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Junior Developer

Marysville, United States

 Hibou is looking for a junior developer with a strong desire to expand their skill set while helping the businesses we work with grow.

About the job:

We work extensively with Odoo, an open-source ERP that’s built on Python, but we also take on development projects in Magento (PHP) and use a variety of server management tools to utilize the latest technologies.

We’re a small team and you’ll report directly to the founder, who is also the lead developer. In this role, you’ll be guided by the founder and two project managers as you learn and hone your skills. Below you will find a basic outline of what we expect you’d be learning/taking on in the first four months:

  • Month 1: Learn Odoo inside and out. The first month will be learning the system and becoming a technical salesperson/resource that can assist with project scoping and timelines.

    • 1 month milestone: Ability to demo and explain more technical aspects of Odoo. (e.g. How view inheritance works, making server actions for mass updates, etc.)

  • Month 2: Begin learning how to install web-based business applications/plugins; begin assisting with user testing; learning (database design, server management, Magento front-end templating, pair-coding, etc.)

  • Month 3: All of the above; begin taking lead on certain project components (installing applications and troubleshooting)

    • 3 month milestone: Ability to successfully install and do the majority of the user testing for applications/plugins

  • Month 4: All of the above; begin supporting Odoo/Magento clients directly (where applicable)

    • 4 month milestone: Can work through most server-related outage issues (in a simulated environment with playbook documentation); can handle basic front-end template changes

      Other tasks that we may ask for your help with include:

      • Documentation

      • Data Import/Export

      • Development projects that do not have a plugin/front-end component

      Skills we value/desire (not required – a subset is OK):

      • PHP

      • Python

      • SQL (Postgres and MySQL)

      • Previous working experience with Magento

        • Bonus points if you’ve handled or assisted with a Magento 1 -> Magento 2 migration

      • Experience with user testing

      • An ability to work independently; be able to self-assign work out of a project manager-provided queue when you have bandwidth and learn job-related skills as time allows

      • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers

      You may have noticed the absence of any required degree. This isn’t an oversight! We value experience and an established pattern of taking on challenges and learning new skills over a degree in a specific field.

      This is a remote position. There is some flexibility here regarding when hours are worked, but we do need someone that can primarily work Monday-Friday during normal US business hours. It’s very important that you know yourself well enough to understand if you can self-manage your time and responsibilities each day when in that environment.

      Please submit a resume (or link to a resume) and, if you really want to stand out, a sweet cover letter explaining why you’re the right guy or gal for the job!

    Why us?

    Hibou provides a powerhouse combination of development, sever management, marketing, project management and business streamlining. We work very closely with our clients to understand the business and their pain points, then map out and build solutions that improve the day-to-day operations in their organization.

    Our clients value our high availability and extensive experience across a broad range of skill sets and business solutions, which makes for strong, lasting partnerships. As part of a growing company, your opinion will be actively requested and your voice will be heard as we develop our company culture and benefits over time. We value transparency and openly share our thought process behind business decisions, seeking feedback as we go. Between this and working with a variety of businesses day-to-day, you'll develop an awesome background in business management that is great for the budding entrepreneur!

    Our Product:

    Hibou is, essentially, in the business of businesses. We help our clients build up their platforms, primarily Odoo and Magento, to meet their unique business needs while always striving for extensibility and maintainability.

    Our clients range from eCommerce to manufacturing and reselling to service-based. Shipping, payroll, return management and front-end website solutions abound at Hibou!

    In addition to working closely with clients to understand their needs, map out and build solutions, we also provide a broad range of support. Some clients are very technical, partnering with us for best practices and development support as needed. Others prefer we handle everything from server management to development and functional training for end-users.

    Every day brings a new opportunity for learning!
    You must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

    Hibou Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Hibou Corp. prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Hibou Corp. conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


     In addition to our other great company perks, we offer a competitive compensation starting at $50,000 annually. 


    Open PTO Policy

     If you're sick, take the day off. If you need a vacation, we can help plan around the days you'll be out. Have a dentist appointment in the middle of the day or just need to run a few errands when it's less busy? Let us know you'll be out for a few hours.


    We are an Apple Company

    For reference, we use Mac computers in the office, but are fans of all of their products. From laptops to iPhones and everything in-between!

    Save on Commute

     Hibou is building a distributed workforce, so all positions are remote. If you are in the greater Seattle area, you are welcome to head to our office one or more days per week to get some social time!