Front-End Software Engineer

About Whisker Labs

Whisker Labs is a data and sensor technology company developing the next generation of fire safety systems called Ting® that fits in the palm of your hand. An easy-to-install smart sensor plugs into a single outlet in your home and starts to work identifying electrical fire hazards that are often difficult to detect yet are quite deadly. While Ting® continuously monitors the home for hazards, it also monitors utility power and lightning storms and notifies users of harmful surges, sags and power outages that can cause harm to sensitive electronic devices. Ting® also monitors for faults in major appliances – such as Air Conditioning systems – and notify homeowners of potential failures before they leaving them sweating it out on a hot summer day.

About the Role

Location:  Germantown, MD

The Front-End Software Engineer will be building a new suite of dashboards and visualizations that will inform customers, internal users, and business partners about faults detected by the Ting sensor in a pleasing visual style.  You’ll be joining a small and experienced team of business leaders, software engineers, and data scientists seeking to make the world a safer and more efficient place.  Come join us!


  • Take ownership and develop imaginative and innovative user interfaces.
  • Work with stakeholders to build visual tools for partners, customers and internal users including sales and partner management.
  • Work with engineers and data scientists to develop insights into data from the Ting sensor.
  • Develop and Deploy code that’s well thought out and completely tested.
  • Support and monitor projects after deployment to quickly squash any user-facing bugs.
  • Work as part of a team, reviewing peer’s code through pull requests.
  • Work closely with other engineers for knowledge transfer.


  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or technical field. 2+ years of production level web engineering experience.
  • Strong front-end skills using angular/html/d3/typescript/JavaScript to interface with RESTful API’s and back end Amazon services such as lambda, kinesis, S3 and SQL databases.
  • Ability to develop in C#.NET Core and python.
  • Experience with a *nix-based development workflow (e.g. git, basic shell scripting).
  • Understanding of electrical systems is a plus.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary + equity.
  • Freedom. The ability to make, own and carry out decisions.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.


  • Whisker Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.