Full Stack Developer - Contract at LAUNCH


Full Stack Developer - Contract

Contract in San Francisco, worldwide - Mid Level

We are on a mission here at LAUNCH to support founders and inspire innovation -- care to join us?

Our small team of rebels puts on the largest startup conference in the world, the LAUNCH Festival, the podcast This Week In Startups, and we run the LAUNCH Accelerator.

We invest millions of dollars into promising founders, some of which go on to change the world.

Are you?

Hands on. Passionate. Persistent. Creative. Easy to deal with. Gets things done. High personal productivity; you are a doer first who buys into our mission to "support founders and inspire innovation."

We're looking for a contract Software Engineer who will assist us with design, development and installation of software solutions. Your duties will include development, writing code, and documenting functionality.

You should be able to build high-quality, innovative and fully performing software in compliance with coding standards and technical design.

Software Engineer responsibilities are:

  • Organize full lifecycle software development

  • Prepare specifications and determine operational feasibility

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code

  • Prepare software verification plans and quality assurance procedures

  • Organize documenting and maintenance of software functionality

  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system

  • Evaluate and deploy software tools, processes and metrics

  • Provide support and consulting on software systems usage

  • Ensure compliance with project plans and industry standards

Software Engineer requirements are:

  • 3+ years' experience of working in a Computer Software Engineer or Software Developer position

  • Significant experience in developing web applications

  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies

  • Good experience in designing interactive applications and with test-driven development

  • Good knowledge to develop software in C, C++, C#, Java or other selected languages

  • Experience in documenting requirements and specifications

  • Close familiarity with software engineering tools, software development methodology and release processes

The project you will be working on initially is already built, and includes the following tech stack:

  • Rails API (GraphQL)
  • Fae CMS as admin
  • React frontend
  • Database in Postgres
  • Deployed to Heroku