Engineering

Javascript Developer (Remote)

Preferable Location: Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Surat, Jaipur, Chennai, Hyderabad   |   Full Time

JAVASCRIPT DEVELOPER

Company Introduction 

CometChat harnesses the power of chat by helping thousands of businesses around the world create customized in-app messaging experiences. Our products allow developers to seamlessly add voice, video and text chat to their websites and mobile apps so that their users can communicate with each other, resulting in a unified customer experience, increased engagement and retention, and revenue growth.

In 2019, CometChat was selected into the exclusive Techstars Boulder Accelerator. CometChat (Industry CPaaS: communication-platform-as-a-service) has also been listed among the top 10 best SaaS companies by G2 Crowd. With solid financials, strong organic growth and increasing interest in developer tool-focused companies (from the market and with top technical talent), we’re heading into an exciting period of growth and acceleration. CometChat is backed by seasoned investors such as iSeed Ventures, Range Ventures, Silicon Badia, eonCapital and Matchstick Ventures.

A global business from the start, we have 60+  team members across our Denver and Mumbai offices serving over 50,000 customers around the world. We’ve had an exciting journey so far, and we know this is just the beginning!

CometChat’s Mission

Enable meaningful connections between real people in an increasingly digital world.

CometChat’s Products

CometChat offers a robust suite of cloud hosted text, voice and video options that meet businesses where they are–whether they need drag and drop plugins that can be ready within 30 minutes or if they want more advanced features and can invest development resources to launch the experience that will best serve their users. 

● Quickly build a reliable & full featured chat experience into any mobile or web app

● Fully customizable SDKs and API designed to help companies ship faster

At every step, CometChat helps customers solve complex infrastructure, performance and security challenges, regardless of the platform. But there is so much more! With over 20 ready to use extensions, customers can build an experience and get the data, analysis and insights they need to drive their business forward.

CometChat’s solutions are perfect for every kind of chat including:

● Social community – Allowing people in online communities to interact without moving the conversation to another platform

● Marketplace – Enabling communications between buyers and sellers

● Events – Bringing thousands of users together to interact without diminishing the quality of the experience

● Telemedicine – Making connections between patients and providers more accessible

● Dating – Keeping people engaged while they connect with one another

● And more!

CometChat is committed to fostering a culture of innovation & collaboration. Our people are our strength so we respect and nurture their individual talent and potential. Join us if you are looking to be a part of a high growth team!

Position Overview & Priorities

We are looking for a great Javascript developer. Your primary focus will be maintaining and adding new features in the Software Development Kit (SDK). You will ensure that the overall application is robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving and quality product is important.

Primary responsibility would be:

  • Responsible for developing new features and maintaining the SDK.
  • Work closely with product management to understand requirements and convert them into easily understandable documentation.
  • Peer reviews for code.
  • Contribute towards the continuous improvement of the quality and process.
  • Maintain development practices, writing clean, modular and self-sustaining code, with repeatable quality and predictability.
  • Writing code without using a 3rd party library as much as possible.
  • Translating product requirement into high quality code.
  • Optimizing code for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers.
  • Testing the features being developed.
  • Writing test cases for every new feature.

Work Location 
We operate on a Hybrid model – you choose where you work from! Remotely or from our offices. Currently our talent is spread across 14 different cities globally.

Prioritized Experiences and Capabilities

  • Prioritized Experiences and Capabilities
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Thorough understanding of typescript
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and SDK development
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • A knack for bench marking and optimization
  • Familiarity with code versioning

Core Values

Go above and beyond for the customer: We are obsessed with ensuring every customer is taken care of, no matter how big or small they are. We truly believe their problems are our problems, and will stop at next to nothing to see them succeed.

Act with integrity: Be honest, be authentic and genuine, be open and do the right thing, no matter who’s watching. We know what we know, and what we don’t know, we’ll let you know. And then we’ll do our darndest to figure out a solution.

Be relentless: Never stop innovating. Be relentless in trying new things, and improving our product. Challenge the status quo, embrace learning curves, and don’t be afraid to fail. Focus on the outcome and everything else will fall into place.

Be curious: Practice empathy. Anticipate customer needs, and solve them before they get there. If you don’t understand something, ask questions and learn.

Have fun: Laugh. Be positive and kind. Make people feel good. Life is too short to not spend time doing what you love with folks you enjoy being around.

Interview Process

Our goal is to make sure you have the chance to get to know CometChat as we learn more about you. Through a series of conversations with CometChat’s founders and key stakeholders, we’ll want to learn more about your strategic and functional expertise, and your passion. We hope that you’ll bring questions and ideas to each conversation and suggest ways that we can get to know you and your capabilities better.



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