Plivo is hiring a

2020237 - Software Development Engineer II - Javascript

Washington, United States
Plivo is a cloud communications platform that empowers businesses to connect, engage and interact with their customers in a more efficient and meaningful way. 

Plivo’s mission is to simplify business communications.  Thousands of businesses around the globe including IBM, Workday, Godaddy, and Lifesize rely on Plivo to power their voice and SMS communications at global scale.  

Founded in 2011, Plivo has over 180 employees across its US and India offices. Plivo is part of YCombinator and is backed by prominent investors, including Andreessen Horowitz and Battery Ventures. 

Plivo has been profitable for the past four years, an unusual milestone for companies of this scale.  Plivo’s success has landed it among the leading, global CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) companies and at the cutting edge of the CPaaS sector, which is estimated to grow to $10.9 billion by 2022.

Role and responsibilities :

  • As part of a cross-functional team, you will be responsible to design and develop Plivo’s Browser SDKs and applications.
  • Collaborate with Developers, QA Engineers, Product Managers and Technical Leaders on new product specification/enhancements and execute the feature roadmap.
  • Articulate complex problems, communicate viable architecture and design approaches in a clear and concise manner.
  • Thrive in a collaborative team environment, work with ambiguous product requirements, and shared backend APIs.
  • Evaluate technologies, development stack and strive for new learning, continued growth by applying industry best practices and processes.
  • Provide thought leadership in mobile engineering and bring your passion for technology to motivate and inspire on a day-to-day basis.

Skills Required

  • 4-6 years of experience as a full-stack developer, with solid understanding of JavaScript, HTML, CSS, NodeJS.
  • Ability to write pure JavaScript code without relying on third-party libraries.
  • Proficiency in browser rendering behavior, memory management, and performance.
  • Exposure to build & process tools like Grunt, Gulp, WebPack, Node, NPM.
  • Familiarity with push notifications, REST APIs and cloud messaging.
  • Experience with Bootstrap, Electron, React, Angular is a plus.
  • Knowledge of VoIP(Voice Over IP), WebRTC is a plus.
  • Preferred to have experience working with AWS components (EC2, S3, SNS, CDN, Lambda).
  • Working knowledge of Git and proficiency with at least one build server(Jenkins/Travis/CircleCI).

Perks & Benefits

  • Empowerment to plan and execute
  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Open culture and working with a young and dynamic team
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Generous leave policy

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