Junior Developer


Conscious Consumers is a growing social enterprise startup with proven technology. We are building a data platform to enable consumers to vote more effectively with their dollar while providing businesses insights into what their customers value. We have customers, users, and a revenue stream and we are taking on investment to help us grow in New Zealand and expand into the UK.

We use a modern stack of Javascript, React, Node.js, PostgreSQL, GraphQL, and Docker. We are a technology business that is young, and moving fast. We appreciate people that can learn new technologies quickly and employ them to provide value. For now, we also maintain a legacy system built on LAMP with SilverStripe, jQuery, and a Java mobile app.

 

Mission

Your mission will be to take a senior role in our team, working across the full stack to design, develop and support our newly global platform. You'll also be supporting others in the Technology team, and working closely with business teams as you go.

 

What we’re looking for

  • You have at least a year of experience working as a developer, or equivalent open source activity. If you have more experience, you might look at our other open roles for a senior dev and front-end dev.
  • You have a keen desire to learn while doing.
  • You are interested in JavaScript development.
  • You take pride in a smooth, painless release schedule
  • You can work with business users to help them articulate requirements and bugs
  • You want to write code that will make a social and environmental impact.
  • You want to work in a values-driven startup that looks after its people.

 

Tasks include

  • Triaging, fixing and escalating bugs.
  • Writing and maintain automated integration tests that are run by our Continuous Integration server.
  • Help manage releases and code signing.
  • Be the front-line for helping customers and interfacing with other teams to help resolve technical issues.

 

What qualities are important to us?

  • Love development
  • Committed to learning 
  • Flexible and adaptive to find better solutions, and better ways of working
  • Love shipping quality product
  • Eager to work collaboratively with both techies and non-techies
  • Excited about our mission of connecting consumers and businesses for the good of people and planet

 

What else do you need to know?

  • This is a full-time permanent role, and we're happy to explore flexible hours or reduced hours (e.g., four day work week) to better fit your life.
  • The salary will be competitive, and there is also the possibility of shares/options, this is currently in design.
  • We'd like this role to start as soon as possible.
  • Our application process will include interviews with key people.
  • We're into data, and will be keen to talk to your recent references
  • You need to be in Wellington, or willing to move here.
  • You need to be already eligible to work here in NZ and have a work permit.

 

Applications close 27 September, 2017.


This is a hugely exciting time to be with Conscious Consumers. We’re growing the team and taking on the world. We want a diverse, high-performing bunch of people who are committed to our mission, and eager to make a difference.

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Applications close
27 September, 2017