Senior Frontend Engineer

This is a new chapter in the history of Frontend at Capdesk! You will help us create the fundamental building blocks which all of our new features are built upon.
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Hey 👋, glad you're interested in jobs at Capdesk. We're a really exciting company in an interesting stage of growth right now (no bias 😉). My name is Guillaume and let me tell you a little bit more about who we are and what we're looking for.

About Capdesk

At Capdesk, we’re about to rewrite the history books on how companies use equity to empower their people. Nothing less! By unlocking the power of equity, we can change finance for good.

With equity made more accessible, businesses can unite employees, owners and investors through shared success. It might sound revolutionary, but it shouldn’t. It’s about time!

In the last few years, we’ve quietly become a leader in our field, providing the easiest way for private companies to digitise their equity information and manage and issue employee equity schemes. There are no longer any excuses for denying employees a share of the wealth they helped create.

We recently launched a first-of-its-kind secondaries market to take our mission even further. Now, employees can turn vested shares into equity as and when it suits them — no more waiting for the company to IPO.

Employee equity schemes have been broken for too long; it’s time to create a world where everyone can be a stakeholder.

Capdesk is remote friendly, but more importantly Team First. We have amazing people all over the world and we're mostly focused in Copenhagen+London where we still have brick and mortar offices. Applicant are welcome from everywhere from UTC -5 to +2 timezones. We welcome applications from outside these timezones if the applicants are willing to fully commit to adjusting their work schedule to one of our timezone.

We’re a lean team, so every hire counts. We’re looking for each newcomer to strengthen our mission, our team and our culture — and challenge us to get better.

We just completed an £8m series A, and we have over 1000 of Europe's startups and scale-ups using our software. We’re gearing up to go further, across Europe and beyond. That’s where you come in!

About the role

So that's well and good, but what are we looking for really?

We're looking for engineers with experience shipping stuff. You've put important features into production and want to keep shipping more. Maybe your current job features too much bureaucracy and not enough flexibility. Maybe you miss faster, simpler and easier times back when you were just 50 employees.

Well, well, talk about a coincidence! This is where Capdesk is right now. We have so much to build and tons of interesting opportunities to chase. We want to grow, but at a controlled pace. We're not on an unstable hypergrowth journey and we value quality over quantity of hires.

You'll be building new features, improving existing code and collaborating with a team of highly passionate, enthusiastic and motivated people. You're autonomous, able to wrap your head around complex problems and curious to dig into the world of fintech. You like to ship iteratively and to consistently improve the code, leaving it better than it was when you first read it.

You enjoy connecting and collaborating with designers and product managers. You have a certain design sensibility that helps you communicate with such stakeholders and work together on solutions. You can break down a complex feature into a solution that provides a rich user experience and implement solutions in a scalable future-proof way.

Bonus points if you have an opinion on the various front-end frameworks that exist and would enjoy building a design system!

As a senior joining our team you'll have a golden opportunity to shape how we work and build things at Capdesk. Your voice will be heard and you will be given ample opportunities to influence the things you're passionate about. We're a team of open-minded individuals that love hearing new ideas and learning from other's experiences. Bring your views!

Our tech stack:

  • Our new front-end is built with ReactJS, we are in the process of migrating old pages from AngularJS to ReactJS
  • We are building an amazing component library and a strong design system and we take this very seriously. 
  • Our designers use Figma
  • Our back-end runs on Ruby on Rails, using PostgreSQL and Redis
  • Our infrastructure runs on Heroku (we like to keep it simple)

 

This is a new chapter in the history of Frontend at Capdesk and it is a great time to be joining the team. You will help us create the fundamental building blocks which all of our new features are built upon!

 

What we can offer you:

  • Lots of room to shine
  • The chance to make key decisions and heavily influence the tech we use at Capdesk
  • A front-row seat on a unicorn ride
  • A team of amazing people from all over the world, with different cultures, experiences and knowledge
  • Transparent equity ownership. We practise what we preach – everyone shares in the profits and wealth at Capdesk
  • Your very own company credit card (Pleo), so no more expenses hassle. We trust you!
  • 25 days holiday per year, plus national holidays
  • Very flexible working – so long as you get the work done, you can do it on your own terms
  • Quarterly company events together (ask a Capdesker about our #supersocials)

Want to know what other people think of Capdesk?

Capdesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Got questions? Feel free to get in touch.

If you're ready to apply, here's what we'd like to see:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • A few paragraphs about yourself and why you think you fit the position. Be as specific as you can

If you want to read more, check us out at capdesk.com. We look forward to hearing from you! 👋

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

We usually respond within three days

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

People you might work with

We're team-first

Some of us work in offices, some work from home. We are spread across multiple timezones and realise that we all have various privileges and limitations in our personal lives that impact work.

Some companies refer to themselves as remote first, or remote by default. We want this, but we also want more. We want people to work in the way that they're the most productive and that suits them the most. We want to be flexible.

Already working at Capdesk?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

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