Lead Developer/CTO interested in smarter food production?

  • MyFoodOffice
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Jul 13, 2019
Full-time Backend developer

Job Description

Application Deadline: 15 Aug 2019 | Type: Permanent | Job Start: To be Agreed

About the role

MyFoodOffice® is a Norwegian, cloud based software that allows food producers to have full control of all their products. The solution is built around a unique database of ingredients. With MyFoodOffice®, producers boost product innovation, keep food declarations up-to-date and improve quality management. All the while, enhancing their profitability. Sounds smart, right?

We are looking for a great lead developer with strengths in back-end and architecture to join our engineering team. We are continuously launching exciting functionality, so if you want to be part of a disruptive force in the food industry, you might be the one we’re looking for.

You will help build a market leading technology platform, and play a key role in the further development of our platform and company. Our dev team covers the whole product development process, from product management, design and prototyping, to front-end and back-end implementation, as well as QA.

What will you do:

  • Make decisions which shape the company and our technology
  • Ensure our application is built on a solid architecture, flexible enough to handle our future roadmap
  • Implement advanced back-end technology
  • Build market leading APIs designed for developers around the world
  • Be part of a team that is passionate about achieving great things together
  • Collaborate with our extremely talented developers
  • Continuously learn new things, and improve our engineering practices and processes

You will have the technical freedom to ensure we have the right tech stack for our products.

As our first inhouse technical person, you will become part of our core team.

We would love to hear from you if:

  • You love agile development with a short time from idea to release, to rapidly respond to market requests
  • You are an experienced back-end developer
  • You practice modern software development techniques such as unit testing, continuous integration & distributed version control, and care deeply about the quality of your work
  • Speak and write English fluently
  • Identify with our business values of being smart, kind and trustworthy
  • Enjoy working in a team, and value building a diverse team

It would be good, but not required, if you 

  • Hold a good degree in software engineering or other relevant field
  • Have previous experience or are willing to learn Ruby on Rails
  • Are fluent in either Italian, French or German
  • Know or have worked in the food industry

Technologies we use:

  • Backend: Ruby/Rails, PostgreSQL
  • Frontend: React
  • Platform: Google Cloud Platform
  • QA: CircleCi, Rollbar, regression tests on core back-end technology
  • Tooling: jira, github, slack
  • Your choice of laptop

We can offer:

  • Competitive compensation package + equity (to be negotiated)
  • Flexible working arrangements and a healthy work/life balance
  • Sponsorship to attend an industry or trade conference of your choosing annually
  • A chance to live and work in Oslo, if you're not already here

Does this sound like a challenge you want to embrace? If you are looking for a unique job opportunity where you will never get bored - you just found it!

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a few lines about why you would like to work with us, to careers@myfoodoffice.com. If you have any questions, please get in touch with us via email.

About us

MyFoodOffice® is a Norwegian, cloud based software that allows food producers to have full control of all their products. The solution is built around a unique database of ingredients. With MyFoodOffice®, producers boost product innovation, keep food declarations up-to-date, improve quality management and enhance their profitability. We call that Smart Food Production.

We’ve established a strong presence in the Norwegian bakery industry. Now, we are on a journey to build the leading European tool for Smart Food Production.

Because we care, we embody the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN, specifically those relating to safe food, and an inclusive and sustainable industrialisation. Also, we live by our values of being Smart, Kind and Trustworthy.