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Agrando Lead Frontend Engineer
  • München, Germany
  • Full-time

September 28, 2020

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We're looking for a Lead Front End Engineer that has a passion for hacking, building and owning a great product with high-end customer facing features, internal tools and experiences that help us and our customers become smarter.

Why you should work with us

Agrando is a project absolutely dear to our hearts. We love to contribute to the progress of agriculture. Our main cause is to support the farmer because in the end, it's all about mutual care and cooperation. Agriculture is our home and our origin and we speak from our own experience and know about the specific needs, which makes us the perfect partner for the agricultural trading of the next century. We want to push agriculture forward using state of the art technologies and we constantly stay in motion by taking one step at a time, being excited about everything that comes along. Working with us means to make a difference and to help us developing a meaningful product that in the end has an impact on the future of sustainable agriculture and thus the food you eat everyday.

What you should bring

  • Great communication skills, ability to work in an agile team and workflow experience (git-flow, scrum, etc.)
  • 4+ years proven JS work experience in a professional or institutional environment (including usage of node/npm/yarn)
  • Demonstrable experiences with Vue.js (or at least one out of the following: Backbone/Ember/Angular/React)
  • Demonstrated facility in a HTML/CSS/SASS/LESS environment
  • General understanding of core computer programming, distributed systems, logic & cloud infrastructure as well as concepts like REST or GraphQL
  • Open-mindedness and an attitude that encourages nurturing your skills, learning new ones while at the same time passing on knowledge in areas you excel
  • Passion for writing quality, high-performance and maintainable code following best practices by heart
  • Farming experience (just joking but having played Farming Simulator does count)

What to expect

As a Lead Front End Engineer at Agrando you will lead our team of frontend engineers in the creation of our main SPA frontend for the stakeholders on our trading platform (farmers, retailers, producers) as well as other products. You will make technologies or frameworks like Jest or TailwindCSS work for you. Most importantly, you will be responsible for our Front End architecture which is based on the latest JavaScript frameworks like Vue.js, Nuxt.js, Vuex, Axios as well as REST APIs and GraphQL. You will improve the UX and UI together with our Designers and guide them in their implementation efforts to align the product to their design philosophies. On the other hand, you will directly influence decisions supporting our DevOps, Analytics, Design and Product Department while keeping yourself in sync with the Sales & Marketing team.

Since future logic is also driven by our data intensive infrastructure it is a plus if you want to get in touch with other parts of our product like our BI & Big Data Pipeline (GCP) and Machine Learning strategies. We constantly explore latest technologies to find the best solutions to our next-gen problems - thus hacking around and bringing in your own ideas is something we highly encourage.

Perks

  • Flexible: We have a non-clock-watching culture and while the job is at our Munich Office we are very flexible when you want to work from home on occasion.
  • Events Around the Globe: Not only do we host internal Team Events, but since we are an aspiring AgTech Startup you can join us on various Trips, Conventions, Conferences (We are regular visitors at Vue.js Amsterdam and it always has been a total blast), Tech Fairs, Trade Shows and other Events around the World, related to our business or the technologies involved.
  • Make a Difference: In the end we try to save our farmers money by purchasing agricultural inputs more cost-efficiently, which in turn can save farms with less revenues than production costs from bankruptcy (e.g. coming from low milk prices), while at the same time enabling private suppliers to compete and advance in the digitized agricultural trade of the future.
  • Advanced Training: At Agrando we believe in nurturing our skills through proper knowledge management and personal development. We encourage our employees to learn, teach and improve also through advanced trainings, workshops, (hosted) meetups or other external activities and provide them with the best resources (Books, Coachings & Trainings, Udemy for Business, Nanodegrees from Udacity) for free.
  • Additional Benefits: Weapons of choice (MBP etc.), Qualitrain (subsidized sports), Coffee & Beer, Organic Fruits & YumYum Soups, Switch & XBOX360 Gaming

How to apply

If you are more motivated than others and you want to develop yourself further in an aspiring workplace environment, we are looking forward to receiving your application. Shoot us your résumé, earliest start date and salary expectations via mail to devjobs@agrando.de.

We can't wait to meet you!

More info can be found on: www.agrando.de

WebDevStudios Lead WordPress Engineer
  • Remote Anywhere
  • Full-time

June 4, 2020

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JOIN OUR AMAZING COMPANY!

Being part of WebDevStudios means more than just having a job. We strive to foster passion, creativity, innovation, and pride in what we accomplish every day. We look to our employees to show us where they really shine and put each individual’s skills and interests at the forefront of our projects.

We could not accomplish what we do daily without our employees and the wonderful jobs they perform. They are our most valuable resource. We recognize that when you love what you do, your best self-shines through.

