Fullstack Developer

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

What is it we do? 

Our goal is to help journalists and content creators to do their best work and stop the spread of misinformation. Based on cutting-edge AI and NLP we develop tools that automate fact-checking and research. Our patented solution is based on years of research at the University of Stavanger. 

In a short period of time, we raised funding, built several prototypes, landed the first pilot customer and expanded our team. Now we are looking for a new addition to our team, a full-stack developer that can help us to amplify the quality and efficiency of our products. 

Why you will not regret joining our team

We want to build products that really make a difference for our customers. It is a very ambitious task and will require a lot of work, research and energy. However, we believe that we can do it. We got what it takes - a strong team, advanced technology and great support. Last but not least, we are solving a real challenge - how to combat the spread of misinformation. Your contribution will be an important part of the solution. 

Who are we? 

We are a diverse team of 7 people based in Oslo and in Stavanger. Our core expertise lies in technology and media. 

  • Our hands-on CTO and founder, Vinay Setty has 12 years of experience in text mining. He is also a part-time associate professor in machine learning at UiS.

  • CEO and co-founder Maria has 10 years of experience in media as a journalist, writer and content creator. 

  • Tobias as the front-end developer and Aleksander, Apoorva and several data scientists connected to the UiS.

Our investors and board members have a lot of experience in tech, scaling and media. They have done many exits and IPOs. Our chairman, Espen Egil Hansen, has been an editor for VG and Aftenposten for 30 years, headed the innovation unit in Schibsted and part of Facebook Media Accelerator. 

In 2021 we raised 10 million NOK to develop our technology further. We are also part of Media City Bergen and the prestigious AI collab at the LSE and BBC News Lab. Together with 80 journalists from the whole world, we develop how AI can be used effectively in newsrooms.

What you'll do

  • Work with data scientists and product manager to improve full-stack software

  • Design client-side and server-side back-end architecture and write effective APIs (REST)

  • Develop front-end with UI/UX design

  • Setup and manage databases for logging, user info

  • DevOps processes with CI/CD to deploy containers and ML applications to cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure

  • Design and implement security and data protection settings

Who you are

  • Passionate about data and developing software products that make a difference for content creators 

  • Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer or a similar role

  • Experience developing web-based and mobile applications

  • Familiarity with common stacks

  • Knowledge of Python backend and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React, Node.js)

  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache)

  • Excellent communication, teamwork and organizational skills with attention to detail

We hope you would like to participate in product development like discovery, coding, testing, deployment, monitoring, support and user feedback. By understanding our users, we can create a cohesive user experience.

How we work

  • You can work independently, however keeping in touch and sharing knowledge with the team. 

  • You want to work in an environment that supports your individual growth by providing you with inspiring and pioneering work. 

  • You acknowledge that the diversity of professional and life experience is one of the key drivers for ground-breaking innovation. 

Where you'll be:

We are based in Oslo and Stavanger. However, we accept applications for remote workers as well. Flexibility and freedom are some of the important values for Factiverse. 

For more information or questions please contact us at Maria@factiverse.no

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.

Pension plan
Pension plan

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

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Working at

We are a spin-off from research at UiS and have patented our solution with help from Valide TTO. Since then we have developed two prototypes using AI and NLP. Based on that we raised 5 mill NOK for a pilot project with NTB, Norwegian News Agency. We are also invited to be part of the prestigious AI collab at the LSE and BBC News Lab. Together with 80 journalists from the whole world, we develop how AI can be used effectively in newsrooms.

Read more about Factiverse

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