Backend Developer

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

About Veri

Veri is an early-stage startup on a mission to help people feel go(o)d through better metabolic health.

We do this by providing everyone access to their metabolic health data through a continuous glucose monitor and combine it with magical software to provide actionable insights related to nutrition and performance.

Our journey started in a hacker house in the Bay Area where three frustrated, driven-to-build-things-kind-of-minds, got together to build a product that wasn't available to us and our closest community.

 

Couple of things we collectively believe in;

We collectively believe that health is our greatest wealth and show up every day in life and in our work to protect, develop and manifest this belief. Eventually, we want to change how health is seen in the modern world - moving away from a binary state of being healthy or being sick to a state of gradient.

  • Health is our greatest wealth: We root each other to be healthier every single day. We host sports-themed team days, enjoy daily yoga, and HIIT sessions together. We also provide an incentive program to encourage the exploration of new health and wellness products.

  • We believe in magic: Companies that we look up to, like Nike and Apple, strive to make people feel and experience magic in every interaction with their product, marketing, brand, and their organization. We don't let realism come into the way of imagination. We build soulful products with magic instilled in them.

  • Ideas can be copied, but people are irreplaceable: We can mess up a product and rebuild it. A competitor can steal our idea and implement it. But our people are irreplaceable. You can steal our work, but you can't steal our inspiration.

If you find any of the above hard to relate to Veri is most likely not a great fit for you ✋

 

Role

Helsinki HQ or Remote. Your call.

Veri is looking for an avant-garde Backend Developer to join their small and humble product team. You'll be solely in charge of developing our backend operations. You'll be mainly working on the backend side of the Veri application with tools/stacks such as AWS Lambda, Node, and Typescript

Depending on your interests you can choose to contribute to other aspects of the product on the frontend or data-science side of things too. Something is for sure, you'll be constantly involved in contributing to the bigger picture of developing the most beautiful, insightful and lovable product to its users.

What do we expect?

  • You can readily learn most technologies as you go. You agree that technologies are tools, not an ideology.

  • You agree that building things should be done following the Pareto Principle.

  • You're comfortable wearing multiple hats at the same time

  • You have the ability to prioritize your work

  • You have serious hustle boiling inside of you

What do we appreciate?

  • You're fluent with AWS, node, typescript

  • You have previous experience in software architecture and DevOps

  • You have experience in data science and ML

  • You're not one to throw up on a rollercoaster

What can we give in exchange?

  • A fast-paced and thrilling working environment

  • A small team of builders

  • All the cool new health tech gadgets

  • Trust and autonomy to work on what you see fit and essential

  • Skin in the game = stock options

  • Dope office in the bohemian part of Helsinki (Kallio)

  • Working environment and culture that leaves air in the room: We follow Finland's vacation policy, 5 weeks of guaranteed paid holiday per year, regardless of the country you call home.

Process

  1. Intro chat with Anttoni (30 minutes)

    You'll first talk to Anttoni on a 30-minute call; you won't need to prepare anything in advance. We would love to hear your story, where you're aiming to go and understand if we can be helpful in that journey. In exchange, we'll share with you how we came to be, and who we are. We can talk over Zoom or grab a coffee at our office / somewhere near our office in Kallio.

    If we both feel hyped and you seem like a culture add I'll forward you to discuss with Frans.

     

  2. Tech chat with Frans (30-45 minutes)

    The purpose is to give you a thorough overview of our product – tech stack, development process, and roadmap- You'll get to ask questions and we'd also love to hear about your sweet spot and interests within the areas we are working on.

    Here again, if we feel that you could contribute to our work and you're excited about the challenges we face we'll move forward.

     

    3. Technical Task + Demo (5 hours + 45 minutes)

    We'll provide you a task to assess your technical skills and execution. After finishing the task you'll demo it to our product team.

     

    4. Meeting the Crew (30 minutes)

    Finally, we'll get one person from every team to one (virtual) room to touch base one last time before making a final decision. Usually, this discussion is more about us vibing together and getting a feel of how working together would in the future feel like.

 

With ❤️

Crew at Veri

 

For more information or questions please contact us at anttoni@veristable.com

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.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

New tech gear
New tech gear

Are you a true Tech Savvy? Macbook, trackpad, you name it, we get you covered.

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Working at
Veri

Veri is an early-stage Helsinki-based health tech startup on a mission to help people feel go(o)d through better metabolic health. The majority of modern humans are metabolically ill because we don't currently have an effortless, and objective way of improving and getting lighting fast feedback about diet. We're building just that. A solution that provides modern humans access to their metabolic health data through continuous glucose monitors combined with magical software providing actionable insights related to nutrition and performance. Our journey started in a hacker house in the Bay Area where three frustrated, driven-to-build-things-kind-of-minds, got together to build a product that wasn't available to us and our closest community. We are currently a 10 people team from 7 different nationalities with experience working with world-leading companies and organizations. Find more about our team and our values here: https://www.notion.so/humanengineeeringhq/Work-at-Veri-d922ea569f734c14b1450c563656debb

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