Tech Co-founder/CTO

  • Information Technology ,Flexible ,Full-time
  • Full-time
  • 3 weeks ago
  • United Kingdom

Job Information

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    Salary GBP 50000.00-60000.00 / Annum
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    Shift Full-Time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Lead
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    Desired years of experience We don't mind
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    Job Qualifications We don't mind

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Job Description

About the job

Founders Factory is unlike anywhere else. We create entirely new products from scratch and turn promising concepts into prototypes, and ultimately an MVP, validating decisions commercially along the way to attract a founding team that can spin out into a fully-fledged business.

Helio is one of our latest products developed at the Factory and now we need a Technical co-founder to join our CEO to help build this business.

So what is Helio?

Helio is an all-in-one no code SaaS publishing platform for the ambitious solo creator who is taking her business to the next level. From diverse and innovative monetization options, to the best editor experience we can deliver, and a fully customizable website to integrate with her existing brand. We deliver a blog and newsletter, as well as the tools to sustain her growth.

The Vision

We want to empower solo creators and publishers across a broad spectrum of the passion economy in their ability to communicate with their readers and followers on a platform they own, without the overhead of technology, and build flourishing businesses.

As our Tech Lead your responsibilities will include:

  • Building our software from scratch – take charge of platform development, and make key decisions on technical architecture
  • Oversight of all aspects of engineering including technical strategy, best practice implementation, and technology stacks
  • Define technical support processes and ensure customer support for technical issues
  • Deliver the MVP, enabling us to test, iterate and serve our early customers
  • Ensure the systems architecture and infrastructure is scalable and can support a large B2B2C platform.

You will have the following skills:

  • Exceptional experience building Content Management Systems (CMSs) and publishing technologies. Experience with ad technologies is a big plus.
  • High degree of user empathy and actively seeks to test, learn and iterate based on user feedback
  • Knowledge of a range of current cross-platform product development frameworks
  • Appetite for experimenting with new technologies and tools to drive innovation and creativity
  • In depth experience with APIs and Integrations
  • Experience in delivering and ideating a MVP
  • War stories from a previous startup

Our Tech Stack

  • Frontend – Javascript frameworks such as React, Vue, or Angular
  • Backend – Web application development in a modern stack, such as Node or Python
  • Cloud environment – AWS

The benefits of working at Helio

  • You will be part of a growing technology startup and help shape the future of independent content creators.
  • Potential for growth, learnings and self development by being part of an early stage start-up
  • Opportunity to participate in the upside with a generous equity and options allocation
  • Opportunity to build a team as you scale & build partnerships for life
  • Autonomy, Freedom!Working remote and flexible hours when you want
  • Private medical plan
  • Mental health support programs from InsideOut

Compensation: £50k – £60k • 5.0% – 20.0%

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