Driver AI

Understand millions of lines of code in minutes.

Senior Frontend Engineer

$125K - $250K / 0.05% - 1.00%
Austin, TX, US / Remote (US)
Job Type
3+ years
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Daniel Hensley
Daniel Hensley

About the role

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled Senior Frontend Engineer to join our team at Driver AI. As a key member of our engineering team, you will play a crucial role in developing and enhancing our frontend web application using modern technologies such as Next.js, React, Vercel, and Tailwind CSS. Your contributions will directly impact the delivery of our product to our enterprise customers, ensuring a seamless and engaging user experience.

This role is a good fit if you are interested in being at a fast-paced, early-stage startup. You will work closely with the founders and small engineering team to rapidly iterate on tech and product foundations. We are a distributed team covering all time zones in the US.

Important cultural values at Driver include the concept of directly responsible individuals (DRIs), rapid iteration and experimentation, doing your homework to explain decisions with data, a culture of long-form documentation, prioritizing demos, asking questions, and open and respectful communication.


  • Lead the development of scalable and performant frontend systems using Next.js, React, and Tailwind CSS.
  • Collaborate with backend and ML engineers to integrate with APIs and ensure smooth data flow between frontend and backend systems.
  • Work closely with designers and product owners to implement intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces.
  • Optimize frontend performance, ensuring fast load times and responsive interactions.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest frontend technologies and industry trends, and propose innovative solutions to enhance our product.
  • Contribute to the overall engineering culture at Driver AI, promoting collaboration, documentation, and a focus on delivering high-quality software.

Skills and experience we’re seeking

  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript/TypeScript, Node.js
  • Experience with front-end frameworks and libraries, such as React, Angular.js, and Vue.js (we use React/Next.js)
  • Experience interfacing with REST APIs and GraphQL End Points
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities, especially written
  • Understand database concepts and data modeling capabilities
  • Development through all phases, from initial technical designs, implementation, and testing to production deployments
  • Comfortable working with designers and tools such as Figma
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines for frontend applications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Experience with rich text editors like Tiptap or ProseMirror
  • Experience with real-time collaboration applications
  • Experience with B2B SaaS products
  • Understanding of accessibility standards and best practices
  • Previous experience in a startup environment, showcasing adaptability, creativity, and a proactive attitude
  • Experienced deploying containerized solutions (e.g., Docker)

Driver AI is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


  • Competitive Compensation Packages - Cash & Equity
  • Flexible Work Culture
  • Unlimited Time Off + 12 Paid Company Holidays
  • Insurance - Health, Dental, & Vision
  • Life Insurance & FSA Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Accounts - Traditional, Roth, or Both
  • Quarterly Team Offsites

About Driver AI

Driver AI Summary

Driver AI is the new way to write technical documentation. It helps everyone in an organization write interactive documents to explain millions of lines of code in minutes instead of months.

WHO: Driver AI partners with chip manufacturing, enterprise IT, and software product development teams.

WHY: Traditionally, these teams spend millions and wait months (sometimes years) to understand their complex technology infrastructure well enough to build on top of it.

THE DRIVER DIFFERENCE: Instead, Driver AI is a tool that explains complex codebases in minutes vs. months. This enables teams to rapidly accelerate the technical discovery process and save significant resources.

HOW IT WORKS: Driver AI works by digesting a codebase, organizing it for analysis, and harnessing Large Language Models (LLMs) to generate interactive explanations for executives, product and technology leaders, and developers.

Working with Us

We are an ambitious early-stage enterprise SaaS company. We value a strong communications culture and are sales led whereby customer feedback flows from sales to product and design to engineering implementation.

We are building a world-class engineering team. We enjoy the challenge of navigating the delivery needs of an early startup with the importance of rigor in foundations, design, and culture. Exceptional hires, lean productive process, and an intrepid culture are our key ingredients.

On the technology side, we're building a powerful platform technology that includes a sophisticated frontend and UX experience, a wide ranging LLM content generation stack (compiler-inspired algorithms for traversal and processing of code with state-of-the-art RAG pipelines and agentic systems), and modern backend/cloud infra as a backbone.

Come join us and be a part of building something great!

Driver AI
Team Size:11
Daniel Hensley
Daniel Hensley
Adam Tilton
Adam Tilton