Creative Technologist

Lima /
La Victoria Lab – Design /
Full-time
“Intercorp operates with a single ambitious goal: to create a strong economic backbone to sustain Peru’s burgeoning middle class.”
– Fortune magazine

Your role as a CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIST in an innovation lab

At La Victoria Lab we are looking for a full-stack developer who wants to use their coding knowledge as a tool within the creative process. If you enjoy creating prototypes and guiding their evolution towards innovative products that impact the lives of thousands of Peruvians, this position is for you!

A creative technologist contributes in all phases of a project, from ideation, through prototyping, to execution, not always working on product building projects but where the technology point of view is very important. We are not only interested in your technical ability to write code, but above all, your ideas on how technology can be used to serve our users and your ability to generate a work culture that generates impact.

What you'll do

    • Participate in the creative process to define a product or service. [Discovery]
    • Explore the technological environment Intercorp and its companies, where our products will be deployed [Discovery]Develop proofs of concept to validate business ideas [Prototyping]
    • Develop MVP's considering the technological environment where the solutions will participate [Building]
    • Guide the technological support needed for the products transition into production in the stakeholder environment [Accompanying]

What you bring

    • You have at least 4 years of work experience. Some of that experience should be in hands-on coding, creating and scaling digital services, but above all, we're looking for systems analysis experience.
    • You have the ability to deploy different Web applications (Front, Back) on servers such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform or Digital Ocean.
    • You feel comfortable in the face of change: You know how to navigate uncertainty and take the necessary risks to move forward.
    • You have a “T” profile: You have a wide range of skills in different disciplines and deep technical experience in a domain.
    • You have knowledge of software architecture patterns and can guide the implementation of good practices in developments that depend on external services.
    • You have worked with some of the front-end development technologies like React, Vuejs and/or Angular. In addition to supporting you with fast design frameworks such as Bootstrap, Tailwindcss, Bulma, etc.
    • You have experience working on applications based on NodeJs, with database management and API construction.
    • Make decisions based on data: Prototype continuously, experiment in an agile and iterative way, measure, identify the data and use the results to make decisions quickly.
    • You have experience working in agile environments (SCRUM, XP or Kanban) and a point of view on how agile processes must work to move quickly.
    • You are interested in exploring new technologies and evaluating their usefulness through proofs of concept.
    • You are interested in or have worked with low-code or no-code tools.

What we offer

    • A mission-driven organization. Intercorp is intently focused on a single ambitious dream: to create the next generation of modern services for Peru’s middle-class families.
    • A tangible impact. While most innovation consultants struggle to see a fraction of their work reach the market, we are gratified to see almost all our designs being used by real people, because of a single reason: innovation at Intercorp is strongly sponsored by our shareholders.
    • A learning springboard. Our teams work across a wide portfolio of industries – which is probably our greatest asset for continuous learning – but we also learn from conferences and inspirational trips all around the planet, as well as from best-in-class partners such as IDEO.
    • A culture of autonomy. We cultivate a virtuous circle of trust and empowerment, which begins with our extremely rigorous hiring process.
    • A sense of community. We only work with folks who have huge hearts and a great sense of humor.
About La Victoria Lab
Founded in 2014, La Victoria Lab is the innovation lab of the Intercorp Group, where we design the future of our companies and the offerings we provide to Peruvian families. We partner with IDEO, the world's leading design and innovation consultancy firm, to create new products and services based on people's needs.

About Intercorp
Intercorp is Peru’s largest conglomerate, with a portfolio of 35 companies that spans a diverse array of sectors, including financial services, retail, education, and healthcare, all aiming to serve Peru’s middle-class families. All together, Intercorp employs more than 80,000 Peruvians, accounting for 4% of the country’s GDP, and it has managed to achieve all of this in just two decades.