Frontend Developer

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Full-time

About Us:

Whatfix is disrupting the way Application Support and Learning content is consumed by providing Contextual and Interactive WalkThroughs inside enterprise applications at the exact time a task is being performed.

 

We provide enterprises with a Software Platform that allows them to create Interactive Guides or Flows that sit as an overlay inside any web application. Flows are Contextual - appear based on where you are in the application (location) and who you are (role). Optimal performance and adoption of any web application is attained when there is easy access to Contextual Information - inside the application at the time a task is being performed.

 

Our Team:

The Engineering team at Whatfix provides end to end engineering throughput that forms part of core platforms and services that drive Whatfix business.

Our team is responsible for creating the Customer Platform and everything around it - be it Analytics, Infrastructure or Core Algorithms. The team owns and is responsible for all pieces that we design, build and support end to end for Whatfix product/ business.

Our product is built around a core of JAVA with enterprise businesses using the Whatfix system. On a monthly basis, millions of interactive guides are processed. Building, testing, and deploying to any of our environments are as simple as pushing a commit to a git branch. We like to keep our technology up-to-date. All of the technology is built and maintained by this small development team, so from day 1, software you write will be used by people from all over the world.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and develop highly scalable, reliable and fault tolerant systems for one of the world’s fastest growing startups
  • Work with business to define requirements
  • Perform technical design and hands-on coding for development and enhancement efforts
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services
  • Promote best practice in design and coding
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Understand the customer needs & implement
  • Articulate complex problems communicating viable architecture and design approaches in a clear and concise manner
  • Enhance the agile SDLC within the Development Team through new learning, continued growth, and applying industry best practices and processes
  • Occasionally participate in customer demos & provide inputs wherever required
  • Keep optimizing & automating mundane tasks

You'll be a core member of the team. 

Individual growth is important to us. We schedule time every week to explore an interest or learn something new. Team members have also used it to do everything from learning new algorithms to playing with the new framework, to exploring what the new analytics layer could be used for. We also take some time each day to discuss what we're working on, and even pair program to teach each other about parts of the codebase. There's no risk of stagnation in this job, you would still be hands-on after a few years.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

We are looking for a Front-End Engineer to help us scale and go deep on our technical capabilities.

  • 3 - 8 years of professional front-end development experience
  • Hands on experience with Front end technologies - HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Experince with React Ecosystem (React Router, Styled-components, Server side rendering, Context API, React Hooks) is strongly preferred
  • Experience with state management librrary such as Redux or MobX is huge plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Experience in backend programming langugage such as Java is strongly preferred 
  • Experience in building Web applications using frameworks like Spring, Microservice architecture
  • Work experience, preferably from internet companies, products or startups
  • Expertise in design principles and their application
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Fast Learner & a Team Player

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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