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Vancouver

Looking for a new engineering position but dreading leetcode-style questions? Having flashbacks thinking about re-reading Cracking the Coding Interview? Apply to Fraction! Our engineering interview process has been described as "surprisingly humane". There's no leetcode questions, no all-day onsite interview gauntlet.

Benefits

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Highly competitive salary and equity
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Medical and dental coverage
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Freedom of remote or in-office flexbility
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Unlimited paid time off
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Top of the line work gear
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Own your work and make a direct impact across company

Our interview process

Initial call to make sure you think the position/company is a fit for you. Fraction is a Series A startup, so you have to want to work at a small, rapidly growing company. There might be a small systems-design technical question, but there's no need to prepare for it. 

Take-home challenge. Takes time, we know, but our hope is that it a) it more closely shows how you actually produce work, and b) it is our replacement for the painful all-day onsite that lots of companies do. Takes anywhere from 3-8 hours depending on your speed, so we give people a week to do it. Somewhat unique (as far as we know) is that we actually have every single person in the company across all departments do a take-home challenge. We give you the option to do a backend challenge or a frontend challenge - your preference. Frontend is written in React, backend we've provided a template with NodeJS but you can use any number of language - again, your preference. We used to have a full-stack challenge, but honestly it just took too long for people to complete, so we retired it.

A quick call to go over your take-home, this is your opportunity to brag about the things you built in the challenge. If there are any issues in the challenge that we noticed, we will try to suss out if you are able to figure out what those issues are.

A final culture/values interview with the co-founders. This is a chance for you to get some face-time with each of the founders to get a feel for the vision we are trying to enact and to make sure it resonates with you.

Whats the work like?

Fraction is building a number of new and exciting technically-challenging projects that you will be one of the first people to work on. Since the company is so young (launched in February 2021!), there's lots of completely new projects, only some maintaining of existing projects, and absolutely no legacy code. Upcoming projects that you might be the one kickstarting include:

  • A payments system to enable Fraction's customers to make and receive payments.

  • An event system for managing asynchronous workflows.

  • A payments system to enable Fraction's customers to make and receive payments.


Remote vs. Onsite?

We want to let people work however they want. You want to work in the office every day, go for it! We have offices in Vancouver and Berkeley. You live somewhere else but want an office? Who knows, we could be convinced to open an office for you. You want to work fully remote? Your choice! You can work anywhere in the US or Canada. If you want to travel while working, go for it, as long as you still somewhat overlap with our timezone.

Many of our team members do a hybrid of some days in the office and some days remote, but about half of our team is totally remote - so it's up to you!

What are the expectations?

  • A few years of experience. While we love helping new engineers learn, we want to have a large enough base of more intermediate/senior engineers so that we can provide enough resources to guide more junior engineers without a) making the juniors feel lost, and b) without overwhelming the senior engineers.
  • So we are focusing on hiring more experienced engineers for the time being.

  • Frontend or backend: we are hiring for all types of engineers. Although our stack is all Typescript, if you are backend-focused, we don't require experience with it (if you are frontend, we do expect you'll have experience with React, as it is part of our take-home challenge and you'd be unlikely to complete it successfully without that experience).

  • You own your work. We are a young startup, so each and every person has a massive impact on the success of the company. With great power comes great responsibility.

Benefits

wallet icon
Highly competitive salary and equity
heart icon
Medical and dental coverage
location icon
Freedom of remote or in-office flexbility
calendar icon
Unlimited paid time off
monitor icon
Top of the line work gear
icon
Own your work and make a direct impact across company