4 x Senior full-stack JavaScript Engineer

DeepStream believes in frictionless global RFx communication and we’ve built the fastest and most user-friendly RFx platform ever made to make it happen.

We help businesses ditch outdated processes and make complex procurement seem effortless. Over 2500 businesses worldwide trust DeepStream with their transactions.

Join us to help even more businesses realise the potential of digitalising the RFx processes by bringing much needed sustainability, auditability, efficiency and better user experience across all RFx communication.

Opportunity:

  • Joining a fast paced, early-stage startup with big potential for growth.
  • High impact role where you will have a large influence on the product and it’s technical direction
  • Work alongside a tight knit group of ambitious, high calibre individuals
  • Flexible work environment (most of us do some version of hybrid remote/office, but some are fully remote)

  • Competitive salary and benefits (including options) 

DeepStream is in a high growth phase and it's an exciting time to join and help shape our future.

Benefits: 

  • Be an early stakeholder in a fast-growing tech start-up 🚀
  • Amazing culture: work alongside a tight-knit group of highly ambitious individuals and expect to take responsibility from day 1 🦸‍♀️🦸
  • Exercise real influence within a flat hierarchy with open channels to management (CEO, CTO, Head of Product, etc.) 💪
  • Competitive and performance-based salary & benefits 💰
  • Flexible working environment: access to WeWork globally (free beer, barista coffee, cycle storage, showers, events and more) 😎
  • Flexible with vacation days 🌴
  • We’ll buy you the equipment you need to get the job done 💻📱

Desired qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience

  • Comfortable across front-end/back-end

    • Can skew towards one as a specialization

  • Some experience with devops/infrastructure is nice-to-have

  • Self-motivated individual

    • Proactively looks for the next thing to do

    • Cares about the quality of their output

    • Thinks about how to make code/product/team/culture better

  • Passion for problem solving

  • Strong opinions of how grow software over time (in the context of a business)

    • Strong opinions on what is "good code"

    • Knows how to balance short-term/long-term goals

      • Can think "many steps ahead" 

    • Understands and can navigate the necessary tension between tech/product/business
      • Knows how to compromise
    • Knows when/what to test
    • Balancing technical debt vs progress
    • Can break problems down into smaller pieces
  • Strong product-level thinker

    • Thinks through how tech decisions impact the user

    • Can walk through user journeys with a product manager and identify issues

    • Knows when to negotiate expectations with product team

      • Can assess when details are essential vs nice-to-have

      • Doesn't dive into rabbit holes for low-priority details

  • Startup experience is a big nice-to-have

    • Has worked on small teams

    • Can work with a high degree of autonomy

    • Doesn't expect everything to be done by the book

    • Can determine the right corners to cut

  • Follows security best practices

    • At a product level

      • eg: how to avoid SQL injections

    • At an infrastructure level
      • eg: how to handle secrets 
  • Desired tech skills
    • Strong JavaScript expertise and intuition
    • Front-end
      • React
      • Angular (but React is more important as we are migrating to React)
    • Back-end
      • Node.JS
      • Express
      • Mongoose
      • MongoDB
      • Event sourcing
    • Infrastructure/DevOps

      • Good understanding of distributed architecture

      • Docker

      • Familiarity with basic AWS services

        • S3

        • SQS 

        • SNS

        • Lambda 

        • EC2

        • EB

        • CloudWatch

    • Comfort with sysadmin skills a big plus
      • Low-level networking
      • Unix knowledge
      • CLI wizard
      • Shell scripting 

DeepStream is a fast growing team that is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity in every sense of the word. As research shows that some candidates – particularly female candidates – can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria, we’d like to say to you now - please don’t let our role specification hold you back! 

We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit and are always excited to find someone who can bring a fresh perspective - so if the sound of this role excites you, we hope to hear from you!

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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