Hiring Staff Engineer (Remote) | Draft

Staff Engineer (Remote)

Draft

Date listed

1 week ago

Employment Type

Full time

Remote

Yes

Draft (formerly Contentfly) is building the content infrastructure that companies leverage to build, scale, and optimize their revenue engines. We're a fully remote and distributed team of high performers on a mission to help companies tell their stories. We're a Series A company backed by Khosla Ventures, YCombinator & other top-tier investors, we've grown to have an incredibly talented team of 30+ people and $5m in ARR in the last year and a half. With a world-class talent marketplace and a team that consistently raises the bar, we have an opportunity to build an all-in-one platform for exceptional content marketing.

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the Staff Developer will be responsible for supporting and advancing projects, while elevating and optimizing our current platform. The ideal candidate is passionate about building top-notch software, thrives in a collaborative environment and welcomes the opportunity to mentor other developers, and has deep experience in various areas of software engineering.

You Are:

  • A Leader, you have vision, ability to inspire and motivate others with ease, and support your team and enable them to succeed.
  • A Problem Solver , you see through the clutter and help others find the optimal solution through validation.
  • A Self-Starter , you know your craft but are still eager to improve your skill set in the ever-evolving world of MarTech.
  • A Mentor, you have a deep understanding of your craft and welcome the opportunity to pass on your knowledge to other team members. 
  • Collaborative , you enjoy working with several cross-functional teams on a daily basis.
  • Curious , constantly looking for new perspectives that could influence our future roadmap.

Your Key Responsibilities:

Here’s what you’ll be doing day to day…

  • Plan and Lead: Plan and lead execution for projects, collaborating closely with cross-functional partners. Establish organizational best practices that scale with our team and products, consistently resulting in high-quality software systems that set industry standards.
  • Design : Design and lead implementation of scalable, robust, software solutions. Preventatively identify and act upon opportunities to improve process flow, performance, and technical efficiencies.
  • Implement : Write clean, scalable, system-oriented code and implement software/products aligned with the growing demands of our customers. Test, debug, support and enhance software as per product specifications.
  • Look Ahead: Operate with a longer term accountability horizon, looking ahead for future technical roadblocks, and providing mitigation tactics.
  • Collaborate: Hold self and others accountable to deliver high-quality results to meet business priorities by adhering, reviewing and contributing to best practices and code guidelines.
  • Mentor : As a senior member within the team, you will help us scale. Mentor and inspire other team members to help foster a cohesive team environment.
  • Communicate : Share knowledge and thought leadership to the rest of the organization, including strategic technical direction as well as professional development opportunities.

 

Your Experience and Intangible Traits:

The ideal candidate for the Staff Developer will possess the following skills and competencies:

  • 6+ years of hand-on development experience using JavaScript and Node.JS (or other back end languages), ideally in a fast paced company
  • Experience using web frameworks like Vue.js
  • Experience with SQL and Postgres relational database is a plus
  • Experience with lean UI/UX, rapid customer innovation, and iterative design
  • Consistency leveraging data and analytics to power design decisions
  • Self-motivated, fast learner with attention to detail and quality
  • Ability to leverage existing technology tools plus additionally research and apply new and experimental technologies to achieve product goals
  • Excellent diagnostic, troubleshooting, and communication skills
  • Proven ability to plan, lead, and execute projects and meet estimated deadline

Why you'll love working here:

  • Unlimited vacation/PTO + Stock Options
  • Fully remote and distributed teams
  • Full Health benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Free laptop and home office budget, we've also got your cellphone/internet covered too!
  • Ongoing training and education budgets
  • We'll fly you around the world multiple times a year to hang out with the Draft Picks in interesting places

Like what you see but don’t meet every requirement? Apply anyways! Studies have shown that various groups (women and people of colour) are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every requirement. At Draft, we’re committed to building and fostering an inclusive accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to creating a culture with a diversity of talented individuals who join, stay, and work in an environment that enables them to thrive.

Please be assured we'll treat any information you share with us with the utmost care, only use your information for recruitment purposes and will never sell it to other companies for marketing purposes. Please review our privacy policyfor further information.

Draft is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Draft is committed to providing accommodations. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

 

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