React Developer - SDE 1

Bangalore, India

YourStory is India’s largest Media Tech company for Startups, Entrepreneurs, Investors and Change makers.
With more than 10 mn users every month, a repository of 200,000+ stories & partnerships with 200+ brands, it has established itself as a leading player in this space. It’s portfolio of brands include HerStory, SocialStory, SMBStory & YSResearch amongst others. YourStory’s content is available in English & Indian languages (Text, Audio & Video). In addition to its current line of businesses, YourStory is launching some exciting new products with the objective of growing into one of India’s largest content platforms.
YourStory has been backed by Kalaari Capital, UC-RNT (Ratan Tata & University of California), 3one4 Capital & Qualcomm Ventures amongst others. It’s Founder & CEO, Shradha Sharma has earned many accolades and awards, some of which include being in LinkedIn’s top 3 online influencers in India & Fortune magazine’s ‘40 under 40’ list of powerful Indians.
YourStory is seeking to onboard entrepreneurial folks who are excited about high ownership roles in a fast paced environment.

Job Description

We are looking for a great JavaScript developer who is proficient with React.js. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implement them following well known React workflows (Redux, Redux Saga). You will ensure that this components and overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design and quality product is important.

Job Duties

  • Develop new user facing features using React.js
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Maintain existing codebase
  • Translate design and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web capable devices and browsers
  • Stay updated with emerging technologies


  • Strong skills in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and Javascript object model
  • Thorough understanding of React and its core principle
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows such as Redux, Redux-Saga, React Hooks, React Router, etc
  • Familiarity with newer specification of EcmaScript
  • Familiarity with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack
  • Familiarity with package manager such as Npm and Yarn
  • Proficiency with CSS and its libraries such as Styled Components
  • Ability to understand product requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Experience with Git
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authentication mechanism such JSON web tokens and relevant libraries such as Passport.js

Good to have

  • Knowledge and experience with relational databases such as PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with AWS products and services
  • Knowledge of Quill.js is a plus
  • Experience with Node.js

If this role is of interest, please apply in the link here.

How to apply?

Send an email to with the subject line "Application for [React Developer - SDE 1]"

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