Wheel the World

Software Engineer (Junior) Full-Stack in Wheel the World

FULL_TIME

    Remote (Chile) — Full time

Programming | Junior

Relocation offered

Equity offered

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Wheel the World is a social startup with the purpose of making the world accessible. By building a cutting-edge model of accessibility data, which extracts, organizes, and displays on www.gowheeltheworld.com, we allow people with disabilities to find and book accessible travel experiences including hotels, tours, and activities with the accessibility information they need in the most amazing destinations in the world.
We are an international team, passionate about accessibility, and we love what we do. We believe in humility, friendship, and collaboration, and we are in constant pursuit of creativity and innovation. Our commitment is to provide detailed and accurate accessibility data of travel products and services, so we can allow millions of travelers with disabilities to explore the world.

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The Job

We are looking for a person that is smart, a fast learner, and skilled in software development. Someone who wants to become a great full-stack developer. 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Projects

  • Gowheeltheworld.com - Travel booking platform with accessibility focus
  • WTW’s Accessibility Mapping System
  • WTW’s Admin System

Qualifications and requirements

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 employees 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.)

Conditions

  • 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.
Relocation offered If you are moving in from another country, Wheel the World helps you with your relocation.
Equity offered This position includes equity compensation (in the form of stock options or another mechanism).
Internal talks Wheel the World offers space for internal talks or presentations during working hours.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Speaker travel If you speak at a conference, Wheel the World will cover your expenses.
Bicycle parking You can park your bicycle for free inside the premises.
Health coverage Wheel the World pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Retirement plan Wheel the World pays or matches payment for plans such as 401(k) and others.
Computer provided Wheel the World provides a computer for your work.
Education stipend Wheel the World covers some educational expenses related to the position.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Wheel the World gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in Chile.

About Wheel the World

Wheel the World is a tech startup with the purpose of making the world accessible. Through gowheeltheworld.com, people with disabilities and their families can find and book accessible travel experiences including accommodations, tours, and activities. — Wheel the World's full profile

Software Engineer (Junior) Full-Stack
Wheel the World •     Remote (Chile)
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