Founding Engineer

about 1 month ago
Full time role

Job Description

At Neuterra Inc., we are reimagining consumerism by providing the most transparent way to shop for a planet with finite resources. We use traceability and supply chain technologies to enable consumers to make the most informed buying decisions available to the public.

Neuterra Inc. is looking to hire a driven full-stack developer as our Founding Engineer. You would join the team as one of the first hires and help develop our innovative platform. You would work in a mission-driven, upbeat environment, lead projects, solve challenging problems, contribute to company innovation efforts and build rapport with internal and external shareholders as we near Series A funding.

As a small team, we’re looking for someone passionate about enacting social and environmental justice. This person would lead our technology and engineering side and cross-collaborate with the business and operations side. Prior startup experience isn’t required, but the passion to help lead the charge on a purpose-driven entrepreneurial endeavor with an early-stage startup is.

Strong candidates will have some or all of the following attributes. Please note, we value people over resumes. 

It is our  business imperative to remain a very inclusive workforce. We value the innovation, perspectives, and input gained from having a diverse founding team. 

Full transpaency (transparency is sort of our thing): This is an equity-only (until Series A funding is acquired), remote role with the opportunity to work anywhere within the United States.

Your Background:

  • Expertise in front-end technology (JavaScript, CSS, HTML) and back-end technology (i.e. Python or Java/. Net)
  • Design Ability (i.e. UI/UX)
  • Database and cache familiarity
  • Knowledge of development language (sever-side of programming languages i.e. Net, Java, Ruby, or  Python)
  • Server experience (i.e. Linux)

Your Qualifications and Skills:

  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability learning and working on new projects
  • Experience and/or aptitude to work with an interdisciplinary team (engineering, operations, customer relations)
  • Self-starter with the ability to re-prioritize efforts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to galvanize and motivate a team
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 2 years + full stack developer

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Previous startup experience
  • Previous Chief Technology Officer (CTO) experience
  • Direct experience working with e-commerce
  • Environmentalism and/or social justice activisim
  • Strong desire to learn and grow

Your Responsibilities:

  • Contribute a minimum of 30 hours per week while working on an equity vesting schedule, without pay 
  • Work full-time on a market rate salary (or higher) post Series A funding
  • Take an inclusive and deeply human approach to creating product
  • Advocate for intersectional environmentalism (the protection of both people and the planet)
  • Manage the complete software development from conception to employment
  • Ability to visualize a proposed system and play a critical role in building it
  • Align with the company’s vision, values, needs, and expectations
  • Help mold and maintain a culture of empathy and egalitarianism from the top down
  • Work diligently with the team and play a critical role in bringing the company to Series A funding

What You’ll Get:

  • Vested equity 
  • An upbeat, friendly work environment with a motivated, talented, and visionary team 
  • Join a purpose-driven company to reshape modern consumerism
  • Join a Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) and women owned company with an egalitarian, human-first culture
  • Opportunity to build the company you’ve always envisioned working for

The Process: 

  • Pre-interview questions & work portfolio submission
  • 30-minute Introductory call with the founder 
  • 45-minute Interview with the team 
  • Paid 1-hour assessment
  • 45-minute Final interview/assessment debrief
  • Offer  

Please apply by Friday, Dec. 16th, 2022. We can't wait to hear your story! 

About Us:

Egalitarianism is at the core of Neuterra Inc. We recruit, hire, promote, and operate with the innate understanding that all people are equal and are deserving of equal rights and equal opportunities. We stand for intersectional environmentalism (working towards climate justice and social justice) and advocate for the protection of both people and the planet.

At Neuterra Inc. meaningfully addressing the climate crisis motivates us and the atmosphere is our boss.