Founding Software Engineer

Company: FireCut

Location: undefined, England

Salary: $84,000 - $96,000

Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description

FireCut is hiring a software engineer who will support development of the tool
as we add new features, fix bugs, and use customer feedback to determine our

### What is FireCut?

* FireCut is an AI video editor, provided to customers as a plugin for Adobe Premiere Pro. Please see our website for more details → <>
* Company stage: Bootstrapped, 11 months post-launch, product exists and is mainly built by solopreneur now looking to grow the team! If you're successful you will take over the technical aspects of the product development, and will likely help manage more engineers as we grow and hire

### What will I do in this role?

Key responsibilities of this role include

* **Feature development** — you will work closely with the Founder of FireCut to develop new features in FireCut.
* **Bug fixing** — you will own the bug-fixing process end-to-end, which will involve reading customer feedback, recreating bugs and finding the root cause, fixing bugs in the code, etc.
* **Server management** — you will own server uptime and take steps to optimise the server setup.
* **User communication** — you will support the Founder in responding to user feedback and requests.

### Who you are

* You have 3+ years of coding experience (5+ recommended)
* You are comfortable across the tech stack (e.g. designing front-end, building and interfacing with APIs, managing a Linux server and database, etc.) and have experience working with HTML, CSS, JS, Node.js, and Python
* You take ownership of your work, requiring minimal supervision
* As one of the first hires in a fast-growing company, you are adaptable and can support with tasks outside of development, e.g. speaking to customers to resolve bugs, helping to manage our payments portal, etc.

**\+ Desirable:**

* You are familiar with Adobe Premiere Pro (or similar video editing tools like DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, or Adobe After Effects)
* You are familiar with AWS / Digital Ocean

### What else do I need to know about the job?

* The job is remote, but adheres to core working hours in the UK timezone.
* As the first developer hire, there is very strong potential to grow in this role.

### What can I expect to earn?

* Compensation will range from $84,000 — 96,000/year in 2024, depending on company performance. **This includes profit-sharing** so compensation grows automatically with the company!

### What is the application process?

* Step 1: Short video response to a prompt question (2-4 minutes)
* Step 2: Initial interview (30 min)
* Step 3: Coding challenge (3 hours)
* Step 4: Final interview (1 hour)

FireCut focuses on Social Media, SaaS, and Video Editing. Their company has
offices in London. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at <>