Senior Front End Software Engineer

Engineering & Product Singapore, Singapore


Zendesk is looking for Senior Front End Software Engineer with a passion for Javascript. You’ll join our dynamic, expanding Engineering team in Singapore. JavaScript is a major part of Zendesk product development. We build our user interface using a combination of proprietary and open source frameworks. Backend services are powered by Node.js and Twisted.

As a Front End Software Engineer, you should love finding simple solutions to complex problems, and care about not only the technical and algorithmic aspects of large systems, but the way they enable other teams to do their jobs. You should have previous experience with web infrastructure, distributed systems, or component-oriented software engineering.

You’ll have the opportunity to quickly develop your skills whilst liaising with engineers in other offices, including San Francisco and Melbourne.

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Why Zendesk -

Come join the team and help us push the boundaries of web applications.  

What you bring to the role:

  • 5-10 years experience in a similar role as a Front End Software Engineer, Web Developer, JavaScript Ninja, UI Developer etc
  • Previous experience working as a dev lead or team lead or similar roles within a team
  • Previous experience of being mentor to team members
  • Knowledge of modern JavaScript techniques and web development, including experience with few JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React, Ember, Angular)
  • Experience in writing Single Page App using JavaScript
  • Mad skills in HTML & CSS, structure UI in components
  • Good understanding of web delivery and optimization
  • A passion for great design and usability
  • Great communication skills and an ability to work well with others
  • Experience working as full stack engineer
  • Contributions to open-source, especially a JavaScript framework

Culture and Perks

Zendesk Singapore office is the home to our highly successful chat product.  We approach work with calm, focus, a sense of humour whilst keeping sane working hours. At Zendesk we also have a culture where ideas come from the bottom up - we have yearly company hackathon!

Perks include stocks, flexible working hours, $1500 training allowance, medical cover, mobile phone allowance and 4 months paternity leave.

About Zendesk

Zendesk builds software for better customer relationships. It empowers organizations to improve customer engagement and better understand their customers. Zendesk products are easy to use and implement. They give organizations the flexibility to move quickly, focus on innovation, and scale with their growth. Based in San Francisco, Zendesk has operations in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. Learn more at

Individuals seeking employment at Zendesk are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.