Do you enjoy working with the server-side principles of web applications and WordPress themes? Are you enthusiastic to push the web forward, and better yourself? Are you passionate about mentoring and serving your teammates? Join and let’s work together to solve some of the most interesting and challenging engineering problems in the WordPress space through our partnerships with our amazing clients.

Your Day-to-Day

As a Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for leading the effort to define and develop the technical vision of projects for your team. You will also be ensuring the code being delivered, is of substantial quality. In practice, this means mentoring your team, reviewing code, coordinating releases, working with Project Managers and stakeholders to keep an eye on milestones and budgets. You will need excellent verbal and written communication skills — while adhering to our values, Agile methodologies, coding best practices, and established organizational processes.

This is a full-stack engineering role, and modern frontend experience is often needed alongside traditional PHP backend expertise.

Learn more about what it’s like to be part of the gang at WebDevStudios.

Qualities that matter to our team:

  • A positive attitude, a good work ethic, and enjoy helping others.
  • Be a supportive team member and leader.
  • Be candid and respectful.
  • Not afraid to ask for help, teachable, a quick study, and have the ability to be flexible when “stuff happens.”
  • Understand deadlines and can complete a variety of tasks throughout the week.
  • Willing to participate in company-paid training courses to further their skills.
  • Excited about contributing back to open-source technologies.
  • Comfortable communicating via Slack and participating in video calls with their team while working remotely.

Responsibilities

  • Define and deliver solutions for prioritized deliverables.
  • Lead, mentor, and support other Engineers.
  • Ensure project teams meet documented deadlines, budgets, and complete tasks in accordance to project milestones.
  • Enforce coding best practices and testing requirements.
  • Communicate the status of your work to Project Managers and participate in a project team and department calls.
  • Take responsibility for the engineering success of your project(s).
  • Be available during normal business hours.
  • Able to work remotely, with a strong emphasis on communication and organizational skills.

Requirements

  • You have 2+ years of professional experience as a Lead Engineer, Technical Lead, or Team Lead.
  • You have significant experience with most of the following areas of technology and the ability to quickly learn and close any gaps that you encounter while engaged: WordPress at scale, MySQL, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Gutenberg, WP-CLI and WP REST-API, RESTful services and APIs, linting PHP, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • You have good working knowledge with: build-tools like Gulp, WebPack, Docker, package management tools like NPM and Composer, Git, and CSS preprocessors like SASS.
  • You have experience developing responsive interfaces and debugging for a wide range of browsers and devices.
  • You have a strong comprehension of PHP and object-oriented programming (OOP) practices.
  • You have experience setting up code deployments and build/test environments.
  • You are familiar with Agile SCRUM and Waterfall project methodologies.
  • You can follow, and help enforce, coding best practices.
  • You possess the ability to work effectively and dependably in remote environments.
  • You possess the confidence to effectively present well-reasoned options to decision-makers.

Benefits

We know the value in supporting our employees’ holistic well-being, and we make sure our benefits package reflects our commitment to our team.

  • 100% Paid Medical
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Unlimited Flex Time
  • 25 days paid time off
  • Work from anywhere
  • Employee 401k
  • Paid Continuing Education
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual Company Retreat
InVision Lead Backend Engineer
  • Remote Anywhere
  • Full-time

May 28, 2020

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InVision is the digital product design platform used to make the world’s best customer experiences. We provide design tools and educational resources for teams to navigate every stage of the product design process, from ideation to development. Today, more than 5 million people use InVision to create a repeatable and streamlined design workflow; rapidly design and prototype products before writing code, and collaborate across their entire organization. That includes 100% of the Fortune 100, and organizations like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Slack, Starbucks and Uber, who are now able to design better products, faster.

Our team is in search of a Lead Software Engineer - Monetization to help us change the way digital products are designed.

About the Team:

Monetization is under the Core department which owns the end-to-end experiences for foundational product features of the InVision web and mobile platforms such as notifications, search, commenting, document organization, navigation, onboarding, sharing, and billing. We’re a uniquely horizontal department – often integrating with every InVision product area. Overseeing the foundations of the InVision Cloud offering, the Core department is also a growth-oriented department, focused on user and revenue impact.

What you’ll do:

  • Write secure, maintainable code that powers the world’s leading product design platform
  • Collaborate with your teammates to create InVision APIs and software systems
  • Launch and support features that will be used by millions of designers around the globe
  • Participate in code reviews and help to guide software architecture decisions
  • Build backend microservice architecture

What you’ll bring:

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Strong proficiency in Go or in one of the following languages: Java, C, or C++
  • Experience with building and maintaining a SaaS product at scale
  • Experience in a microservices environment
  • Some experience with Billing, Invoices, or Payments is a huge plus

About InVision:

InVision offers an incredibly unique work environment. The company employs a diverse team all over the world. Each InVision team member is given the freedom and tools to do their best work from wherever they choose.

