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Remote Senior/Principal software engineer
Chiffer  
postgres javascript node react heroku aws Mar 13

The basics

  • The stack: Postgres, Node.js/Express.js, React. Currently running on Heroku, eventually AWS

  • The product: we help CFOs at subscription companies do their jobs more effectively

  • The way we work:

    • This is a remote job - work anywhere you want! Any timezone on earth (or outside earth, whatever)
    • We are an asynchronous team - we don't do scheduled meetings, and rely on each team member to pick their own schedule and to communicate clearly in writing and with recorded videos
    • We operate completely autonomously - no one will tell you what to do, we'll just tell you the goals and you will figure out how to work towards them with the rest of the team
  • The role you'll play on our team:

    • You'd be one of the first five engineers on the team, and the first very senior hire
    • You'll work on database design and implementation, complex data management problems, API design and implementation, some front-end React app code, building and iterating on our product, collaborating with designers and founders, and making a product that users will love
  • Like all start-ups we're scrappy, but not scrappy on compensation: Chiffer is committed to paying our awesome team members at market-rate, including benefits.

Our interview process

Our interview process is designed to focus on your skills as a software engineer, and your ability to communicate clearly. We're a fully asynchronous company, so that's how we will communicate in this interview process too 🙂

  1. We'll do a quick review of your background based on what you include in your application email
  2. If it's a fit, we'll ask you to work on a ~90 minute exercise while recording a loom (or other screen recording) video.
  3. If the video interview above goes well, we'll want to learn a bit more about how you communicate in writing - we may ask you to put together a technical design document. This is one of the biggest ways we communicate at Chiffer, so we want to see that you can work well with that!
  4. If we like what we see, we'll ask you some questions over email
  5. If everything seems like a fit, we'll ask you to work on one more ~90 minute exercise while recording a video
  6. And finally, hopefully we'll send you an offer. And hopefully you'll accept!

Requirements

  • You're an excellent senior engineer who has (senior: 5+ / principal: 10+) years of experience building web applications, designing databases and APIs, and working with others
  • You're a great communicator via writing, and via recorded videos
  • You're excited about working on a globally-distributed and diverse team, in an incredibly unique culture where autonomy, accountability, and ownership are equally as valued as your skillset.
  • That's it

Benefits

  • Unlimited vacation
  • Completely flexible work schedule - work literally anytime (and anywhere) you want!
  • Benefits appropriate to your location (health/dental/vision in the USA)
  • Company wide retreats multiple times per year
  • Like all start-ups we're scrappy, but not scrappy on compensation: Chiffer is committed to paying our awesome team members at market-rate, including benefits.
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This Year

Senior/Principal Software Engineer
Chiffer  
node-js javascript postgres react heroku aws Dec 29 2020
The basics
  • The stack: Postgres, Node.js/Express.js, React. Currently running on Heroku, eventually AWS
  • The product: we help CFOs at subscription companies do their jobs more effectively
  • The way we work:
    • This is a remote job - work anywhere you want! Any timezone on earth (or outside earth, whatever)
    • We are an asynchronous team - we don't do scheduled meetings, and rely on each team member to pick their own schedule and to communicate clearly in writing and with recorded videos
    • We operate completely autonomously - no one will tell you what to do, we'll just tell you the goals and you will figure out how to work towards them with the rest of the team
  • The role you'll play on our team:
    • You'd be one of the first four engineers on the team, and the first very senior hire
    • You'll work on database design and implementation, complex data management problems, API design and implementation, some front-end React app code, building and iterating on our product, collaborating with designers and founders, and making a product that users will love
  • Like all start-ups we're scrappy, but not scrappy on compensation: Chiffer is committed to paying our awesome team members at market-rate, including benefits.
The company
  • Chiffer is an early stage startup that's well funded by the top investors in America. It started in December 2020, and is currently 5 people. You'd be the sixth person.
  • Chiffer makes software to help CFOs of subscription companies do their job
    • To start, we're helping them better see and understand the key subscription metrics that make-or-break their businesses - things like revenue retention, lifetime value, acquisition cost, and more.
  • We're a global team - based in the USA, Russia, Pakistan, and Romania
Qualifications
  • You're an excellent senior engineer who has (senior: 5+ / principal: 10+) years of experience building web applications, designing databases and APIs, and working with others
  • You're a great communicator via writing, and via recorded videos
  • You're excited about working on a globally-distributed and diverse team, in an incredibly unique culture where autonomy, accountability, and ownership are equally as valued as your skillset.
  • That's it.
Benefits
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Completely flexible work schedule - work literally anytime (and anywhere) you want!
  • Benefits appropriate to your location (health/dental/vision in the USA)
  • Company wide retreats multiple times per year
The interview process

