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Sr. Front End Engineer

Giant Oak

About Giant Oak

The Giant Oak team is comprised of a small group of individuals who are innovative, intellectually curious, and passionate about using our knowledge to make the world a better, safer place. The members of our organization have expertise in machine learning, behavioral science, national security, and illicit markets, and we have a shared passion for advancing the frontier of conventional knowledge in our chosen fields. We are looking for candidates who are independently driven and comfortable functioning outside of the norm, willing to build onto their foundation of rigorous quantitative and analytical skills by using creative techniques and insights to formulate the next generation of tools for public safety and security while promoting privacy and inclusion.

Our Culture

We make the world a safer place by applying behavioral and computer science in big data environments to identify illicit behaviors, actors, and networks. We build software to help our customers effectively and efficiently reduce crime, fraud, coercion, and violence.


The Sr. Front End Engineer will focus the majority of their time on frontend development of our GOST(R) platform user interface.  The role requires frequent collaboration such as on design, backend implementation, requirements clarification and stakeholder alignment.  We are in the process of a full redesign of our UI, you will be expected to both the design and own the implementation.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals with a master of full stack development.  
  • 8+ years professional software development experience in technically rigorous environments holding extremely high bars for their engineers.
  • Experience with both frontend and backend engineering, with a preference for the frontend
  • Deep experience with Javascript, css and associated tools a must.  Experience with React, Ember, Angular or other MVP style framework preferred.
  • Experience developing against a RESTful API, and collaborating on it’s design and implementation
  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Data Science, or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Good communication skills, especially telling simple stories from lots of messy data


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