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Mid-Senior Frontend Developer

Our stack

  • One main Rails app, 2 other service apps (not microservices), and some Lambda
  • Current stack: Rails, Postgres, Ubuntu, Redis, AngularJS, Nginx, Puma, Elastic search, Webpack, Yarn
  • Transitioning towards CitusDB and Vue.js
  • CI with test coverage > 70%
  • Not sure of what we do? Check out this overview of what Gleam does

What you'll do

  • Work with the two founders and product designer to craft beautiful, responsive frontend experiences that work across devices, using HTML, CSS, JS and Vue
  • Create workflows and components to enable beautiful, and consistent designs to be built and implemented quickly by the team
  • Work with other developers to ensure that their backend code supports the requirements for the frontend
  • Be able to consider things from a customer perspective and translate that into ideas and requirements that can continually improve our frontend experience
  • Be able to solve problems without us holding your hands and turn ideas into elegant solutions.
  • Be an inspiring and supportive teammate by helping the rest of the team with PR reviews, pairing, feedback, discussing ideas or taking time for yourself to learn from others

We're looking for someone who is

  • A problem solver. Someone who isn't afraid to work autonomously and get things done.
  • An expert in Javascript and modern frameworks: preferably Vue and AngularJS
  • In their element writing elegant CSS and implementing pixel perfect designs
  • Passionate about design principles and understands how to convey them to other developers and designers
  • Humble but practical. You understand how to balance business objectives with your ideas to choose the best path or route to take for implementation
  • Wanting meaningful work. Gleam is a big app, we're in a complex space and we have millions of users using our products every day. How can you make an impact here?


  • 100,000-120,000 AUD + super (or 35-40 USD/hr if going casual)
  • 140,000 AUD + super (or $60 USD/hr if going casual) if you have production access + PagerDuty responsibilities
  • Work anywhere you like. Our team is spread across Australia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Malaysia, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the USA
  • Work to suit your own schedule
  • Use professional development time to work on your own stuff or level up your skills
  • We only have meetings when they are absolutely needed
  • We're a remote first company
  • Work from a co-working space if you want
  • Open salaries
  • We run a yearly retreat. 2017 was in Spain, 2018 in Thailand and most recently we had a brilliant time in Prague.

A little about us

  • Gleam launched in 2013
  • Thousands of paying customers servicing 100+ Million of their users
  • Two co-founders based in Australia and 14 other remote employees
  • Developer focused company, one product designer, 2 product marketers and 1 dedicated to customer support
  • You'll report directly to the founders
  • Bootstrapped and have been profitable since day one
  • Customer support is shared across the team so we can better understand their problems
  • We're an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status

Our Hiring Process (modelled on how we actually work)

  1. Exchange emails/DMs to establish suitability
  2. Group interview via IM
  3. Take-home coding test on JavaScript/UI/UX. 8 hours maximum, paid at $40 USD/hr.


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