We're looking for an eager-to-learn Junior Developer to join our R&D team!
What you'll be doing
Work on a platform millions love
Smore is the world's friendliest newsletter tool. Millions of people across the globe use Smore to create better newsletters, and we've built a fast-growing business, devoted to empowering our customers.We're looking for a talented engineer to join us and help build the future of newsletters.
Collaborate with the Sales, Customer Success, and Customer Support teams as well as other members of the Engineering team to solve business & technical challenges in simple, sustainable ways.
Keep performance and scale in mind: Smore.com is accessed by millions of people every month, thousands simultaneously, and the amount of data we process is huge and exponentially increasing.
Work in fast iterations and get things shipped quickly.
Write high-quality backend and frontend code in a high-performance environment, complete with code reviews, tests, and all the other goodies.
Work on a world-class web product, using cutting-edge frameworks and open source tools: Typescript, Node.js, Go, Svelte, Google Cloud services, AWS, Fastly, Docker, Kubernetes, and many more.
Work with all parts of the tech stack, hack together quick solutions, and experiment with new technologies.
Have fun while doing all of the above!
2+ years of professional, full-time development experience
Software engineering degree or equivalent / Technological unit alumni
Curiosity - You've got a strong desire to learn new things and a strong interest in the latest technologies.
Laziness - You hate repetitive work, and have an urge to automate everything.
Humility - There's no need to show off. And if you don't know something, ask. Be chill and be happy.
Attention to detail and a passion to build the best software.
Ability to work efficiently in both a team and a self-directed manner.
Bonus points for:
Experience with modern web frameworks and services
Experience with Python, Node.js
Experience with DevOps
Experience with modern databases
Working and contributing to Open Source projects
An eye for good design, typography and products
Our Company Culture
At Smore, we offer excellent compensation and benefits. Granted, these are things you might find at any other tech company. What makes Smore special is our unique culture that values the productivity and happiness of both our customers and our team members. We believe in working hard, but not in working long hours or clocking in on the weekend. It's important to us that our employees spend time with their families and pursue personal interests. We're all better for it. Being a part of Smore ultimately means working in a small team doing big things, and having an outsize impact on the way that millions of people across the globe communicate.