Build Join The Republic as a Full-Stack Engineer. Deadline: 30 November 2022

DEADLINE: 30 November 2022

The Republic is hiring our first full-time full-stack engineer. Depending on experience and milestones, the role could transition into that of CTO or Head of Technology.

Who we’re looking for

You are an experienced and collaborative software engineer with proficiency in modern web development frameworks (React.js, Node.js, etc.). You have an eye for design and can work with and improve upon existing UI/UX elements. You have strong product instincts and can be an active player in designing and building products from the ground up in a user-centred way. You collaborate well and can communicate clearly and know when to get help. You write clean, maintainable, scalable code and develop, test, and iterate quickly.

What you’ll do

You will work with the CEO to define the vision and roadmap across our core products, such as introducing referral codes, commenting/upvoting, event management, and improving user flow to improve subscription conversion. You will assess business and product requirements and propose viable solutions that account for scale and performance. As the first engineering hire, you will establish engineering processes and coding standards. You will play an essential role in building ATLAS, our creator platform, as well as our future media-tech solutions.

What will set you apart

  • You are familiar and enthusiastic about media, journalism, Nigeria and/or Africa
  • You have a wide range of digital skills and an eye for where those skills can make a difference
  • You have experience and comfort with working on small teams and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • You can balance perfection with speed and getting things done
  • You are obsessed with stories and relentlessly customer-first

To apply

Using the form below, share your CV, a paragraph on why you’d be a great fit, and links to projects you’ve worked on (or your GitHub). Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

Applications close 23:59 (WAT), 30 November 2022. 

Our ideal candidate is based in Lagos but we are open to remote hires. Remuneration for this role is a competitive mix of cash and stock options, inclusive of benefits.

About Us

The Republic is a digital-led publisher that connects individuals across Africa to global audiences. Our products include The Republic Magazine, an award-winning subscriptions-driven publication for Africans worldwide and ATLAS (coming soon), a photography platform helping individuals share and sell digital and print photography and designs.