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CTO Co-founder for bootstrapped recruitment startup

You will be working for Auctionflair as CTO Co-founder for bootstrapped recruitment startup

This is a co-founder role in: Dublin / London / Paris / Remote

You // What makes you a Auctionflair software engineer?

  • You're interested in online recruiting. You enjoy programming and have several years experience programming in Ruby under your belt and probably some experience in other languages.
  • A great sense of humour with an “everything is possible” attitude
  • You enjoy learning from and mentoring other members of the team.
  • You're excited by the challenges of building scalable systems and developing delightful web experiences for coders+companies and have the technical chops and know-how to make it happen.


We at AuctionFlair (http://signup.auctionflair.com), are looking for experienced Ruby developers, to help us build an engaging and innovative recruitment experience + well done experience between developers and employers to kick the recruitment industry.

This is a challenging and ambitious green field project which will provide plenty of interesting challenges to take on. We'll offer you the opportunity to work a small but talented agile team who will support your ongoing development, and expect you to give input on all aspects of the site, the architecture and development process. (90% of the platform is working on alpha version)

We are a team of 1 RoR lead developer + 2 ex-recruitment consultant (IT and finance) between Dublin, London and Paris.

The business brawl:

Auctionflair is a two-sided marketplace that match software engineers with pre-qualified VC-backed companies (from bootstrapped to public ones). During a one-week auction period, companies submit interview requests to developers, along with information about the company, problem to solve, technical habits, culture fit, atmosphere, founding team and the salary equity. Developers pick the companies that interest them to pursue interviews. After that, 15% success fees and 1k€ signing bonus for developers upon offer acceptance.


  • TeamCity experience desirable
  • TDD and BDD
  • Agile work environment experience
  • Links to open source projects or blogs you’ve written on.
  • Previous dating, recruiting or social networking projects

Salary // What’s the package?

  • A great benefits package.
  • Salary is between €40,000 and €60,000 DOE
  • With flexible work time.
  • Dividends + 3-10% equity

We’re not interested in 9-5’ers or can’t be done’ers, not really looking for "the best in the world, ready for fame or fortune". If disrupting an industry is interesting for you, and you are ambitious, then here’s the deal.

Application Process

To find out more, please send a CV +Github/Bitbucket+ Linkedin + sideprojects to sca [at] auctionflair [dot] com

Note: this is also a teleworking position. No recruitment agents please :)

The Company

Why work for us:

We gonna be a black belt team for solving a big big recruitment problem and reverse the way that companies recruit engineers

About us:

Two-sided marketplace for matching software engineers and tech-companies.

The Job

Team/Dept: engineering team

Job type: Co-Founder

Remote working possible: yes

Level of experience required:



This is remote working job

Sorry, no agencies please


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