Product & Tech

Lead Engineer (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

About Do Nation

Do Nation helps people to form healthy, environmentally friendly habits. We do this through their online platform where anyone can create a campaign to raise pledges, or make a pledge - to do simple things like cycling to work or wasting less food.

A certified B Corp since 2017, winners of numerous awards and a lovely client base that includes: Innocent, Pret, Ellas Kitchen and Pukka Herbs as well as SSE and PWC (to name a few). You’ll be joining Do Nation at a time of high growth having already doubled the team over the last 12 months and grown by about 6 times since our foundation.

This role offers a platform for growth and progression, we are keen to talk with people who have a desire to progress to CTO further down the line.

What you’ll be doing as our Lead Engineer

As Lead Engineer you’ll be leading our engineering and product teams (currently 8 people), taking responsibility for Do Nation's pledge platform. You'll hire and manage developers, designers and product and project professionals whilst driving our product vision and strategy and help us develop and strengthen our approach to engineering org-wide.

You’ll hire, coach and develop a diverse and inclusive team of Do Nationers, drive the strategy and vision for our product, and together with Hermione (our CEO) and our Lead Designer and Product Manager, develop and deliver our product roadmap.

You'll work collaboratively with your team and the wider Do Nation team to shape how our tech team operates - you'll help develop our technical practices, embed Sprint and Agile methodologies firmly within the team, lead on our technical documentation process, and more!

Importantly you’ll ensure that Do Nation remains an industry leader, delivering a truly scalable, robust platform that enterprises, SMEs, and individuals alike trust and love to use.

What experience you’ll need to apply

  • You'll work at a senior level scaling engineering and product teams, ideally with responsibility for B2B SaaS products/production-grade web applications.
  • You have built or are committed to building diverse and inclusive teams, fostering a collaborative environment that is empowering, supportive and challenging.
  • You’ll help your people do their best work.
  • Initially, you will have the curiosity and deep background in product and technology that means you're not afraid to get your hands dirty, coding and working with the team to improve working methodologies and coding efficiencies.
  • You’ll have a track record of managing remote teams that successfully ship high-quality products with refined user experiences.
  • Hands-on knowledge of Django & React.
  • You'll have a passion for climate action and will be excited by and aligned with our mission of making sustainable living mainstream.

What you’ll get in return for your talents

This role offers a competitive salary of between £70,000-£90,000 (DOE) + benefits which include;

  • 31 days holiday (+1 day for each year worked with us).
  • Slow travel holiday bonus
  • Flexible work policy.
  • Annual training budget.
  • 2 volunteer days/year.
  • Regular personal coaching through MoreHappi.
  • Pension contribution (3%/5%).
  • Potential for equity through employee option scheme.
  • Full remote working, long term.

What next

We have chosen to work with our friends at ADLIB who are managing the recruitment process for Do Nation. As a fellow B Corp, they are well versed in attracting the best candidates that have the right skills and experience, combined with the desire to work for a business driven by purpose and a want to make a positive impact on society and the planet.

Apply with your CV and a member of the ADLIB team will respond.

Inclusion and equality

Here at Do Nation, equal opportunity runs through every aspect of the business. We are creating an environment where a diverse mix of talented people want to work, do their best and share in our journey for the long term. We’re building a team that represents a variety of perspectives and backgrounds, as we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better and more innovative our work will be. We strive to be a workplace where everyone feels empowered and can be their authentic selves.

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