Lead/Staff Engineer, Frontend

Chennai, India

πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»The role

You should apply if you have β€”

  1. 5 - 10 years of technical experience (you can count internships & freelance work towards this).
  2. Proficiency in React (especially Hooks), JavaScript, Node.js and Typescript; experience working with other big frameworks like Vue.js, Svelte or Ember.js will be nice to have.
  3. Experience building hybrid (static, server-side rendered and client-side rendered) frontend apps.
  4. Experience in deep-customizing at least 1 bundler like Webpack, Rollup, Parcel or ESBuild.
  5. Experience in profiling apps for performance.
  6. Deep knowledge in all things web β€” like browser quirks, security, workers, persistence and new & upcoming features.
  7. A track record of writing accessible and detailed version-control commits, documentation and code reviews.
  8. A strong ability to write clean, scalable, self-documenting & highly-testable code.
  9. Very good problem-solving skills.
  10. Experience working with a fast-moving and multidisciplinary team.

πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ”¬The problems that you'll be solving

You'll be helping us with some of these challenges β€”

  1. How do we keep building more features while keeping the code clean, as small as possible and highly performant?
  2. How do we build accessible and thoughtful user experiences while maintaining our in-house theme and design language?
  3. How do we build a shareable platform of core components that can be used across all of our frontend apps?
  4. How do we build a strong testing-first delivery cycle so we can ship code with greater confidence?

πŸ˜‡ What we're like

We're problem-solvers at heart, and we value data-driven decision making. We believe in high-quality execution, crafting great user experiences, honest & transparent communication and enabling our people to thrive and be the best version of themselves.

The early engineering + product team includes folks from Lynk and Kilobyte, and we're hoping to build one of the best teams in the city; kind & compassionate, diverse and smart β€” one you can be proud for being a part of.

πŸ›  Stack

We're all generalists and prefer picking the right tool for the job. That said, we do use a lot of new & exciting technology.

Backend

  • Golang for most services and Node.js (Koa, Polka) for a few
  • gRPC for inter-service communication
  • PostgreSQL

Frontend

Infra

  • AWS (with extensive use of RDS, S3, ECS, SQS, SES & CloudWatch)
  • Gitlab for version-control and CI/CD
  • All apps built and shipped as Docker images
  • Kubernetes for container orchestration
  • Honeybadger for error analytics & uptime monitoring

Wiz is the fastest growing digital cross-border supply chain startup in emerging markets.

Wiz is using cutting-edge technology to solve hard problems in the USD 2 Trillion global supply chain space, helping businesses in emerging markets win globally with competitive cross-border logistics. The tech-led full-stack operations offer superior visibility, reliability and efficiency to all stakeholders involved in the cross-border supply chain. Demand/Supply forecasting, dynamic pricing, AI-driven rates/schedules parsing, IoT based visibility solutions, route/cargo optimization models, OCR based document processing are some of the areas where Wiz is applying deep technology solutions to create impact in an otherwise archaic low-tech industry. Wiz is deeply committed to making global logistics sustainable and will work at the intersection of themes including carbon offsetting, low-emission fuels, EV vehicles, etc.

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