Frontend Lead Engineer - Paris

Long term
Paris, France
Partial remote possible
50000 - 70000€ (Annual)
3 yrs of exp.
Posted on 08-16-2022
Start : septembre 2022


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1/ Who we are

Beavr -

Beavr is a young startup building a tech Saas solution to help companies monitor and manage their non-financial performance, and accelerate their ESG transition.

We are joining Station F Founder’s program in September

We are looking for a fronted tech lead to work hand with hand with Etienne, to architect our frontend, grow our product and team.

A bit more about us:

  • Pierre, CEO, holds a business degree from HEC Paris and previously worked 5 years for the Boston Consulting group
  • Etienne, CTO, graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (France) and NYU (USA). His expertise is Machine Learning and more specifically Computer Vision. He spent 4 years working in successful scale-ups in the Bay Area as a Machine Learning engineer
  • Barbara, Lead Operation. Barbara joined us as our first employee. Previously, she worked for Google and Ecovadis

Our values

  • Open-mindedness: We are non-opinionated, curious and always open to new ideas.
  • Excellence: We set high standards for ourselves and expect the same from others.
  • Bias for action: We believe that any idea should be tested, and that any strategy is worthless without the ability to execute.
  • Pragmatism: We work smarter, not harder.
  • Diversity: We believe that success comes from the combination of diverse profiles, ideas.
  • Work life balance: We enjoy both life at work and outside work. We are building a welcoming and enjoyable workplace but also truly value our and your life outside work.
  • We disagree and commit.

2/ What we are looking for

About the position

As Beavr's lead frontend engineer, first employee and second member of the technical team, you will have a 360 role in the company and be instrumental in Beavr's success. More specifically, you will be working closely with Etienne, the CTO, to

  • Shape Beavr's product strategy
  • Evaluate and choose the right technologies for our stack
  • Interact with customers to understand their needs and the right solution for them, and derive the adequate features to develop
  • Develop Beavr software product (50% + of your time)

Our tech stack

⛏️ Devops 🪚🛠️

  • terraform
  • AWS
  • gitlab

🪛 Backend 🔪

  • golang
  • postgres
  • graphql
  • auth0

✂️ Frontend 🔎

  • React
  • graphql
  • typescript

3/ Interview process

As you can expect, recruiting our first employee is a very big deal for us, and we'll take all the time we need to find the right profile. The process is not set in stone but here is what you can expect:

  • 30mn discussion with Etienne (motivations, background, etc.)
  • 2x1h technical interviews
  • Spend some time with Pierre & Etienne to assess if we are made to work together.
  • The final offer 🎉

Your profile

As a first employee, you'll be shaping Beavr future. We are looking for a committed individual bringing the right technical skills and culture to our founding team. We are looking for a versatile individual with robust technical foundations, but also willing to be confronted to and take ownership of many different topics. We are serious but not taking ourself seriously and would like you to be the same.

Key for success :

  • Be technical. This is primarily a technical position.
  • Be comfortable in an ambiguous and changing environment
  • Be goal-driven. Delivering features reliably is key at this stage of the company.
  • Be a domain expert for Beavr. We hope you will learn from us and we want to learn from you.
  • Be curious. You will have to touch many different topic to be successful. You need to enjoy juggling with various topics.

Must have:

  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Willingness to touch on more than just frontend (frontend, ux design, backend, devops)
  • Expertise in React
  • Have worked with Lean/Agile methodology and embrace the methodology.


  • Backend experience
  • UX design experience.

Why join us

  • Join an ambitious team and work hand-in-hand with the founders to make Beavr a successful company
  • Contribute to a project working towards a better world / help companies become more sustainable
  • Be owner of your work and get the opportunity to build a top quality team
  • Perks
  • Flexible location. Work from anywhere 10 days/month. Open to fully remote.
  • Office - We'll have an office in Paris but exact location is TBD