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Front End Software Engineer - Sense Webapp
131 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138


Sense is building hardware and mobile applications to help people analyze their home energy consumption, see what is going on in their homes, and ultimately reduce their energy footprint. We are looking for a front end software engineer to help us bring the Sense app to life on the web. In this role, you will:

  • Work with the product team to translate UX and visual designs into an elegant, responsive, and modern web app with rich data visualizations
  • Design, implement, test, deploy, and maintain the Sense web application
  • Work closely with the rest of the engineering team to specify server APIs to support new application functionality

The Sense app is highly interactive, with a large data visualization component, including streaming real-time data. If you love building technically challenging applications that engage, delight, and inform users, you may be the right person for this job!


  • 2+ years of web software development experience
  • Proficient at building responsive web applications with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with at least one modern JavaScript front end framework (React, Angular, etc)
  • Comfortable with cross-browser testing, debugging, and performance optimization
  • Onsite in Boston
  • Authorized to work in the US

Nice to have's:

  • Experience with and passion for data visualization (D3, etc)
  • Degree in computer science or related field
  • Experience using AWS for deployment (CloudFront, S3, etc)
  • Own a copy of JavaScript: The Good Parts


  • Be a part of building something that will make a difference in the world
  • Great opportunity to gain experience at an early-stage startup, building a consumer product from the ground up
  • Work with a small team of experienced entrepreneurs creating revolutionary technology
  • A wide range of difficult and interesting problems to be solved
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and a great office in Harvard Square
Category: Software Engineering/QA

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Sense home energy monitor lets you understand what every appliance, light, and device in your house has to say.

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