• Full Time
  • UK

Vinterior is a startup that’s giving vintage a voice. In a world of mass-produced furniture, our vintage marketplace champions independent sellers across Europe and helps the world shop more sustainably.Vinterior is on a mission to become the most loved brand for vintage. In five years, our platform has become the leading vintage marketplace in the UK – disrupting the furniture industry and building a community of design-conscious shoppers and more than 1,800 professional sellers. Sellers who we hand-pick for their expertise, and who share our obsession for craftsmanship and effortless customer service.***About the Product team:*We’re currently a team of 8, comprising of 4 Full Stack Engineers, 1 Senior Full Stack Engineer, 1 Staff Engineer, 1 Senior Product Designer and the Head of Engineering. As a team, we encourage (but don’t force) pairing. We love to experiment and are currently working in 6-week cycles similar to the process documented in the book [Shape up by Basecamp](https://basecamp.com/shapeup). We like to keep our tickets small and deploy early and often (we do multiple deploys every day). You can [v](https://basecamp.com/shapeup)[iew our Engineering best practices here ]()to get a better understanding of what we care about and how we work.With big ambitions come big problems. Here are some of the biggest challenges we face:* *Become our Seller’s favourite platform – *Our sellers range from single-person businesses to bigger better-resourced organisations. Our aim is to empower them to be the best sellers out there, grow their businesses and become their favourite online platform in the process.* *Discoverability – *As our inventory has continued to grow, the tools required to find that perfect piece on Vinterior also need to improve. This is a big problem domain for us and it ranges from developing a best in class search experience to working on improving our recommendations engine and our product creation flows.* *Building sustainable organic user growth – *We are committed to growing our user base via organic search. This has and will continue to involve a lot of engineering work to optimise our ability to rank highly in Google including tools for our SEO team to move fast and compete for top search terms to front-end performance optimisations.***About the role:*Your time will be split roughly 70/30 between engineering work and managing 2-3 other engineers. On a practical level, this means that you will have the opportunity to contribute to the product’s development working in a cross-functional team alongside another developer while also contributing to the growth and happiness of the engineers you manage by coaching them through hard decisions, helping them figure out their career goals and where to invest their learning efforts. This will be done via regular async communication and also F2F 1-1s. You will report to the Head of Engineering.*Our Tech Stack:*Our current setup is a MVC Rails application hosted on Heroku. Our front end uses modern JS tooling such as Webpack, Stimulus and React to power aspects of the customer experience as well as Rails ERB partials.*Requirements:** 5+ years of professional experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Ruby web development* 2+ years of experience managing other developers* Excellent collaboration and communication skills* A love of learning***Bonus points for:** Experience with Ruby on Rails* Experience with ReactJS and/or Stimulus JS* Experience optimising the performance of a rails application and the front-end* Experience managing software projects* Experience managing a small team of developers* Worked in a startup* Worked in a remote team* TDD experience* Product focused* Like to pair (but we won’t force you to!)-* Remote first business with optional co-working spaces available* Competitive salary with clear progressional opportunities* 23 days holiday (in addition to public holidays)* Company social events such as our infamous Xmas and Summer parties* We invest in your learning opportunities* Female led CEO and COO, we are passionate about diversity and inclusion* We operate on a flat structure, everyone at Vinterior has a voice* Employee and company pension contribution* Employee discount across our Vinterior platform* Great opportunities to make the role your own* The latest tech to ensure you are set up for success* Telephone call with the Talent Team* Technical Test* Interview with the Engineering Team* Interview with one of our Co-foundersRuby, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, ManagementRuby, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Management, Ruby on Rails, React, TDD

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