Software Engineer (Remote - EMEA Based)

4 months ago


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.


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

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
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