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Lead Engineer

Sydney | Full Time
Listed: 2021-11-09
Role Highlights
  • Join a non-trivial startup, and have meaningful impact to thousands of people 
  • Tech lead Role with a greenfield product using Typescript, Node, GCP
  • Remote friendly environment
About Us 
We are flipping the grocery game on its head. We are taking on big retail with a 10 minuite delivery service that offers all the same products as woolies and coles. (Yes, in 10 minutes) 

How is that possible? ... Technology. More specifically, JavaScript. 

That is where you come in. Our middleware powered by very well engineered semantic, scaleable and highly tested TypeScript. We'll be using GraphQL, NodeJS and React or VueJS. 

We took our first customer 2 months ago, and since we have been smashed with unprecedented demand only since soft launch. we're currently >50k weekly users and anticipating this to be over 500k by January. 

About You 
We are looking for our go to technical expert for our JavaScript products. In collaboration with an excellent head of engineering, you will be responsible for architecture, tech choices and evaluation, and technical leadership of our javascript team. 

Whilst we are currently using Typescript, Node, GraphQL on GCP, this could change. Our JS product is pre-MVP stage. Whilst this role is full stack, our biggest challenges are in the backend (NodeJS) 
 
We are very green, so you have to relish an environment which is innovative and pro experimentation. In return you will have freedom to create a very high quality product with an exceptional team. 

Skills and Expeirence 
- At least 5 years as a JavaScript engineer with non-trivial experience writing server side applications with Node/Express (API/Microservices) 
- Some leadership experience, either through mentoring or formal tech-lead experience 
- Strong understanding of quality practices, unit testing, linting etc
- Any interest/exposure to DevOps is a plus

Benefits
  • This is a rare opportunity to build something non trivial, alongside a high calibre team, from scratch.
  • In return, You will be rewarded with early stage equity, a generous base salary, unlimited training budget and all the devices you need.
  • You will play a key role and have a part in Australia's next new biggest thing! 
Apply
George@sustainrecruit.com // 0406 181 764

If this sparks an interest, or if you're an engineer who loves TypeScript, GraphQL, React or Node. I'm a purely JavaScript focused recruiter and always up for a chat.

I am an equal opportunity recruiter. I celebrate & support diversity, I proactively work with all of my clients to create an inclusive environment for all of the candidates I work with.

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