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Lead Developer for SaaS start-up wanted! (Java, JavaScript, PostgreSQL, AngularJS) – long term [CLOSED]

Part Time 15.00 USD Type: Hourly

Javascript Advanced... Angular 2.x Java PostgreSQL

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team at a new start up that wants to grow and be the best tool in the market. We are looking for someone interested in remote work who is willing to work with us to grow together and make our vision a reality. We are easy going and respectful, but have high expectations of our work ethic, and you should have them of us as well. We will respect local holidays and will let you decide what hours you are going to work up to the amount contracted.

Initially we're looking for somebody to work 20 hours per week but there may be an option to make this a full time role in the future.

Interested? Keep reading.

Please note: It’s important to ready the ENTIRE job posting carefully and follow instructions if you are the person we are looking for. Applicants that do not follow the outlined instructions will not be contacted.

This will be a growing role for you, as you start out as joining the development team there will be opportunities for you to take on and organise other developers. With that in mind we are looking for the following persona:

  • You are fluent in English and can communicate your thoughts and ideas clearly
  • You are very organised, and you can organise other people
  • You see the big picture and you can decide which tasks have priority to best serve and manage our user’s expectations
  • (code) quality is a personal mission for you
  • Attention to detail, down to every ‘{’
  • Analytical mind that can turn every idea into clean coded functionality
  • You are reliable, proactive and you can focus on the task at hand and be able to meet deadlines
  • You have a stable high-speed internet connection, can work from home (or your office / co-working, etc.) without distractions and be available on Skype
  • Love for your craft

We're looking for the following skills:

  • At least 5 years of JavaScript experience
  • AngularJS is your UI framework of choice
  • You are passionate about testing and are focused that it is an integral part of development
  • At least 2 years Java experience
  • SQL experience
  • Lead developer experience, this means you will be 70% developing and 30% managing / planning.
  • Managing other developers
  • Setting up and maintaining code quality processes
  • Kanban (agile) management
  • High attention to security!
  • GIT - to be able to work with Git repos

Any of these skills make you rocket to the top of the list:

  • An operations mindset, not only write the code but realise it has to run as well
  • Docker experience
  • CI / CD implementation experience
  • Data Modelling knowledge


The salary is negotiable based on your skill set and experience but in the range of $15 - $20 per hour depending on your experience and skills.

We have a bonus and salary increase plan based on your responsibility in individual projects and the success of those projects. They are both also based on the results of the company – AdvancedSeller’s success is your success as well!

We love ambition and motivation for growth so if you want to improve your skills we offer you the room to do so and grow in the company.

Your average day in AdvancedSeller

First, you check in with the team and any messages that might be left for you while asleep. You check if there are any new issues, record and prioritise them over the current planned work. You then give an update on progress with the current task, any problem that might either be a dependency on your current work or prevent you from getting it done.

Then you go and check Trello to check-up on progress on pending tasks. Check with your team mates that they know what to do and that they are aware of the current priorities.

Then when all management stuff is done you checkout the GIT Repo to local and start working on the task pending for yourself.

We work in weekly or fortnightly sprints to protect our developers from constantly changing requirements. So when a sprint is planned a dev knows what to do for the next week or 2 weeks.

About us - AdvancedSeller

AdvancedSeller is a bootstrapped start up company building tools for anybody who sells on the Amazon marketplace.

AdvancedSeller is in its build up to its first alpha release to our customers. When we get this feedback we'll iterate quickly to learn, and pivot when required, pending our customer feedback.

The team is run by a CEO and CTO, it doesn’t matter in which time zone you are currently based in, as long as you make it to our daily meetings that are a must to attend.

We don't have a formal culture -- you can talk to anybody in the team, including the CEO and CTO, in ordinary matter. Furthermore, we don't care if you show up to work in your pyjamas, shorts or a suit :).

We look for dedication and professionalism while giving you full creative freedom. We all contribute immensely to the success of our company, and all employees are an integral part of our success. We want people who believe in our product as much as we do. In return, we give you the flexibility to work in your most motivating environment.

How to apply?

Please rate yourself from 0 to 10 (where 10 is super duper awesome, 0 is I have no idea, 1 is no experience) for each of the mentioned skills above (please also include the extra skills).

And tell us why you feel you are perfect for this position, also definitely expand on your Project management and lead dev experience.

Also be sure to mention any extra skill & experience you might have that you think are relevant. Bonus skills are highly appreciated!

Together with your message, please include the answer to the following question: "Describe the Internet to someone who woke up from a 30-year coma."

Now - what are you waiting for? If you made it this far then apply already! :)


P.S. People who don't pay proper attention to this post and can't follow instructions to apply will be ignored instantly. Like we said we need people with attention for details.

Momentum Brands

At Momentum Brands we create consumer goods brands that are sold on the Amazon.com platform.

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