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Founding Software Engineer

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Posted 2 months ago

We are looking to hire a Founding Software Engineer to join our small distributed team team around different parts of Ireland, Egypt, and Canada. Ideally, we are looking for a generalist, someone who can wear many hats, someone who is pragmatic, a product engineer at heart and most importantly, who thinks from first principles ( We work remotely, and so this is a 100% remote role. You can choose to work anywhere you'd like having few hours overlapping with GMT+0.

  • Building on top of our new not-yet-fullly-launched omnichannel messaging platform.
  • Building infrastructure for hosting open source protocol messaging clients.
  • Building a Bot framework that works across all popular message channels.
  • Building a connection with new messaging platforms like Messenger, Telegram, Instagram, etc.
  • Building and releasing open source Ruby SDKs for some of the popular messaging channels out there.
  • Grokking through our GraphQL layer or measuring queries performance.
  • Rearchitecting improving our internal messaging pipeline.
  • Building Public APIs Webhooks for our messaging channels.
  • Get us approved for a SOC Type I and II compliance
  • And many more equally exciting and challenging projects!
  • We have just launched our product that have been gaining some great momentum with our customers and you'll get to be a big part of it. 🙌

    A little bit about what we think can be a good fit for us,

    • You have worked with Ruby on Rails.
    • You aren't afraid to dabble into Rails internals if you need to.
    • You worked extensively with PostgreSQL, and you can write raw SQL if you need to.
    • You worked with REST, GraphQL APIs and you can put an argument for using one over the other.
    • You aren't afraid to work with Javascript, Typescript and/or Vue.js.
    • You understand the value of writing tests, as an investment for the future.
    • You have worked with any cloud provider, preferably AWS.
    • You have worked with Docker, and preferably touched on AWS ECS.
    • You have did your some share of DevOps work. The more the merrier.
    • You write your code with empathy for your fellow Engineers, and for future readers.
    • You favour simplicity.
    • You have are self-driven, and can self-manage.
    • You can write and communicate in English succinctly. You wrote technical plans before, we do write a lot.
    • You love to take on complex problems, and you don't shy away from fixing issues.
    • You have some remote experience, and you understand its challenges.
    • You can take, and give feedback openly.
    • You are kind, and there is ≥5% a chance we will see you smile. :)
    • You like to work in a small team, and have direct ownership of your work.
    • You think of technology, not as an ideology but rather as means to push value into the world.

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