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We’ve got a couple remote opportunities at the moment. One is a backend role and one is a frontend role. Note that a degree of overlap with UTC+1 is required. (More details on that in the ads themselves.)

All the techies here work remotely, and everyone (non-tech included) uses Slack to communicate. Initial interview will likely be over Slack too. Feel free to ask me questions in the comments here or privately and I’ll do my best to answer, but note that I am not the hiring manager.


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    I think it’s incumbent on you to include some kind of salary range or at least a guideline in the ads. Just some way for prospective applicants to sanity-check that you’re not offering ¼ of the market rate (as too many cool tech companies try) before putting effort into following up.

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      Yeah, this was my feeling exactly when reading it. Would they pay as much as I get now? Half as much? Twice as much? I just have no idea.

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        I’ve asked the hiring manager if there’s anything I/we can share.

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          I’m not sure why there wouldn’t be? Even if it is very broad based on experience, ie. $40k-120k it should still be in the job listing.

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            I think this is crucial information; even a broad range, as pilkch suggests, can be enough to change someone’s mind about applying in either direction, which is better for everyone (since they’d do that once they eventually found out anyway).

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          What does the company do? What would these employees work on?

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            From our about page:

            With LaterPay, we want to change the way people buy and sell digital content on the Internet. Why? Because we believe paying for digital content should be fast, convenient, and fair. And because we think you should be able to buy the exact piece of content you want.

            We want to create a great software product which influences and changes the way people use paid content of any kind on the Internet. The usage of paid content should be as easy and convenient as going out to dinner: you are served first and pay later. We want to build a user-centric product that makes users feel smart. It should represent the simplest, most secure way to buy digital goods. We want to change the way people regard paid content, turning it into a great experience. We want to enable businesses to offer “paid content as a service”, convincing users of their content’s value instead of forcing them to pay before actually getting the content.

            Key, I think, is being able to consume content from various publishers and paying for it but not having to sign up for a separate account with each publisher. You commit to paying a small sum for each article/resource and get a combined invoice every time your balance tips over X EUR. (Currently 5, I think.) As I understand it we also don’t give the publishers any personally identifiable information.

            Does this help?

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              According to the description: “We’ve got a bunch of services, mostly Python/Django with a mixture of Django-templated HTML and React in front, that do everything from providing analytics to merchants, displaying payment dialogs, fraud detection, and more.”

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                I read it. I was glad to see the list of technologies but found the rest too thin as an answer.