Here at The Chat Shop we're looking for a dynamic technical wizz to join our growing business. Based across the UK and the US we are FULLY REMOTE with an amazing company culture - fancy a challenge?
Team Function: Software Development Reports to: Technical Delivery Manager Basic Salary Range: $43,000-$62,000 per year depending on experience Hours of Work: 40 hours a week (Monday-Friday) Perks: Generous PTO (28 days per year)
Location: Fully Remote
This role is FULLY remote so it's the work from home dream! Come and join our dynamic growing SME culture which spans the US and the UK. Please note we can only hire from Georgia, Texas, Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee and Virginia.
What We're Looking For
We’re looking for an experienced and confident Full Stack Developer to architect, develop, test, and maintain web applications using React, Node.js (GraphQL), and MongoDB in a microservice architecture. You'll be in charge of all things technology-based, working closely with the CEO to define project requirements, milestones, tasks and deliverables. You'll coordinate with other departments to ensure effective operational and secure services while assisting with technically-related matters, so the ability to be resourceful and work autonomously is a must --- you know your stuff!
With your expertise, you'll handle server infrastructure maintenance and be expected to troubleshoot current systems while exploring upgrades to ensure that our technology is up to date -- so taking the initiative is vital to being successful in this role. This role is a balance of backend, frontend and server administration, so you'll be able to utilise your full range of skills for exciting and new challenges!
This is an amazing opportunity for innovation and to really shape our technological strategy at The Chat Shop, so if you're confident in your abilities and looking for a rewarding position in technology, then we want to hear from you!
You have 5+ years of experience in a relevant software development role
You have a passion for software development – enthusiasm for new technologies and their potential to make an impact.
You're resourceful and confident with your approaches and solutions.
You're not afraid to take initiative and drive projects.
You're calm, focused and resilient.
You can work autonomously with minimal supervision across different time zones
You must reside in one of our hiring states (Texas, Georgia, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky) and be legally eligible to work in the US
Our tech stack:
Typescript (React.js, Node.js)
NoSQL (MongoDB , CouchDB)
Automated provisioning tools (Kubernetes)
CMS (Webflow, Wordpress)
Version Control (GitHub)
CI/CD (GitHub Actions, CircleCi)
Linux / Mac OS - command line.
Cloud (GCP, AWS, Azure)
Our ideal skills profile
You're proficient in ReactJS, Typescript, HTML/CSS, NoSQL.
Experience developing Rest/GraphQL APIs utilising Docker and microservices with NodeJS
Experience with SPA concepts, building & testing across browsers and devices.
Experience working with distributed systems in cloud native environments (GCP Kubernetes, AWS, Azure).
Thorough understanding of React, Typescript, Babel/Webpack or equivalents and building single page web applications.
Thorough understanding of Typescript, GraphQL, NodeJS and 3rd party API integrations.
Automated testing (unit testing, behavioral testing) and CI/CD.
Familiar with version control systems (GIT preferred) and NPM ecosystem.
Skills that are good to have (a plus if you have them!):
Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
Experience with GCP, AWS or Azure Cloud platform.
What We Can Offer
The Chat Shop prides itself on diversity, inclusion and employee wellbeing -- especially as a fully-remote business. We've shared above what we're looking for, but here's what we can offer you:
28 days PTO per year!
Employee Assistance Programme -- offers employee wellbeing support
All of the perks of working from home -- no more long commutes or sitting in traffic!
A real opportunity to make a difference in our fast-paced SME environment with a friendly, supportive and ambitious team.
Here at The Chat Shop, we treat our employees as family! We love helping others and emphasise a company culture of togetherness, no matter where you're located!
We're a well established UK based company that has set out to change the way live chat operates, with a huge emphasis on engaging with our customers. That’s what makes us stand out and in our opinion, being different makes us exceptional! From our Operations team to our Live Chat Agents, you'll find that we're chatty, personable, and above all, caring!