Senior Front End Developer


Join us at Citadel Defense in developing full spectrum RF and RC threat management solutions on the ground and in the air.

We’re seeking an experienced Front End Software Developer who is passionate about developing product user interfaces for end users in mission-critical situations. In this role, you will be developing products that will help protect our nation’s most elite Special Operations teams, critical infrastructure, and most valuable organizations from increasing drone threats. We’ve assembled a group of world-class business/strategy, product design, technology, engineering, and data science professionals with deep knowledge and experience in counter drone solutions to work alongside you in tackling one of our country’s greatest emerging threats.

Job Requirements:

  • Expert with JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, Python, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Expert with web frameworks such as Laravel or other MVC frameworks
  • Expert in responsive front-end development and single-page application (SPA) design
  • Expert in RESTful API design and asynchronous operations
  • Experience in SQL schema design with MySQL, Oracle, NoSQL or another DBMS
  • Proficient in UI design libraries such as Vue.js, AngularJS, ReactJS, etc.
  • Proficiency in design patterns
  • Workflow flexibility, strong teamwork skills, and proficiency with Git
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related degree

Ideal Experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience as lead front-end software developer on market-released products
  • Experience with the full web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques
  • Experience with Node.js, MQTT, HTTP protocol, and at least one server-side framework, preferably Laravel, Express, Django or Flask
  • Experience with Agile software and test-driven development

Professional Competencies:

  • Finding fulfillment in building great products
  • Self-driven
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Cooperative and productive in a team environment
  • Communicate effectively with small groups small teams
  • Productive in multitasking between projects

At CITADEL, we’re delivering a unique solution to the greatest unmanaged airborne threat of our time! We have contracts with DOD, DIUX and Special Forces. Visit us at to learn how you can be a key contributor to our industry-leading team of experts. We’re backed by a Top Tier Venture Capital Fund. We offer a competitive salary and benefits program, including an opportunity to participate in the company stock option program.

Please send your resume to: with Subject: Front End Dev. - Your Name

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.