Software Engineer (Remote - EMEA Based) at SlashData Ltd

Posted on: 02/23/2021

Location: (REMOTE)


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Tags: prismic gatsby aws redux netlify node javascript ux python jest react mongodb nosql

**Description** 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, web, games, data science, 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 insights out of a wealth of data points. You’ll be working based in the EMEA (GMT ± 3 hrs), working from home or a co-working space to support our distributed team. **Requirements** **What you’ll be responsible for** * Iterating on our in-house survey tool 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, Prismic and Netlify. Much of our stack is using Node.js. **What skills we are looking for** * 3+ years of experience developing web applications with modern JavaScript (ES6) frameworks * Experience with React, Redux and related technologies * Familiarity with testing tools such as Jest * Appreciation for good UX & UI design, ability to contribute to a design discussion **Bonus points for** * Experience with AWS or other cloud providers * Experience working with relational and NoSQL databases (mongoDB) * Experience with Python * An appreciation for data and understanding of statistics **Key success metrics** You will be successful in the role if in the first 6 months you have * Taken our survey tool UI and UX to the next level * Shown ability to maintain and improve our existing codebase and your code is readable, testable, and understandable * Built successful working relationships across the company to support other technology-related activities **Benefits** **What we offer** * Opportunity to make a difference as part of the leading research company in the developer economy * Part of an entrepreneurial company that's raising the bar, and calling the trends of the developer economy * Opportunity to work with some of the biggest tech brands in the world * International team, great work atmosphere & flexible working environment * Competitive salary + bonus twice yearly based on performance * You will never work on your birthday - we automatically give you this day off * Annual training budget to develop your skills and career * Home office set up budget * Annual allowance to spend on co-working with your colleagues * Monthly book allowance from Amazon, on any book you like * Spotify Premium subscription or Netflix vouchers *If you think a link to your LinkedIn profile or public projects is helpful then include one, but it’s not required.*