Software Engineer, Frontend at Dropbase

  • Programming
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

About Dropbase

Dropbase is a data platform that empowers teams to streamline and automate repetitive data cleaning workflows collaboratively. With Dropbase, data teams can turn CSVs, Excel, and online data sources such as Salesforce and Shopify into analytics databases instantly.

At Dropbase, we are changing the way people move, process, and manage data across organizations and within teams. The world's data is trapped offline through CSV, Excel, and incompatible data formats. Our mission is to make this data more useful by bringing it online

Dropbase is backed by Y Combinator.

Why Join

As an early engineering recruit, you'll get a lot of autonomy, responsibility, and ownership. You will get challenging problems to solve with lots of context and guidance. We're an early stage startup and you'll be working directly with the founders, helping define vision, system architecture, and product. Join us to be part of the core engineering team we're building.

Who You Are

You take initiative and prioritize the work that adds the most value to the company. You work with urgency, have great focus, take ownership, and get things done. You are constantly learning, always improving.

You strive for excellence. You care deeply about building great products, our customers, and our company. You appreciate giving and receiving critical feedback because it helps teams grow. You communicate with clarity and high insight density. You constantly bring up new ideas and speak up when you believe things can be improved.

Role Overview

As a Frontend Engineer you will work with the founders, alongside other software engineers. You will be responsible for the prototyping, designing, and developing new features, enhancement to the UI/UX, and optimizing the product.

Besides working on the codebase, you will play a key role in product direction and setting up the right processes to help the product scale. You are someone who is deeply passionate about UI, UX, and product design and want to develop a career specialized in the frontend.

While this is an engineering role, the ideal candidate is part product designer, part engineer, and obsesses over the details.


  • Create beautiful, functional, and intuitive features and product experiences for Dropbase users
  • Wireframing, prototyping, designing, and implementing features and translating designs into high-quality code
  • Design, test, deploy and maintain codebase
  • Scope, design, and lead projects, laying the groundwork for early-stage products to iteratively evolve and scale
  • Develop and implement highly-responsive, secure, reliable, and extensible UI components
  • Improve frontend tech stack to dramatically reduce load times and bundle size
  • Debug production issues across services and improving maintainability over the long term
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the company including engineering, product, operations, finance, and sales
  • Review application requirements and interface designs
  • Troubleshooting interface software and debugging application code
  • Monitoring and improving front-end performance

Minimum qualifications

  • Exceptional eye/taste for design and UX
  • Proficient with JavaScript, React/Redux, CSS
  • Experience with browser-based debugging and performance testing software.
  • You write clean, testable and maintainable code
  • Ability to readily learn most technologies on-the-go
  • Ability to thrive in an fast-paced environment with a high degree of autonomy
  • Verbal and written English fluency

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with AWS Infrastructure, CI/CD tools, version control
  • Experience with Jest or Puppeteer
  • Experience in frontend benchmarking and optimization.


  • Competitive salary and early-stage startup equity
  • Fully remote flexible work environment
  • Training, learning and self-development budget
  • Hardware and equipment budget for a Mac laptop, monitor, and other top of the line tools needed for your role
  • Competitive benefits package for US and Canada based employees, including Dental, Vision, and Paramedical Services
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Weekly online team games

How to Apply

Click here to apply or submit profile through YC's Work at a Startup.

Note: this is a remote position. We have a slight preference for candidates in the time zones between and including PST to EST (UTC−05:00 to UTC−08:00) 

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