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Ns1 // intelligent DNS & traffic mgmt
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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About Us

NS1 optimizes delivery of the worlds most critical internet & enterprise applications. Only NS1s platform is built on a modern API-first architecture that acts on real-time data & grows more powerful in complex environments, transforming DNS, DHCP, & IP Address Management (IPAM) into an intelligent, efficient, & automated system. NS1s technology drives dramatic gains in IT efficiency & application performance, reliability, & security for the largest global enterprises, including Salesforce, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Nielsen, Pitney Bowes, Squarespace, Pandora & 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 & product organizations to design & implement industry-leading software interfaces. The Engineer will focus on the execution of UX improvements & features for SaaS & on-premises software products, & 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 & timelines. You thrive when given the opportunity to scale design systems & bring insight into what makes a great user experience from various perspectives.

You will:

  • As a member of the Product Design team, communicate & support the front-end team (on the engineering side) during all phases of development & deployment across projects
  • Collaborate with engineering & product teams to ensure high-quality implementation of UI & workflow improvements
  • Contribute extensible elements & patterns to evolve & 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 & commitment to quality & simplicity
  • Demonstrated understanding of the fundamentals of user experience, including accessibility
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of users (internal & external), demonstrated problem-solving skills, adaptable, proactive & 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 & 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, & the many systems youll have an opportunity to work with here:

  • Our globally distributed platform is comprised of many subsystems including:
    • Custom built DNS platform thats deployed on physical hardware
    • Anycasted edge network that spans nearly 30 facilities globally
    • REST API & Client Portal
    • Deployment automation, CI/CD, unit/integration testing
    • Monitoring, metrics collection & alerting
    • Traffic load balancing, filtering, & DDoS mitigation tools
    • Distributed messaging, persistent DB & caching systems
  • Other technologies & integrations include:
    • Linux, Ansible, Docker & other container platforms
    • AWS & 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, & libraries, various Open Source projects including REST API clients & integrations

Working @ NS1

Were a fast-growing, well-funded startup based in the heart of New York Citys Financial District with offices & team members around the world. Working at NS1, youll come to understand our team is unique, both in & out of the workplace. We have PhDs, musicians, artists, & athletes working side by side, dedicated to delivering first class products. Were 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 & honest communication & we continuously strive to foster a culture of transparency, flexibility, & creativity.

We offer:

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

NS1 is an equal opportunity employer.

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