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Sr. Software Engineer III - Frontend

Citrine Informatics

Citrine Informatics

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020
Design and build Citrine’s platform powering the development & discovery of next-generation materials and chemicals.
About Citrine
At Citrine, we’re using generative Artificial Intelligence to enable our customers to usher in the next generation of sustainable, high-performing materials and chemicals.
We’re the leader in AI for materials and chemicals. Our no-code SaaS platform gives product developers, researchers, and engineers access to domain-specific data management and AI tools. Our models propose new ways to combine ingredients and processes that are most likely to outperform, helping companies discover and deploy innovative, sustainable, high-performing materials and chemicals up to 98% faster than traditional R&D approaches.
Citrine regularly wins awards for innovation and sustainability, earning spots on the CB Insights AI 100 list and the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the US. Our customers include leading organizations such as LyondellBasell, Braskem, Grace, Synthomer, and Solvay. We also collaborate with researchers from world-renowned institutions on cutting-edge research at the intersection of AI and the physical sciences. Our team is ambitious with our goals, passionate about our vision, driven by our sustainability mission, and eager to grow and learn from each other. We’re headquartered in California, with team members throughout North America and Europe. We’re growing quickly, and we’re looking for the best to join us!
About the Role
As a Frontend Software Engineer at Citrine, your expertise will make Citrine’s outstanding features a reality for our customers. Your job will be putting cutting-edge AI tools directly into users’ hands. You’ll create web applications to enable user interaction with machine learning models in creative ways, data visualization software to spark scientific innovation, and sensible solutions for displaying, organizing, and searching data to boost research productivity.
Engineers at Citrine have opportunities to influence the engineering organization's technology, culture, and quality. Make your mark with technology that changes how every physical material is designed, manufactured, and brought to market.

Projects You Might Work On

  • Our next-generation platform for empowering scientists with Citrine’s AI, guiding experimental design in materials science
  • Sophisticated UI providing deep insights into materials data
  • Next-generation data organization and aggregation tools

What You'll Do

  • Build features for the Citrine Platform
  • Deploy and support your software in production
  • Collaborate closely with other engineers and designers, frequently reviewing code and discussing architecture
  • Collaborate closely with our design team to build out our design system – making it easier to build sophisticated UI with speed
  • Work in a multi-functional team on features from concept to delivery

The Stack

  • Frontend and UI: React, Typescript, Node, Express, Webpack
  • Test/Design: Jest, Cypress
  • Design: Material Design, Storybook, Sketch
  • Backend: Scala, Python, PostgreSQL
  • Infrastructure: Docker, AWS, Jenkins

Skills and Experience

  • 4+ years of experience developing JavaScript and/or Typescript in web applications
  • Collaboration across functional teams – especially with UX designers and Product Managers
  • Experience using React.js in a production setting
  • Demonstrated success working with fully remote teams


  • BS in Computer Science or a similar technical field of study, or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience iterating rapidly in an Agile environment
  • Experience with visualization tools like d3, react-vis, plot.ly or similar
  • Experience with modern testing strategies such as BDD and TDD
  • Experience with Cypress testing for integration and end-to-end tests
  • Familiarity with containerization / Docker
  • Experience with modern CI/CD practice
  • A background in a physical science
Equal Opportunity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin. Please let us know if you need any accommodations during the interview process.
Citrine is an inclusive work environment, and we are committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. Please email us at people_ops@citrine.io or inform your recruiter if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process.
Our Core Values
Citrine Informatics recognizes that its most valuable asset is its people. We have created our set of Core Values to encourage, support, and invest in our team as they work to innovate and support a more sustainable world. Our Core Values reflect our ongoing commitment to continuously invest in nurturing our talent and our people-first approach to conducting business.
- We take pride in and recognize the successes and growth of ourselves and our colleagues. We support each other in our growth.
- We prototype and collect data to make good decisions. We question that data and are constantly iterating to find the best solution.
- We are all owners of Citrine and make decisions like owners. We work autonomously with personal and organizational accountability.
- We commit to building a diverse and inclusive community within Citrine and actively promote equity and belonging.
- We are tirelessly committed to creating value for our customers.
- We exist to help our customers accelerate the development of sustainable products that are critical to the future of both our planet and our industry.
Compensation and Pay Transparency
At Citrine, we want your path to career growth to be transparent, straightforward, fair, and easily accessible -- starting with your application and interview process. The annual salary range listed below reflects the level we are considering for this position (please note that there may be unique situations where you may fall outside of this range). Where you fall within the range will depend on how your experience and skills align to our internal leveling system as we learn more about you throughout the interview process.
$140,000 USD - $165,000 USD
*Range(s) listed are for full-time employees based in the United States only.
Our Benefits (for exempt, full-time employees based within the United States)
401k with matching up to 4%
Medical, vision, dental insurance (we pay 100% of your premium and 75% of your dependents)
Life and Disability insurance
FSA and HSA plans
Equity options within the company
12 weeks of paid parental leave
Flexible PTO on top of our 17 paid company holidays (includes your birthday!)
Free financial counseling
$600 tech allowance
Monthly $75 phone reimbursement
$5,000 annual continuing educational allowance