Hi there! Do you have any idea how powerful you are with your programming skills and that you can use them to literally make this world a better place? Do you want to create the most EPIC mobile marketplace on the planet that will revolutionize the way we shop? Are you tired with all the TALKING about the climate crisis and crave ACTION instead? If you’re nodding “yes”, read on!
In ACT, we have developed a scalable mobile marketplace for sustainable grocery shopping, with infinitely scalable database and Netflix-based architecture, which will empower consumers to start shopping sustainably almost overnight, with just a few clicks in the ACT app. Just imagine what can happen when the money changes direction towards producers who respect the environment and treat their workers well! Do you want to be a part of this?
We are changing our website to become modern, beautiful, informative and user-friendly. This is where you step in - together with our brand and design team, you will build an impeccable experience for our users so that learning about ACT and sustainable living is as easy and pleasurable as possible. The role will require an obsessive focus on beautiful customer experiences, ownership and technical leadership developing ACT website.
You will have the opportunity to make a big impact on our web development and work on the full development cycle including design, development, testing, and deployment.
Creating cross-continental systems with 24/7 availability. You probably dream about monitoring, self-healing, scalability and software quality when you sleep and drool in a messy way when you hear someone say “I think we might have a problem here”
Strong understanding of and experience with the core principles of software craftsmanship e.g. importance of sound architecture, high-quality code and the ability to optimize it at run-time
5+ years of experience with building loosely coupled systems using web technology (strong Node.js background is a plus) with a massive amount of users (counted in the millions of concurrent users)
TDD, experience from implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
Can take the lead as both Architect and Developer
Expertise in the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), from concept and design to testing
Hands-on experience from Agile/Scrum development process and code reviews
Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
Experience using version control repositories (preferably Git)
Extensive experience with transactional queues
Experience with management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
Experience from data migration, transformation, and scripting
Experience from setup and administration of backups
Understanding of differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
some knowledge of ElasticSearch
some knowledge of NoSQL databases
expert knowledge in one of the following backend languages: .net c#, java, php"
experience with Evans DDD, TDD, BDD, OOP, Agile – Scrum framework
proficient understanding of security principles
Diligent, motivated and honest
Well organized and self-driven
Available at least 10 hours per week
Teamplayer building effective working relations with other people of diverse backgrounds
Resourceful and creative in problem solving
Fluent in English
Working with a passionate tech team lead by our tech-lead, experienced with enterprise systems in the millions of users
Remuneration in the form of equity (share options) and a salary when the app is well in the market
Flexible working hours and location
Participating in a world-changing project with huge potential for environmental impact and return on investment
How to apply:
Please send us your CV, a link to your portfolio and a few words about yourself, why do you want to work with ACT, and your relevant previous experience. You can use the Submission Form below or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Application for Back-end dev” in the title.
We are looking forward to your application!