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Front End Engineer

San Francisco, CA | Technology

Job Description


About Us:

Nixle's products and services are "Building Safer Communities" all across America. Public safety agencies use Nixle to notify the public via text, email, and voice messages, we are literally saving lives and catching bad guys.

Founded in 2007, and headquartered in San Francisco, Nixle provides a web based mass notification service that enables effective communication and collaboration between more than 6,800 public safety agencies, their school districts, and the communities they serve. Nixle’s secure platform of text message, email, smart phone app, and voice notifications allow public safety agencies to share relevant information quickly and effectively. Additionally, Nixle helps mobilize those communities to take an active role in public safety through anonymous, real time, two-way notification via text messages.

We are seeking an experienced Front-End Developer to take full control of our HTML, CSS and Javascript development.  You will work product management and back-end engineers to build new features and rapidly iterate on our existing product.


  • Design, implment and maintain new features written in standards compliant HTML / CSS and Javascript
  • Work closely with, and incorporate feedback from, product management and back-end engineers when implementing features
  • Take ownership of front end web development
  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team


  • 3+ years experience developing, modifying, and maintaining standards-compliant HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with HTML templating systems such as Django, Cheetah, Smarty, or CakePHP
  • Experience working with jQuery or another JavaScript framework
  • Experience working with Photoshop files to cut and optimize graphics for web browsers
  • Proficient in Mac OSX (development)
  • Bachelor's degree, or commensurate experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Django, Ruby on Rails, CakePHP or other MVC framework


  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Fresh fruit / snacks / catered lunches 
  • 401k
  • Competitive salary
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