance
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance at 4 times annual salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Company laptop


We are set up to work fully remotely, and this is how we will continue to operate. We do have offices which can be used as and when required.

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Organic coverage


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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