Wheel the World

Software Engineer Full-Stack in Wheel the World

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Wheel the World is a travel tech startup making the world accessible for people with disabilities and their families.
By building a cutting-edge model of accessibility data, which extracts, organizes, and displays at www.gowheeltheworld.com, we allow people with disabilities to find and book places to stay, things to do, and multi-day trips with all the accessibility information they need and a specialized user experience.
The platform combines gowheeltheworld.com with the Accessibility Mapping System (AMS), our software built to collect accessibility data.
We are an international team, passionate about accessibility, startups, technology and travel. We love what we do!
We truly believe in our core values: passion, positive activism, disruptiveness, humility, and collaboration.
Here’s a cool video about our initial story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIKZLXXKlro&t=15s

The Job

Your mission
We are looking for a person that is a skilled full-stack developer, with at least 3 years of coding experience. Someone who is fun and inspiring to work with and is passionate about our mission. There are a lot of opportunities to further develop your own skills through future enhancements.
Your mission will be undertaking our products, gowheeltheworld.com and Accessibility Mapping System, developing new features working closely with the Head of Engineering and a growing team as well as implementing best practices in software architecture and data modeling.
  • Deliver quality code for each product you work on
  • Setup unit testing where applicable and quality assurance over your deliverables
  • Work closely with the product team to fulfill business goals
  • Take full advantage and best practices from external contributors
  • Help other devs with less experience develop their skills as engineers
  • Gowheeltheworld.com
  • WTW’s Accessibility Mapping System
  • WTW Admin

Qualifications and requirements

Candidate Profile
You will be expected to propose ideas, as well as to be open to other’s perspectives, and whichever the situation, to deploy new products and features rapidly.
All Wheel the World all team members are expected to speak English fluently.
Personality and Motivation
● You believe in our mission
● You are result-driven and resourceful
● You are autonomous and need minimum guidance, and yet you are able to follow instructions and open-minded when being mentored
Required Technical skills
  • At least 3+ years developing software.
  • Experience with React / Redux / Typescript and NodeJS so you can start developing right away.
  • Basic SQL and MySQL (we use TypeORM).
  • Git (with github/bitbucket/gitlab).

Desirable skills

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies.
  • Familiarity with serverless solutions.
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform products is considered an asset (App Engine, Firebase, Cloud Functions, etc.).


  • Work schedule is 100% flexible
  • We work partially remote. The plan is to get together 1-2 days per week
  • We will give you a very cool WTW T-shirt and Jacket
  • We have access to several learning opportunities to allow you to grow and learn
  • All our team has stock options
  • 4 weeks of vacations + 5 personal days per year

Accessible An infrastructure adequate for people with special mobility needs.
Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Equity offered This position includes equity compensation (in the form of stock options or another mechanism).
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Internal talks Wheel the World offers space for internal talks or presentations during working hours.
Bicycle parking You can park your bicycle for free inside the premises.
Digital library Access to digital books or subscriptions.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Conference stipend Wheel the World covers tickets and/or some expenses for conferences related to the position.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Beverages and snacks Wheel the World offers beverages and snacks for free consumption.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

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