Senior Full Stack Engineer at Tractable, Remote, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Apr 28, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Who are we?

We 're Tractable - we 're a series C Startup with a mission to use AI technology to solve real human level problems across the world. From car accidents to natural disasters, our product can look at photographs and assess the nature of the damage and provide an estimate for the repair cost, all in real time. This means claims can be settled quicker and livelihoods restored.

We 're also known for having a best in class working culture focused around giving people autonomy and ownership within a highly collaborative, flexible and enjoyable working culture. In fact, we recently won 'Startup of the Year ' (2020) and you can check out our amazing employee reviews on Glassdoor.

Engineering @ Tractable

There 's around 30 of us in the engineering team and we play a key part in bringing our AI to life. We collaborate closely with the Research teams who are responsible for developing our core AI models, we then enable that AI capability to be deployed to real world problems by building out products using modern open-source technologies and best practices.

We work in small product teams consisting typically of around 4 Software Engineers, a Product Manager and a Product Designer. The way we build our product is by putting together a talented team with all the skills and context it needs to be able to solve real world problems through close collaboration and agile best practices. Our Engineers are very product minded and play active role in shaping the future direction of the product. They understand the wider business context of developing new features and develop a deep understanding of our customers and the user impact of our product, through close collaboration with the Product Manager and Designer of the team.

You will be working out how we can best help millions of people around the world recover faster from an accident. We 're proud to see our product have massive impact on people daily and we know this is just the beginning.

The project you will be working on :

Are you interested in a contract role which allows you to conduct research to solve a real world humanitarian problem and work on something meaningful which will improve the lives of thousands (potentially millions) of people? If so, this may be the role for you!

You will be working on a brand new product (MVP stages) for accelerating repairs on homes damaged by natural disasters. This is a very exciting role as it 's truly greenfield meaning full scope and autonomy to come in and help build something from the ground up. The aim of the new product will be to help home owners perform a damage inspection of their property using just their smartphones powered by Tractable 's AI, which will be able to figure out the different categories of damage & remove the need for manual inspections by an expert. It some parts of the world it can take over a year for families to receive money from their insurance company after a natural disaster has hit their home. Our product will bring that down to just a handful of days helping families and people globally to recover faster and restore their lives and livelihoods.

The role:

  • Initial 3 month remote contract (likely extension) to be hands on with the development of this brand new product - working primarily on frontend features but also across backend to setup the appropriate set of end-to-end features
  • Work extensively with React, Node.js and Typescript
  • Liaising closely with our Product Manager and other Engineers to understand customer needs

Tech Stack:

  • React.js
  • Typescript
  • Node.js
  • GraphQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Kafka
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Jenkins
  • AWS

What we 're looking for

  • Demonstrable experience with React and Node.js
  • Strong focus on the quality of what you build, from the first line of code to the impact on the end user
  • Strong ownership mentality and ability to hit the ground running quickly
  • A strong product mindset- you have worked closely with product teams in the past and want to be involved in feature design meetings with our product team and have an appetite to understand our customers and their needs