Full Stack Engineer

1848 Ventures

1848 Ventures

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

The Company

1848 Ventures is a venture studio focused on consistently building, launching, and scaling a portfolio of B2B SaaS companies that harness the power of AI to fuel the future of small and medium sized business.

Backed by Westfield®, a respected leader in commercial insurance, 1848 Ventures extends beyond insurance by launching digital products that address the uncertainties that businesses face on a daily basis. We focus on industries that are the driving force of our economy including construction, real estate, hospitality, retail, and restaurants. Westfield’s backing affords us the agility to explore innovative ideas, weather uncertainties, and pursue ambitious ventures with confidence.

Our talented team of hands-on venture builders, data scientists, engineers, and designers combined with repeatable playbooks allows us to rapidly validate, build, launch, and scale customer focused AI enabled startups.

At 1848 Ventures culture is not just a concept – it is the essence of what we do, our behaviors, rituals, and practices. It’s the actions that enable our set of evolving relationships and the experiences they create. The culture is grounded in the practice of virtues. This enables our pursuit of excellence, which we express and measure by our actions. We act on these behaviors in the “how” of our work, our interactions with others, and the conduct we hold ourselves and others accountable to, individually and collectively.

Read on to discover how your skillset and experiences may help contribute to our approach.

The Opportunity

Come be part of a promising B2B SaaS venture supporting the profitable growth of small to medium sized e-commerce brands. Through the application of sophisticated AI and machine learning algorithms coupled with nudges grounded in behavioral science, Vandra enables brands to squeeze more sales out of their existing site traffic.

Vandra is seeking a full-stack software engineer on the Vandra squad. You will be helping to develop a web application that drives meaningful sales growth for e-commerce brands through shopping experiences powered by a combination of AI/ML and behavioral science. You will be responsible for feature development, bug fixing, quality assurance, and test writing. You will be part of an experienced team including data scientists and senior back-end / infrastructure engineers.

This role calls for someone who is entrepreneurial, moves fast, and is comfortable with ambiguity and quick direction change. Because this is a small team, you will be involved in all aspects of the product (and business) development lifecycle. You should be comfortable working in environments you haven’t seen before and learning new technologies as necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Developing web application features that allow Vandra to optimize the e-commerce shopping experience

  • Participating in the full product development process, including customer discovery, UX research, feature ideation, prioritization, and feedback gathering

  • Conducting quality assurance on developed features to ensure that they meet the needs of our customers

  • Writing automated tests (functional, automated code review) to catch issues before they reach end-users

  • Quickly fixing bugs that are discovered after features are released

Required Experience / Qualifications

  • Javascript: Intermediate

  • React: Intermediate

  • HTML/CSS: Intermediate

  • A common back-end language (e.g., Node, Python, Ruby): Basic

Nice-To-Haves

  • Python (specifically the Flask web framework)

  • SQL

  • An ORM (we use SQLAlchemy)

  • Worked at a startup

  • DevOps / infrastructure

  • API integrations, particularly e-commerce platforms such as Shopify

We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.