Ridgeline was founded by Dave Duffield in late 2017 to develop enterprise software for the investment management industry. Headquartered in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Ridgeline’s employees enjoy the lake-in-the-mountains setting and quality of life the location offers. These company core values guide our collective and individual behavior, decisions, relationships, and points of view: Employees, Customers, Integrity, Innovation, Fun, and Profitability. If these values frame what’s important to you, perhaps you’re one of us. Ridgeline is proud to be a community-minded, discrimination-free equal opportunity workplace.

Ridgeline, Inc.


Senior Front-End Engineer

If creating high-quality, responsive business applications from scratch sounds exciting, then this role may be right for you. Ridgeline is looking for a Senior Front-End Engineer who understands that building our front end customer experience requires truly engineered solutions. You will have a rare opportunity to drive the vision for our front end using modern open-source libraries and frameworks. Our team aims to leave a legacy in an investment management industry primed for change.

At this time, Ridgeline does not sponsor work visas.

What will you do?

  • Envision the front end/ui architecture for our platform, and drive business requirements to production
  • Define standards and best practices to ensure quality and consistency of UI design and implementation
  • Participate hands-on with product teams to lead implementation of our architecture
  • Work cross-functionally to understand requirements and translate them into UI design and implementation
  • Define and implement reusable UI components to accelerate development
  • Think creatively, own problems, seek solutions, and communicate clearly across our product & engineering team along the way
  • Contribute to a collaborative environment rooted in learning, teaching, and transparency

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience building and maintaining a lasting front-end architecture capable of evolving without the need for a full reimplementation/redesign year to year
  • 7+ years building web experiences, with a focus on front end/UI
  • Expert level experience working in React with 3+ years experience in production
  • Understanding of and ability to execute advanced product-design vision with an efficient engineering approach
  • Experience building Enterprise Software
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors
  • Experience with Javascript testing frameworks like Jest, Enzyme, or Mocha
  • Expertise in cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web
  • Experience working with REST API web services
  • An aptitude for problem solving