About the Group

Flock is founded by Bhavin Turakhia. Bhavin has also been the Founder / Co-Founder of Media.net, Directi, Radix, Ringo, Codechef and Zeta. These businesses comprise of 1500+ people, 8+ offices, 10+ million customers, revenues over $250+ million and a group enterprise value of over $1.4 billion.

About Flock

Flock is an enterprise messaging and collaboration app that aims at increasing productivity and improving team-communication in organizations of all shapes and sizes. At Flock, we believe that enterprise communication should be richer and efficient. With that goal, we have developed and deployed an outstanding suite of products that enhances workplace communication and productivity.

Flock’s Suite of Products include

  • Messenger – Real time Communications on Mobile and Desktop
  • Processify – Real time business process and workflow automation
  • Mailcast – Internal and External mailing lists
  • Bridge – Real time audio conferencing
  • HR Connect – Real time attendance and leave management

With teams at companies like Avendus, Gini and Jony, 1mg, Voonik, Yepme and Healthkart improving their workplace collaboration using Flock, we are already helping teams have richer and more efficient communication around the globe.

Additional Resources

Here are some additional resources on Flock. At the very least we recommend that you watch the first video link –

  1. **Recommended** – Detailed Intro to Flock
  2. Flock Marketing video
  3. Flock vs Slack video
  4. About Flock’s Platform
  5. Our Youtube Channel
  6. Flock Website – http://flock.com

What is the Job like?

As a front end engineer at Flock, you will create products that use leading-edge web technologies within a passionate team of world-class engineers. You will contribute to the technical strategy and tactics for the Flock web platform while implementing the client side code across Flock web properties. The ideal candidate is energized by making a business impact, is an expert in web front end development with strengths in HTML5 and single-page apps, and enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment alongside other exceptional people.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build a web ecosystem that drives the business and meets the functional needs of our customers and partners.
  • Optimize web applications to maximize speed and scale. Support diverse clients from high powered desktop computers to small footprint mobile devices.
  • Write client-side/backend code for web-based applications, create fast, easy-to-use, high volume production applications, and develop prototypes quickly.
  • Maintain high coding standards and cross-functional interaction with other Flock teams.

Who Should Apply for this Role?

  • 3+ years of experience in building Single page applications using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.
  • Experience in working with any server side technologies.
  • Good knowledge of one or more of client side MV* frameworks (such as React, Angular, Backbone + Marionette)
  • Knowledge of Design Patterns is a must.
  • Good knowledge of using SVGs to build complex graphs.
  • Experience with unit tests, integration tests, continuous integration systems (such as Jekins/Travis), deployment and operations automation.

Bonus Points

  • You have built progressive web apps
  • You have run Node.js cluster for a web application serving millions of users.
  • You know how to reduce loading time under 1 second and render content at 60fps jank free
  • You keep little photographs of Doug Crockford and Brendan Eich in your wallet.
  • You think closures and anonymous self-executing inner-functions can solve most of the world’s problems.
  • You truly understand what “this” is, and you have an opinion about whether it’s a good thing or a bad thing.

Benefits and Perks

We at Flock love our jobs. And it’s no surprise – we get to work on exciting, new projects with some of the best brains in the industry, and that too in a vibrant atmosphere that is designed to be comfortable and conducive for our personal and professional growth.

And Flock goes the extra mile to make you feel at home. We offer benefits ranging from affordable catered meals and even snacks on the house. Our workspaces are welcoming and fun, complete with bean bag chairs and ping pong tables. You are free to wear what makes you comfortable and choose the hours you keep, as a team. Oh, and we’ve got your family covered too, with great health insurance plans and other benefits. In short, everything you need to be your best self at work!

We are passionate about helping teams move to the next level of communication and collaboration, and believe that happy employees are key to achieving this goal.

If you like the idea of working on cutting-edge technologies and solutions that have a truly global impact, get in touch!

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