Software Engineer, Web (Front-end)

  • Engineering
  • Singapore, Singapore

Software Engineer, Web (Front-end)

Job description

Location: Singapore

Type: Full-time

 

Engineers at Homage build things that matter – Homage is redefining in-home caregiving for our parents, grandparents, friends and loved ones. At the heart of Homage are the families and caregivers we work with and the technology we build transforms their lives and care delivery experience. Here, every engineer works on exciting, meaningful projects. We move fast, have fun and help each other out. Web is a critical component of both our core operations as well as users’ experience.

 

We’re looking for product-aware engineers who are thoughtful, responsible and passionate individuals who appreciate user experience. We’re looking for someone who is not only passionate about React development, but also has a strong understanding of good UX and is excited to learn about and contribute to the server side. Your work will directly impact the lives of people receiving care, people delivering care, and the families that are normally left in the dark about the entire caring process. We're looking for strong team players, people who can work with a very diverse team (engineers, care operations, sales folks.) We’re proudly backed by a group of top local investors, including Golden Gate Ventures, EV Growth, HealthX Capital, 500 Startups and SeedPlus.

 

Role Description

Homage software engineers have a penchant for solving unique problems; if you love and thrive on keeping up to date with and gaining a deep understanding of the latest web technologies, you will love working with us. Homage is as much about web design as it is about employing diverse areas of Computer Science, including machine learning, information retrieval, distributed computing and natural language processing to transform the home healthcare industry in Asia.

Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Write client-side code for React web applications, create robust production applications for the various Homage products for families and caregivers, and develop prototypes quickly.
  • You should also have a strong understanding of, and practical experience with front-end technologies. Knowledge of API development is a plus.
  • Enable amazing user experiences on all our platforms and systems by using your strong background in both database and web development.

 

Requirements

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field (relevant work experience in lieu of degree)
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience, including large systems software design and development experience, with knowledge of React
  • A Polyglot with experience applying multiple web development languages to live applications.
  • Strong knowledge of building progressive web apps with React and writing complex components, optimised for both Desktop & Mobile.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript & ES6.
  • Deeper understanding of CSS/JS optimisations, code minification and cross-browser compatibility issues.

Bonus Points

  • Experience working with database design and NoSQL
  • Experience working with Node.JS and MeteorJS.
  • Experience working with Message queuing tools like RabbitMQ
  • You’re an entrepreneur at heart – you can be resourceful and creative to find the best solution that gets the job done or you’ve proven yourself at a startup before.
  • You have a good design eye, strong UI development experience using HTML, CSS and JavaScript/AJAX.
  • You have a solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design.

What We Care About

  • Passion and interest in web technology and pushing to change the status quo.
  • Comfort with a startup's lack of structure and quick pace
  • Getting shit done
  • Communication skills
  • Initiative and creativity
  • Desire to learn

What We Don't Care About

  • Fancy credentials
  • "Rock-Stars", "All-Stars", or "Ninjas"
  • Specific schools

To apply, send your resume and a link to your portfolio or work samples with a brief introduction. If you have them, include links to your GitHub accounts.

 

ABOUT HOMAGE

Homage is a care platform that combines qualified and trained caregivers, nurses, doctors and health care organisations and funders with technology, enabling care, wellness and recovery wherever you are. The work that we do and technology we build transforms lives every hour, every day. We’re looking for people who are talented, driven and motivated by our social mission.