Work at Headway

Full Stack Developer

OVERVIEW

As a Developer at Headway, you're client and user focused while executing on the details of each project. You'll diligently develop features and functionality guided by Headway's process to ensure each release is successful. This role requires constant learning and a growth mindset.

When communicating with clients during sprint planning, retros, and release demos, you'll help monitor features as their requirements change, and direct emergent requirement discussions back to the core focus of a minimum viable product (MVP). In doing so, you'll help manage a client's expectations and project scope ensuring we're building the most valuable features first.

Help us make a difference, make waves, and make headway!

Responsibilities

As a Developer at Headway you'll focus on the following:

  1. Execute on development process consistently with a client and user focus
    1. Practice "craft within context". e.g. Don't architect and build a Maserati if the client bought a Toyota, or if the Toyota would be a better fit regardless of budget/timeline.
    2. Drive all development from the outside-in with user story mapping and MoSCoW prioritization
    3. Assist with development critiques and QA
      1. Perform pull request (PR) review including:
        1. Ensure CI passes for each PR
        2. Pull down the code and test it manually when appropriate
        3. Suggest refactorings that will help curb tech debt and grow knowledge across the team
        4. Ensure Headway development process is followed by all (FBA) on each git commit and PR
      2. Participate in pairing sessions to help crewmates learn and grow
      3. QA of both internal code quality, and external end-user UI/UX
      4. Contribute to release notes for releases where appropriate at the direction of a Senior Developer or Development Lead.
    4. Participate in sprint planning sessions and retros
      1. Take notes collaboratively alongside the rest of the team


What You'll Know

  • 1+ years of professional development experience
  • The ability to present your work and stand firm for the right reasons
  • Work with teams of both internal and external stakeholders
  • Communicate and take initiative to solve challenges, meet goals, and set new directions based on data
  • Passionate to create useful and valuable solutions
  • Able to think big while being detail oriented and delivery focused
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Excellent communicator (verbally and written), capable of inspiring colleagues and clients
  • Outgoing, personable, sociable
  • Open to criticism from your team, always eager to learn and to share knowledge
  • Able to deal with pressure and work well in a fast paced environment
  • +Experience working with businesses at various phases of creation and growth

THE BENEFITS

Work, Play, and everything in between.

Healthcare & Dental

We cover 100% and offer
PPO or HSA matching plans, and cover 100% of your dental insurance.

401k

We match 100% of the first 3%, and 50% of the next 2%. If you contribute 5%, we contribute 4%.

Continuous Learning

35 hrs/week for client work and
5 hrs/week for investment time.

PTO

15 days of paid time off every year
(vacation + sick-time).

Flex-Time

Work where you work best.
We're remote-first.

Holiday Refresh

Headway HQ is closed between
Christmas and New Year's.

Horizontally Structured

We all grow together. Have a clear path
for professional development.

Bi-Annual Retreats

Hiking, Snowboarding, Surfing, Hacking, Team Building, Relaxing.

Onboarding Package

A $5,000 hardware package; MacBook Pro, Sitting/Standing Desk, and more!

Maternity & Paternity Leave

2 Weeks PTO for Fathers, 4 Weeks PTO for Mothers, unlimited UTO thereafter.

Monthly Lunch & Learn Fridays

Team Members present on topics they've learned about recently.

Swag & Gatherings

Get all the free gear you need! We also host gatherings, meetups & workshops.


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Make a Difference, Make Waves & Make Headway

If this sounds like you, we’d love for you to apply! The position is full-time, includes 100% health & dental coverage, and comes with a $5,000 on-boarding hardware package, $2,500 yearly conference budget and many other perks! This position is open to all developers legally allowed to work in the US. We’re a remote-first company, with about a third of our staff distributed across the US.

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