Job Posting Details
About Upside
We are ambitious, well-funded, and plan to change a $1 trillion-dollar global industry. This is no ordinary startup. We’ve brought on some of the most passionate, intelligent, and seasoned founding team members on the planet. We are building a product that will innovate business travel, delivering the cost savings that companies demand and a new level of great incentives that business travelers deserve.
Summary
We love to ship. We're completely on the CI/CD train, shipping code multiple times a day. We've developed a clustered container environment in AWS using Docker and Kubernetes to manage dozens of microservices written primarily in Node and Go. Our web frontend is written in React/Redux and we're building native iOS and Android apps that take full advantage of the powerful platforms they run on.
Responsibilities
* Work directly with our President and Engineering Team Leadership to design, implement, and deploy a system that will turn business travel from mundane to magical. * Serve as a key member of our engineering team and contribute to establishing best technical practices. Take us from good to great.
Ideal Candidate
* You can lead a team to accomplish more than they think they are capable of. You know when to lead by example and when to give constructive feedback. * Although you serve in a management or Team Lead capacity, you are still one of the strongest contributors to your code base and can work closely with UX/UI to bring a company's product to fruition. * In addition to being proficient in Node.JS, you are an expert in building modern single-page applications in Javascript MVC frameworks and UI libraries such as Angular.JS , React, or Vue. You are all about keeping up with best practices, blogs and SMEs. * You have 6-10 years of relevant experience and/or a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. You are looking to get in on the ground floor of a well-funded startup with a proven leadership team. Prior startup experience is a huge plus! * You have a deep respect for the challenges associated with operating a large-scale system in production, and your designs and implementations reflect that understanding. * You understand that great Engineering teams are built upon relationships, just as much as they are built on awesome code. * You have a great attitude and can adapt to change. You stay calm, poised and maintain your great sense of humor even in the face of big challenges.
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Competitive salary + equity. Full health, vision, and dental coverage. 401K plan. Open paid time off. Impromptu Nerf gun battles.

Washington, District of Columbia
Skills Desired
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  • AWS
  • Design
  • iOS
  • JavaScript
  • Management
  • Node.js
  • Computer Science
  • Docker
  • Startup
  • Kubernetes
  • Android Apps
  • Android
  • Redux
  • Microservices
  • Production
  • CI/CD

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