Lead React Dev Engineer at Presto | Powderkeg

Location: United States/Canada/India

Employment Type: Full-Time

Team: Software

Presto is a market leader in restaurant labor productivity, overlaying next- generation digital solutions onto the physical world. Its enterprise-grade touch, vision, and voice technologies help hospitality businesses thrive while delighting guests. Presto’s solutions are designed to enable restaurants to do more with less by increasing their guest-to-staff ratios, improving speed and quality of service, identifying bottlenecks, and offering guests a superior experience. These solutions include:

**● Voice: ** Guests and staff can place orders in a natural conversational style via automated speech recognition artificial intelligence with over 94% accuracy, even in noisy environments.

**● Vision: ** Using just a few cameras equipped with computer vision, restaurants can measure throughput and order accuracy, identify issues, repeat visitors and implement real-time solutions.

**● Touch: ** Designed for both drive-thru and dine-in applications, the same Presto Flex can be deployed as a pay-at-table, staff handheld, kiosk, or drive-thru line buster—offering wide front-of-house flexibility.

The Presto team is looking for an inspired, motivated, and well-versed Lead React Dev Engineer with expertise in building React framework to join our growing team.


  • Identify and solve technical challenges in Presto’s React platform.
  • Understand product requirements and prepare design documents for translating those into software applications.
  • Write highly maintainable performant code for new features with unit tests, correct encoding, testing, debugging, and documentation.
  • Focus on customer experience - focusing on the customer as much as the code.
  • Participate in production deployment, and troubleshooting production issues.


  • 10 + years of experience in Front End/UI development in developing clean, modular, and reusable code
  • Strong development experience in React/Redux and other javascript frameworks
  • Strong markup skills (good knowledge of HTML, CSS, CSS frameworks and pre-processors, understanding of adaptive/responsive concepts)
  • Experience with RESTful Services, APIs, and integrations with external systems
  • Experience with Node.js is a plus
  • Experience developing applications in the public cloud, preferably in AWS.
  • Experience with CI/CD and Containerization is a plus.
  • Strong experience in object-oriented design & development.
  • Strong experience working in an Agile environment and understanding of the SCRUM process.
  • Ability to understand product requirements and translate that into technical requirements.
  • Passion for performance, quality, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills in ideating, prototyping, and providing thought leadership.

With over 250,000 systems shipped, we are one of the largest labor automation technology providers in the industry. Founded at M.I.T. in 2008, Presto is headquartered in Silicon Valley, Calif. with customers including many of the top 20 restaurant chains in the U.S.

We welcome you to visit our investor page to learn more about Presto’s recent announcement to be Publicly Listed Through a Merger with Ventoux CCM Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: VTAQ)https://presto.com/public-listing-merger/

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Lead React Dev Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    Redwood City, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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