looking for their next Lead Developer (Back-End) who will lead the evolution of their existing software.
In this role, you will work with the team to find areas of improvement and implement new features to shape the future of the community and the company. From a tech point of view, you will have a chance to work primarily on the back-end of the solution with algorithms and machine learning high on the agenda, and there is huge scope for growth in this role. Professional development is encouraged and supported.
The objective of the team is to become the best in the world at helping community members connect and communicate with each other; therefore, you will work on matching & recommendation algorithms, chat functionality upgrades, video chat SDK, group forums and more, all whilst ensuring the platform can scale with user growth. More specifically, your core responsibilities will include:
Planning:Feasibility assessmentMappingEstimationProactively identifying problems & making recommendationsImproving key areas of user experience to make them betterImplementation:Solving problems, and writing & reviewing codeAutomating testing & deploymentLeadership:Improving the current workflowsEnsuring excellenceKeeping the team focused and on trackReport to the co-founder and the management teamCollaborate with the Product Team - a Product Manager, Designer, one mid-level Developer (front-end) and Junior Developer (back-end).In your first weeks at Hey Lady!, you will have an opportunity to get to know the product, the people, and the problems you will work on in the future. The outgoing developers will assist you with the task handover and during this time, you will get familiar with the tech stack, the overall approach to solving problems and identify further areas of improvement. Although an onboarding process will be organised for you, the team counts on your experience and expertise to truly help build solid software which will help scale the business.
What the Hey Lady! team is looking for is a Developer who is passionate about solving problems & writing solid code, as well as a personable team player who wants to truly feel valued for their contributions. Alongside your amazing coding skills, it is also your communication skills that will greatly help you thrive at Hey Lady!.
In order to excel in this role, you need to have:
Solid experience as a Developer that writes quality code and minimises technical debt.2+ years of experience with Typescript, React, GraphQLExperience working in a remote team environment where you have demonstrated the ability to work independently while offering support and guidance to team members with less experienceExperience with payment gateway integrationsExperience with queries for matching/algorithmsAbility to work with non-tech team members to discuss areas of improvement which you will later translate into technical requirementsA team-oriented attitude & excellent communication skillsWillingness to proactively look for areas of improvementBrownie points for
Front-end experience and/or involvement in other community platforms.
What’s in it for you?
$5500 - $6500* per monthFull-time and fully remote employmentFlexible working hours with a 4-hour overlap with UTC +8 business hours20 days paid annual leave plus 6 days personal leave & 8 public holidays offGuaranteed 10% per year plus bonuses for the successful delivery of quarterly objectivesOpportunity to develop the team & its culture*Please note that this is a gross salary and that you are responsible for any tax-related procedures in your country of residence. We kindly ask you to apply only if you are happy to work remotely as an independent contractor.