Software Engineer - Frontend

Quora, Mountain View, CA

Q&A platform that empowers people to share and grow the world’s knowledge

Quora is a platform to ask questions, get useful answers, and share what you know with the world.

Frontend engineers at Quora are champions of building an extraordinary user experience across our web and mobile platforms. As a frontend expert, you'll work closely with product designers and fellow engineers to accelerate our product and business growth, across areas such as:

- Monetization: helping connect businesses with people who would benefit from their offerings, through a suite of advertiser tools and dashboards for optimizing and understanding their campaigns.

- Content Distribution: helping create a coherent feed and notification frontend abstraction to support many different use cases and enable seamless user interaction.


  • Work on a product team focused on a major user-facing area of Quora.
  • Design and implement complex web applications supporting massive scale with data-driven iteration.
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and fellow Software Engineers to prototype, iterate on, and scale user-facing products.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2+ years of full-time experience building highly interactive, user-facing web applications
  • 2+ years of full-time experience with multi-browser support and testing
  • Deep knowledge of frontend web technologies, especially JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with UI testing tools like Puppeteer or Selenium
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery and React
  • Familiarity with Python or similar language
  • Experience optimizing the client-side performance of web applications
  • Experience with LESS or SASS
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Quora

We want to democratize access to knowledge of all kinds—from politics to painting, cooking to coding, etymology to experiences—so if someone out there knows something, anyone else can learn it. Our mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, and we're building a world-class team to help us achieve this mission. 

Want to learn more about Quora? Visit Quora's website.