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Senior Software Engineer- Frontend (India Remote)

RemoteIndia, Telangāna, HyderabadEngineering

Job description

Who Are We

We are Virtual Internships, an EdTech startup on a mission to bridge the gap between education and the workplace by making internships accessible to all.

Over the last four years, we’ve established partnerships with 12,000+ companies, 100+ universities, and supported thousands of students and graduates in becoming more employable via our online work experience product.

We are a team of 130+ across 25+ countries, and recently secured our Series A funding from investors such as Hambro Perks, Sequoia Capital, Kaplan, Arsenal Growth, and Ascend Vietnam Ventures who have collectively guided the likes of Google, Linkedin, WhatsApp, Canva, Udemy, and Applyboard.

Our 2022 awards include:

What you will do
Working with a world-class globally distributed team, as the Software Engineer, you will have ownership of key frontend technical strategies and goals of the VI platform on creating exceptional and impactful products for VI.

  • Writing application interface codes using JavaScript following react.js workflows.

  • Troubleshooting interface software and debugging application codes.

  • Developing and implementing highly responsive front-end architecture to support customer facing user interface concepts .

  • Monitoring and improving front-end performance.

  • Meeting with the development team to discuss user interface ideas and applications.

  • Reviewing application requirements and interface designs.

  • Identifying web-based user interactions.

  • Documenting application changes and developing updates.

What do we offer?

One of our core values at Virtual Internships is transparency. That’s why, we’re giving you the opportunity to ‘try before you apply’ in our “VI-P Guide” which includes our values, how we operate, how we build our packages, and how we interview.

To give you an example of some of our perks and benefits:

  • Flexible Working Hours - start earlier, leave earlier, take a shorter lunch or leave a bit later, it's totally up to you.

  • Remote First - work from anywhere, with a budget to support your remote setup

  • Learn from the world’s best - access to exclusive content including how-to guides and playbooks from Sequoia/500Global backed organisations

  • Professional Development Budget - dedicated budget towards content/platforms/courses that can contribute to your professional growth

  • Swag - delivered to your door

  • Impact - we’re still at an early-stage, so your impact is magnified. You will likely be solving something that hasn’t already been solved or you will be taking something to an entirely new level !

  • Meritocracy - a culture that prides itself on internal promotions and meritocracy. The majority of our managerial team have risen up (quickly), including our COO, CAO, CFO, Head of Host Companies, and Head of Intern Experience


Job requirements

  • Overall 2 - 4 years
  • Previous experience of 1+ years working as a React.js developer.

  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and front-end languages.

  • Knowledge of REACT tools including React.js, Webpack, Enzyme, Redux, and Flux.

  • Experience with user interface design.

  • Knowledge of performance testing frameworks including Mocha and Jest.

  • Experience with browser-based debugging and performance testing software.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.

Good to have

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a similar field.

  • Experience building products for large or medium scale enterprise (B2B) customers

  • Good technical competency and an understanding of working with cross functional teams

  • Excellent focus on attention to detail and strong quantitative skills

  • Experience in other frontend technologies such as Angular, Vue etc.

Bonus ‘to-haves’

  • Having worked as a full stack engineer or developer in a product organization.

  • Experience with a (any) set of incredible tools for product development and task management.

Consider this our wish-list. We know there will be great candidates that don't meet every one of these criteria—if you're passionate about the role and have early-stage startup experience, we'd still love to hear from you.