Web Developer (node.js) to Combat Climate Change!

ACT Cooperative Corporation Norway Cofounder
Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated
Hi there! Do you have any idea how powerful you are with your programming skills and that you can use them to literally make this world a better place? Do you want to create the most EPIC mobile marketplace on the planet that will revolutionize the way we shop? Are you tired with all the TALKING about the climate crisis and crave for ACTION instead? If you’re nodding “yes”, read on!

In ACT we have developed a scalable mobile marketplace for sustainable grocery shopping, with infinitely scalable database and Netflix-based architecture, which will empower the consumers to start shopping sustainably almost overnight, with just a few clicks in the ACT app. Just imagine what can happen when the money changes direction towards producers who respect the environment and treat their workers well! Do you want to be a part of this? → aacctt.org/wheredoyouspendyourtime

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with mobile developers around the unified design of web & mobile app
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code
  • Design, build and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable javascript (and similar) code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed with server-side logic
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation

Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience building scalable web (and mobile) products (preferably for platforms with users in the millions)
  • 3+ years of experience with building loosely coupled systems using web technology (strong Node.js and java background is a plus) at best with a massive amount of users (counted in the millions of concurrent users)
  • Expertise in the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), from Concept and Design to Testing
  • Understanding of what apps can do and what can happen if they become life-integrated tools
  • Used to transforming business requirements into flexible, robust software architecture
  • Keen interest in creating high-quality code and the ability to optimize it at run-time
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Strong knowledge of web development on different screen sizes
  • Strong knowledge of web development UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Have the ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”
  • Knowledge of the open-source web development ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Experience using version control repositories preferably Git

Advantages:

  • Hands-on experience from Agile/Scrum development process and code reviews
  • Experience from developing browser extensions
  • Your personal characteristics:
  • Can demonstrate teamwork and good establish effective working relations with other people of diverse background
  • Can demonstrate resourcefulness and creativity in problem-solving
  • Smart, skilled and independent
  • Diligent, motivated and honest
  • Well organized and self-driven
  • Available at least 10 hours per week
  • Ready to train new members of the tech-team
  • Fluent in English

Our offer:

  • Working with a passionate tech team lead by our tech-lead, experienced with enterprise systems in the millions of users
  • Remuneration in the form of equity (shares) and a salary when the app is well in the market and generates revenue
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Participating in a world-changing project with huge potential for environmental impact and return on investment

How to apply:

Please send your CV, a link to your portfolio and a few words about yourself, why do you want to work with ACT, and your relevant previous experience to jobs@aacctt.org. We are looking forward to your application!

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Working at
ACT Cooperative Corporation

ACT is your partner in sustainable shopping — a simple, intuitive and enjoyable tool which helps you direct your money where it matters to YOU. Make a list, optimize it and choose ethically and ecologically produced items. Once we create demand for sustainable products, the food production industry will have to follow. Check our open positions and join this epic project to mitigate global warming with the power of innovative technology and united global effort of the smart and caring consumer! ACT is a unique project that has brought together an amazing team of international talents scattered around the world and coming together by their thirst for innovation, and passion for addressing one of the biggest problems we face in today's society: how we consume and specifically how can we consume more sustainably?

Read more about ACT Cooperative Corporation

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