Senior Front End Developer

Employer: Risk Based Security, Inc.

Location: RICHMOND, VA

Application Deadline: July 30, 2021


About Risk Based Security

Risk Based Security® (RBS) is a global leader in vulnerability and vendor risk ratings. RBS solutions provide the most comprehensive and detailed intelligence available on the market. Our solutions, The Risk Based Security Platform, VulnDB and Cyber Risk Analytics (CRA), deliver actionable intelligence, contextualized to the client’s organizational assets, via portal, pre-built integrations and API. In addition, our YourCISO offering provides organizations with on-demand access to high quality security and information risk management resources in one easy to use web portal. Headquartered in the Scott’s Addition area of Richmond, VA, RBS has been a trusted partner to leading enterprises since 2011.


About The Role

We are currently looking for a Senior Front End Developer to join our team in Richmond, VA.  This role includes responsibilities for our Developer activities (e.g., software engineering, including technical design, development, testing, and support) and will be responsible for individually completing small complex projects and delivering components of large projects as part of a team. You will ensure that you are continually developing a deep expertise in areas of software development.



  • Implements web pages, applications, widgets, web parts, and assets using a working knowledge of HTML, Javascript, CSS, React.js, JSON.

  • Participate in the design, development, and support of technical projects from design to completion according to project standards.

  • Responsible for the delivery of small projects and the delivery of components of large projects as part of a team.

  • Perform technical functions in the software development process (i.e., performing builds and releases).

  • Take part in the research and proofs-of-concept of new technologies—present findings to senior technologists in the organization.

  • With minimal oversight from senior engineers, develop software following best practices and existing patterns for the design, development, testing, and support of software, systems, and applications.

  • Collaborate with fellow developers as well as external resources located locally or off-shore.

  • Participate in quality assurance (QA), develop test plans, test conditions, and expected test results.

  • Work with the Product team to understand requests or discuss alternatives, resolve system issues and provide or respond to suggestions for improvement.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ years of HTML, Javascript, CSS, React.js, and ES6

  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

  • Team player

  • Good time-management skills

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills


Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails

  • Experience maintaining information security

  • Experience working remotely

  • Experience leading teams


What We Provide:

  • Awesome colleagues and culture

  • Full training on RBS products, processes and tools

  • Competitive Salary

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Company-paid Life and Disability Insurance

  • Retirement plan with company match

  • Healthcare Insurance Eligibility with company contribution

  • Eligible for a yearly bonus based on individual and company performance

  • Startup environment with big opportunities for impact

  • Track record of promoting and hiring internally

  • Innovative, high growth products that clients love


At this time, Risk Based Security will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


We hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We are eager to meet people that can contribute to our team, not only candidates who check all the boxes. 


To be considered for this position, applicants are required to provide links to your portfolio, personal site, GitHub, or any other place we might view some of your work.