The benefits we offer in the United States and Canada include competitive health plans and retirement plans. Some InVision-wide benefits offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, monthly coffee shop stipends, annual allowances for books related to your profession, and home office setup & wellness reimbursements. InVision is an international employer so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country.

InVision is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

1Password Developer
  • Remote US/Canada
  • Full-time

31 days ago

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60,000 businesses and millions of people use 1Password to protect their most important information. We’re a kind, curious, and customer-focused team on a mission to build the world's most-loved password manager and give people more control over their data.

Help 1Password customers, from large ops teams to small companies, integrate the service into their existing systems. The Platform Integrations team is responsible for building tools and services that allow our customers to use 1Password as part of their existing workflows and processes.

The 1Password.com service powers the 1Password experience across all our platforms. It enables things like automatic syncing between devices, secure sharing for Families and Business customers, full-versioned item backups, Travel Mode for securely crossing borders, and so much more!

An increasing number of businesses are using 1Password to secure workflows outside of browsers and apps. We’re looking for a developer keen on building out future integrations to support and enhance 1Password’s capabilities for businesses and power users.

What we're looking for

  • Strong programming skills with languages like TypeScript, Go, Python, C.
  • An understanding of web server and RESTful API design.
  • Familiarity with SQL Databases.
  • Familiarity with building web applications across multiple platforms.
  • Knowledge of event-driven and cloud native architectures.
  • Deployment experience with GCP, AWS, or Kubernetes.
  • Participation in the complete lifecycle of a feature implementation, including contribution to planning, development work, and overseeing its release and customer support.
  • Excitement to learn new things as you tackle new features.

What you can expect in Month 1

  • Meet your teammates, get to know them, and learn how your team works together.
  • Review the tools and platforms that 1Password uses, familiarize yourself with our development processes, and get your development environment set up.
  • Learn how customers use our tools to make 1Password part of their company’s workflows.
  • Learn the security model of 1Password and how it makes our customers more secure.
  • Take some small tasks from existing issues to production.

What you can expect in Month 3

  • Take on larger issues: These will likely be issues where the effort is higher but the solution is already laid out.
  • Develop new features and improvements for our products.
  • Develop new integrations with cloud providers and products.

What you can expect in Month 6

  • Participate in the complete lifecycle of a feature implementation, including contribution to planning, development work, and overseeing its release and customer support.
  • Help customers build custom integrations and scripts to take advantage of 1Password.
  • Ensure that code is high quality and easy to maintain by developing new testing strategies in addition to existing ones, documenting your work thoroughly, and reporting issues effectively.

"Our team is focused on giving our business customers and power users the tools they need to use 1Password to its full potential. We work across several interconnected projects to solve some very cool problems surrounding privacy, security, and automation. We use all sorts of new technologies to help our customers use 1Password successfully, and we build tools and services to help them do that."

- Connor Hicks, Platform Integrations Team Lead

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Givecloud Senior Front End Developer – React
  • Remote Canada
  • Full-time

32 days ago

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Givecloud helps organizations build trust through our best-in-class donor experience which drives engagement, relationship and ultimately, healthier fundraising. We're recruiting a talented, motivated and passionate Senior React Developer _with a bit of Backend experience _who is looking for a chance to do something that matters - to make a long-term difference in their career, in the lives of their co-workers, and leave their mark on humanity. Our competitive advantage is our belief that organizations should be focused on Trustraising, not Fundraising - join us in our journey to make that happen!

Our lead developers are dedicated professionals passionate about writing great code, shipping great code, and making the best product possible. This team is the heart of Givecloud and given full autonomy to make data-driven and innovative product decisions, informed (not dictated) by the CX and Marketing teams.

The Role

  • Consistently able to develop & deliver high quality, detail-oriented user experiences (from sketches, breadboards and flows to final deliverable)
  • Evolving our existing Server Side App to a Single Page React Application
  • Collaborating with our customer service and growth teams on scoping new features
  • Prototyping new features and seeing what works and what doesn't
  • Helping to design and evolve our software development process
  • Ability to support the backend team when necessary
  • Bring a focus to performance, accessibility and compatibility

Who You Are

  • You ship - you make it happen
  • Constantly learning and increasing your knowledge & skills
  • Highly self-motivated and results-oriented team player who can thrive in a remote environment
  • You care deeply about the user experience, never shying away from the last mile to create something truly delightful

What you'll need

  • 5+ years experience as a React developer (thorough understanding of state management, context, hooks, lifecycle)
    • Experienced with the full development life cycle, including requirements analysis, architecture, design, coding, testing, and delivery of solutions
  • Strong experience with backend development using server-side frameworks, such as PHP/Laravel or NodeJS/Express
  • Strong database skills (e.g., Elasticsearch, Postgres/PostGIS, SQLite, MySQL, SQL Server, MongoDB, Redis, etc.)
  • Experience with CSS/SCSS
  • Experience with Jest (or other testing frameworks)
  • Experience with using development tooling (Github, NPM, Command Line)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment (we're agile-ish)
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field is considered an asset but no formal post-secondary degree is required. As long as you have work you can show us that demonstrates your skill level, you qualify.

