Full-stack Software Engineer

Otta

javascript elixir react London | Full-Time

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Our mission

We are fundamentally changing the way people find their next job at fast-growth companies. It's crazy you can filter for Airbnbs that have a microwave, but you can't filter jobs that have a work-from-home policy. Our focus is on giving candidates the best experience, and this is how we'll disrupt companies like Indeed, LinkedIn and AngelList. We provide all the information to make informed decisions. No hassle from recruiters. Relevant roles, rather than 1,000s of search results

Find us at https://otta.co

Details on the role

Requirements

  • We’re agnostic to background (no degree required), but we are looking for someone exceptional
  • You’re comfortable using multiple programming languages
  • You have 1-3 years of experience programming in a production environment
  • You’re a strong communicator capable of justifying decisions, proposing new ideas and challenging the status quo
  • (Desirable) You have some front-end experience with JavaScript frameworks (React, Vue, Angular etc.)
  • (Desirable) You appreciate good design (UI/UX)

What the job involves

  • You’ll be employee #1 and will work directly with the founders to translate product vision into impact as fast as possible
  • Build features from start to finish: plan, build, test, deploy, iterate
  • Own code across our stack, from backend services in Elixir (with GraphQL + Postgres) to front-end single-page apps in React/TypeScript
  • Deploy on a daily basis. We use GitHub and continuously deploy to a Kubernetes cluster hosted on Google Cloud Platform
  • Get stuck in and solve exciting problems: from scaling to 100,000s of jobs, to launching in cities across the world

Additional info about the role

  • You’ll be our first employee, and we expect to hire 2-3 more engineers over the next 12-18 months
  • We’re currently closing a funding round with some of the most exciting early stage investors in London and will be scaling fast over the next year
  • We’re on a mission to help people discover the most relevant roles. We use machine learning to provide Netflix-style recommendations

Company benefits

    • We’re still deciding our full benefits package (e.g. enhanced parental leave). We’re looking forward to working with our early employees to figure out what matters the most
    • 27 days holiday (excl. bank holidays)
    • Health insurance
    • Discounted gym membership
    • £1,000 put aside each year for your learning and development (spend it on conferences, courses, books etc.)

    Salary range £40,000 — 60,000

    Dependent on experience