Software Developer at Remote Year

Remote Year

Software Developer

Full-Time in Worldwide - Mid Level

Remote Year curates communities of interesting professionals, entrepreneurs, and freelancers from across the globe to spend either 4 or 12 months together working, traveling, and exploring cities around the world. Programs spend one month in each location, connecting with local cultures and business ecosystems, while forming lifelong, personal and professional relationships along the way. Together we will shape the future of work.

Role Description

Our Digital Team is searching for a Software Developer to play a key role in the creation of software and digital solutions for our Remotes (customers) and Dreamers (staff). Reporting into our Head of Digital, you will be utilizing your design and development skills to create new products that will help bridge the gap between our current capabilities and our ever-increasing needs as a rapidly growing organization. Projects and products may include building new concepts from scratch, enhancing existing solutions or utilizing industry research to bring together opportunities from other industries to drive the efficiency of our work and travel business model.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop core digital products in support of both our Remote (customer) experience and Dreamer (team member) experience
  • Create solutions that are mobile-friendly and align with our operational culture
  • Assist in product launches, ongoing maintenance, and any backend technology support as needed to ensure the best Remote experience
  • Assist in the collection of business requirements, user stories and other data-gathering efforts in the scoping phase of all projects
  • Act as an internal product evangelist for customer-facing solutions and help train and develop other employees to convey this passion to our customers

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience software engineering, with strong knowledge of Ruby on Rails and other relevant programming languages
  • Experience with React a plus
  • Knowledge of Design Principles a plus
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance and be comfortable operating in ambiguity
  • Experience in test first development a plus
  • Experience in web front-end development a plus

Qualities

  1. Ownership – we are looking for someone that will own this and crush it
  2. Passion for travel – role will require frequent presence on Remote Year programs
  3. Organization skills – great time management skills, ability to multitask
  4. Interpersonal skills - while the role is more strategic in nature, each member of our team touches Remotes (customers) in one way or another