Posted 3 months ago

A bit about us

IslamicFinanceGuru is a fast-growing personal finance and comparison startup designed to help Muslims make smart financial decisions. We have a passionate following and are solving a global problem. Muslims are on average 20% poorer than the rest of the world. We are changing that through awesome content and education that people love. 

It’s a huge market too – Muslims make up around 25% of the global population – from Africa, Asia, Europe to the Middle East. We’re breaking our traffic records every month and we have a big mission ahead of us. We recently got investment from some of the world’s leading investors who share our vision that we’re on to something really worth doing.

Every day each of our team come to work knowing that what they are doing will ultimately make the lives of millions better off. Having impact is part of our DNA.

A bit about you

The ideal candidate will be someone who is keen to join a fast-growing startup. You’ll be excited at the opportunity of being in the first 20 hires of the startup, and even more excited at being one of the first 5 engineers. You’ll have a hand in shaping our engineering culture, our hiring and our products.

Job Description

We are looking for a brilliant mind to help build our products and our infrastructure. You care about the quality of your code, but you are also keenly aware of the mission and everything we’re trying to achieve commercially.  

  • Work with the rest of our engineering team to create user-centric products that are incredible
  • Work with the modern technologies in our stack (e.g. Typescript/React) but also with whatever technologies you think are best for the user experience and scale
  • Opportunity to join as an early member of a fast growing engineering team

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years commercial experience of modern technologies, ideally web development
  • Solid working knowledge of JavaScript/TypeScript.
  • Experience with version control e.g. Git
  • Solutions-first/can-do approach
  • Growth mindset, looking to work with cutting-edge technologies
  • Data-driven approach to building and iterating
  • Knowledge of developing and deploying applications in a Cloud Native environment (Docker/Kubernetes) is a bonus
  • Knowledge building applications using a React framework such as GatsbyJS/NextJS is a bonus

Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Flexible working – choose from our offices in the Stratford area of London or work remotely
  • Benefits package including equity
  • Generous self-development budget and an environment where self-growth is genuinely encouraged
  • Working on products that genuinely make a difference in society
  • Working in a fast-growth startup alongside other smart people
  • Opportunity to shape our engineering culture and stack

To apply, please upload your CV and a brief covering paragraph.

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