About Forward

Forward is a consulting firm that works exclusively with independent consultants to help startups build their engineering organizations.

About the Work

Company Stage: Pre-Seed

Keywords: Node, React

Term: 3 months with possibility of extension

Hours per week: 40

Timeline: Immediate

Timezone Constraints: 2 hours overlap with PT

Geographic Constraints: None


We’re working with a company that’s building a product to help companies manage their saas subscriptions. They’re looking for an engineer to come in and build a greenfield product for them in node/react.

You’d be working directly with the two co-founders one has a background in sales the other marketing-focused design. We’ve places a technical advisor with them who’s helping out on the strategy front for but they’ve held director-level positions at stripe/square/airbnb for the past decade so don’t have enough recent technical experience to be helpful on the ground and they’re also only available for 10 hours / month.

About You

Roughly in order of importance:

  • You have experience working directly non-technical stakeholders
  • You have experience working in early stage startup environments
  • You have node experience
  • You have react experience
  • You have 5+ years experience

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