This is a Work from Home / Remote Opportunity

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Web Summit Senior Software Engineer – Frontend
  • Remote Dublin +/- 2 hours
  • Full-time

38 days ago

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About us:

In the words of Inc Magazine “Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the world”. Forbes says Web Summit is “the best tech conference on the planet”, Bloomberg calls it  “Davos for geeks”, Politico “the Olympics of tech”, and the Guardian “Glastonbury for geeks”.

Whatever Web Summit is it wouldn’t be possible without an incredible team of nearly 200 employees, including world class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more. 

We’ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events. We’ve revolutionised how people come together in our world. We started with one event: Web Summit. But now we’re creating category defining events all over the world, from Asia to North America. 

We’re just getting started.

About the team:

The Web Product Team develops and maintains websites and applications for our ever growing number of vertical sites for brands such as Web Summit, Collision and others.  Our Web Developers work with Design, Content, Product and Engineering teams, creating world class user experiences, connecting attendees across the globe and testing website concepts on an array of different devices. While they focus on our larger sites, they flex skills and try out new technologies on any number of interactive pieces and side projects.

Due to increased demands, we are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer to take the reins on new products. 

What you’ll achieve at Web Summit:

  • You’ll take the lead on the design and architecture of a new suite of products
  • You'll work in a small team of web developers, driving technical direction and decision making. 
  • You’ll participate in website design and wireframing, development and maintenance, content editing and publishing, taking the lead on certain projects.
  • You'll create and develop web content using ReactJS and the latest in Javascript frameworks and languages.
  • You’ll work in a collaborative environment liaising directly with various departments across the business to generate world-class web content.
  • You’ll provide support to the digital team with display advertising design and other ad-hoc projects.

Who you are:

  • You are highly motivated and passionate about coding and technology in general.
  • You have strong architectural experience, building out world class products from conception to delivery. 
  • You are comfortable taking a project from initial specs to completion, dealing with project managers and stakeholders.
  • You can gather requirements from specific teams and turn them into technical specs.
  • You love working in a fast-paced environment with varied and rapidly changing goals.
  • You have experience building custom sites on WordPress or other CMS platforms. You relish the challenge of learning new programming languages and technologies on the job.

Skills and abilities we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years experience in a commercial Frontend/WebDev role.
  • You've led teams and projects, from concept to delivery. 
  • The ability to write clean, responsive code without using a framework.
  • You are highly proficient with the latest Javascript languages, specifically React and Vue.
  • Excellent HTML(5), CSS, jQuery and Javascript skills.
  • Demonstrable experience developing websites, applications and CMS.
  • Experience with WordPress, specifically custom theming/plugin development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical teams.
  • Git/BitBucket or other version control experience.
  • Grunt/Gulp experience within complex applications a plus
SUSE Full Stack Web Developer
  • Remote CET
  • Full-time

39 days ago

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Work Location

Home Office or any SUSE Location near the CET Timezone

Our Product

At this position you will work on the Open Build Service (OBS). A Linux release engineering platform to collaborate on building and distributing software. The OBS helps SUSE to ship software to its customers. For a wide range of operating systems and hardware architectures.

Our Team

We are a team of Web Developers spread all over Europe. Most of us work from home, a few of us you find in the SUSE headquarter in Nuremberg/Germany. All of us focus on the full stack that makes up our application. From UI/UX design using HTML/CSS/Javascript, over Creating Business Logic with Ruby on Rails to Data Modeling on our SQL database. We also practice the DevOps culture and Operate & Observe our code in production environments. This means each and every one of us takes care of the complete life cycle of the code we produce. We conceive, write, test, instrument, deploy, roll back and debug our code! We also believe in the agile principles and organize our work together in the SCRUM framework. https://openbuildservice.org/bs-team

This position will report to the Engineering Manager of the team, Hendrik Vogelsang.

Our Values

Here is what we identify as our team culture and how those attitudes translate into our daily practices. We are looking for people whose personal values have some overlap with ours. We value: Customers. By understanding peoples' goals, needs and their limitations. Everything we build and change, everything we do, we do for the people using our product. Diversity, pluralism and freedom of choice. We think differences, not uniformity, in origin, circumstance and experience make people, the practice of software development and in the end, our product interesting. We believe it takes a diverse set of people to produce a product truly useful for everyone. Ownership. Instead of hiding behind processes, or driving relentlessly towards individual goals, we take ownership of the entire situation. We do that when things go smooth but also when things go wrong. No matter if they were in, or out of our control. No matter if that hurts and bruises our ego. It was never anyone else's fault, it was ours. We believe ownership is how we respect others. Collaboration. By working toward shared goals, in a horizontal structure with flexible leadership. We do not only share results with each other, but how we got there. We constantly reflect our behavior and how it brings everyone else forward with us. We win together, we lose together. Quality. By taking due time, avoiding shortcuts, pacing ourselves. By being critical of what we do and by welcoming critique from others. We always leave our code base, processes and team better than we have found it. Community. By curiously exploring what other people inside and outside this industry think, do and produce. We expose ourselves to all kinds of ideas and openly share our own views. We strive for personal growth by continuously learning about other people, technology, development methodologies and efforts. We are open minded, always evolving adventurers

