Plaace (/pleɪs/) is a rapidly growing Norwegian tech start-up. We are working towards an awesome vision of creating vibrant streets and cities that people truly love. Plaace uses data insights to help restaurants, shops and services find the best possible place for their first or next location. We have a live product, paying customers in Norway and plan to go international in 2022.
As our new tech lead, you will take a central role in our cross-functional team working to turn the Plaace vision into a great product. See what we’ve been working on recently.
What you will do
Work in a cross-functional product team to develop the Plaace platform, from understanding user needs to shipping and maintaining elegant code
Deliver great and consistent customer value by developing and maintaining software solutions and functionality
Work as a backend, frontend or a full stack engineer, either as an expert, or contribute broadly on the whole product
Own what you make and choose the tools and technologies you want to work with
Take ownership of technical challenges and strongly influence how they are solved
Use your experience to improve how we work, whether that is clean code, CI/CD, unit testing, code reviews, design system, agile principles or other topics you are passionate about
How we work
OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) for company and team goals, and 2 week sprints according to agile principles
Long term product vision and 3-12 months product roadmap that we iterate on based on learnings along the way
Customer driven, with high frequency touch points through user tests, workshops and customer pilot programs
Some of the technologies and tools we currently use: Typescript, React.js, Next.js and Node.js, Python, Postgresql with PostGIS, Git and Github actions, AWS and GCP, Notion, Slack
We believe this is for you if…
You have worked 2-5 years in multidisciplinary product teams
You are passionate about making awesome clean and modifiable code
You’re self-driven with a proven ability to structure work and produce high-quality deliverables
You look for ways to learn new things and improve your skill set, and bring that back to the team and product
You have experience with several aspects of the software development cycle, like prototyping ideas, architecture definition, design system, scoping, documentation, delivery at scale, maintenance, build processes, testing routines, etc
You hold a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline with strong academic results, alternatively compensated by highly relevant work experience
You have experience with the Plaace technology stack, and experience with Python, Docker, PostgreSQL with PostGIS, and AWS/Google cloud is an advantage
You like collaborating with team members from other fields of expertise and are motivated to make a kick ass product together
What we offer
A unique opportunity to shape your own career and influence the growth of a successful start-up. Key benefits:
Get a ton of responsibility and freedom to contribute with your unique talent and experience while you work on truly enjoyable tasks and projects
See contributions be instantly implemented and create value
Contribute early in defining the next part of the growth journey for a VC-backed tech startup
Work closely with some of the biggest real estate companies in Norway, their retail and hospitality tenants, leading brokers, data partners and stars of the startup ecosystem
Work in a fun and inspiring culture that puts methods and learning at the center, in a team with experience from digital product development, data science, start-up, and venture capital
We will also support you in developing your skills and grow towards a tech lead role if that is what you strive for
5 weeks vacation, social offices at StartupLab in Oslo (new friendships guaranteed), laptop and equipment of your choice, private health insurance, and an invite to the Plaace dinner club
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.
Want to be a partner? Look no further.
Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.