Senior Frontend Engineer (JS/TS) at HTTPie

Posted on: 10/02/2021

Location: (REMOTE)

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Tags: redis typescript rust figma electron github react postgresql python terraform aws

At HTTPie, we’re building tools for developers and rethinking the human-to-API relationship from first principles. As the creators of [well-loved open-source API tools for the terminal](, we’re on a mission to make APIs simple and intuitive for everyone—CLI-lovers and beyond. We’re building a platform that will solve problems that humans encounter throughout the entire API lifecycle, starting with a web and desktop version of the HTTPie for API testing. We’ve raised a $6.5M Seed Round lead by Coatue, and now we’re building out our founding Engineering & Product Team—that’s where you come in. **What you’ll do** * Collaborate with the team to build a product for API developers and consumers like yourself * Deliver performant, testable, maintainable, and high-quality code * Implement features with a focus on simplicity and top-notch user experience * Take operational responsibility for the parts that you develop * Have a lot autonomy and fun while doing so **Tech** * TypeScript, React, Next.js, TailwindCSS, Electron * AWS, PostgreSQL, Redis * Vercel, GitHub, Linear, Slack, Notion, Figma **You’ll be a great addition to the team if you have** * 5 years of software engineering experience * Experience building single-page apps with React * Solid understanding of HTTP and modern APIs * Solid understanding of modern coding, testing, debugging, and automation techniques * Passion for developer tools and sense for what makes them amazing * Passion for simplicity, delightful user experience, and an eye for design * Good sense for when to choose a robust vs. minimal solution to move fast * Ability to comfortably navigate the ladder of abstraction * Strong communication skills, especially in writing * Eagerness to learn and share **Bonus points** * Experience with TypeScript, Next.js, Vercel, Electron/PWAs, WebAssembly * Experience with Python, Rust, or Go * Experience with building distributed systems, AWS ecosystem, Terraform * Experience building a technology product * Early-stage startup experience * Open-source development experience * History of side projects * Entrepreneurial spirit **What we offer** * Competitive salary and equity * MacBook Pro, 5K display, and accessories * Company-paid co-working space * Work remotely Learn more about us at [](