Shape

We are bringing our collective experience together to build the digital backbone of a construction organisation, app by app. We work 4 days per week (32hrs). Pick which day you'd like off, or even switch from week to week (e.g. 3 days followed by 5 days). Most staff are off on a Friday

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 50-100 employees
  • 100% remote

Who are we

We are bringing our collective experience together to build the digital backbone of a construction organisation, app by app.

  1. We understand: As construction people, we’ve experienced all the problems that people face on chaotic projects.
  2. We’re pragmatic: We’ve seen crappy tools making people’s lives harder. Our tools are built for you.
  3. We are digital pioneers: We are leading the way in the digitisation of a very under-served industry.

We'e a team of 60 (including 12 software developers) who are disrupting the construction industry. We are mostly based in the UK and Portugal but work completely remotely.

Values and culture

We think that a perfect organisation must:

  1. Connect. A place that encourages the development of meaningful relationships.
  2. Inspire. Where people develop themselves to become better humans
  3. Empower. Provides the freedom and the challenge to choose your own learning adventure.

We pride ourselves on being a forward thinking company who puts life before work. Specifically, we:

  1. Have a 4 day work week (32hrs)
  2. Are very flexible with working hours
  3. Have a diverse team
  4. Have a flat organization
  5. Encourage personal development
  6. Are great for parents (generous maternal & paternal leave)

What you'll be working on

Shape is a desktop app built in React + TypeScript + Javascript for construction site workers. It allows construction workers to know about every on-going project on the site.

As an engineer at Shape you can expect to:

  • Work on a greenfield project
  • Write code in Ruby & React
  • Have an amazing work-life balance
  • Work in a pair programming model
  • Deploy using continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines
  • Work on cloud infrastructure
  • Socialise outside of work hours

Shape overview

Our Working Week

We work 4 days per week (32hrs). Pick which day you'd like off, or even switch from week to week (e.g. 3 days followed by 5 days). Most staff are off on a Friday

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • 🏖️
    Fri

Our Vacation Policy

Our vacation policy is 20 days

  • 20 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 72 days off per year

Scorecard

Top 5
95 / 100
  • +524 days @ 100% salary
  • +11100% remote
  • +820 days PTO
  • +8Flexible working hours
  • +5Healthcare coverage
  • +11And much more...

Our working Day

  • 6am
    Work between
    8pm
  • 9am
    Typical hours
    5pm
  • 12pm
    Core
    3pm

You'll be working with

Our Remote Working Policy

We work fully remotely and are a team of 60 and mostly based in UK. Our team works from:

  • London, UK
    31
  • Lisbon, Portugal
    16
  • Philippines
    3
  • Birmingham, UK
    1
  • Porto, Portugal
    1

Our Employee Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Transparent Salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave

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