Technology

Frontend Engineer

Bengaluru
Work Type: Full Time

Frontend Engineer 

About Velocity

Velocity is building the future of financial services for new-age businesses in India. Our vision is to create products that empower these businesses by solving multiple growth problems for them. 


We are a Series-A funded startup that is developing new fintech products for small businesses. Our founders are alumni of IIT and IIM and have experience in management consulting, venture capital, and fintech startups. Our mission is to empower small business owners with technology and significantly improve their access to financial services. To date, we have raised $30M across two rounds of funding and are supported by some of the most reputable global investors including Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures.

Job Description

We are looking for superlative hustlers, stellar problem solvers and remarkable team players. Everything else is a plus plus. We are looking for folks who take the craft of Software Engineering very seriously, and push themselves and those around them to solve problems in the best manner possible.


Responsibilities:

  • Build robust and scalable web-based applications, through well-designed and well-factored code

  • Build abstractions and contracts with separation of concerns for a larger scope

  • Apply problem-solving skills to tackle high-level business and technical goals

  • Create high-level technical designs and functional models with guidance

  • Work closely with Designers and Product Managers to build aesthetic and performant User Interfaces for target functionality

  • Work with broader stakeholders to track the impact of projects/features and proactively iterate to improve them

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of software development experience in frontend development in React or related technologies

  • BTech, MTech or PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Science or related technical disciplines 

  • Experience in writing fluent javascript, semantic html and modular css, and in implementing frontend design patterns

  • Working knowledge of backend architectures and APIs

  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English

  • Strong work ethic and ownership of deadlines

Experience in the following is a plus:

  • Fintech domain

  • Fast-paced startup environment

  • Ruby on Rails

  • Mobile development with React Native or similar technologies


Velocity culture


It doesn't matter what your last name is or what you scored in English in class 5, but if you are creative, crave difficult problems, can work in teams, are obsessed with customer feedback, we would love to talk to you. What we can assure you is a workplace that’s fun, cares about your growth, challenges you and bestows great responsibilities to those with great powers.


Other details

  • Team role: Individual contributor in a pod of 4-6 engineers

  • First few problem statements: NA

  • Reporting manager: Engineering Manager of the respective Pod

  • Location: Our HQ in HSR Layout, Bengaluru

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