Engineer

About Forward
Forward is a consulting firm that works with independent consultants to help startups quickly scale the maturity and headcount of their engineering organizations.
We work exclusively with independent consultants because it allows us to match work to humans faster and more effectively than traditional consulting firms.
We typically work with around a dozen startups and a few dozen consultants at a time.
 
About the Work
Company Stage: Series B
Keywords: Rails, React, Payments
Term: 2-3 months with possibility of extension
Hours per week: 40
Timeline: Immediate
Timezone Constraints: 4 hours of overlap with ET
Geographic Constraints: None
Context:
We have a client that's gone from pre-seed to series C levels of revenue in under 2 years. They have about 14 engineers and significantly more work than their current team can handle. They're building a marketplace that connects people that make physical products to online and offline stores that sell them.
We're looking for an engineer to work with the client's marketing team to build out a tool the enables folks on the supply side of their market to create email marketing campaigns targetting the businesses on the demand side of their market place.
Note: We are hiring multiple people for this role
 
About You
Roughly in order of importance:
  • Rails experience
  • Experience instrumenting applications with analytics and optimizing funnels
  • Experience working at early stage startups
  • Experience consulting
  • Experience building out subscription and payments infrastructure
  • 8+ years of experience