Software Design Engineer, Focalboard (Remote)

  • Mattermost
  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • 25 Jun, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Mattermost provides secure, workflow-centric collaboration for technical and operational teams that need to meet nation-state-level security and trust requirements. We serve technology, public sector, national defense, and financial services industries with customers ranging from tech giants to the world’s largest banks, to the U.S. Department of Defense and governmental agencies around the world. 

Our self-hosted and cloud offerings provide integrated workflow automation, AI-acceleration, ChatOps with team messaging, audio calling and screen share on an open core platform vetted and deployed by the world’s most secure and mission critical organizations. 

We co-build the future of collaboration with over 4,000 open source project contributors who’ve provided over 30,000 code improvements towards our shared product vision, which is translated into 20 languages.
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Mattermost is seeking an experienced full stack Software Engineer to help build, improve, and maintain our Focalboard product. Focalboard is an open source, self-hosted alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana. It helps define, organize, track and manage work across individuals and teams.



  • Participate in full lifecycle development.
  • Work closely with product managers and UI/UX designers to analyze requirements.
  • Develop technical specifications based on the product vision.
  • Design and implement full stack features.
  • Help drive the architecture of the Mattermost Focalboard Application.
  • Maintain and improve existing codebases.
  • Review peer code changes.
  • Liaise with colleagues regarding technical issues.
  • Investigate new technologies when relevant.
  • Enhance existing application by identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Make recommendations for design and implementation improvements.
  • Create automated Unit an End-to-End test scenarios



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields, or significant professional software development experience.
  • 3+ years of full stack software engineering experience.
  • Strong skills in most of our technology stack: Go, JavaScript, React, React Native, Redux.
  • Comfortable with GitHub, GitLab, Jira, CircleCI.
  • A passion for solving problems and providing workable solutions.
  • Ability to work independently in an asynchronous team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively
Mattermost is an EEO Employer. We are a remote-first, open source company.

We are constantly working towards adding more countries/regions to this list, but first we need to make sure we are compliant with local laws and regulations, which takes time. 

Mattermost is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people from all walks of life. We don't discriminate against staff or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!