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Senior Frontend Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023
About the Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced Senior Frontend Software Engineer to join Flywheel’s dedicated and collaborative development team. This is a unique opportunity to work with a growing team to build a large scale application, consisting of a UI, API, SDK, and CLI for sharing and curating scientific and medical data. Tools you build will be used to empower scientists and researchers to enhance their workflow efficiency and sharing capabilities. Successful applicants will have a passion for problem-solving, teamwork, and delivering quality results. This role requires a strong UI development background with technical experience working with a variety of technologies such as:
Angular, Typescript
Figma, Auth0
Python 3 APIs and kubernetes
Cloud providers: AWS, Google, and Azure
MongoDB, ElasticSearch
Git, CI/CD specifically GitLab
This role works closely with a cross functional product team and business stakeholders. The team operates within a flexible Agile process and is empowered to alter it as needed to achieve team and company objectives.
We’re highly responsive to customer needs and constantly strive to make a positive contribution to the biomedical and life sciences communities we serve. Team members are recognized and rewarded when advocating for customer success and satisfaction over other concerns. We value self-motivated, creative individuals who work well in a collaborative environment – constantly generating and sharing new ideas and solutions with the team.
Flywheel has a comprehensive benefits package and encourages a balanced work life and home life.


  • Maintain and improve existing applications primarily written in Angular/AngularJS.
  • Collaborate with UX Design, Product Management, and Quality Assurance teams to develop features and improvements to the Flywheel products that exhibit quality and efficiency.
  • Work with team members to establish data contracts that suit UI needs.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve UI/UX issues.
  • Inform architectural decisions and planning for complex projects.
  • Meet standards in code quality and testing set forth by the team, and make suggestions for improvements.
  • Collaborate daily across a geographically dispersed development team.
  • Mentor other engineers and share knowledge in a variety of forms.

What would make you a great fit

  • 5+ years of experience working in frontend web development.
  • Proficiency in TS/JS/CSS/HTML.
  • Experience working closely with UX designers and design systems.
  • Working knowledge of the Angular 12+ framework and its design paradigms.
  • Understanding of best practices working with RESTful APIs.
  • Experience building applications that handle large file transfers and interact with cloud storage services like GCS, S3, etc.
  • Proven track record of elevating and mentoring other engineers.
  • Feel passionate about writing quality code.
  • Thrive in a collaborative and dynamic environment.
  • Have a habit of documentation to share your knowledge and learn from past experiences.
  • Driven by curiosity and creative problem solving.
  • Have an urge for delivering to deadlines and iterating efficiently.
  • Keep customers top-of-mind.
Do you feel like you don't have everything that's listed above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!
About Us
Flywheel is the leading research data platform that's transforming the way biomedical and imaging data are managed at leading life sciences, clinical, and academic institutions globally.
Flywheel provides a comprehensive research data solution with all the tools needed for curation, imaging processing, machine learning workflows, and secure collaboration. By leveraging cloud scalability and automating research workflows, Flywheel helps organizations scale research data and analysis, improve scientific collaboration, and accelerate discoveries.
Company Values
The alchemy of effective teamwork happens when we each take ownership of both the menial and the magical every day. We’re serious, but never stuffy. We keep our cool under pressure because we assume best intentions and maintain perspective. This allows for true teamwork, with a dash of irreverence.
We are tenacious and united in our pursuit of solving our customers’ biggest challenges, and no challenge is too big. Diverse backgrounds across our team make us more effective as we listen, absorb, collaborate, and iterate to innovate.
We’re obsessed with uncovering the why of any given. Having an open mind allows us to be quick to fail and quick to adapt. We relentlessly pursue continual improvement through learning and imagining new possibilities.
We’re fueled by grit, boundless energy, and a deep belief that we are doing cool shit. We don’t hesitate to stand up and speak out because we trust that through tough, honest discourse we can drive change and make a real difference for our customers and our mission.