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What we do


Speed & Function builds beautiful web software for hire. Most of our work are new products that we architect and build in-house for product companies.  The majority of them are start-ups and some are digital agencies designing and building marketing websites and applications, often in the pharma space.  A smaller chunk of our work is support of existing products that were built prior, by other teams.

Our stack of choice for web applications includes Node.js (Sails.js), Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, React, MongoDB, PostgreSQL.  For marketing sites, we use WordPress and Drupal.

We are an Agile shop, which means we are highly collaborative and try to bring everyone together in the same (virtual) room. By Agile, we mean that we care mostly about prioritization, communication, transparency and heavy collaboration with all stakeholders – and to a smaller extend about breaking our work down into formal iterations (sprints).

Our values


What we value and expect from our staff and clients:

  • Trust your colleagues and your clients
  • Openness to receiving feedback
  • Flexibility and curiosity to work with new technologies
  • Befriend your coworkers and clients, build a positive working relationship with everyone
  • We learn always and we teach always. Our clients learn and adopt to realities of software engineering as much as our engineers learn and adopt to the realities of business.
  • We strive to be a deliberately developmental organization (DDO): focus on developing all of our people and getting down to truth in all conflicting situations.

Who we want to work with?


We are looking for mature professionals, who are able to self-organize: manage their time, relationships, and professional development. The ideal candidate is not afraid to speak up when running into problems, able to admit mistakes and learn from feedback.

FAQ


There’s a ton of dev shops out there – what makes you better?  Why should I work with Speed & Function? What are the benefits?

  • Paid Vacation: each hour you put in earns you paid time off.
  • Paid overtime.
  • Potential business partnership on a per-project basis.
  • Individual benefits, such as maternity leave.
  • Private Loans: save yourself from dealing with bureaucratic financial institutions.
  • Last but not least, the quality of relationship between management and engineers – and among the engineers – is our biggest benefit: it’s positive, trusting and strategic.  This one is invisible when you are interviewing, but it’s the most significant positive feedback we get from people who we’ve hired over time.

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