Perks

Apart from the usual benefits of working for an established software engineering enterprise (competitive pay, rewards, established career ladder etc.) we can make the following happening for you. We are all about a healthy work life balance. You join a company that's still growing fast and yet is over a quarter century old. We didn't get here by burning out people. At SUSE we believe that without time off from work, a person becomes both bored and boring. That is why we provide flexible working hours, a flexible vacation policy and access to professional life & career coaching. We'll give our best to help you maximize your well-being, because we are in it for the long run. We are all about creating opportunities for personal growth. You will have a personal budget for autonomous learning (O'Reilly/Linkedin Learning etc.) and for visiting industry events. The team spends every other Friday afternoon together sharing what they got inspired by. We frequently practice pair programming and kick off projects in mob programming. Every week you will have the opportunity to attend exciting lunch & learn sessions by SUSE industry experts. We also run company wide hackathons (Hack Week) multiple times a year where you are free to work on any activity of your passion for a week! We want you to become a better engineer. We are all about hacker culture following the community best practices. Most things you do for SUSE will be open source. We expect you to contribute back upstream. We encourage you to openly share your own views with the global Free Software community. That means you can spend the majority of your work time on your public track record. Your public code and collaboration will be your next resume!

Your Responsibilities

We are looking for someone with strong Ruby on Rails experience. You should also be well-versed in HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Experience with site reliability is a plus but not a requirement. We require a strong proficiency in English (spoken and written) and the ability to convey what you want to other people. You might have a computer science degree, you might not have any formal education like that. That is not what we are looking for. You might have spend 20 years in our industry or 2. That is not what matters to us. We care about what you can do and how you do it, not about how you got here.

Here is what the team does day in day out:

Public Open Source Software Development

As the Open Build Service is a Free Software project, you ideally have a background in this development method.

• Implementing features/bug fixes for the product • Improve quality and lower technical debt of the product

• Review and evaluate code/issue submissions from other developers and customers

• Cooperate with the team and other stakeholders to align plans in an agile fashion

• Document features, workflows and concepts

Site Reliability Engineering

As we are practicing the DevOPS culture, you ideally know how to do

• Continuous integration of the product with other software in the stack

• Continuous deployment

• Monitoring the health and performance of deployments

• Incident management

• Infrastructure management

Khan Academy Senior Frontend Engineer
  • Remote US + Canada
  • Full-time

43 days ago

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About Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit on a mission to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. We already reach millions of students every month and are growing rapidly. We’re building a library of high-quality instructional and practice resources that empowers learners and the teachers who support them. Whether they’re studying metaphors, mitosis, Marbury v. Madison, or multivariable calculus, we want to offer students the resources to realize that they can learn anything.

Khan Academy is looking for passionate software engineers to help change the world. We’ve built a talented development team with engineers from a variety of backgrounds. Our team includes industry leaders from Google, Apple, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Intuit, as well as folks from tiny startups and developers from non-traditional backgrounds. Together, we’re a team that is deeply invested in your future. We believe that no organization will be as invested in developing you as a professional.

About the Role

As an Engineer at Khan Academy, you'll help learners build mastery regardless of where they are, and regardless of whether they are accessing Khan on the browser, on Android, or on iOS. You’ll create new, impactful ways for teachers and students to use online learning in the classroom. You’ll work on the content creation and translation tools that we rely on to expand our library of world-class educational content and bring it to an international audience. You'll help build cutting-edge infrastructure to enable students of all backgrounds to succeed on high-stakes assessments like the SAT and LSAT. Ultimately, you'll be part of helping millions of learners around the world unlock their full potential.

What you'll do:

  • Take on world-changing challenges guided by our Engineering Principles – some of which have never been solved before.

  • Work on code that is used by millions of monthly active learners from all over the 🌍.

  • Model problems, then design, write, test and release code to solve them!

  • Collaborate with your peers via code reviews to level up yourself and others, to improve your ability to provide effective feedback, and to achieve higher quality code.

  • Ship products with a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, analysts and product managers.

  • Contribute to open source! We ❤️ open source, and we give back to the community whenever we can.

  • Build using technology that is best suited to solving problems for our learners. Currently, we build with JavaScript, React, Redux, GraphQL, Python, Go, and we adopt new technologies when they’ll help us better achieve our goals.

