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Senior Frontend Engineer


Job description

Nexus Mutual is an on-chain risk marketplace operated by and for members. Our mission is to build an ecosystem in which anyone can protect anyone else by sharing risk. The mutual launched in 2019 and has become the leading coverage provider within the DeFi ecosystem with more than $18m in claims that have been paid to date.

The protocol provides a decentralized, transparent alternative to traditional insurance companies. The economic incentives within the mutual solve the centralized insurance industry's core problem: the principal-agent problem.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer to work with us to build the premier on-chain risk marketplace for DeFi and beyond. You can learn more about us here: Twitter, Discord, Github. Someone who can work end to end, to help us build and deploy intuitive user interfaces that span our web pages and applications.

Our team is working with web3 technologies across the stack. The ideal person is someone who is user oriented, has a good understanding of UX best practices, is passionate about building scalable applications, and highly curious about DeFi and Crypto.

Our tech stack

- App layer: React.js, NextJS, Jotai, react query, Redux, ReduxSaga, Reselect, Node.js, TypeScript, TailwindCSS

- Web3: Solidity, Tenderly, IPFS, wagmi, viem

- Infrastructure: Cloudflare, CircleCI, Coveralls

Areas you will contribute to

  • Develop and maintain the Nexus Mutual applications

  • Integrate with our smart contracts to fetch data around covers, claims, and staking and allow the users to interact with the contracts via on-chain transactions

  • Continuously adapt the design framework based on research and user needs to improve usability

  • Keep up with smart contract changes, review contributions, and components developed by the ecosystem and design partners

  • Debug and fix user-reported issues

Job requirements

  • 5+ years of experience on frontend development and JS based frameworks

  • Proficient with React, Redux, CSS and HTML

  • Understanding of API frameworks, plus experience with fetching and displaying dynamic data

  • Understanding of modern, client-side, architecture

  • Previous experience with web3 stack

  • Being self-motivated and eager to keep up with the fast paced and agile team

  • Being obsessed with clean code and engineering best practices

You will stand out if

  • You are interested in decentralization and web3 technologies

  • You are curious about crypto, DeFi, tokenomics and game theory

  • You have experience with the web3 frontend stack (ethers.js / web3.js, etc)

  • You have knowledge of UX best practices

  • You have worked on finance-related, retail or institutional products

  • You have a keen eye for security

What’s in it for you

  • Be part of a small and dynamic team, where passion for our work describes and sets the tone for everything that we do.

  • Opportunity to get involved in solving both technical and philosophical challenges around human coordination in the context of insurance

  • Flexible remote work schedule, with regular in-person offsites. We are a fully remote organization that strives to pave the way for the future of insurance.

  • A competitive fixed (fiat component) compensation package, plus a generous token allocation.