Forward is a consulting firm that works with independent consultants form around the world to help startups build their engineering organizations.
Working exclusively with independent consultants aligns the interests of ourselves, our clients, and the individuals we collaborate with in a way not possible with the traditional consulting model. It also gives us uncommon range and flexibility.
About the Work
Company Stage: Pre-Seed
Keywords: Node, React
Term: 3 months with possibility of extension
Hours per week: 40
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.
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
Research shows that certain folks are less likely to apply for work when they don’t meet 100% of the outlined qualifications. If this role excites you, we want to hear from you. If not and you’re looking for contract work, feel free to reach out to us or take a look at our other roles.