— Dedicated to building secure web applications following modern development practices;
— Ideally, you have built cross-browser applications using the Web Extensions framework;
— Comfortable with version control systems (git);
— A bias for simplicity, scalability, robustness and maintainability in code and systems;
— You design architectures which allow rapid iterations whilst considering the future;
— Great team skills including the confidence to put your ideas across, even if the idea is initially unpopular, as well as the humility to admit when you are wrong;
— You value a culture where the quality of code is as important as time-to-market
— Experience of building and taking products to market in fast-paced
— Enjoy acquiring new skills and expertise as required by the project;
— Familiarity with Node.js;
— Some knowledge of Python web frameworks.
— Flexible hours + remote workday;
— Working directly with the customer;
— A cozy office in the city center;
— An excellent compensation package.
— Set the standard for writing unit tests and build out the testing framework;
— Work with our SDET to help build out CI/CD pipelines;
— Solve some tricky problems to do with plugin updates;
— Explore how we can leverage new technology to make our plugin perform better;
— Improve the reliability and performance of the plugin;
— Continue adding more support for library proxies;
— Work on cross-border support;
— Extend support of our extension to other browsers beyond FF and
— Looking at analytics to see how code is performing and being used in the wild.
As Senior Software Engineer you will become an integral part of our small and highly talented team to work on the browser extension. You’ll be adding new features, improving reliability and performance of our extension and improving the overall user experience as we grow to millions of users.
Working closely alongside Product and UX, as well as directly with both Founders, you will play a central role in defining the future of our product and the technologies we use. We are looking for a user-focused software engineer passionate about building the product in a way that enables end-users to do their research.
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