Principal Software Engineer // Prospr At Work

Prospr At Work | Berlin, Germany

Date listed

4 months ago

Employment Type

Full time

Employees

1-10

Total Funding

$156.9 billion

Who We Are Prospr is helping frontline employees (think baristas, gym trainers, hair stylists, nurses, and waiters) keep in touch, manage their schedules, track workplace issues, and stay on top of training all while becoming more connected members of their teams. We’re Slack, Trello, JIRA, Google Drive, Confluence and more for people who don’t work behind a desk. We’ve just closed a $3.2M Series Seed led by Bonfire Ventures, Quiet Capital and Animo and are already trusted by well-known international brands including Dunkin Donuts, 1-800-GOT-JUNK and New York Sports Clubs (NYSC) Our team is collaborative, positive, curious, and engaged. We think fast, laugh often, and are looking for like-minded people to join us in our mission to empower frontline workers worldwide. The Tech Prospr is built on javascript. We keep our stack simple so we can focus on building product: Node.js, React, React Native, Firebase, Socket.io, Redis, MySQL, AWS We’ll look to integrate new tech when it demonstrably improves developer or end-user experience, velocity, stability and/or security. What Awaits We’ve gotten impressively far on a dream and a badass MVP. Now we need you to help us turn this into robust, well-designed, stable and scalable enterprise-grade software. You’ll use your passion for beautiful, efficient, and idiomatic code, your curiosity and your tendency toward obsessiveness to produce a product that you're proud of. When you're not coding, you'll be sharing your hobbies, interests and knowledge with the rest of us - contributing to an environment that’s always buzzing with intellectual curiosity and excitement. You will be more than just another developer - you’ll be a founding employee. You’ll play a defining part in shaping the culture and future of Prospr. This is a rare opportunity to build the company you want to work for from the ground up. We’re expanding from a couple of founders, to a full-fledged tech team by the end of 2021. If you want a truly fast-paced startup experience, where every person plays a critical role, this adventure is for you. The Role As Principal Engineer at Prospr you will be involved in:

  • Architecture - take a leading role in defining and developing the technical architecture that underpins our platform. Advocate for the technical perspective in the development of product roadmaps.
  • Code - be ready, willing and able to craft amazing code across backend and client-side codebases. Drive the development of our public API and provide a voice of reason and practicality in our pursuit of 3rd-party integrations.
  • Scale, Stability & Performance - design and deliver solutions that will scale with significant volumes, be highly available, performant and resilient. Our product has extreme feature breadth, and replaces big, well-funded tools for our customers. This means we have a very high bar to reach and exceed.
  • Ownership - take ownership of solutions, taking them all the way through delivery to adoption by engineering teams.
  • Innovation & Continuous Improvement - identify and drive areas for technical innovation through activities like building proof of concepts. Drive a culture of continuous improvement whether that be through process or new technologies.
  • Advisory and Leadership - be a technical expert that the team can refer to for advice or for validation of a solution.
  • Technical Standards - help to define the engineering standards, work flows, code standard and best practices. Our team will be growing faster than the codebase; we want to set the best foundation as early as possible, with an aim towards increasing developer quality-of-life.
As our ideal candidate you are a seasoned software engineer who likes working on hard problems. While you are comfortable working by yourself, you love working as part of, and leading, a team, and have strong collaboration and communication skills. You are very results focused and are energized by seeing how your work impacts the rest of the organization. You are looking to make your mark and want to be part of an organization that is changing the daily experience of frontline workers. What You Bring
  • Bachelor’s of Master's (preferred) degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 7 years of experience in software development.
  • At least 2 years of experience leading software development.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Javascript, particularly Node.js and React
  • Expertise in designing and developing SPAs and APIs
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience building SasS / Enterprise Productivity tools is a plus.
  • Proficient in using design techniques, debugging skills; easily makes technology choices; good technical and software development background.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills. You like working across an organization.
  • Strong bias towards actions and delivering results.
Why Work With Us
  • The best tools: MacBook Pro, 34” UltraWide Monitor, Beats Headphones
  • Learning Budget: EUR 3.000 / year
  • Urban Sports Club Membership
  • Monthly BVG Ticket
  • Annual Team Retreat
  • Competitive Salary: €90k – €110k
  • Equity Participation: 0.5% – 1.0%
How to apply If you feel like you might enjoy joining this adventure, and you feel confident that you’d be a strong contributor, we want nothing more than to hear from you. We especially encourage you to apply if you are a member of one or more marginalized groups, for example if you are a person of color, neurodiverse, a wom*n, non-binary or otherwise gender non-conforming, and/or a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Please send us your CV, and optionally anything else that tells us more about you and your skills, such as a link to a code repository or your personal website. Don’t worry about writing a cover letter - we think your work and experience speak for themselves.

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