In Januar, you’ll be a crucial and equal part of the team working on our core software platform. You’ll own the responsibility of our client facing frontend application alongside the current team, working with an agile mindset that fits both a fintech and startup mentality. There will be plenty of room for you to define various aspects of your role, tech stack and tool chain. All we ask is that you enjoy working with it, and it allows us to bring more like minded humans onboard.
Skills and expertise
The following description is us imagining a candidate for the position - but we don’t expect you to tick all the boxes.
Our needs are broad and change with the company’s rapid growth, so we’d also love to hear from you if you have more, less, or different experience.
Maybe you have skills we didn’t even realise we need!
As long as you match the overall profile and are able to own your area of responsibility, we would love to hear from you.
You might wonder why we don’t name drop various hard requirements regarding what framework(s) you should use in the following below - let us know your favourite tech stack and toolchain to help us on our mission and we’ll take it from there, we’re open to new ideas!
5+ years of professional experience doing frontend development as part of a team
Fluent in your language and platform of choice
Understanding of working in cloud environments
Extensive or good understanding of how to consume and integrate towards RESTful APIs
Fluent in working with git + github (with whatever branching strategy you know)
Understanding of and/or opinion on CI/CD combined with a microservice setup
Understanding of microservice architecture principles and do's & don'ts
Understanding of how to orchestrate multiple environments with multiple
Application services, preferably with an Infrastructure-as-a-service mindset
Fluency in English (Danish is a plus, but not a hard requirement)
Knowledge of data analytics and reporting
It is a requirement that you have a valid Danish work permit and live in Denmark (or are willing to move at your own cost).
Nice to have
Interest in trading, maybe even experience with trading yourself
Experience in doing low latency systems for use in trading environments
Understanding of blockchains in general
Understanding the importance of a well-functioning, solid DevOps experience
We expect you to have a keen interest in finance and cryptocurrency, but no pre-knowledge is required.
We don’t mind whether your preference is VS Code or notepad++ - whatever works best for you in collaboration with your team.
You’re free to work on any platform you want, and we provide the hardware and software you need to do your daily work.
We do expect you to use multi factor login for our various platforms and services in order to reduce attack-vectors.
The team you’re joining
Our tech team consists of four people and expect to grow almost each month over the fall. We each have 15-20+ years of experience, so you’ll have the chance to learn a lot and pitch in with your own experience and ideas. Your role in the team is highly flexible and will primarily be defined by your wishes and ambitions - we believe that people should do what they do best. If we lack the skills for a given task, we’ll handle it as a team, either by educating one or more team members, or by whom we hire as the next to join the team.
What is Januar?
In short, our goal is to bridge bitcoin and banking. Currently, we are in the early stages of building a Bitcoin product for financial institutions in Denmark.
Further down the road, we aim to enable access to bank accounts for cryptocurrency businesses, building the gate between crypto and fiat money.
We base our business on trust and transparency, as well as solid expertise and experience in finance and crypto. We’re not all crypto experts, but we expect you to be curious and willing to both share your knowledge and learn from your colleagues.
We’re a team of 14 now, and we expect to grow noticeably in size over the coming months.
As part of the team in Januar, you will get:
Highly skilled colleagues who are happy to both teach and learn
A human-centric, value-based culture
Best-in-class training in cryptocurrencies
Challenging and rewarding assignments; many of them end-to-end
Social activities and events - you’re welcome to arrange some, too!
A fair chance
We believe diverse teams help us make better products, and that everyone deserves a fair chance. We welcome all people regardless of age, gender, experience and background - what counts is that you can make a difference in our business together with the team. We are open to applications from all sections of society. If you are excited about the role and can add new experience and perspectives to Januar, do send us a motivated application.
Our recruitment process
We invite all suitable candidates for interviews to learn more about you and introduce ourselves. If the interest is mutual, we will give you a professional assignment that you present at the second interview. If there is a good match, you will be invited to meet more people from the team. If the chemistry still feels right for both parties, we will look forward to welcoming you to Januar!
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.
Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.
Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.