2021, 2020 & earlier Batch – Frontend Engineer (Remote)

April 21, 2024
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Job Description

At HackerRank, we help over 2,500 of the most prestigious logos across industries find, hire and upskill amazing developer talent using our SaaS-based Developer Skills Platform. We pioneered and continue to lead the developer skills market with the ethos of “Skills over Pedigree”. Everyone at HackerRank is passionate about the mission and we are looking to add smiling faces to help us “Accelerate the World’s Innovation” by making skills matter more the pedigree. This position is full-time and Remote within India.

As a Frontend Engineer, you will play a pivotal part in HackerRank’s mission to “Accelerate the World’s Innovation”. You are excited to make an impact on the lives of millions of developers as you build the platform for them to showcase their skills and get hired. We’re responsible for building the world’s leading technical interview platform. We believe in “Extreme ownership” and you’ll have immense ownership both in terms of product and engineering.Your work will directly impact the lives of millions of developers as you build the platform for them to showcase their skills and get hired. You will be responsible for building systems that back the Screen, Interviews, and other product lines as well as building the best developer experience in each of our products. You’d be working on helping us scale our products to handle over 100K concurrent users to support large country-wide remote hiring events. As part of this, you will also need to build a platform to provide world-class developer experience (Coding editor, Autocomplete, Linting, Ability to run code easily, etc.) on the cloud at scale. Along with all of this, you will also be responsible for mentoring interns and delivering key product and tech initiatives.

You will be working on:

  • Partnering with product designers and product managers to build and improve workflows and user experience for various personas like Interviewer, Candidate, Recruiter, and Hiring Manager
  • Building uniform software front-end components that are pluggable and can be used across the organizations for various offerings.
  • Understanding key web performance metrics for the product and strive to improve it on a regular basis
  • Actively participate in setting up good standards and conventions for front-end engineering and also review code for quality. We believe a good code is like good karma; it goes a long way.
  • Collaborating with the engineers across the team; for organization-wide initiatives, with the mission to improve software quality and user experience on a regular basis
  • Mentoring budding Engineers and Interns

We are looking for:

  • Strong and self-motivated individuals, looking to learn and contribute to key product and tech initiatives.
  • Overall 2+ years of expertise in JavaScript-based UI Frameworks, with a strong preference for ReactJS
  • We also expect you to be good with fundamental Javascript, someone who is willing to admit I don’t know Javascript – https://github.com/getify/You-Dont-Know-JS
  • Good hands-on practical knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with frontend toolings like Webpack, babel, etc
  • Hands-on experience in frontend debugging and testing
  • Keen attention to quality, someone who has set or used  good coding standards for front-end development
  • Good knowledge of various browser environments, compatibility, and any experience in building a multiscreen app is a bonus
  • Eye for detail and metrics-driven especially around Web Performance and Optimization

Nice to have: 

  • Understanding of frontend security
  • Exposure to other frontend frameworks besides ReactJS
  • Understanding of backend APIs and technologies
  • Exposure to typescript is a plus

Benefits & Perks:

We have a full package of competitive benefits and perks which include:

  • One-time home office set up stipend
  • Monthly Remote Work Enablement Stipend
  • Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Wellbeing Benefits (Headspace, Cleo, etc)
  • Unlimited paid time off, paid leave for new parents, and flexible work hours
  • Insurance for all employees (term life, personal accident, medical) along with medical insurance for their dependents
  • Employee stock options, flexible work hours, and time off

About HackerRank:

HackerRank is a Y Combinator alumnus backed by tier-one Silicon Valley VCs with a total funding of over $100 million. The HackerRank Developer Skills Platform is the standard for assessing developer skills for 2,500+ companies across industries and 24M+ developers around the world. Companies like LinkedIn, Stripe, and Peloton rely on HackerRank to objectively evaluate skills against millions of developers at every step of the hiring process, allowing teams to hire the best and reduce engineering time. Developers rely on HackerRank to turn their skills into great jobs. We’re data-driven givers who take full ownership of our work and love delighting our customers!

HackerRank is a proud equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal opportunity to everyone for employment on the basis of individual performance and qualification. We never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.