Designation: Senior Software Engineer – Front End
Company: PayU Payments Pvt Ltd
PayU, the fintech-arm of Naspers, is a leading financial services provider in global growth markets. We use our expertise and heritage in cross border and local payments to extend the services we offer to merchants and consumers. Our innovative technology, developed in-house as well as through investments and strategic partnerships, empowers billions of people and millions of merchants to buy and sell online, extending the reach of financial services.
Our local operations span 18 growth markets across Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. Here we deliver fast, simple and efficient financial services technology that unlocks access to more than 2.3 billion consumers in our regions.
Regulated under the Reserve Bank of India, PayU India has advanced solutions to meet every digital payment need. The company has an in-depth understanding of the vast and intricate details of the Indian market and its payment landscape. The company brings convenience and trust through continuous innovation leveraging technology.
PayU India forays into two business verticals - payment offerings under PayU Payments Services Ltd. and alternate lending under PayU Finance. Headquartered in Sohna Road, Gurgaon, the company has a presence in Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore and has a total strength of 700+ employees. Anirban Mukherjee is the CEO for PayU India working with the global CEO Laurent Le Moal.
Under the aegis of PayU Payments Services Ltd., PayU provides payment gateway solutions to online businesses through its cutting-edge and award-winning technology. In India, PayU covers nearly 60% of the airline business and 90% of the entire e-commerce business and processes over INR 120,000 crores worth of digital payments annually (at current run rates). The company offers more than 70 local payment methods and serves more than 350,000 merchants including leading e-commerce businesses in India. The company also empowers SMBs, enabling them to accept mobile and online payments with minimum development effort.
With credit being the key business priority, PayU has also developed LazyPay, an alternate lending platform to offer credit solutions such as Small Ticket Credit (Buy Now, Pay Later), App based personal loans and Point of Sale Credit (Merchant EMI). Since its launch in 2017, LazyPay has gained significant traction and has disbursed 20mn+ loans to a customer base of a million user.
PayU is bullish on investment opportunities in India. The company has been an aggressive investor, committed to the evolution of fintech in the country. PayU has spent about $250 million over the past three years in Asia's third-largest economy and is further scouting for more lucrative investment and acquisition opportunities to fuel growth.
PayU’s acquisitions in India include that of Wibmo (April 2019 worth $70 mn) and Citrus Payment Solutions (September 2016 for $130 mn). PayU has also invested in PaySense (July 2018) and ZestMoney (December 2016) in India.
Role and Background Information:
You will be part of team responsible for the front-end development for the product and collaborate with visual/interaction designers, other engineers, and product managers to iterate, launch new and existing features, and build a world-class user experience.
You will implement cutting-edge technologies and will be writing state-of-the-art code to keep LazyPay at the cutting edge of current technology.
Your specific expertise will be required to make the site delightful, secure, performant and accessible to all our users.
Meet with colleagues including product managers, designers and other engineers assigned to your project(s).
What do we expect from you?
We are looking for someone who comes up with 1-5 years development experience
Experience in React framework and good understanding of the basics of these frameworks and their life cycles.(MUST HAVE)
Deeper understanding of Chrome Dev Tools. Should understand nuances of the timeline for perf monitoring.
Knowledge of UI optimizations and performance.
Understanding of network layer, HTTP, HTTPS, cookies, local storage.
Strong problem solving skills, Good understanding of data structures and algorithms and their space and time complexities.
Excellent communication skills, good visual design sense, in-depth experience in developing web-based applications.
Strong technical aptitude and a good knowledge of CSS fundamentals
Command on impressive portfolio of the latest UI technologies is a plus
Required Qualifications and Experience
Qualifications - Post Graduate
15+ years of work experience,
Experience in consumer business roles
Strong analytical and technology orientation
Effective verbal and written communication and stakeholder management
So what do we offer?
A Competitive salary, including benefits
Modern offices with individual working spaces
Awesome teams that love finding ways of making things better, faster, stronger
Interesting growth prospects