Vium is hiring a

Front End Engineer

About Us:

Vium empowers biomedical investigators with technology that accelerates the preclinical drug discovery and development pipeline. Researchers can design, run, and analyze experiments that rapidly surface insights and high volumes of quality data. The platform improves the speed and reproducibility of preclinical research so that it is more predictive of how drugs perform in humans. The result is that better therapies get moved more quickly to patients who need them. Founded in 2013, we have a proven product, an awesome team, happy clients, smart investors and advisors, and plans to double in 2016 and beyond. Want to use your experience to help save lives? Here’s the chance for you to make this a reality.   

The Role:

We have just come out of stealth and are looking to hire an exceptional Front End Engineer as a critical addition to our development team. Working with other talented engineers you will be responsible for designing and building highly effective single page apps for both customers and internal researchers. In addition to contributing to the delivery of a beautiful and intuitive SAAS experience, your work will help design and build better tools and interfaces, allowing bio-medical investigators to explore data and run high quality experiments. Equally important, you will ship code at a rapid pace while making a difference in the world.  

Meaningful Things You’ll Do:

  • Design and deliver user facing applications and tools that will be the cornerstone of our public facing product.
  • Collaborate with experts across science and software engineering to build highly effective tools and user experiences.
  • Help drive the next evolution of our platform while building a strong engineering culture.

Education and Experience: 

  • 5+ years developing in Javascript with AngularJS
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, the DOM and browser APIs
  • Extremely comfortable writing complex single page applications
  • Experience with unit and integration testing of browser based Javascript applications
  • Solid background with integrating with RESTful services
  • Background working in full cycle continuous integration environments
  • Knowledge of data visualization and D3 based frameworks a plus 

More About Our Culture:

We’re a group of talented individuals across multiple disciplines, coming together to deliver great engineering! 


  • Say what we’ll do and then do it.  As a small team, we’ve accomplished an incredible amount in a short time.
  • Are technical polymaths. If it’s technical, we either know about it or want to learn about it.
  • Have a wide range of interests, which is why we’re in this company in the first place.
  • Work in the office as much as is necessary, but are focused on results more than hours-in-a-chair-at-the-office.
  • Are focused on making serious progress while acknowledging and paying for technical debt.

What We Offer:

  • Good salaries and good benefits. Who doesn’t want that?
  • Stock options
  • Catered lunch most days and fully stocked kitchen
  • Flexible work hours and Friday demo days/happy hours
  • Relaxed office in San Mateo and flexible work hours
  • Company offsites and retreats including a whole week in the summer when we close up shop and go on vacation 

Our corporate office is in San Mateo and the remote-controlled lab is in the South Bay.