Software Engineer

Ventures · remote, -
Department Ventures
Employment Type Full-Time

Software Engineer

Build tech solutions, rooted in human centered design, for workers and managers in manufacturing.

Description

We’re seeking an experienced staff full stack web engineer to join our team and help us build various tech solutions, including an anonymized communication tool for workers and managers in manufacturing. The communication tool will enable workers to communicate their suggestions and grievances with managers and enable managers to listen and respond.


You’ll join our small, highly motivated team that is intent on building the next great technology company in this space. You will have unparalleled opportunities to make a big impact on clients and the business itself.

What You’ll Be Doing

You will play a key role in building out our technology platform from the ground up. Excellent communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines are a must. Most importantly, you should be eager to jump in wherever necessary to make the product an outstanding experience for our users.


This is a full-time position based in Delhi/Bangalore. However, you can be remote until the pandemic is behind us.


Remuneration: 12-18 Lacs per annum (the broad range is to accommodate the varied experience and skill set we anticipate in the applicant pool)

Skills and Requirements

  • At least 3-5 years of experience building software products
  • Deep knowledge of frontend and backend development, database creation and  javascript framework, data architecture and dev tools (e.g. AWS)
  • Undergraduate/master’s degree in computer science/ IT is preferred
  • Experience building or interacting with APIs
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and meet deadlines in an evolving business environment
  • A resourceful, entrepreneurial attitude and a curiosity for all aspects of our business
  • You are a motivated, self starter, eager to learn, and interested in the intersection of worker wellbeing and business returns


How to Apply

We are glad you’re interested in applying for this role!

Important: Submit your resume and cover letter. Cover letter should describe:

  • Why do you think you are a good fit for the position?
  • Skills and competencies accumulated through past work experience.
  • Why do you want to work at Good Business Lab?

Please note that any application received without any of the requisite material will not be considered.


After each step, we decide whether to invite you to the next one. Our interview process for this role has the following steps:

  1. CV and cover letter screening
  2. Introductory First-Round Interview
  3. Take-home assignment
  4. Final interview with the founders 

About The Company

Good Business Lab (www.goodbusinesslab.org) is an independent, non-profit labor innovation lab that uses rigorous research methods to design, develop, and test scalable, market-ready interventions capable of providing dual benefits to workers and businesses.


This job profile is at the intersection of GBL’s tech and ventures verticals, which are at a nascent stage and therefore, you will have unparalleled opportunities to make a big impact. GBL’s tech vertical aims to translate proven solutions into marketable products and the ventures vertical aims to take those products to the market.


We offer traditional monetary workplace benefits such as insurance and travel allowance. We also offer several other non-monetary workplace benefits like flexible work hours, the ability to work remotely, and no rigid limit on annual paid leave. We are a young and growing start-up making us the ideal ground for team members to experiment, take on dynamic roles, and grow with us. We focus on happiness, output, and quality of work.

On Our Culture

We want to tell you a little bit more about the position and organization you are applying to:

  • As an employee with the Ventures team at GBL, you will be part of a small team, which will allow you to imagine and develop products that fit our mission. You will get a chance to try new things, take initiatives, make mistakes, and grow.
  • Be prepared to try and work on multiple things at a time. Each employee at GBL, if willing, gets to work on different projects and aspects of the organization.
  • There are plenty of benefits at GBL, here are some examples:
    • Flexible working hours: We recognize that a better work life balance can improve employee motivation, performance, productivity, and reduce stress. The basis of our norms pertaining to this is a system of trust in each other and our common goals.
    • Flexible leave policy: Time away from work can be extremely helpful for maintaining a healthy work/life balance. GBL encourages managers and leadership to set the example by taking time off when needed and ensuring their team members do the same.
    • Training and Development: GBL team members can set aside 10% of their work time / around 4 hours a week to improve their skills / knowledge on a subject that they think will help them perform their job better. We encourage all employees to focus both on technical and soft skills.
    • Growth oriented review policy: To foster collaboration, we have adopted regular reviews and check-ins among team members. We see a manager's role beyond what is expected from them by conventional management thinkers. Apart from delivering high quality work, managers are responsible for the holistic development of their team members. This can be achieved through practices inspired from coaching philosophy.
    • GBL Care Systems: As an organization, we are committed to ensuring the wellbeing of our team members and creating a thriving work environment- because that gives us, together, the best chance at achieving our shared mission and sparking joy at work. We do this by partnering with organizations such The Mindclan, Therapize among others for workshops and other wellbeing related initiatives.

Recent projects and blog posts

To acclimatize yourself with some of our work, you can read our blog posts on Medium, and also go through our LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


Our Commitment to Diversity

GBL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical disability, or length of time spent unemployed. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We offer traditional monetary workplace benefits such as insurance and travel allowance. We are a young and growing company making us the ideal ground for team members to experiment, take on dynamic roles, and grow with us. We focus on happiness, output, and quality of work.


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Referred by (Name)

In this optional field, please input the name of a current or past GBL employee who is willing to refer you for this role. This means they think you're a good fit, vouch for your performance/academic credentials, and suggest your name. You need to get the consent of the employee before inputting their name. Please note that this is not an exclusionary criteria and this column is not mandatory. The goal is to formalize the process of our employees referring someone in their social network. 


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  • Location
    remote, -
  • Department
    Ventures
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time