Full Stack Developer

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  • Italy + International + Remote
  • Full time
  • Technology
  • Mid-Senior

About AliveShoes

AliveShoes gives talented and creative people all over the world the professional resources to design their own custom shoes and launch a shoe line from scratch.

Our community is international, made of designers, Artists, students, creative people and shoe lovers.
Our mission is to support and nurture them, so to help them achieving their dream of launching their own shoe line.

Our production is handled in Italy in the biggest and most prestigious shoe design and development cluster in the world called The Shoe valley (Located in Le Marche, Italy).

We are leading the biggest revolution in the footwear industry of the last 20 years. Joining us means to be at the upfront avant-garde of fashion-tech.

Job Description

The AliveShoes platform is made by 2 pieces:

1/ The first one is the main user-facing platform, that includes the onboarding website, the shoe-building tools, the ecommerce platform, the user dashboards.
2/ The second one is the internal dashboard that track users, products, data, supply chain and manage content.

You'll be working on both pieces, improving the actual website, and building new features to improve the platform, the internal processes and data collection.

You will develop front end parts of the platform using the web stack: Javascript/Html5/Css3/JQuery/Foundation Framework

You will develop back-end parts of the platform using the web stack Ruby/ Ruby on Rails/PostgreSQL/Nginx/AWS

You will monitor a huge user base, collect data points using Google Analytics or MixPanel and improve internal dashboards.

You will perform scalability and maintainability software improvements in order to increase the performance of the applications.

You will perform manual user testing and you will be using user testing software to improve the UI of the website


You can design scalable and maintainable software, you like to fully document it and you are able to write your own automated tests;

You have strong back-end skills using Ruby and Ruby on Rails
You have a good background in Javascript
You have some experience with AWS
You have experience with PostgreSQL (or similar)

You can create professional responsive front-end;
You have strong front-end skills using javascript/html5/css3
You have experience with JQuery
You have great sense of design;
You are a pixel perfect practitioner

You have at least 3 years experience in software design and have worked with a professional team of engineers or have developed applications with more than 10k users yourself;

You have a bachelor in computer science or equivalent knowledge in software design.

You are an analytical thinker and you are able to manage and monitor big loads of data;
You have great organizational skills, you are a multi-tasker, problem solver and you love to get things done;
You are able to execute quickly in a chaotic and challenging startup environment;
You are able to work in multi-disciplinary teams;
You are able to manage other software developers;
You are eager to learn new programming languages, new technologies and you have an experimental bias


We normally review applications weekly. If we find a fit we will get back to you in less than a week.

The first part of the process involve an initial skype call.

The second part of the process will be a 1-2 day full working day with us. We will fly you from whenever you are located and reimburse reasonable expenses.

The hiring period is divided in two phases, a 3 month trial period, and a 1 year to 3 years contract after the trial.

For this position you will get about gross 4.000$/month for the 3 month trial, and about gross 5000$/month for the contract (this may vary based on the experience). You can get a workstation of your choice. One paid all-inclusive travel a year to a tech event. Possibility to work in the US at times. Possibility to work from remote, when the situation makes it possible.

You will also get a package of shares in the American holding company, with 3 years vesting period, if your trial will be successfull.

The job is based in Italy (Le Marche/Milan), with possible travels to USA and Europe, with also the possibility to work from remote.

All travel expenses are paid by the company (life + travel, including accommodation ).


AliveShoes is a startup, that means we go fast, we don't follow the standard rules a, we are hands-on and we do lots of extra job. We look for exceptional people with plenty of energy, lot's of ambition that strive for excellence. If you want to start an amazing journey in the fashion-technology industry, grow fast and learn a lot in just a few months, give this application your best shot.

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