SlashData is the leading research company in the developer economy : We help the world understand developers and developers understand the world.
We survey 40,000+ developers annually - across mobile, IoT, desktop, cloud AR / VR and machine learning - to help clients such as Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Amazon understand who developers are, what tools they love or hate and where they are going next.
We’re now looking for a full-time software engineer to help drive data and visual insights out of millions of developer data points.
The position is full time, either remote or based in our Athens office (if you happen to live near), we will also consider locations within 2-
3 hours of Central European Time.
What skills we are looking for
Experience with React, Redux, webpack and related technologies
Familiarity with testing tools such as Mocha, Chai, Jest
Appreciation for good UX & UI design, ability to contribute to a design discussion
Backend web API development experience (Node.js)
Experience with AWS and other cloud providers
Experience working with relational and NoSQL databases (mongoDB)
Bonus points for
Experience with AWS Lambda or other serverless backend architecture
Experience with data visualisation (e.g. using D3.js)
An appreciation for data and understanding of statistics
What you’ll be responsible for
Building a custom data dashboard web app (backend in Python and frontend in React) for displaying data to clients and developers.
There are lots of dashboard tools in the world, but we have fairly rare data needs and an ambition to create world-class visualisations.
Iterating on our in-house survey tool (built on AWS Lambda, React and Redux) to reach developers everywhere in the world and provide a delightful UX.
Maintaining and enhancing our developer and client-facing websites. We’ve deployed static-CMS’ sites using Gatsby, Contentful, Prismic and Netlify.
Much of our stack is using Node.js.
If you’re that person, we’d love to talk.
Key success metrics
You will be successful in the role if in the first 6 months you have
Implemented a data dashboard MVP web app.
Shown ability to maintain and improve our existing codebase and your code is readable, testable, and understandable six months later.
Built successful working relationships across the company to support other technology-related activities.
What we offer
Opportunity to make a difference as part of the research company that works with the biggest tech brands to help the world understand developers.
Performance-based bonus every 6 months
Company share option plan
Your laptop of choice + large monitor
No dress code formalities. Come to work with your flip-flops or your holiday sombrero
Annual training budget to develop your skills and career
Monthly book allowance from Amazon, on any book you like
Spotify Premium or Netflix subscription
Part of an entrepreneurial, fast moving company that's raising the bar, and calling the trends of the software economy
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