Frontend Engineer Latam

Bridge for Billions
  • Job Location:
    Remote (LATAM)
  • Company Location:
    Madrid, Spain
  • Category:
    Engineering
  • Level:
    Mid-Level
  • Job Type:
    Contract
  • Job salary:
    $26K – $34K (or equivalent in MXD)
  • SDG(s) Supported:
    SDG9
  • Published on:
    April 6, 2021

Job Description

  • Can you imagine yourself working to help ensure that people from around the world can make their ideas a reality?
  • Do you dream of working in a multicultural environment where every day you learn something new and exciting?
  • Want to be driven by an overarching mission?

Bridge for Billions is a digital ecosystem for early-stage entrepreneurs around the world to impulse their projects. We're on a mission to democratize access to quality entrepreneurship support worldwide. Why? Because we dream of a world in which everyone, everywhere can access opportunities to unleash their entrepreneurial potential and generate sustainable solutions for themselves and others.

Bridge is a New York - Madrid social startup founded in 2015 (recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30 and Ashoka Fellowship) that works closely with entrepreneurs, corporates, foundations, universities, and governments around the world to co-create program that fit their needs.

We offer programs based on three pillars: a top-notch methodology, the support of a personal mentor, and an international community of entrepreneurs to share this experience with. At this moment in our growth we are looking for a Frontend Engineer to help us develop new solutions for our Business and Product needs and help our Tech team grow in Latinoamerica.

Want to be this person? Keep on reading! We’re an up-and-coming startup with a young and family-like work environment with continuous learning opportunities.

Learn more about our team culture on Glassdoor.

What do we look for?

Your job mission at Bridge for Billions is contributing to architect, develop and maintain backend solutions to help us achieve our Product and Business' objectives. This can mean for example API backend development (Django Rest Framework) on a daily basis to build new features in our Product but also finding solutions to some challenges that we currently have, like searching / filtering / accessing any type of data. Also, we are working on improving our AWS architecture to make it more scalable and secure.

Hard and technical skills

These are the required skills that we are looking for to achieve your missing in this job opportunity:

  • Professional spoken English.
  • +3 year of professional frontend development experience.
  • A passion for clean code and hot new frontend technologies.
  • React JS experience is required.
  • Knowledge in new Javascript ES6 and CSS libraries (Sass, styled-components...).
  • Excellent methodological skills while working with branches and pull requests on Github.
  • Mentoring others experience

...and these are the nice to have ones that you can also bring:

  • Have worked with Redux and Redux-sagas
  • Experience with frontend test (Jest)
  • Used to deal with APIs and good understading of how they are built.
  • How to improve Web applications performance
  • Mobile experience (React Native or similar)

Culture fit and values

At Bridge for Billions, we are convinced that people are the differentiating factor in the success of any company and we believe that talent is more than just knowledge. It’s expressed in attitudes and the ability to relate with other teams and people. More than any specific skills, we are most of all looking for an individual passionate about - and who believes in - the power of entrepreneurship, communities and global connections!

The skills that will make the day to day experience with the team a wonderful experience are:

  • A REAL entrepreneurial spirit - ready to train yourself and crave a fast-paced environment.
  • You dare to take initiative with courage when necessary.
  • You are a resourceful, out of the box thinker and results-driven
  • You show empathy in all your interactions with team members, entrepreneurs, mentors, and partners.
  • You show grit and resilience to overcome challenges.
  • Passion for your work and for lifelong learning.

What do we have for you?

First and foremost:

Throughout the selection process, we’ll treat you as a human, and this is more or less what you can expect from it:

  1. Application form (see link below) about your motivations and skills
  2. 30min first contact
  3. Code challenge
  4. Interview about the code challenge
  5. References check
  6. Final interview, potentially with CEO + other team lead
  7. Offer
  8. An onboarding plan where you’ll be accompanied by the manager and other team members who will make sure that your expectations are met and that you have everything you need in order to succeed at this job.

Conditions and perks:

  • Full time Frontend Engineer position based in Mexico
  • Compensation $26K – $34K (or equivalent in MXD)
  • Contractor from Bridge for Billions, USA + Paid vacations
  • Flexible working hours
  • Code on something that has a real impact and purpose, contribute to helping thousands of entrepreneurs from all over the world
  • The chance to shape the company by taking on a key role from an early stage
  • An international dynamic team of young professionals with lots of passion and a clear vision in a fast-growing startup
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