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Lead JavaScript Engineer

Lead JavaScript Engineer

Blub Blub?

Is the company behind Speech Blubs, the world leading speech & language development app for kids. We have already helped over 5 million kids – and this is just the beginning! We intend to become the leading player in the early childhood education sector, with the offering of products that will help our users from saying the first words to having all the skills necessary to have a head start in school.

Since we are rapidly growing, we are on a lookout for a Lead JavaScript Engineer to  join our team and help us reach new highs. As we see this position as an integral part of the team, we are exclusively issuing stock options for this position!

Life at Blub Blub:

  • 🥐   Office Breakfast every Friday morning.
  • ☕️   Coffee, tea, fruits and snacks always available in the office.
  • 🖥   All quality work equipment and software provided (MacBook Pro 14”).
  • 🤩   Young, agile and ambitious team with the vision of making an impact.
  • 🏖   Two company retreats every year.
  • 👨‍👨‍👧‍👧   Team building events (carting, paintball, Woop, etc.), and office events (Christmas party, pumpkin carving, picnics, terrace pizza making, etc.).
  • 🍏   Additional Health Insurance covered by the company.
  • 🍻   In addition to vacation everyone gets 3 hangover days per year for… well, curing unexpected mid-week hangovers!
  • 📝   Full-time contract with 6-month probationary period.
  • 💳   Structured pay raise plan based on personal bi-annual and annual goals.
  • 📚   Personal mentorship, opportunities to visit conferences, take online technical courses and participate in internal development workshops.
  • 📈   Competitive salary, annual bonus and stock option.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of engineers and help mentoring their careers.
  • Develop backend features on NodeJS in a team of 3+ engineers.
  • Constantly optimizing and improving the current codebase.
  • Cooperate closely with designers, product owners and Android and iOS teams.
  • Learn and adopt new technologies as soon as they are released.

Our stack:

  • We use NodeJS and MongoDB for our backend services.
  • We use JavaScript ES6 wherever possible.
  • We provide REST API, services and queues for our mobile apps.
  • We use Nuxt/Vue to build our frontend web apps.
  • For infrastructure we use Heroku, DigitalOcean and AWS.

What do we expect:

  • Excellent programming skills in JavaScript.
  • Experience with various data architectures and paradigms.
  • At least 3-4 years of experience in software engineering.
  • Expert knowledge of Git, Heroku and similar development tools.
  • Fluency in English language (written and spoken).

What brings extra points:

  • Experience developing services hosted on Heroku and/or AWS.
  • Experience developing scalable backend systems.
  • Experience developing responsive web apps.
  • Experience with analytics services.
  • Experience with unit testing.
  • Contribution to open source projects.
  • Knowledge of agile development workflows.

If you want to test our app, let us know and we are happy to send you a promo code! 

Lastly, even if you think you don’t tick all the boxes, don’t worry – we’d still love to hear from you! Nobody checks every box, and we are looking for someone excited to join the team!

Apply now:

If you’re excited about the opportunity send your application to jobs@blubblub.org
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