Full Stack Software Engineer

Job description

Company Presentation


Uniplaces is building a trusted, global brand for students. We believe in empowering student mobility and we have started by making the process of finding accommodation easier. We’re solving real life pains and we’re backed by top tier investors such as Atomico, Octopus Investments, Shilling Capital Partners and Caixa Capital to help us achieve this better and faster.

We are an internationally minded company with an extremely talented team and global ambitions. Our decisions are driven by our core values of Passion, Impact, Trust and Team Spirit - with which we aim at having a company where everyone feels accountable and empowered to achieve their full potential.

About the Tech Team:

We’re a technology based startup and we depend on our online platform to provide the best possible service to students and landlords. This is where the tech team comes in and why it is core to Uniplaces. The team works very tightly with Product and Product Design and operational product roadmap decisions are taken with everyone’s input - whether you’re playing with code, data, scripts or infrastructure you’ll collaborate with the wider team.


Your Track Record: 

  • At least 3 years experience in Object Oriented Programming and Web Development;
  • You have the ability and thrive to produce clean and maintainable code;
  • Speaking in English is natural to you;
  • You're experienced with PHP7 and/or golang;
  • Using modern frontend frameworks is normal on your daily basis;
  • Ideally you'll know how to work your way around ember.js or react native;
  • You're familiar with AWS and Git workflows;
  • Experience with multiple databases paradigms.

Your Style:

  • You're recognised as a fast learner and someone who is eager to learn;
  • Previous startup environment experience is a nice to have;
  • You're recognised as a geek and you're proud of it.

This is why you’ll love this role:

  • A company culture that is people-driven and that focuses on personal development and training to help you tap your talent into its full;

  • You will have a direct contact with the senior team, with management responsibilities and decision making ownership;

  • Access to a pool of talent that is hard to find. Your stakeholders and peers will come from world class backgrounds and will have stepped up within Uniplaces. You’ll find mentors and role models;

  • Working in Lisbon, one of the coolest up and coming start-up hubs in Europe, where the sun always shines and the seafood is delicious.

What else do you need to know?

  • We offer quick progression & exposure to all areas of the business;
  • The role is based in Lisbon;
  • You will start on a 12 month fixed term contract;
  • For this position, we do not sponsor working visas, but we offer a relocation package in case you are not in Portugal.

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