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Senior Front End Engineer, Riffyn (Oakland, CA/Denver, CO)

A Mission to Reshape Science

Breakthrough discoveries once occurred when scientists like Alexander Fleming noticed the halo of dead bacteria surrounding a mold colony. But today’s breakthroughs often go unnoticed because they are buried in uninterpretable spreadsheets, inaccessible data, or excessive experimental noise. Riffyn’s mission is to unlock the full potential of today’s science by delivering clean, connected, meaningful data the moment it is collected.

The Role

Riffyn seeks an experienced Front End / UI Engineer to develop interactive experimental design, data processing and analytics visualization features.

Riffyn is a venture-backed provider of research design and analytics software (SaaS) to biotech, pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries. Riffyn SaaS offers a unique “design-first” approach to scientific experimentation and product development that solves previously intractable data fragmentation issues.  Riffyn provides global R&D organizations with unprecedented access to high-quality data, process design information and integrative data analytics.

What you’ll be doing

  • Designing, developing and maintaining our front-end/JavaScript experience

  • Working alongside a small group building product you are proud of

  • Working with the product design team turning vision into reality


  • 7+ years of software development

  • 3+ years of significant front-end/JavaScript experience

  • Solid understanding and experience with the React framework

  • Bachelors or Masters in computer science or closely related discipline

  • Desirable: Experience with Node, Meteor, and Redux

  • Desirable: Experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL databases

  • Desirable: formal or informal training and understanding of a scientific discipline

About Riffyn

Riffyn’s cloud-based application provides a visual process design and analytics software to improve reproducibility and tech transfer in life science, chemical and materials R&D. The product builds maps of experimental processes and joins them to live data to expose trends and causal relationships between experimental variables. Core to Riffyn’s product identity are eye-catching visuals, an intuitive UI, machine intelligence, and a collaborative backbone that seamlessly bridges software, lab workflows and lab hardware. Riffyn was formed in 2014 by a team of biological engineering, chemical engineering, software engineering and publishing veterans with decades experience in R&D, scale-up, manufacturing, data systems and open science.


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