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Senior Frontend Engineer, Chat



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

ClickUp is the world’s only all-in-one productivity platform that flexes to the way people want to work. It replaces all individual workplace productivity tools with a single, unified platform that includes project management, document collaboration, whiteboards, spreadsheets, and AI. Our dedication to enhancing productivity has earned us recognition on prestigious lists including the Forbes Cloud 100, Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, Inc. Power Partners and #1 on two of G2's Best Software Products Lists for 2023 - #1 Project Management Product and #1 Collaboration and Productivity Product. With our headquarters based in San Diego and a rapidly expanding global presence, we are shaping the future of work. Join our team at ClickUp, one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies worldwide, and help millions of users be more productive - saving them at least one day every week. 🦄

The ideal candidate will be responsible for setting the overall vision for our frontend application, and enforcing standards around frontend software development. Our work involves solving complex issues for large-scale product development — with high quality, optimal performance and enterprise-grade security. You will be working closely with the product team, graphical designers, backend engineers, and quality assurance team to provide a world-class software platform empowering ClickUp.
We need somebody who understands challenges of rapid growth startups. You will have to be able to express your philosophy and ideas to both technical and non-technical audience. Ideally, you have worked in pure full stack roles and understand intricacies of building out scalable microservices and microfrontends.
The Role:
  • Build components for frontend of an exciting new Clickup product in the communications space
  • Contribute to build new UI components for our AI product line
  • Envision, develop, and enforce the global architecture for our frontend application
  • Contribute clean code that follows strict typing rules and modern patterns
  • Provide technical know how and expertise to other engineering teams and organizations
  • Design and implement backend experience services to support frontend applications
  • Participate in the frontend and backend architecture councils, creating and reviewing proposals, and working with teams to implement architectural changes
  • Evaluate complex business requirements from the executive team, and translate those into actionable software items
  • 7+ years working experience on large-scale SaaS products
  • Ideally, experience in React + TypeScript
  • Proficient with TypeScript, SPA Frameworks (e.g. React), and vanilla JavaScript
  • Strong experiences in SOA, API best practices, and event based solutions
  • Working knowledge in REST, gRPC, GraphQL, and WebSocket
  • Experiences in persistence technologies such as relational, NoSQL, and in memory cache
  • Proficient understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS
  • Excellent presentation and story-telling skills are a must
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
Bonus Points:
  • Expertise with various build and release management tools for the frontend stack
  • Deep knowledge of performance optimization for complex frontend applications
  • Modern development patterns knowledge, such as Micro Frontend Architecture.
  • Experience using AWS technologies
  • Experience working in rapid-growth startups



Unsure if you meet all the qualifications of this job description but are deeply excited about the role? We hire based on ambition, grit, and a passion for improving the way people work. If you think ClickUp is the company for you, we encourage you to apply!

ClickUp was founded on a culture of hard work, consistent growth, and a desire to break norms. We’re a values-driven company and hire based on ambition, merit, and a willingness to do what it takes to succeed. We don’t care where you’re from, what you look like, or who you’re in a relationship with—we hire the best people for the job, and create an environment that supports employees on their journey to do the most exciting work of their lives! ClickUp is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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Please note we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for roles outside of engineering and product at this time. Sponsorship for engineering and product roles is not guaranteed, but is instead based on the business needs for that specific role at that time. Please reach out to the recruiter with any questions.