Senior Frontend Engineer (Full-Time)

  • Engineering
  • Bengaluru, India

Senior Frontend Engineer (Full-Time)

Job description

At Vahan, we’re helping 300M+ low-skilled workers in India find jobs using

WhatsApp. We’re a Y Combinator company that is backed by marquee investors

such as Khosla Ventures and Founders Fund; several executives from Google

and Flipkart are also investors in the company.

We’re seeking a Senior Frontend Engineer in Bangalore, India, to take on and provide

technical leadership on the Frontend side to major projects, especially our mobile



  • Drive the future of Frontend products in the industry and create world class performance for all of Vahan’s products.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and Experience Designers to iterate on the design and implementation of our product.
  • Work with Data Scientists and Back-end Engineers to build features and ship experiments.
  • Build efficient and reusable front-end systems and abstractions.
  • Find and address performance issues.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.
  • Identify and communicate front-end best practices.

Why you’ll LOVE this job

We’re a small team that enjoys working hard, getting a lot done and having fun.

Not to mention that you’ll get to work on a product that is making a profoundly

positive impact on people’s lives. We also provide an outstanding training ground

for aspiring entrepreneurs.

We can promise:

  • Our co-workers are a close-knit, intelligent, and motivated team.
  • We care about you. We offer competitive health insurance for employees and their dependents.
  • Unlimited PTO so you can take the time you need to rejuvenate.
  • You’ll love where you work. We have a bright and modern collaborative office space located in the heart of Indiranagar, Bangalore’s most happening neighborhood!


  • Commensurate with experience (cash + bonus + equity)

Job requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related technical discipline or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience, including technical management of software developers and system administrators/architects.
  • Commanding grasp of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling. Experience with React is a plus.
  • Demonstrated web performance profiling, troubleshooting and optimization experience. Familiar with web performance best practices.
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals.
  • Strong motivation to drive impact by making product or infrastructure improvements.
  • Pro-activeness, good communication and fast learning.
  • Interest in working in a very cross-functional team that touches many of the core systems and user flows.
  • Passion for creating large-scale positive impact on people’s lives.
  • Strong sense of ownership and determination to get things done.
  • Humility and eagerness to learn and grow.