  • Develop accessible web products that are joyful for users of all ability types.

You can read about our latest work on our Engineering Blog. A few highlights:

You need:

  • At least 5 years experience building world-class product experiences for an interactive web-app

  • Strong technical project management skills, as our Senior Software Engineers often lead projects.

  • Experience building and maintaining complex software. You’ll join us in writing clean, maintainable software that solves hard problems. You’ll write testable, quality code. You’ll push the team and the mission forward with your contributions.

  • Strong communication, thoughtfulness, and desire to give and receive regular feedback

  • Empathy for learners around the world. You love learning and are excited about helping others learn to love learning. You’re motivated to learn new things and share what you learn with the world.

  • Excitement about helping Khan Academy bring a free, world-class education to the world.

You don't need:

  • We don't require experience in any particular technology. Our commitment to on-boarding and mentorship means you won’t be left in the dark as you learn new technologies.

About our benefits

We may be a non-profit, but we reward our talented team extremely well!

  • Highly competitive salaries and annual bonuses

  • Ample paid time off as needed – we are about getting things done, not face time

  • Generous parental leave

  • Flexible work and time-off schedules to encourage work-family balance and holidays

  • Delicious catered lunch daily plus lots of snacks and beverages

  • Great location: short walking distance to Caltrain and downtown Mountain View.

  • Awesome team events, on-sites and off-sites, company parties and BBQs, and weekly board game nights

  • A fun, high-caliber team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to be brilliant 

  • The ability to improve real lives and the opportunity to work on high-impact software and programs that are already defining the future of education

  • Affinity groups where parents, Black and Latinx, women and gender minorities, and LGBTQ+ identified folks support one another

  • And we offer all those other typical benefits as well: 401(k) + 4% matching & comprehensive insurance including medical, dental, vision, and life

How to apply:

  • Attach your resume to the job posting on our Khan Careers page

  • Briefly describe your experience building backend web services that deal with large volumes of requests per second.

  • Address the following prompt in the space provided below: We believe that reaching all learners requires a team that is diverse in every respect, and we are looking for individuals who will help us fulfill our mission by adding to the diversity of our team’s experiences, perspectives, and mindsets. With that in mind, tell us briefly how your experiences and perspectives - whether personal, professional, academic, or in your own classroom - would contribute to the diversity of our team and our ability to understand and address the needs of all learners.

Optional:

  • Links to projects or previous work. We especially like living, breathing projects, demos, or commentaries on your work. Please don’t just send code – show or tell us why you wrote it, what it’s for, what you like about it, how it helps someone, etc. No project is too small if it’s something you care about. If you're feeling especially creative feel free to include a link to a project that you've built on our programming platform.

  • If you’d like to provide a more traditional cover letter addressing your interest in KA (in addition to the diversity-based response), please feel free to attach that below.

To learn more about our work:

Khan Academy Senior Frontend Engineer
  • Remote US + Canada
  • Full-time

48 days ago

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About Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit on a mission to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. We already reach millions of students every month and are growing rapidly. We’re building a library of high-quality instructional and practice resources that empowers learners and the teachers who support them. Whether they’re studying metaphors, mitosis, Marbury v. Madison, or multivariable calculus, we want to offer students the resources to realize that they can learn anything.

Khan Academy is looking for passionate software engineers to help change the world. We’ve built a talented development team with engineers from a variety of backgrounds. Our team includes industry leaders from Google, Apple, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Intuit, as well as folks from tiny startups and developers from non-traditional backgrounds. Together, we’re a team that is deeply invested in your future. We believe that no organization will be as invested in developing you as a professional.

About the Role

As an Engineer at Khan Academy, you'll help learners build mastery regardless of where they are, and regardless of whether they are accessing Khan on the browser, on Android, or on iOS. You’ll create new, impactful ways for teachers and students to use online learning in the classroom. You’ll work on the content creation and translation tools that we rely on to expand our library of world-class educational content and bring it to an international audience. You'll help build cutting-edge infrastructure to enable students of all backgrounds to succeed on high-stakes assessments like the SAT and LSAT. Ultimately, you'll be part of helping millions of learners around the world unlock their full potential.

What you'll do:

  • Take on world-changing challenges guided by our Engineering Principles – some of which have never been solved before.

  • Work on code that is used by millions of monthly active learners from all over the 🌍.

  • Model problems, then design, write, test and release code to solve them!

  • Collaborate with your peers via code reviews to level up yourself and others, to improve your ability to provide effective feedback, and to achieve higher quality code.

  • Ship products with a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, analysts and product managers.

  • Contribute to open source! We ❤️ open source, and we give back to the community whenever we can.

  • Build using technology that is best suited to solving problems for our learners. Currently, we build with JavaScript, React, Redux, GraphQL, Python, Go, and we adopt new technologies when they’ll help us better achieve our goals.

