Senior Frontend Engineer at Wise Systems | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Team: Engineering

Who we are:

Wise Systems builds autonomous dispatching and routing software that is used by some of the world’s largest fleets to improve fleet efficiency, driver experience, and customer service. At Wise Systems, we believe that companies can realize productivity gains, while simultaneously improving customer experience. With these priorities in mind we’ve built the platform to transform delivery operations.

Based in Cambridge, MA, Wise Systems was started out of MIT and is growing rapidly, building an incredible, increasingly diverse team that shares a deep commitment to our customers’ success. Wise also has a highly engaged network of advisors, mentors, and investors passionate about enabling new standards and capabilities in delivery and logistics through engineering and data science.

As we continue to grow we’re excited to bring together people who are thoughtful, ambitious, and creative, with a variety of perspectives and experiences. If solving everyday real-world problems excites you, we want you!

What we are looking for:

The Wise Systems team is looking to add an experienced senior front-end software engineer who is inspired by the opportunity to make a strong impact at our organization while building their skills. We are looking for someone who is adept at designing and developing front-end applications, and has experience building enterprise-grade web applications.

The position will involve advancing front-end development at Wise Systems and building cutting-edge user experiences for our customers. In this role, you will support existing users who rely on our web application daily to conduct business-critical functions,consistently considering performance, resiliency, and user-experience when balancing tradeoffs. You will strive to understand varied customer needs and performance requirements, and partner with engineers and teams across the tech stack to develop robust, highly usable applications. An important part of this role is collaborating closely with the design team to create beautiful, practical, delightful user experiences.

In addition, a key aspect of this role is mentorship of our talented next generation of engineers. With a diverse team striving to take on the industry giants, there are ample growth opportunities at all levels, and our ideal candidate will participate in these efforts.


  • Building dynamic user-facing features for our web applications
  • Effectively working with enterprise-scale data and presenting it in a highly responsive and visually appealing format
  • Evaluating the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Leading the design of scalable solutions using modern web frameworks
  • Partnering with Product and Design to deliver incredible experiences to end users
  • Mentoring, developing, and empowering other front-end engineers


  • 4+ years of professional experience in Front-End Development
  • Experience with Javascript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and frameworks
  • Strong design and UX sensibilities
  • Experience leveraging REST APIs to build web applications
  • Knowledge of React and Polymer is a plus
  • Experience with TypeScript is a plus

Personal Characteristics

  • You are a problem solver - even not-so-well-defined problems.
  • You consider all the voices in the room and welcome alternative perspectives
  • You respect customers and work with integrity, in collaboration, and partnership with your peers in the company
  • You value the success of the team and work to move the group forward
  • You value creative solutions and take pride in your work
  • You are goal-oriented, enjoy learning and teaching, and are self-motivated
  • You encourage others to bring their authentic selves to work

Location: Cambridge, MA or Montreal, QC or Remote

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Frontend Engineer
  • Company
    Wise Systems
  • Location
    Cambridge, MA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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