Full-stack Software Engineer (JavaScript)

Foro • Posted January 27th

Location
REMOTE ONLY
Position
Category
Software Development
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Foro matches software engineers with companies solving the world's biggest problems. We're a global community focused on helping software engineers to find meaningful work. Our customers need the brightest minds to work on solutions for problems like climate crisis, clean water, and education for all.

We're looking for a Full-stack Software Engineer (with a preference towards front end) to join our existing development team.

Minimum qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 5 years of software development industry experience working with JavaScript
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English
  • Experience working in a remote software engineering team

Preferred qualifications
  • Master's degree or higher in Computer Science or a closely related field
  • Experience working with Node.js, React, Next.js, Heroku and AWS
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages over time

About the job

Being a Software Engineer at Foro involves:
  • Coding
  • Taking part in the software development lifecycle including initial planning, designing, building, and delivery of robust software
  • Communicating daily with you team members
  • Keeping on top of agile processes, the team dynamic, and velocity
  • Contributing to product planning meetings
  • Working in a small, close-knit team

Ideal candidate
  • Full stack engineer (preference towards front end) with remote working experience
  • Exceptional English communication skills
  • Worked extensively with JavaScript
  • Comfortable working remotely and understanding of the pros and cons of a distributed team
  • Able to overlap the majority of your working day with Central European Time (CET) working hours
  • Highly autonomous, self-motivated, and curious
  • Not afraid to set big objectives for yourself and maintain accountability to meet them
  • Detail oriented
  • Passionate about continuous learning
  • Can tailor technical explanations to suit the listener
  • Able to travel 1-2 times per year to Europe (Covid permitting)

Responsibilities
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software
  • Drive technical projects through to completion
  • Contribute to PR reviews

Benefits
  • Competitive pay based upon your location
  • Freedom to work remotely
  • Flexible holiday
  • 1-2 team meet ups per year in Europe

To all recruitment agencies: Foro doesn't accept agency CVs. Please don't send CVs to us. Foro isn't responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.