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Senior Frontend Engineer


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Are you a highly motivated Sr Frontend Engineer looking to join a growing team that's excited about being on the cutting edge of human performance innovation? 

About Us:

Athos has merged wearable surface electromyography (sEMG) technology with human performance software to reduce injury rates and enhance performance by optimizing warfighters' movements and loads. EMG, the recording of electrical activity of muscles, has been used to assess physiological function at top sports performance institutes and research centers for over 40 years. Athos has integrated this technology into performance apparel, bringing it out of the lab and into the field to assess large groups and regularly assist individuals with movement pattern and fitness deficiencies. Athos improves movement quality and manages load so warfighters can train hard, train effectively and train safely. We take the guesswork out of programming by seamlessly and continuously evaluating a warfighter, providing targeted supplemental exercises & programming recommendations, and tracking both individual and group progress. 

What You’ll Do and How You’ll Make an Impact:

As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Athos, you'll roll with Product, Design, and other Engineers to empower and delight users through code. You'll advocate for Frontend, translate product vision into software design, and possess the technical mastery to bring UI/UX to life. You will define and apply modern Frontend best practices to drive quality: of code and user experience.

What You’ll Bring:

  • 4+ years professional FE experience; w/ emphasis on webapps/data visualization
    • You’ve led FE projects from start to finish
    • Strategic/system level thinking; detail oriented implementor
    • Spot corners and obstacles early
    • Negotiate tradeoffs between stakeholders
  • Dev Bootcamp is not your primary experience
  • Strong CS/SWE fundamentals
  • Modern FE technical/domain expertise
    • Basics: html5, s/css, js/es6+, mobile-first/responsive; cross browser
    • Toolchain: npm, webpack, linters, test frameworks
    • Best Practices: page speed/delivery opto, i18n|l10n|a10n, network/http opto
    • Analytics/telemetry packages: segment/ga/mixpanel/airbrake/datadog
  •  Proficiency with API’s (design and consumption), backend workflows and integration points
  • Proficiency with at least 1 server side scripting language (python, ruby)
  • Experience with Test Automation
  • AWS proficient
  • Comfortable in a Unix environment

Bonus points for:

  • GQL
  • Real-time data (wss, sse)
  • Complex data viz (d3, svg, webgl)
  • Content delivery: caching, cdns, cms, offline, data sync
  • PWAs
  • Electron
  • Node, Typescript
  • AWS expertise (AppSync/Amplify, Cognito, Dynamo, S3, EC2/ELB)
  • DevOps


  • Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one 
  • U.S. Citizenship 

What We Offer:

  • Creative, innovative, and collaborative work environment with an empathetic and respectful culture
  • Company paid comprehensive benefits for employees: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability. Company pays 65% for family medical and dental.
  • Flexible spending account, 401(k)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Mobile phone reimbursement
  • Love being active and learning how you can improve your movement? You’ll have your own gear and be able to workout with the Athos training system

Athos is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

If this sounds like a good fit, we’d love to hear from you!

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May 16th, 2021

Job posted on

December 1st, 2020

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Full Time

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Athos is a venture-backed startup developing a revolutionary product for the fitness market. We are creating next generation wearable technology that gives you detailed insight into how your body works...
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