Our interview process is designed to focus on your skills as a software engineer, and your ability to communicate clearly. We're a fully asynchronous company, so that's how we will communicate in this interview process too 🙂

  1. We'll do a quick review of your background based on what you include in your application email
  2. If it's a fit, we'll ask you to work on a ~90 minute exercise while recording a loom (or other screen recording) video
  3. If the video interview above goes well, we'll want to learn a bit more about how you communicate in writing - we may ask you to put together a technical design document. This is one of the biggest ways we communicate at Chiffer, so we want to see that you can work well with that!
  4. If we like what we see, we'll ask you some questions over email
  5. If everything seems like a fit, we'll ask you to work on one more ~90 minute exercise while recording a video
  6. And finally, hopefully we'll send you an offer. And hopefully you'll accept!
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DevOps Engineer: Remote
aws heroku azure devops java ruby Aug 16 2020

Hello! Are you ready to Work from Home and transform your career?

We're looking for an experienced and enthusiastic DevOps Engineer to join the engineering team at Modus. Want to help our client’s build awesome solutions to accomplish their goals and vision? Are you interested in working from home with some of the best talent on the planet? Then keep reading.

About You

You love being in charge of optimization and automation across multiple platforms and applications. Driving consistency for deployment and build processes is second nature for you. If you walk the line between software development and IT operations, we want to speak to you!. We use modern tools, which means you’ll have the opportunity to work with software like Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services, Heroku, Ansible, Terraform and much more. 

You have worked with teams before on large and demonstrable projects and familiarity with languages such as: Java, Ruby, Node. You have strong Azure experience as well as knowledge of AWS and Heroku for DevSecOps assessment. You’re also familiar with frameworks like Docker, Vagrant and Selenium Webdriver. You understand how to set up a Continuous Deployment pipeline. You understand Agile software development and DevOps practices, and can work closely with QA teams to optimize your code. 

You're familiar with configuring cloud environments to make them secure, and have experience with cloud native security services, such as AWS Inspector, Azure Security Center and Heroku Shield. It would be nice if you had experience with OWASP Top 10, Mitre Att&ck framework and CIS benchmarking.

You relish doing virtualization and containerization from the comfort of your own home. Your engineering projects will allow you to work closely with development teams that will focus on understanding customers' needs and translating those needs from product specifications into functional, production ready code. You'll have the opportunity to deploy code daily that will be used by customers.

You love learning. Engineering is an ever-evolving world. You enjoy playing with new tech and exploring areas that you might not have experience with yet.  You are self-driven, self-learner willing to share knowledge and participate actively in your community.

Having overlap with your team is critical when working in a global remote team. Modus requires all team members to overlap with EST morning hours daily. In addition, reliable high speed internet is a must.

Things You Might Do

Modus is a fast-growing, and remote-first company, so you'll likely get experience on many different projects across the organization. That said, here are some things you'll probably do:

  • Give back to the community via open source and blog posts
  • Travel and meet great people- as part of our remote-first lifestyle, it's important that we come together as needed to work together, meet each other in person and have fun together. Please keep that in mind when you apply.
  • Teach and be taught: Modus creates active teams that work in internal and external projects together, giving opportunities to stay relevant with the latest technologies and learning from experts worldwide
  • Interact directly with internal and external clients to represent Modus and its value

Why Modus Create:

Our Benefits may vary according to the Country you are located in, so please reach out to our recruiter in case you have any questions.

If you become a contractor we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% Remote work (could vary according to the client’s needs)
  • Travel according to client’s needs
  • The chance to work side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech

Do you have what it takes? Apply today!

About Modus Create

Modus Create is a digital product agency that accelerates digital transformation. We use high performing small teams, emerging technology, and “new school” product development tools and methods to accelerate business outcomes. We support our clients across four core delivery areas: business and product strategy consulting, customer experience, cloud services, and Agile software delivery. 

Driven by a team of world-class talent, we have been recognized by the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies 5 years in a row, the Washington Business Journal list of Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington, DC area two years in a row, and a top company for remote work by FlexJobs. We’re also an official partner to Atlassian, AWS, Cloudflare, GitHub, InVision, Ionic Framework, and Vue.js!

Based on the model of an open source team, Modites work remotely, and are located across the globe. That’s allowed us to hire the best talent in the world, no matter where they live. Our highly collaborative, autonomous, and effective working environment is fueled by a team unified by a love of continuous learning. Our years of thought leadership including books, whitepapers, blog posts, conference and MeetUp talks, demonstrate our commitment to sharing what we’ve learned. 

We encourage every Modus employee to do the same. Our company is a platform for the growth of our employees. Through working with our distributed team of experts on challenging projects, every person that joins the Modus team can expect to continue growing and learning every day. This is your chance to be part of building something great.

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