Web Development Engineer (React/React-native)

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Full-time

Launched in 2013, OYO is India’s largest branded network of hotels. Its network currently spans over 200 Indian cities including all major metros, regional commercial hubs, leisure destinations, and key pilgrimage towns. The company’s vision is to become the most preferred and trusted hotel brand in the world.

OYO was founded by Ritesh Agarwal, the first resident Asian to be accepted to the Thiel Fellowship (started by Paypal founder Peter Thiel). He recently featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 lists in the global, Indian and Asian edition under the Consumer Tech category. OYO is backed by the world’s leading investors including the Softbank Group, Lightspeed Venture Partners India, Sequoia Capital and Greenoaks Capital. In August 2015, it was identified as among the “50 next start-up unicorns” by New York Times. It has also received acclaim and accolades such as Startup of the Year Express IT Award, Quest Experience Award for Best Use of Social Media for CX Improvement, NDTV Dream Chaser of the Year, Lufthansa ET Now Runway to Success Award, TIE Lumis Business Excellence Award and India International Travel Mart Award. Ritesh received the Business World Young Entrepreneur Award in 2015.  He recently featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 lists (Global, India, Asia) under the Consumer Tech category.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • Strong experience in web or mobile software development 
  • Proficiency using modern web development technologies and techniques, including JavaScript, AJAX, HTML5, CSS, Responsive Design, web services, etc.
  • Expertise with browser tuning and optimization techniques/tools
  • Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals like object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experienced in web security, SEO, accessibility and internationalization
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills