Frontend Engineer

Menlo Park, California, US

WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas — making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world.

Join a world-class engineering-driven company, where you'll have instant impact from day one. WhatsApp has an open culture and flat organization. Every engineer is literally sitting a few steps away from the founders. As a member of our engineering team you will tackle challenging issues of scale, reliability and security while delivering a delightful, simple user experience to a global user base. If you love writing code, hate tons of meetings, then come talk to us.

Responsibilities

  • Implement features and user interfaces for www.whatsapp.com and internal tools
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to deliver compelling user-facing products

Minimum Qualification

  • HTML/CSS experience, building UIs and supporting IE9+.
  • Frontend JavaScript experience, using standard browser APIs and asynchronous programming.
  • Customer-focused, working with technical and non-technical people: customer ops, legal, engineers.

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience with React, ES6, JS packaging (e.g. webpack, gulp)
  • Experience with a server-side scripting language like PHP or Python
  • Experience with content management systems and multi-language support