UX/UI Engineer

| Greater NYC Area
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About Us

NS1 optimizes delivery of the world’s most critical internet and enterprise applications. Only NS1’s platform is built on a modern API-first architecture that acts on real-time data and grows more powerful in complex environments, transforming DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management (IPAM) into an intelligent, efficient, and automated system. NS1’s technology drives dramatic gains in IT efficiency and application performance, reliability, and security for the largest global enterprises, including Salesforce, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Nielsen, Pitney Bowes, Squarespace, Pandora and The Guardian. We solve incredibly challenging problems on behalf of our customers in the most mission critical parts of their stack.

The Role

Our UX/UI Engineer will join the engineering and product organizations to design and implement industry-leading software interfaces. The Engineer will focus on the execution of UX improvements and features for SaaS and on-premises software products, and will encourage high-fidelity UI execution to deliver on our commitment to top-of-class user experiences for our customers.

The Developer will ensure seamless coordination of stakeholders around project variables, generating a shared understanding of deliverables and timelines. You thrive when given the opportunity to scale design systems and bring insight into what makes a great user experience from various perspectives.

You will:

  • As a member of the Product Design team, communicate and support the front-end team (on the engineering side) during all phases of development and deployment across projects 
  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to ensure high-quality implementation of UI & workflow improvements
  • Contribute extensible elements and patterns to evolve and scale our design system
Your Skills:
  • Proficient with HTML, CSS, Javascript, Sketch, Invision 
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React
  • Experience with user-interface design and commitment to quality and simplicity
  • Demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals of user experience, including accessibility
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of users (internal and external), demonstrated problem-solving skills, adaptable, proactive and willing to take ownership
  • Demonstrated comfort with remote communication culture in order to work effectively with distributed teams
  • Well-organized, with meticulous attention to detail 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Nice to have:
  • Animation/micro animation skills
  • Experience with infrastructure/networking products

Similar roles may be: UI Engineer, UI Developer, Creative Developer

Our technology stack at NS1, and the many systems you’ll have an opportunity to work with here:
  • Our globally distributed platform is comprised of many subsystems including:
    • Custom built DNS platform that’s deployed on physical hardware
    • Anycasted edge network that spans nearly 30 facilities globally
    • REST API and Client Portal
    • Deployment automation, CI/CD, unit/integration testing
    • Monitoring, metrics collection and alerting
    • Traffic load balancing, filtering, and DDoS mitigation tools
    • Distributed messaging, persistent DB and caching systems
  • Other technologies and integrations include:
    • Linux, Ansible, Docker & other container platforms
    • AWS and other cloud providers
    • BGP, BPF, SDN, packet analysis
    • MongoDB, Redis, RabbitMQ, PostgreSQL
    • Go, Python, Bash, C, C++14, React, Redux, D3
    • OpenTSDB, ELK, Grafana
    • Integrations with third party SaaS, APIs, and libraries, various Open Source projects including REST API clients and integrations
Working @ NS1

We’re a fast-growing, well-funded startup based in the heart of New York City’s Financial District with offices and team members around the world. Working at NS1, you’ll come to understand our team is unique, both in and out of the workplace. We have PhDs, musicians, artists, and athletes working side by side, dedicated to delivering first class products. We’re hardworking, but we're also a compassionate group. We understand that outside of NS1 is a world that places demands on our time. Our leadership team is dedicated to open and honest communication and we continuously strive to foster a culture of transparency, flexibility, and creativity.

We offer:

  • competitive compensation (salary and stock options)
  • medical, dental, and vision
  • commuter benefits
  • 401k
  • flexible hours and time off
  • choice of workstation

NS1 is an equal opportunity employer.

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Location

55 Broad St, 19th Floor, New York , NY 10004

What are NS1 Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
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Professional Development Benefits
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