Frontend Engineering Lead

Full Time


Job Description

Want to work on an innovative product?   

Yearn to flex in a growing mission driven start-up that has a proven business plan?

Seeking to avoid the huge lumbering bureaucracy of big companies? 

Have a desire to have your voice and influence a decision?

… If so, you are in good company!  

Union, is a point of sale system specializing in bars and restaurants seeking a contact-free solution for ordering via a mobile app. We are already disrupting the hospitality point of sale market with an innovative business model and modernized architecture that we would love to talk to you about.

We are looking for a Frontend Engineering Lead who has passion and experience for modern browser frameworks and technologies such as React.js, Next.js, and TypeScript.   As all great Engineers span many aspects of Product delivery from UI to data models to API design to CI/CD pipelines, this role requires that the candidate must be passionate about browser based user experiences.

What we are looking for:

  • Values user experience before tech 
  • Has several years of engineering experience being the decision maker on frontend architecture and implementation to support user interface concepts
  • Contains a comprehensive understanding of the current state of web technologies and best practices, including React.js, Webpack, Enzyme, Redux, and Flux
  • Are capable of setting your own direction, building something from scratch, and seeing it through
  • Possess skills to create simple solutions for complex problems quickly; often benefiting from tried-and-true techniques. 
  • Has working knowledge of the deployment and monitoring patterns for frontend applications from a cloud platform
  • Understands practical knowledge of web security standards
  • Experienced in hospitality (especially as a bartender or waiter) as a plus

What you can expect from us:

  • An immediate undertaking of two greenfield applications with our team members
  • Freedom to make a difference and be heard
  • A unique application posing unique and exciting challenges
  • A DevOps culture where automated scripting thrives
  • Ability to make a decision and pivot when something is not working
  • An experienced staff who are open to change

Some questions we’ll ask:

  • Please talk through the last greenfield application(s) you lead and what you learned
  • Please describe your experience testing your applications. 
  • Please describe the team you are part of and your role within the team. 
  • Please describe interactions between the frontend and backend from a technological and human perspective
  • Discuss on the last security vulnerability you experienced or patched
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States? 

Trust me.   If it was boring, we would not be here!  Come talk to us, maybe even a beer. 

About Union

Union is the leading engagement platform built for high-volume bars & venues to deliver improved guest experiences and turbo-charged efficiencies. Our all-in-one engagement platform is moving the hospitality service experience forward and delivering transformative experiences that enable everyone to win. At Union, we believe hospitality is more than just a happy customer; it’s a happy bartender, a happy venue, and happy partners. We’re based in Austin, Texas with several additional offices throughout the US. 

Union is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

Summary benefits:

  • Health Care we pay for: max $970/month for employee/family
  • Dental: $40 per month
  • Vision: $6 per month
  • 401k match: 4%


Think you could crush this role? Fill out the form below to send us a message with your resume attached or a link to your social media profile, and we will get back to you as soon as possible to set up a meeting with our team. 

Posted By

Charles Mack

Director of Engineering