Senior Front-End Software Engineer


$140k - $160k
Date Posted: February 7, 2024
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Job Description

Direct Defense is at the forefront of delivering innovative Managed Security Services to address the evolving challenges in cybersecurity. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Front-End Software Engineer with a focus on React and TypeScript to join our dynamic team. If you are passionate about creating secure and intuitive user interfaces, this is an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge technology in a rapidly growing industry.

Position Overview:

As a Senior Front-End Software Developer, you will lead the front-end development efforts of our Security Services Platform, ThreatAdvisor, utilizing your expertise in React and TypeScript. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to deliver secure, scalable, and high-performance user interfaces, ensuring an exceptional user experience for our clients.


  • Front-End Development:
    • Lead the design and implementation of front-end components using React and TypeScript, ensuring high-quality and maintainable code.
    • Collaborate with UX/UI designers to create visually appealing and intuitive interfaces.
  • Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with back-end developers, security experts, and QA engineers to deliver cohesive and integrated software solutions.
    • Participate in code reviews, providing constructive feedback to maintain code quality.
  • Innovation and Best Practices:
    • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies to propose innovative solutions.
    • Implement best practices for front-end development, including code documentation, testing, and version control.
  • Problem Solving:
    • Analyze and troubleshoot complex issues, implementing effective solutions in a timely manner.
    • Contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes and methodologies.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a Senior Front-End Software Developer with a strong focus on React and TypeScript.
  • Experience in building and maintaining scalable, secure, and high-performance web applications.
  • Proficiency in front-end technologies, including React, TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS.
  • Full stack web development experience (5+ years), including C#, .NET, TypeScript/JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and PostgreSQL.
  • Experience working in a self-hosted environment (especially Docker, vCenter / Windows Domain)
  • Experience working with Azure DevOps
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Understanding of Secure Coding Principles

Nice to have:

  • Understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices
  • Experience with Cypress testing framework
  • Experience with Cube.js and GraphQL
  • Experience with Kafka


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Flexible work hours
  • Professional development opportunities

If you are a seasoned Senior Front-End Software Developer eager to contribute to advancing cybersecurity through innovative SaaS solutions, we encourage you to apply and become an integral part of the Direct Defense team.

Salary range: $140,000 - $160,000

Work schedule: Monday through Friday

Work hours: 40 hours a week

A little about DirectDefense

Since coming together in 2011 to form DirectDefense, our team has been committed to offering Cybersecurity defense strategies that are unmatched in the industry. Whether we are performing assessments of networks, platforms, and applications or applying managed services to improve your organization’s security posture, we are focused on providing world-class services that don’t just work–they work for you.


We establish partnerships with our clients based on trust and results. We leverage our deep industry knowledge and expertise to identify and remediate blind spots in your security program, provide meaningful visibility of your entire enterprise, and align your organization with security best practices and compliance standards.


We aim to secure organizations across all industries against advanced threats and attacks in today’s world. Acting in partnership with organizations, we will provide unmatched information security services designed to improve your overall security posture, close gaps, and track vulnerabilities on an ongoing basis through continued education and support.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, DirectDefense provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $1400000 - $160,000 per year with a bonus package.

Recruiting for this role ends May 15th, 2024