Full Stack Developer (f/​m/​x)

Full-time | Düsseldorf, Germany | Equity possible

Who we are

Based in Düsseldorf, Germany, Vegshelf is revolutionising the food system by bringing more variety of plant-based food products in retail stores and restaurants. We are building the first digital B2B platform (currently at Beta) that streamlines discovery, sampling & sourcing of emerging plant-based brands for European retail & foodservice buyers. Great plant-based brands, technology and dynamics of international B2B trade is what drives us at Vegshelf.

 

About the opportunity

We are looking for a highly-skilled computer programmer who is comfortable with both front- and back-end programming. As a Full Stack Developer together with the founding team you will lead the engineering effort of Vegshelf. This role is for a Full Stack Developer which can lead to a potential CTO role in the future. 

Responsibilities

  • In close collaboration with founders, creating the product’s technical roadmap and translating ideas to code

  • Development and design of front- and back-end of web application

  • Creating and maintaining databases

  • Testing and debugging

  • Working alongside graphic designer for web design features

  • Seeing through product development from Beta to launch, and post-launch

  • Coordinating the development schedule and ensuring effective communication between tech and business team members

  • Acting as a technical mentor and adviser

 

Requirements

Required technical skills:

  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Proficiency with React, jQuery, Redux, and Node.js

  • Strong knowledge with Ruby and Ruby on Rails

  • Familiarity with MySQL

  • Significant experience in developing marketplace and/or e-commerce applications

  • Strong knowledge of systems design, within a modern cloud-based environment (AWS, GCP or Microsoft Azure)

  • At least 2 years of proven success as a technical team leader

 

Required non-technical skills:

  • Experience working in B2B product-based technical environment

  • Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative as part of a team

  • Strong organisational and project management skills

  • Motivation to write code that is well-tested and well-documented

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to give and receive open, direct and timely feedback

  • Full professional proficiency in English

  • Aware of software development best practices and able to apply standards and procedures effectively

 

What’s in it for you:

  • Be in a rapidly growing industries of B2B marketplaces and plant-based food

  • Join a highly motivated, ambitious and international team

  • Be part of innovative impact business that contributes to positive change of food system

  • Ability to develop yourself within the company​

  • Receive company shares according to your contribution

  • Competitive industry salary

  • Flexible working hours and possibility to work from home

  • Afterwork activities & team events

 

Employment type: Full-time Employee

Application deadline: ASAP

Sounds good? Apply now for this position by sending your CV together with 2-3 sentences on your motivation to join to hello@vegshelf.com

Be part of the founding team and join us on the mission to make plant-based foods accessible to everyone everywhere - one transaction at a time!

 

Vegshelf is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

 

The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business needs.

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