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Senior Founding Engineer / Generative AI / React

Chicago, Illinois


Full Time

$130k - $150k

This Chicago-based startup is looking for a Senior Founding Engineer to join their team and own the frontend. This is a full-time, hybrid opportunity based in Chicago, IL.

Ever wanted to get in at the ground floor of a startup that you believe in? This is your chance. This company focuses on sales enablement using their AI assisted platform. They’re looking for a founding engineer who possesses a startup mindset and is willing to own the product and take initiative on designing and developing new features. The ideal candidate will be an expert with React and comfortable with the entire JavaScript ecosystem. This role is eligible for remote work. Transparently, the expectation is that you’ll be willing to embrace the startup mentality and work 50+ hrs/wk. With that expectation comes substantial equity and the opportunity to grow into an engineering leadership position.

Required Skills & Experience
  • 8+ years of experience in JavaScript
  • 6+ years of experience in React.js
  • 3+ years of experience in a fast-paced startup environment
  • B.A. or B.S. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Based in Chicago, IL
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Experience owning or leading a software project
  • Experience with the full SDLC
  • Desire for leadership as the company scales
What You Will Be Doing
Tech Breakdown
  • 80% Frontend
  • 20% Backend
Daily Responsibilities
  • 80% Hands On
  • 20% Team Collaboration

The Offer
  • Bonus OR Commission eligible
You will receive the following benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Vacation Time
  • Stock Options

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Posted by: Charlie Murphy

Specialization: JavascriptFront End