  • Develop accessible web products that are joyful for users of all ability types.

You can read about our latest work on our Engineering Blog. A few highlights:

You need:

  • At least 5 years experience building world-class product experiences for an interactive web-app

  • Strong technical project management skills, as our Senior Software Engineers often lead projects.

  • Experience building and maintaining complex software. You’ll join us in writing clean, maintainable software that solves hard problems. You’ll write testable, quality code. You’ll push the team and the mission forward with your contributions.

  • Strong communication, thoughtfulness, and desire to give and receive regular feedback

  • Empathy for learners around the world. You love learning and are excited about helping others learn to love learning. You’re motivated to learn new things and share what you learn with the world.

  • Excitement about helping Khan Academy bring a free, world-class education to the world.

You don't need:

  • We don't require experience in any particular technology. Our commitment to on-boarding and mentorship means you won’t be left in the dark as you learn new technologies.

About our benefits

We may be a non-profit, but we reward our talented team extremely well!

  • Highly competitive salaries and annual bonuses

  • Ample paid time off as needed – we are about getting things done, not face time

  • Generous parental leave

  • Flexible work and time-off schedules to encourage work-family balance and holidays

  • Delicious catered lunch daily plus lots of snacks and beverages

  • Great location: short walking distance to Caltrain and downtown Mountain View.

  • Awesome team events, on-sites and off-sites, company parties and BBQs, and weekly board game nights

  • A fun, high-caliber team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to be brilliant 

  • The ability to improve real lives and the opportunity to work on high-impact software and programs that are already defining the future of education

  • Affinity groups where parents, Black and Latinx, women and gender minorities, and LGBTQ+ identified folks support one another

  • And we offer all those other typical benefits as well: 401(k) + 4% matching & comprehensive insurance including medical, dental, vision, and life

How to apply:

  • Attach your resume to the job posting on our Khan Careers page

  • Briefly describe your experience building backend web services that deal with large volumes of requests per second.

  • Address the following prompt in the space provided below: We believe that reaching all learners requires a team that is diverse in every respect, and we are looking for individuals who will help us fulfill our mission by adding to the diversity of our team’s experiences, perspectives, and mindsets. With that in mind, tell us briefly how your experiences and perspectives - whether personal, professional, academic, or in your own classroom - would contribute to the diversity of our team and our ability to understand and address the needs of all learners.

Optional:

  • Links to projects or previous work. We especially like living, breathing projects, demos, or commentaries on your work. Please don’t just send code – show or tell us why you wrote it, what it’s for, what you like about it, how it helps someone, etc. No project is too small if it’s something you care about. If you're feeling especially creative feel free to include a link to a project that you've built on our programming platform.

  • If you’d like to provide a more traditional cover letter addressing your interest in KA (in addition to the diversity-based response), please feel free to attach that below.

To learn more about our work:

Silverfin Experienced Ruby Developer
  • Remote CET +/- 3h
  • Full-time

52 days ago

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If you’re any good at Ruby, this is probably not the first job ad you’ve seen, so we’ve done our best to stand out while also accurately presenting what we’re all about. If it sounds like you would enjoy working with us, don’t hesitate to apply or drop us a line with questions on engineering-recruitment@silverfin.com.

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What’s a Silverfin?

At Silverfin we’re trying to apply the promise of software to the age-old industry of accounting. With our SaaS we’re automating a large chunk of the busy-work that accountants are currently handling manually, and are building new tools so they can provide better services to their customers. We aim to optimize their workflow in such a way that accountants can spend more time on the much more impactful and rewarding work of advising their customers, the business owners.

The good news is we’re succeeding in doing exactly that. Every day more than 15.000 financial service professionals use Silverfin to help and advise more than 200.000 businesses. Our customers adore us! The even better news is there’s still plenty left to work on, and that’s where we hope you come in.

What makes the engineering team at Silverfin special?

We’re a remote-first engineering team of 25 people distributed in 14 different countries. A priority for us is maintaining proper work-life balance. We avoid meetings as much as possible, accept deadlines only when absolutely necessary, and never expect anyone to work longer hours than they’ve signed up for. A day in our working lives is pretty boring in this regard, and we feel that’s exactly how it should be.

Working with us means you can be flexible with your schedule. It’s OK to disappear for a few hours in the middle of the day to run some errands, get a haircut, pick up the kids — whatever reason, you don’t need to explain yourself. You also fully decide when you take time off: our team is sufficiently varied and well organized that there are always enough people around to handle the load, and in the rare cases it’s not, we will decrease the load instead of asking people to move their holiday.

Being remote-first means we favor asynchronous communication. We don’t shy away from chatting in Slack, but the important decisions or discussions are done in Gitlab issues, over email, or in our wiki, so there’s a written, persisted record. We’re mindful of maintaining long chunks of focussed time, which means we avoid @-mentions or PMs on Slack, and other triggers and interrupts. We encourage using Slack’s DnD function, especially when you’re not working!

