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Lead Front-end Engineer

Oslo, Norway · 1135

Description

Konsus is an online platform that connects creative professionals with corporate clients. The company was founded in 2015 and was part of the Y Combinator Winter 2016 program. Konsus raised $1.7M in 2016 from Sam Altman (lead investor), Slack Fund, Paul Buchheit, John Collison and other Silicon Valley investors and is now profitable. Konsus grows 10-20% monthly and has a core team of 16 people as well as ~100 designers and writers on the platform with Konsus as their main source of income. Konsus are currently building an ‘on-location’ engineering team in Oslo. Konsus has 3200+ customers, with most of the recurring business coming from ~100 or so large enterprise clients. Konsus is led by Fredrik Thomassen (CEO), Jing Kjeldsen (CTO), and Haakon Heir (COO).


Your responsibility:

- Own the delivery of the frontend development pipeline

- Be the main idea generator for how we can drive growth with tech

- Evaluate and try out new frontend technology

- Build and manage a team of frontend engineers and UX designers.

To give some examples, over the next 6 months we will build:

- Algorithmic staffing of projects to increase staffing speed

- Socket-based group chat with email-routing and integrated outbound voice calling solution

- A socket-based collaborative project-management and communication tool

- New and improved referral system to increase ‘team virality’

- Team collaboration tech, such as team asset library and ways to work together on projects to increase team engagement

- And much more


Our Frontend-stack (Language: Typescript):

- Node.js

- webpack

- React.js

- Isomorphic

- Redux

- Sanity.io

- AWS ECS

Our Backend-stack (Language: Java):

- Spring boot

- Hibernate + Mysql 5.7

- jUnit for testing

- redis

- AWS SQS/SNS

- Activiti

- AWS s3

- Quartz Scheduler

- AWS ECS

Requirements

- 5 yrs of coding experience

- Experience with typescript

- Experience with React.js/Node.js and isomorphic applications

- Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities

- Truth-seeking, intellectual curiosity, drive

- Hard working

Benefits

- Market-leading compensation and equity
- Join a startup in a high-growth scaling phase


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