Senior Javascript Developer

Salary Competitive

VIBBIO is hiring a senior software engineer for its product team. We are a fairly diverse, fully distributed team currently spread between Oslo, Bergen, Brussels, and the Tuscan coast. We don't need you to move to Oslo, but you should live in the EU or the UK and already have a work permit.

We meet in person several times per year, and you should expect some required travel to Oslo.

We're looking for someone who

  • enjoys collaborating with team members from all disciplines

  • has experience with building and maintaining Node/React applications

  • has some hands-on experience with cloud infrastructure

  • has solid communications skills and is comfortable working in a distributed team

  • is fluent in English, both written and spoken

A few of the technologies we use are Sass, React/Redux, Node.js, MongoDB and MySQL. You don't need to be comfortable with all of them already but you should be interested in learning what you need. Experience with React will be a major advantage for your success in this role.

Our code is running on Google Cloud and AWS, and we use cloud services like MongoDB Atlas, and Coconut.io.

What it's like to work at VIBBIO

  • we are all working remotely within European time-zones

  • we're a small, ambitious company full of great people, where you will have a big impact and lots of autonomy

  • we use modern tools and processes, and we adjust as we go and learn what works for us

  • we value transparency and believe in mentoring each other

  • we maintain a good work-life balance, with 37.5 working hours per week and 5 weeks of vacation per year

You can take a look at our current team on our website.

What you will be doing at VIBBIO

  • own your work end-to-end and across the entire stack

  • design and build functional, good looking UI components for our product

  • work closely with other team members to implement new features and improve existing ones

  • take part in product research and user testing

We do not expect you to have seen it all. We are eager to help you along, and to make sure you succeed at VIBBIO.

This is how we think your first months on the job will look like.

During the first two weeks, you will

  • learn about our vision, our product, and our customers

  • meet all of your team mates, and learn about the way we work

  • ship your first change to production

After six weeks, you will

  • be able to design, develop, and ship new features by yourself across our entire stack (we always collaborate and help each other out!)

  • have taken co-ownership of our product roadmap, and have started making visible improvements

  • be ready to help out with customer support on Intercom

After three months, you will

  • own your work through the entire cycle from planning to shipping to production and into maintenance and improvement

  • mentor your co-workers

  • be ready to dive into new areas of work that are outside your comfort zone

Our interview process

We do not believe in whiteboard interviews, we want to understand who you are and how you think in real world situations.

We want you to be able to show us the best version of yourself during this process. We're not out to lure you into a trap which is why we want you to know what it will look like.

  1. Apply through this website with a short cover letter where you tell us a bit about yourself, add your CV and any other links you may find relevant, e.g. to your codepens, personal website, or other projects

  2. We invite you for a first chat to get to know you better, usually via video call

  3. We ask you to complete a written assignment and a small coding challenge which we design just for you, so we get an idea of your current skill level and have something to talk about during the next stage. You will be able to choose between a challenge focusing on creation, and one focusing on refactoring. You will be able to work through those tasks on your own time towards a realistic deadline that we agree upon beforehand.

  4. We schedule an in-depth technical interview where we go through your coding challenge, and where you will be able to meet more members of the team. We used to do these in person at our offices in Oslo; now this step will also be a video call.

  5. We may schedule another video call to address all remaining questions you and we may have

For more information or questions please contact us at alexandra@vibbio.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.

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.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at
VIBBIO

VIBBIO is the online video maker for workplace communication. We enable fast-paced teams to create communication their employees will love, and achieve their internal communication & engagement goals with video creation made simple. With VIBBIO businesses can trust their employees to stay on-brand at all times, while easily adding video to their communication skillset with no experience needed. We believe that the future of comms is video created by everyone.

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