Senior Engineer - Javascript/Full-Stack

Chandigarh HQ , Remote

Who we are

In our simplest form, we create startups that might otherwise not exist. We just can't get enough of empowering our founders to solve real problems with clever solutions. We live and breathe agile development and specialise in getting their start-ups to market. We also love to get up close and personal with our founders so we help them across the board with product guidance, business strategy, marketing campaigns, legal advice, future finance and more.

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
  • Producing specifications to determine feature feasibility alongside the wider development team
  • Developing unit tests for all codebases to maintain standards and quality across all projects
  • Developing dynamic and intuitive application interfaces that deliver real value to the end-user
  • Debugging issues in the production environment and fixing them promptly
  • Providing technically valid and cost-effective solutions to the founder
  • Working alongside a specialist team (Designers, Product Owners, Project Managers, Developers)
  • Taking responsibility and looking for viable solutions whilst working in a team

What we need and what you have:

  • 3+ years experience in Reactjs and Node.js with good understanding of vanilla javascript and single-threaded, event-driven architecture. 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 PostgreSQL)
  • Basics of web security, or a will to learn
  • 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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