Software Engineer - Front-end Web at SendBird
Seoul, KR
At SendBird, we are building the most scalable and powerful chat API in the world. We have customers from over 150 countries around the world serving a truly wide-range of use cases across communities, marketplaces, on-demand services, games, and ecommerce.
We are working with some of the hottest (and the toughest) customers in every industry, and since graduating Y Combinator in 2016, SendBird has become one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley.
SendBird is headquartered in San Mateo, California and has its APAC office in Seoul, South Korea.
The engineering team at SendBird is solving some of the biggest challenges related to building a reliable, feature-rich, and scalable real-time conversational experiences across different platforms.
The challenges range from building a platform that can scale to some of the largest userbase across distributed environments with optimal latency, creating a feature-rich, yet lightweight and high performance client-side SDK, and building products and services that can help customers incorporate real-time conversational technologies more rapidly.
You will be participating in building the best real-time conversational products and solutions possible. You are expected to learn and expand on your engineering knowledge and experiences to build a world-class product that solves difficult problems of our customers, and make it as easy as possible for the customers to harness the power of real-time chat.
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Design and implement UI/UX components of SendBird website, dashboard, customer tools, backoffice tools, and all web related products
  • Partner with the design and product management teams to innovate and develop new design and interaction concepts
Key Qualifications
  • At least 2 years of experience developing, shipping, and maintaining front-end web applications
  • Deep understanding of HTML5, CSS3 and other web standards or frameworks
  • Up-to-date on the latest technologies including ES6, React, Redux, Webpack, Babel and reselect
  • Attention to detail and making sure every pixel and interaction is highly polished
  • Able to work independently and drive results
  • Ability to find the root cause of problems with a minimal set of information and data points
  • Ability to find the optimal solution given the resource constraints, and understands the concepts of under-engineering and over-engineering
Bonus Points
  • Continuous learning experience in UI and UX
  • Experience building an elegant API
  • Awards from programming competitions (e.g., ACM ICPC, IOI, etc.)
  • English proficiency for business collaboration