Full-Stack Developer

Talent Army

Are you a developer with a passion for making products that people love? Do you want to work with one of NZ's best SaaS companies?

Optimal Workshop is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company making a difference. Their suite of online user research tools is being used in over 100 countries by user experience designers and information architects who are working to make it easier to get things done and find information online.
They're growing at a fast pace, so you'll need to jump into this position with your skates on and a backpack full of energy.

Are you a developer with a passion for making products that people love? You’re in luck, we’ve got just the role as part of a friendly and supportive development team. We value flexibility, so if you like working from the office, come and join us in the heart of Wellington. or if you like to work remotely, we’d also be more than happy for you to join us from anywhere in New Zealand? If you’re ready for an exciting new challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

What you’ll be doing day-to-day:
● Full-stack web development working primarily with React and Ruby on Rails, using your comprehensive product development experience and a flexible mindset to design, prototype and deliver product features.
● Helping your squad to deliver on our long term goals: building a new user research platform and developing new tools and experiences to accommodate the UX research lifecycle
● Evolve the squad culture: open, daring, can-do, resilient, flexible, helpful, having fun; they've got gusto!
● Working with a multidisciplinary team, including designers and researchers
● Generating insights from research data and visualizations
● Performance tuning and uptime improvements
● Enhancing our existing suite of user research tools
● Adding a new voice to our developer faculty - sharing knowledge and collaborating across teams

We’re looking for someone who is:
● An excellent communicator as you will be collaborating with a wide range of people
● Experienced in Ruby On Rails and has a good attitude and willingness to learn. You'll also be pretty good at: Git, ES6, React, html5, scss, BEM, and mysql
● Experienced building products end to end, from concept to delivery
● Comfortable working in an lean, agile product development mindset
● Well balanced and can work to both a high standard at speed
● Inquisitive, proactive and has a friendly manner; we want you to be collaborative yet self-driven
● Experienced working with clients and customers
● Experienced with AWS and DevOps in addition to data analysis competency (this isn’t a deal breaker, but it’d be nice to have)

Please apply now as listed below by submitting your CV and cover letter.