Senior Software Engineer - Web Infra - Frontend

About Rippling
Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage all of their HR & IT—payroll, benefits, computers, apps, and more—in one unified workforce platform.

By connecting every business system to one source of truth for employee data, businesses can automate all of the manual work they normally need to do to make employee changes. Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can just click a button and set up a new employees’ payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps—like Slack, Zoom, and Office 365—all within 90 seconds.

Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $1.2B from the world's top investors-including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Sequoia, Bedrock, and Greenoaks - and was named one of America's best startup employers by Forbes (#12 out of 500)

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About the Role

At Rippling, Engineering is at the heart of our business and culture. We are looking for a Senior frontend developer to lead our web performance charter, at the forefront of optimizing our web application for superior performance and an exceptional user experience. Drawing on your knowledge of front-end performance optimization techniques, you will lead initiatives to identify and address bottlenecks, build workflows for monitoring, profiling, and optimizing web applications, implement strategic solutions, and maintain best practices. This is a high ownership, impact, and visibility role that will create a step change in Rippling’s growth, technological evolution and enterprise readiness.

What you will do

  • Lead efforts to enhance the speed, responsiveness, and overall performance of web applications by implementing and refining best practices in frontend development.

  • Craft and build internal frontend tooling and libraries to optimize developer efficiency and increase code reliability and performance.

  • Be self-directed and take a lead role on requirements, implementation, and delivery, as well as consulting with adopting teams.

  • Elevate existing synthetic performance analysis workflows to the next level, utilizing innovative approaches and tools to continually enhance the monitoring and analysis of frontend performance.

  • Drive the adoption of industry best practices in monitoring, profiling, and optimizing web applications, promoting a culture of excellence in code quality and performance.

  • You'll mentor other engineers and participate in reviewing code.

What you will need

  • At least 5 years of experience in software development and delivery, with in-depth knowledge of software architectures

  • Experience monitoring, profiling, and optimizing web applications

  • Hands-on experience with JavaScript/TypeScript (especially ES6+), React, HTML, and CSS, and unit and integration testing frameworks.

  • Knowledge of front-end performance optimization techniques.

  • Solid engineering skills, a track record, and passion for improving the code structure and architecture to enhance testability and maintainability

  • Quality Code: Fluent in writing high-quality code and experienced in creating relevant test suites to ensure code integrity.


Bangalore, India

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