Senior Developer – Javascript/Full-stack

last updated June 1, 2021 11:44 UTC

Founder + Lightning

HQ: London

Who We Are?
We partner with ambitious startup founders and equip them with the team, tools, expertise and scale to build highly successful technology companies.
We do it because we have an appreciation for the finer products in life.
We are fanatical about everything startup and excited by the journey that entails.
Beginning with an idea and witnessing its progression fuels us with pride and hunger. Our products succeed because of our passion, energy, and drive.
In our simplest form, we create startups that might otherwise not exist. We just can’t get enough of empowering our founders to solve real problems with clever solutions. We live and breathe agile development and specialize in getting their startup to market. We also love to get up close and personal with our founders so we help them across the board with product guidance, business strategy, marketing campaigns, legal advice, future finance.
Founder + Lightning is headquartered in London, UK but our teams are spread out across many cities around the world.
Our Culture
Founder + Lightning is much more than just a place to work. What sets us apart is our unique, people-centric culture that keeps evolving. Our culture is an integral part of our organizational DNA that is unrivaled by most in the industry. We have a dynamic work environment that allows you to move across projects, learn new technical skills – fully supporting your personal development.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Developer – Javascript/Full-stack to lead the development of one of our projects.

The fun stuff you’ll actually be doing

  • Executing full lifecycle software development in a self-sufficient manner
  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code that surpasses industry standards
  • Producing specifications to determine feature feasibility alongside the wider development team
  • Developing unit tests for all codebases to maintain standards and quality across all projects
  • Developing dynamic and intuitive application interfaces that deliver real value to the end-user
  • Debugging issues in the production environment and fixing them promptly
  • Providing technically valid and cost-effective solutions to the founder
  • Working alongside a specialist team (Designers, Product Owners, Project Managers, Developers)
  • Taking responsibility and looking for viable solutions
What we need and what you have
  • 4+ years experience in Nodejs with good understanding of vanilla javascript and single-threaded, event-driven architecture. Toolset of choice for building all-things web in Nodejs (preferably express for http servers and mocha for testing)
  • Experience with Heroku, Github and error tracking software (we use Rollbar), or a will to learn
  • Experience with relational databases and database design (MySQL and/or Postages)
  • Experience with web security, or a will to learn
  • Knowledge of frontend technologies (preferably React)
  • Experience with TypeScript – nice to have
  • General familiarity with Agile Dev Environment, CI, MVPs, Lean, Kanban
  • Knowledge of HTTP protocol and experience working with and creating web APIs
  • Fluent English with good verbal and written communication
What do we offer
  • fully remote position
  • flexible working hours
  • small teams
  • international projects
  • the contract for an unlimited period
  • 2850 GBP – 4200 GBP/monthly – depends on your experience
Our Values
Founder + Lightning is a place to learn, thrive and grow and we take great care in developing and nurturing it. We believe in:
  • Pushing the boundaries of what we think we can achieve
  • Just getting on and doing it
  • Doing the right thing when nobody’s looking
  • Really caring about what we’re working on and who we’re working with
  • Working independently and as part of a great team
Sounds like your kind of thing? Apply now!
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