Full Stack Developer

Nomad List + Remote Ok

Date listed

2 months ago

Employment Type

Full time

Remote

Yes

Salary

$37k

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Nomad List is the most popular website for the fast growing movement of location independent remote workers. We have people from all the big tech companies, from hundreds of startups, and thousands of freelancers who use Nomad List every day to find places to live, work and travel to, and to meet like-minded people there.

Remote OK is the most popular remote jobs board on the web with customers like Y Combinator, Stripe, Intercom, Airtable, Invision and Sketch relying on it for hiring the best remote workers from a worldwide pool of talent. You're on it now and you're the best!

Until now I (Pieter Levels) have always done everything myself. To take off the load as a founder so I can take a break in 2021 after a years of non-stop working, do things a bit more properly, I'm looking for a full stack developer, or generalist maker, so I can get away from the computer. A generalist maker as in, I'd rather work with someone who's not specialized as a coder or designer, but someone who is like me and can do it all, from building a new feature, to designing the CSS, to quickly deploying it.

The work

  • keep existing features working (we monitor most pages and API endpoints every minute)
  • fix bugs that might come up (we have live PHP/JS bug tracking)
  • build new features, that means coding the client side part of it (usually plain JS or w/ jQuery, but without fancy frameworks), and the back end side of it (usually plain PHP with SQLite)
  • ship fast and iterate based on customer feedback (right now we deploy CI/CD-style about 50 times per day)

Why it's fun

  • you work on sites that get over 1.4 billion requests per year used by over 1 million people per month
  • you work directly with me (Pieter Levels) and learn how to ship fast with a laser focus on building what customers want while learning how to market those new features directly to an audience

What you need to be

  • autonomous and be able to figure things out for yourself, but I might go AWOL for awhile, so you need to make the best choices yourself how to fix something, or how to build a new feature
  • not wanting to do things the proper engineer way with Kubernetes clusters and Docker and multi layered sharded databases to scale like in BigCo tech enterprise; doing things proper is good but making customer's happy is the #1 priority, quickly made scrappy code can always be refactored later if a feature starts making money, instead of proper code that took a long time to write for a feature that nobody ends up suing.

You'll be working with

  • a Site Reliability Engineer, who keeps the sites up
  • a Community Manager, who keeps the Nomad List community safe
  • a Customer Service Specialist, who keeps our customers happy

Location

ūüĆŹ Worldwide

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