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Frontend Engineer

San Francisco or Remote

About Hex

Hex is building a modern data analysis platform to empower data teams to have outsized impact within their organizations. With Hex, users can easily connect to data, build and collaborate on analyses, and turn their work into beautiful data-driven apps usable by everyone.

Our current team is focused primarily on engineering and design. We're all working remotely, plan to do so for the foreseeable future, and will always offer first-class support for remote team members.

We're backed by great VC funds and angels, so we're able to offer competitive salary and meaningful early-stage equity. We also offer unlimited PTO, flexible benefits, a home office stipend, and more.

Though we're small, we value building a thoughtful and intentional company culture. We prioritize autonomy, quality, feedback, and bias toward action. You might be a good fit to join us if you enjoy building thoughtful products, empowering users, and helping data teams do their best work.

About the Frontend Engineer role

We're looking for an experienced frontend software engineer to join as a member of our core team. You will have broad impact over the technology, the product, and our company's culture.

Our central product is a single-page web application for authoring code and conducting data analysis. It is written using React, Typescript, and GraphQL. As a frontend engineer at Hex, you will be responsible for:

  • Building out a powerful UI designed for analytical users, while maintaining usability and good design principles
  • Delivering complex client features including multiplayer functionality
  • Implementing new custom visualization components
  • Maintaining a high quality bar for design, correctness, and testing
  • Collaborating with product, design, and end users to help deliver a delightful end user experience
  • Helping grow the team and build an intentional culture

About You

We're looking for engineers who have:

  • 3-5 years experience with modern frontend technologies including React and Typescript
  • A passion for shipping high-quality product that delights users
  • Interest in the data products space, and a love of building tools that empower analysts to do more
  • Curiosity about the bigger picture of building a company, including go-to-market, customer development, people, and marketing

It's also great if you have:

  • Worked with other elements in our tech stack: Node, GraphQL, Postgres, Python, R, or Julia
  • Specific experience with visualiation engineering, e.g., building charting components with D3
  • Experience in data analysis / data science, using, building, or integrating with modern technologies (e.g. Python notebooks, modern BI tools, data pipelines)


Caitlin Colgrove, CTO (