Tech Lead - Javascript and Python (Project Indie)

Remote /
Accelerator – Engineering /
Contract
Indie is a #traveltech business and one of the newest projects to join our portfolio. We connect the $150bn market to the best local-led & authentic experiences through our channel manager.

Led by Founders Factory alumnus and serial entrepreneur with decades of experience in building travel companies, the business has a solid and experienced team with great ambitions.

You’ll collaborate directly with the CEO on product development, technical strategy, and lay the groundwork for the technology as it scales. 

Responsibilities
• Build 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 B2B platform 

Technical Requirements
• Strong API and Integrations experience
• Exceptional experience building a two sided ecosystem, channel manager building or experience in building a travel technology 
• Experience in delivering and ideating a MVP A track record of delivering well-engineered products that delight users
• Javascript frameworks (React ideally)
• Python - Django
• Postgres
• Docker with docker compose for local development
• Redux with Redux-Thunk


Benefits
• You will be our most senior technical decision maker - responsible for driving the infrastructural development of the business.
• £4000/mth + equity package that rewards you for joining us from the start of our journey 
• Work with 100+ start-ups in one space at the Founders Factory HQ (if co-located in London, NY, Paris or Johannesburg)