Full Stack Engineer, Startup (m/f)

Good On You is a world-leading source of trusted brand ratings, articles and expertise on ethical and sustainable fashion. Since 2015, we’ve built a database of thousands of fashion brands, all assessed against our robust rating system for their impact on people, the planet and animals.

About the job

Good On You uses the power of consumer choices to create a sustainable future. We’re building the world’s most trusted brand rating system and online discovery platform, starting with the fashion industry.

We’re looking for a full stack developer to support our Tech team in a fast paced technology-enabled startup with a social impact mission.

Working closely with Good On You’s Head of Tech you will be instrumental in developing digital tools to empower millions of shoppers to know the impact of brands and buy better.

You will be making meaningful contributions to the codebase of a large scale application, and work in a diverse environment where you will be encouraged to share your ideas and suggested improvements.

We are a truly remote and distributed company with an established ‘work from anywhere’ policy. We have no physical offices and our 20 team members live and work all over the world. We recognise your contributions, not the time spent on a chair. Work from home, a coworking space, a café or anywhere you have a stable connection.

About Good On You

Our vision is for a world where consumer’s shopping choices drive brands to be more sustainable and fair. We make it easy for anyone, anywhere to shop their values.

The Good On You app and Directory provide users with easy access to empowering information where and when they need it. Each month, up to 1 million shoppers in Australia, the US and Europe use Good On You to check 3,500 brand ratings and discover better brands.

Major global fashion retailers like Farfetch and Yoox-Net A Porter group use Good On You data insights to improve their sustainability and reach conscious shoppers. Platforms like Afterpay and Microsoft (Bing and Edge) use our data to provide value to their users.

Underpinning Good On You is a robust brand rating methodology, endorsed by leading industry bodies, retailers and advocates, including Emma Watson.

Good On You has a robust business model and is scaling rapidly with the support of investors located in the UK, US and Australia. By 2023 we aim to rate 10,000 brands and reach 10s of millions of users globally.

The role

In this new position, Full Stack Engineer, you will help shape Good On You’s solution development and impact. As one of four developers at Good On You you will contribute to all technical aspects of Good On You’s strategy, product development and system operation.

Your main area of responsibility will be building polished user-facing tools to empower shoppers to make choices that change the world for the better.

What you’ll bring to the role

Strong engineering fundamentals

Full stack development and delivery capabilities on MERN based applications
SOLID code
Developing highly scalable code and systems
An appetite to discover and learn new technologies
FE development experience

Knowledge of React, Redux and Styled components
Experience working with react-native
Experience with next.js or equivalent SSR frameworks
BE development experience

Experience working with Node.js / Express / Feathers
Understanding of NoSQL and familiarity with MongoDB
Understanding of RESTful APIs design and implementation
PostGREs or similar RDBMS
Effective product delivery

A focus on understanding the needs of internal and external users and translating those needs into functional, production ready code
Product focused mindset to deliver value to our users
Capacity to work with product owners and product managers to deliver meaningful improvements in user experience on a regular cycle
Comfort working with highly distributed/remote teams
Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Experience collaborating with designers to build elegant user interfaces
Ability to effectively communicate with non-technical people directly and using Slack, Jira and Trello
Passion for sustainability and commitment to the mission of Good On You


Qualifications in computer science or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience in the field
Experience working in a startup environment
Exposure to the parse framework
Exposure to PHP and Wordpress
Experience working with Figma
Understanding CI/CD and life cycles of app development
Familiarity working with AWS and exposure to DevOps processes
Basic understanding of Python

Reports to: Head of Tech

Hours: Full time

Location: Remote. Headquarters are in Sydney, Australia.

Employment Type: Full-time

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