Backend Engineer

Get Mads

backend engineer London | Full-Time

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London, Vienna or Remote | Full-Time

Remote preferred time zone: (GMT+00:00) London +/- 3 hours

Get Mads is the world’s first impact-as-a-service platform allowing businesses to easily integrate positive impact across every touchpoint. We are on a mission to tackle some of the greatest challenges facing the world today by incentivising and inspiring businesses to take action on issues like climate change, poverty, and ecological destruction.

We help businesses understand the positive impact they can have on the planet and give them the tools they need to take action through our impact platform. We show them the tangible benefits acting for our planet can also bring to their brand image, customer base, and ultimately bottom line. In doing so, we create a clear set of logical benefits that makes joining our mission more than just altruism, it makes business sense.

Having secured VC backing we are expanding our team with a view to rapidly scale and expand the business. Therefore we are seeking an experienced hands-on over-achiever who thinks outside of the box, is not afraid to take ownership, will deliver unique ideas and likes to work in a fast-paced environment.

As a Back-end Engineer, you will build the backbone of our full-scale application. You will work collaboratively and interactively deliver a fully functioning web-based application. You will closely work together with our CEO who has so far built the application and will have significant decision making power on the technologies and architecture that we use to build out the platform.

The bottom line is that the things we build help make the world a better place and we would love for you to join us and help!

Do You?

  • Want to be an integral part of a fast paced team?

  • Want to build something from the ground up?

  • Use your epic skills to create good in the world?

  • Take pride in your work?

  • Enjoy and feel energised by building new things?

  • Keep asking questions until you understand everything rather than say yes and then feel lost?

Then join us to help build something amazing!

Your Mission

  • Design and development of the business logic and backend services for full-scale applications.

  • Development of high-quality code based on defined user stories, including unit/integration tests and code documentation of suitable quality for the product increments in rapid iterations.

  • Support, maintenance and optimization of our development and production system environments including the continuous delivery pipeline.

  • Significant decision making power on the technologies and architecture that we use to build the platform.

  • Work closely with the CEO to implement back-end features.

Your Experience

  • 2-5 years of professional experience, ideally in a similar role.

  • Expertise in state-of the art programming languages (JavaScript ES6+, TypeScript) and backend technologies.

  • Knowhow in modern frameworks, APIs, database technologies and query languages (Node.js, VueJs/ReactJs, Redux, MongoDB).

  • Taking adequate measures to ensure code quality (inclusive Code Reviews).

  • Experience in continuous development and deployment tools as well as container platforms and management systems (Git, Docker).

  • Self-directed, able to contribute and see ahead of the current development timeline

  • English working proficiency and communications skills (verbal and written).

  • As a plus: Startup experience as an early employee or founder.

Our Offer 

Work and define a product from the ground up that has a tangible positive impact on our world while using the latest technologies and frameworks.

  • Work in a young startup with an experienced team and great VC backers.

  • A culture that celebrates success, reliability and building a great community.

  • High degree of autonomy.

  • All the latest tech you need.

  • Skip the commute and work from home,

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Room for personal and professional development.

  • Competitive salary based on your skills and experience.

  • Generous equity package.

PS: We value a hands-on approach and appetite to learn above everything else, so if that sounds like you we encourage you to still apply even if you do not fit the above mold perfectly.