Frontend Engineer

Remote (U.S. / EU Time Zones) /
Engineering /
Full Time

The workplace is getting more distributed. Over the last decade, the biggest advances in productivity have come from new full stack, collaborative tools that manage distributed work. Code has Github. Design has Figma. What about meetings?

The most important stuff in every company is happening in meetings. But our meeting tools were designed in an era when meetings were almost always in person. Today’s meeting tools let you see and hear each other. That’s it. Vowel is a full stack meeting OS that actually helps you have better meetings, collaborate more effectively, and surface insightful team metrics and trends.

Our team has strong experience starting and running VC-backed companies. Our investors include the same VCs who invested in leading software companies, including Stripe, Twilio, Airtable, Carta, Plaid, and Lever. Plus, our users love Vowel. We won Product of the Day, Product of the Week and the 2020 Golden Kitty Award for ⛱ Remote Work tool of the year on Product Hunt.

We are actively seeking a Frontend Engineer with significant javascript, typescript, html/css3 experience who will be responsible for implementing key features across our platform, including UX and front-end features, communication via our REST API, tracking analytics, and implementing new designs and integrations.

What you will be doing:

    •  Work closely with other engineers to architect, implement, and rollout new frontend-facing features — including native mobile app, desktop app, and mobile web
    • Work directly with leadership and other team members to ensure that engineering goals align with overall company goals
    • Develop real-time, collaborative features that leverage web-rtc, web-sockets, xmpp, data channel, and streaming audio and video features
    • Develop and update automated tests on the frontend
    • Iteratively improve the frontend codebase, to ensure modules are decoupled, modularized, and testable
    • Develop new integrations to improve collaboration, analysis, and productivity for teams
    • Help orchestrate and deploy new releases
    • Architect integral user-facing features and UX across our web application, native mobile, and desktop apps — as well as for extensions and plugins across a range of external platforms

What you should have:

    • At least two years of software development experience, using Javascript and Typescript
    • Experience working on large frontend codebases using React/Redux
    • Proficiency with React, Redux, and React-native
    • Experience building for mobile and response layouts
    • Familiarity with debugging, profiling, and test-driven development
    • Familiarity with SQL and data modeling
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented and functional programming concepts

Even better if you have:

    • Experience using Docker and/or Kubernetes
    • Experience using strongly typed languages, such as Java or Kotlin
    • Developing for cloud platforms, such as AWS or Google Cloud
    • Familiarity with Web-RTC, including, ICE, RTCPeerConnection and websockets
    • Familiarity with web technologies, such as HTTP, CSS3, HTML5
    • Experience using Javascript generators, as well as frameworks such as Redux Saga
    • Familiarity using web-assembly

Why Join:

    • Join the early team of a venture-backed startup with executives that have founded multiple successful venture backed companies.
    • Competitive salary + equity.
    • Flexible time off policy.
    • Competitive health benefits.
Vowel embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.