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2020036 - Software Development Engineer III - UI

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Plivo is a cloud communications platform that empowers businesses to connect, engage and interact with their customers in a more efficient and meaningful way.

Plivo’s mission is to simplify business communications. Thousands of businesses around the globe including IBM, Workday, Godaddy, and Lifesize rely on Plivo to power their voice and SMS communications at global scale.

Founded in 2011, Plivo has over 180 employees across its US and India offices. Plivo is part of YCombinator and is backed by prominent investors, including Andreessen Horowitz and Battery Ventures.

Plivo has been profitable for the past four years, an unusual milestone for companies of this scale. Plivo’s success has landed it among the leading, global CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) companies and at the cutting edge of the CPaaS sector, which is estimated to grow to $10.9 billion by 2022.


  • A self-driven, hard-working UI engineer with an eye for detail.
  • Build solutions that’ll be used by thousands of enterprises globally.
  • Meld UX and great looking UI while keeping excellent code quality.
  • Thrive in a collaborative team environment and work with challenging timelines.
  • Design and build web apps which are scalable, puts user experience front and center.
  • Develop modular UI components for company-wide reuse.
  • Evolve a common design language for UI across apps.
  • Establish and advocate front-end coding guidelines.
  • Establishes appropriate design patterns and data structures for high performanceIterate UI features with high speed.
  • Work with ambiguous product requirements and shared backend APIs.
  • Mentoring team members and help resolve any critical blockers.


  • 5-8 years of overall experience with 2-4 years of experience working on UI frameworks like ReactJs, React Native.
  • Must have a solid understanding of Javascript and related libs, CSS .
  • Big plus if familiar with building desktop applications using Electron or publishing React Native mobile applications.
  • Writing high-performance, reliable and maintainable code.
  • Ability to define cross core contracts and bring them to closure through collaboration.
  • Preferred to have knowledge of database structures, theories, principles, and practices .
  • Preferred to have experience working with AWS components [EC2, S3, SNS, SQS] Analytical and problem-solving skills .
  • Working knowledge of Git and proficiency with at least one build server: Jenkins / Travis / Bamboo


  • Empowerment to plan and execute
  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Open culture and working with a young and dynamic team
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Generous leave policy
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Great healthcare, dental, & vision benefits.


Competitive salary & equity packages.


Endless supply of snacks and beverages of your choice.


Informal work style & open culture


Choose your own work environment (Mac/Linux & Monitors).


Be part of fun, smart, passionate multi-cultural & merit-driven team.

Plivo at a glance

API platform for Voice call & SMS

Plivo focuses on Mobile, Cloud Computing, Telecommunications, Audio, and Developer APIs. Their company has offices in San Francisco, Austin, and Bengaluru. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Plivo has raised $1.75M of funding; their latest round was closed on December 2012.

You can view their website at http://www.plivo.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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