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Come join us... and help us change meetings, forever!

We are looking for a skillful developer and business partner to fulfill the role of Tech Lead / CTO. The goal is to launch our high-tech single page application as a paid service ASAP and grow from there. We've gathered over 3k+ of sign-ups who can't wait much longer to use the product.


The product is already usable but we still need to improve stability and performance, which will require refactoring the code base. We want you to take the lead in this. Once you're comfortable that the product is built on a solid basis, we want you to build and manage your dream team...

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FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM · 1 year contract with 1 month trial €50K – €70K  · 5% – 10% equity

We absolutely hate meetings. 

GAIKU is an early stage start-up located in the heart of Amsterdam and we are working hard to make meetings more efficient and more fun. It is a web-based application to help you structure meetings from start to end; resulting in saving time, less frustration and better team spirit. Unlike our competitors we do not only want to focus on facilitating meetings but more on the structure of the meeting itself.

Our team is small —but ambitious– and we are looking for a Chief Technology Officer to expand our team and help turn GAIKU into the must-have meeting tool. So, send us your application if you've always wanted to work in a start-up environment with an international team. 

You will work with a creative, international and experienced team in sales, operations and marketing. On the technology side; you want to be face of the company matching your responsibilities.

What will you do on a daily basis?

We are looking for a hands-on Chief Technology Officer who has experience in building cool stuff. you will have the opportunity to hire and grow your development team so that we pave the way for making GAIKU even smarter :) We expect that you are already deeply familiar and experienced with Front and Back end technologies along with ample experience on the server side.

You will be leading the development of brand new, innovative solutions to deliver a rich and intuitive user experience. You will define the technical strategy, align them with the business objectives and bring out the best in the team. We have a full bucket of user stories waiting to be solved and interpreted by you. You own the interaction and user experience like a boss. In the end you make sure that all new exciting solutions are in line with the main goal: solving the meeting problem. 

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, release, and maintain the full stack within the application

  • Build and enhance the existing software and improve the existing architecture

  • Align UX and development to be in service of the business goals and user requirements.
  • Use of the latest coding patterns and best practices
  • Be the person behind the technology of the brand GAIKU and identify yourself as a meeting specialist. 

Tools

MongoDB

AWS

Java on Play framework

CSSNext

Javascript ES 2017

React

Redux + RxJS

Requirements

  • 5+ years of web application development experience
  • Experience as team lead or product owner
  • Good understanding of RESTful API’s
  • Master degree computer science 
  • Strong skills in Javascript – ES5 and above
  • Experience with building a Single Page Application
  • You are familiar with our current stack: Webpack 3, React Native, Java on the Play framework, RxJS, React Router, ImmutableJS, JSON-API REST
  • Some understanding of complexity of video conference  and AWS as a dev ops
  • Passion for Agile, test-driven development, continuous integration, and automated testing

Perks of the job

MacBook

Healthy lunch

Overtime dinner

Happy hours

Company boat trips


Join us and let’s create some magic!

Amsterdam · Full-time · 1 year contract with 1 month trial ·
€50K – €70K (dependent on experience) · 5% – 10% equity