Omstars Tech Lead

  • Software Development
  • Full-Time

Posted on February 16th, 2020

We're looking for a talented, self motivated and passionate full stack engineer and project manager to work as the technical lead on Omstars.com. Omstars is real, watchable, entertaining, enlightening, authentic, life-changing content made for yogis by yogis. We like to think ourselves as “Netflix for Yogis”.

We're a small, fully remote team spread between East & West coast USA and the UK. You will be working closely with our founder, operations director and marketing team to shape the future of the Omstars platforms.

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of a growing platform, and a role in which the right candidate will be offered the freedom to make mission critical technical decisions and impact the lives of our dedicated user base.

Responsibilities

  • Managing our product backlog

    • Coordinating all technical efforts
    • Active development on our front and back end platforms (React & Django REST framework)
    • Managing two junior technical staff
    • Delegating tasks to an external development agency and deciding how to utilize the hours we have with them each month.
    • Working closely with our non-technical founder to set realistic development goals and timelines
    • Working closely with our marketing team to support their efforts

Requirements

  • Experience building and managing digital products

  • Experience with modern Javascript, React, Redux and bonus points if familiar with Next.js

  • Experience with Python, Django and bonus points for Django REST framework

  • Familiarity with SQL databases and particularly postgresql

  • Stripe API experience a plus

  • AWS experience a plus

  • Ability to communicate complex technical ideas simply and clearly to non technical staff members.

  • Ability to work in an extremely cross functional role

  • Excellent self motivation and time management

  • A passion and natural talent for leading

  • Excellent communication skills (in English) are a must

  • This position is open to anyone in all timezones although someone in the North or South America would be preferred.

Salary

$80,000

Location

  • 🌏Worldwide
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