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: Seed
Keywords: React, Elixir
Term: 3-6 months
Hours per week: 40
Rate: $50-$90 / hour
Timeline: We’re targeting an October start
Timezone Constraints: 5 hours overlap with PT
Geographic Constraints: US only
We’re working with a company that’s building a product to facilitate transactions in the secondary markets for stock in pre-IPO VC-backed startups. They launched their product in June and have already facilitated 10s of millions of dollars in transactions.
They’re looking for someone who can come in and help out with some feature work. They’re using elixir/phoenix absinthe/apollo and react. They could use more help on the frontend though would appreciate someone who could contribute on the backend as well and they’re open to teaching folks elixir. You’d be working on a team of 5 engineers including 4 other folks from Forward.
Roughly in order of importance:
- Experience with react
- Experience working in an early stage environment
- Experience doing back end web development
- Experience with elixir
- 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.