Full stack developer

West Hampstead, London

A bit about us

Callaly is on a mission to reinvent femcare and be the most forward-thinking company for people with periods. We believe that nobody should have to put up with products that don’t work or haven’t improved in decades. Nor should they have to buy tampons and pads in one absorbency or in bulk from supermarkets just because that’s what they’ve always done. That’s why we launched a delivery service selling a much better option: Tampliners, the first real design innovation to tampons in 80 years. Since our soft launch in 2018 we’ve sold tens of thousands of Tampliners, and have won and been nominated for prestigious innovation awards. The Independent named us one of the “period-positive startups revolutionising the multi-billion pound feminine care industry” and we made it into Dezeen’s top 10 most forward-thinking designs for women.

What you’ll do

We’d like you to:

Have a 360˚ holistic view of web development, with a rich understanding of everything from DevOps to UX to SEO. This full stack role is weighted towards back-end development but with considerable opportunity for the successful candidate to take on an active role in defining and owning front end user experiences too. With our new product launch, the responsibilities of the full stack developer will likely see a shift as the company moves from pre-launch into post-launch and beyond, providing a unique view into the exciting and challenging realities of an early-stage startup.

 

Upcoming projects may include:

  • Maintaining and developing our techstack integrations and troubleshooting problems that arise, ensuring that everything is functioning smoothly and data is accurate clean, and moving quickly
  • Integrating with various 3rd party tools that make up our techstack in order to meet top objectives in servicing customers
  • Analysing and optimising our internal customer order management functionality
  • Architecting and developing the tech stack to support SPWA and native (iOS/Android) app development
  • Supporting ongoing UX testing for the website, customer dashboard, and our content hub

Who you are

We’d like you to have the following technical skills:

  • 2+ years experience of Python & Django
  • 2+ years experience of HTML/CSS/JS
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (S3, EB, RDS, Lambda)
  • Experience with APIs and creating wrappers to enhance functionality
  • Github/Gitlab
  • Some PHP/WordPress experience
  • Experience optimising code for performance

As well as these soft skills and previous experiences:

  • Experience and confidence in continuous development – balancing the quick and dirty solution with the long-term sustainable solution and having the awareness to know which type is needed when
  • Experience of implementing data-driven websites
  • Experience in e‑commerce, consumer goods or subscription-based sales models
  • Be able to move and adapt quickly through different projects
  • Good verbal and written presentation skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Be able to lead and delegate work as our team grows
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

 

You’ll get bonus points for:

  • Working at a start-up, preferably in D2C
  • Experience with solution architecture, thinking strategically through how 3rd party tools should be integrated and why
  • Defining and measuring KPIs for online platform development
  • Using agile project management and working from defined user stories and requirements

What it’s like to work with us

We offer you:

  • An opportunity to be part of an early-stage femcare startup that’s making a global impact from the UK
  • A collaborative, flexible and friendly environment
  • Competitive salary, share options, 28 days’ holiday and a pension plan with employer contributions
  • A new MacBook Pro

How to apply

Simply send us an email at jointheteam@calla.ly. Please include your name and the job title in the subject line, and include:

  • Your CV
  • A paragraph or two describing why you want to work for Callaly
  • The best phone number to reach you on

We aim to respond to every application within two weeks. We look forward to hearing from you!

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