Opal

Opal

Full Stack Engineer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Possible full remote
  • > 2 years

The company

Opal

Opal

    The job

    Full Stack Engineer

    • Permanent contract 
    • Starting date:  
    • Possible full remote
    • > 2 years

    About

    In a world where we spend more time on screens than not, Opal is a partner to your digital well-being, helping you save time, find focus and develop a healthier, more balanced relationship with screens.

    There has never been a more exciting time to join us.

    Since launch in January 2021, we have raised $5.5m from great investors who share our vision.

    Job description

    This position is full remote!

    What you will be doing

    • Design and build the frontend and backend components of the Opal web infrastructure;
    • Collaborate with the product team to define app features;
    • Ensure quality and performance of application;
    • Run unit tests of code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability;
    • Work on bug fixing and on improving the application performance;
    • Maintain the application code base;
    • Design and implement application updates;
    • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency;

    Preferred experience

    What you should bring along

    • 2+ years of experience developing web;
    • Experience with React.js, Node.js, Databases, API development, third-party libraries.
    • Proficient in code versioning tools like Git;
    • Experience with continuous integration;
    • Ability to take initiative and employ good judgment;
    • Able to work +/- 3 hours from GMT
    • Would be nice to have
    • Experience with Amazon Web Services;
    • Experience with Test Driven Development;
    • Experience in VPN technology is a plus;
    • Experience with Server deployment, OAuth and web sockets and Chrome Extensions;
    • Familiarity with push notifications, APIs and cloud messaging;
    • Interest in Artificial Intelligence;
    • Passion for personal projects & development, saving people’s time, helping people feel better and/or mindfulness in general.

    Recent projects

    Some projects the Full Stack JavaScript team recently worked on are:

    Creating ElasticBeanstalk environments in AWS
    Setting up user accounts
    Creating multiplayer rooms for sharing sessions (including live data with Socket.IO)
    Setting up a React frontend with Next.js for web payments

    Recruitment process

    • Your resume
    • If you have a portfolio/website/Github link, add to top
    • A brief note about your past experiences
    • Incorporate into this note, a thought on one of the following: Our product
    • How to market our product
    • Online distractions or mindfulness (legal or technical)

    Please format as two separate documents and named as such:

    resume - full name.pdf
    note - full name.pdf

    We will only be able to review applications which follow the guidelines. We look forward to hearing from you!

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    Opal

    Opal

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    Full Stack Engineer

    • Permanent contract 
    • Starting date:  
    • Possible full remote
    • > 2 years
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