Overview

Engineers at Fonoa are given problems to solve, not features to build.

As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Fonoa, you will be responsible for owning the frontend for one or more of our products. You will be expected and empowered to work well beyond features, improvements, and bugs.

You will work on the entire lifecycle of a product. You will have to understand the customer need, currently available solutions in the market, why are they suboptimal and how can we create a superior product.

You will have to think about how to solve a problem by optimizing for the best customer experience and navigating towards business goals.

You will work closely with your product counterpart on designing the product, defining the specs, working on the code, ensuring it’s properly tested and deployed.

You will be given a lot of autonomy, trust, and independence to improve every aspect of our product.

We are solving one of the largest yet unsolved problems in global e-commerce and looking for developers with a hunger for a new challenge and drive to solve a ubiquitous problem for companies selling globally.

Our clients range from world-leading marketplaces, e-commerce, delivery to household-name mobility companies.

Some of the challenges you would be facing in this role

  • Owning products frontend end-to-end (from brainstorming and problem solving to deployment on the cloud)
  • Internalizing the customer pain and working through the entire product lifecycle (from ideation to coding) to deliver a better product for customers
  • Building a node code tool designed to make users’ lives easier
  • Providing the best user experience to developers and finance teams
  • And many more

Responsibilities

  • Build and own parts of our new web application, from reviewing mockups & design documents to acceptance testing and deployment
  • Work closely with creative teams to establish the requirements for the user interfaces, often working from wireframes and rough mock-ups
  • Write high quality robust, modular code
  • Internalize and understand customers’ needs and propose ideas and discuss solutions collaborating with the team on engineering, product & design
  • Implement best practices in terms of accessibility and compatibility with cross-device and cross-browser features
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs as well as internal applications capabilities

Requirements

  • Full professional proficiency in English, written and spoken
  • At least 5 years experience in software development
  • At least 3 years experience with ReactJS
  • Strong experience with HTML and CSS
  • Experience with building SPAs with ReactJS
  • In-depth knowledge of the frontend ecosystem & tooling
  • Experienced with the full development lifecycle, including understanding customers, architecture, design, coding, testing, and delivery
  • Worked in a dynamic start-up environment, especially in B2B
  • Having worked on a SaaS product, especially in B2B

Benefits

  • A very competitive compensation package including equity
  • Ability to work from any place in the world
  • A budget to purchase any equipment you need to do your job properly or access to a co-working space
  • An annual, expenses paid global meetup of the Fonoa team somewhere fun in the world (post-Covid)
  • A place on a rocketship backed by best-in-class VCs and operators innovating in an overlooked and unsexy area and doing it profitably and sustainably
  • A community and culture of builders and problem solvers

About Fonoa

At Fonoa, we automate taxes for marketplaces, digital content platforms, ride-sharing, delivery, SaaS, and e-commerce globally.

If you want to launch a business today, there are plenty of products out there to help you get going – from Stripe for payments to Twilio for customer engagement.

How come figuring out taxes is so hard? Why isn’t there an easy way to implement a solution to handle all your taxes on products and services sold worldwide?

Enter Fonoa.

We help clients reduce the cost of operations and manual workload when selling internationally.

Our product suite enables users to automatically assign tax rates to each online transaction, create locally compliant receipts & invoices, and report them to tax authorities.

We are an API-first company and our product suite runs seamlessly with minimum manual work required from the user.

Our mission is to automate repetitive and fragmented manual tasks conducted by finance teams and developers via an easy to use API.

Our clients range from world-leading marketplaces, e-commerce, delivery to household-name mobility companies.

We are a remote-first team working across +10 countries. We focus on building best in class products based on observed customer needs and previous industry experience.

Our team has an excellent track record of solving challenging problems at companies such as Uber, Amazon, Grab, McKinsey, Trivago, Rocket Internet, and EY.

We are expanding our global presence and looking for many new team members to join us!

Fonoa Culture

  • Fonoa is a fully remote company and team members working across 9 different countries in a fully-distributed way
  • Flexible hours, set your own schedule that fits you
  • Best ideas win, no matter who expresses them
  • Builder’s first mindset. We give everyone a lot of autonomy to think of and deliver on their ideas
  • We move fast and enable small teams to ideate, prototype, test, and iterate quickly
  • Flat structure, excited team members, great incentives, no corporate BS
  • We value writing, mental clarity, and neat digital organization skills
  • We nurture asynchronous communication enabling everyone in the team to organize their work however they see fit

Location

Remote but has to be between UTC-1 and UTC+3. Please don’t apply if you can’t fit your long-term schedule during those working hours. However, we will soon be expanding our preferred time zones, so stay tuned!