Tech Lead (React / Rust)

Opportunity
  • Become the tech lead of an exciting and well-funded SaaS startup, founded by high profile people with industry experience (ex-Goldman Sachs) and engineers (ex-Google and ex-Palantir)
  • Modeldrive is on a mission to empower people to work with data in a smarter way. We want to become the most efficient, accurate, and enjoyable way of working with data, by putting the power of programming and databases in the hands of spreadsheet users
  • Joining Modeldrive is a unique opportunity to make a real impact in the growth of a young company. You will have the opportunity to lead a group of exceptional engineers, and set the architecture and quality standards of our tech stack
  • Compensation package: competitive salary (up to £100k) and meaningful equity in the company
Skillset
  • 5+ years experience in professional software development, ideally some of which you’ve spent in startups or at organisations maintaining a large code base
  • Significant experience working with Rust, and ideally with Typescript/React, building complex data models
  • You sweat the important details and are passionate about maintainable, scalable code
  • Experience owning technically challenging and demanding cross-functional projects
  • Habit of introspection and understanding what’s helped you be successful in the past, combined with a growth mindset and willingness to improve by leveraging the latest technologies
Our Stack in Brief
  • Rust / WebAssembly for the engine and data model
  • React / TypeScript for the UI with Styled Components, utilizing hooks