We’d be really happy to welcome you in our #dev channel, but it’s not just virtual: we make sure we regularly get to see each other in real life too. Twice a year we fly the whole engineering team together to a different location in Europe, and at least once a year we join up with the rest of the company so we can spend some time together with the other departments.

What does working at Silverfin look like?

We work in nimble teams around 5 people in size, with each team taking ownership of a specific set of features of the application. Teams are responsible for a full slice across the stack, so both the backend as well as the frontend of each part is maintained by the same people.

You’ll be supported by our UI designer who develops and maintains HTML and CSS components into a reusable UI-framework, and even builds Vue.js prototypes where necessary, handling compatibility problems with different browsers for you, and making sure everything is responsive as well.

Our ops team ensures things run smoothly, deploys happen correctly, and will work with you when issues should arise. We’re enthusiastic followers of the devops mindset, which means ops and developers work together to solve problems, and empower each-other to be self-sufficient, instead of throwing problems over the wall to the “other side”.

Our stack is Vue.js and vanilla JS with a sprinkling of jQuery on the frontend and an up-to-date Rails monolith on the backend. We use PostgreSQL and Redis for persistence and caching, and everything is running on a Kubernetes cluster in Google Cloud. Our daily tools include GitLab, Quip and Slack, with Zoom as our remote conferencing tool of choice.

No code gets deployed without a code-review by a peer and testing is a must. Our pipeline automates deployment when the suite is green, and deploys happen dozens of times a day. Each team is currently doing Kanban, but they’re free to follow whatever process suits them best. There are regular retros held to work towards continuous improvement.

Software for accountants is not considered to be very exciting, but we have our fair share of technical challenges. To give you a sense of scale: our database exceeds 7TB*, and our largest table recently crossed the 10 billion row mark. We interface with more than 30 different external APIs, and provide third parties an API of our own.

*: Our ops team noted that this actually isn’t that hard to achieve if you’re just indexing everything, but it still sounds impressive, right?

What does your future look like?

Personal growth is key to staying motivated. At Silverfin you don’t need to move to management in order to get promoted. We see the individual contributor track and the management track as two different growth paths which every engineer can follow and switch between. You can be promoted, including pay raises, as a contributor just like as a manager.

Everyone has a €1000 yearly budget to spend on conferences, courses, workshops or other training to improve their skills and level up. This also includes accommodation, travel costs. If the conference is on a workday you’ll get paid like any normal day. Silverfin colleagues regularly visit conferences across the world. Are you going to Euruko this year? Come say hi!

We’re looking to hire a lot of new colleagues, and by the end of the year we’d like to have a couple of more teams. Each new team would also need a new teamlead, and we prefer to promote from within the engineering team. This means if you’d like to step onto the management track, there will be plenty of opportunities to do so in the near future. We pro-actively keep track of who would be interested, and provide feedback and learning opportunities to work towards such a goal.

What are we looking for?

  • You’re experienced in both Ruby and Rails, and also understand where the boundaries lie between them. You can code in Ruby without any of Rails’ training wheels if necessary.
  • You’re up for mentoring coworkers and can give in-depth, productive feedback during code reviews. While you appreciate the small stuff, you recognize bikeshedding and can avoid its pitfalls.
  • You code with reason and can justify the important decisions you made during development.
  • You can communicate clearly in English, both written and verbally.
  • You know and can apply best practices when relevant. That means the usual like version control, testing, and refactoring; but also higher level concepts such as good object oriented design.
  • You're aware of the trade-offs involved in proper engineering and can make balanced business decisions, keeping in mind all the stakeholders of the project.
  • You’ve got opinions on code design and you can discuss them, but you’re professional enough to not let those opinions get in the way of a consensus if necessary.

What can we offer you?

  • Actual, proper work-life balance
  • Choose your own working hours and work 100% remotely
  • Personal growth training and opportunities
  • Join a distributed remote-first engineering team with 25 colleagues in 14 different countries
  • A refreshing work environment with professional, friendly and welcoming colleagues
  • A €1000 yearly budget for conferences, courses, workshops or other expenses that will improve your skills

Requirements

  • You have at least 4 years of experience working with Ruby, or 2 years of experience with Ruby and 4 years in other languages.
  • You get Rails
  • Your work hours have some overlap with EU business hours (we require your local timezone to be within CET +/- 3h)

Nice to have’s

These would be nice but are definitely not necessary. Don’t worry if none of the following applies to you.

  • Experience as a remote worker in a fully remote team
  • Experience with Javascript (ES6) and frontend frameworks
  • Experience working with large datasets and the problems they bring
  • Experience in Fintech
  • Accounting knowledge

Interested?