Engineer - Nodejs

Chandigarh HQ , Remote

Who we are

Founder and Lightning is a pioneering venture builder. We work with commercially-minded, non-technical founders to start tech companies, launch new products and disrupt industries. 

Our product managers, delivery managers, UI/UX designers and developers work closely with founders to bring their ideas to life, and our strategic teams combine commercial, product and technology acumen to help you to build, fund and scale great tech-based businesses.

Founder and Lightning has helped to build 25 companies in the last 5 years, with a total current valuation of over £185m.

What you’ll be doing

  • Executing full lifecycle software development in a self-sufficient manner
  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code that surpasses industry standards
  • Being involved in the full life-cycle of a startup development
  • Providing technically valid and cost-effective solutions to the founder
  • Working with great specialists from different areas 
  • Taking responsibility and looking for viable solutions

What we need and what you have:

  • 3+ years experience in Node.js with a good understanding of vanilla javascript and single-threaded, event-driven architecture. A toolset of choice for building all-things web in Node.js (preferably Express for Http servers and Mocha for testing)
  • Experience with Heroku, Github and error tracking software (we use Rollbar). Or a will to learn.
  • Experience with relational databases and database design (MySQL and/or Postgres)
  • Basics of web security, or a will to learn
  • Some knowledge of front end technologies (preferably React)
  • General familiarity with Agile Dev Environment, CI, MVPs, Lean, Kanban
  • Knowledge of HTTP protocol and experience working with and creating web APIs
  • Fluent in English with good verbal and written communication

Our Culture

Founder + Lightning is much more than just a place to work. What sets us apart is our unique, people-centric culture that keeps evolving. Our culture is an integral part of our organisational DNA that is unrivalled by most in the industry.

Our Values

Founder + Lightning is a place to learn, thrive, and grow. And we take great care in developing and nurturing it.

What do we believe in? Whenever in doubt remember to:

  • Push the boundaries of what you think you can achieve.
  • Just get on and do it.
  • Do the right thing when nobody's looking.
  • Really care about what you are working on and whom you are working with.
  • Be approachable and behave in a way that makes people want to work with you.

Our Benefits

We provide a wide range of benefits to make sure that everyone is satisfied and happy at work:
  • Flexibility to work remotely if you do not wish to relocate to our HQ in Mohali, Punjab
  • Internet reimbursement if you want to work from home
  • Medical Insurance
  • Yearly Health Checkups
  • Learning Opportunities

You’re going to love it here!

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