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Our Team

Beta Acid is a small team of product-focused designers, engineers, and managers who love building cool shit.

We strive to use empathy to understand each project we tackle. Our team works as well collaboratively as we do autonomously. We are adaptive but opinionated. We value communication, transparency, quality, and believe that our work should be as fun as it is serious.

Want to join the team? see below

Leadership


Ryan Vanderpol

CEO

Ryan Vanderpol

✈️🏔🏝👟🏕🌮🏂🍣🐶🍺🍹🤙🏻

Nikki Katsutani

COO

Nikki Katsutani

Herding cats 🐈

Gary Griffin

Director of Engineering

Gary Griffin

Building teams and solutions

Adam Smith

Head of Mobile

Adam Smith

Product, people, code

Marconi

Engineering Manager

Marconi

Ensuring we get shit done - and delivered

Araminta Atherton

Head of Creative

Araminta Atherton

Inspiring connection through strategic design

Team


Leandro Reschke

CSS Wizard

Leandro Reschke

I fix bugs and then I create new ones 🤓

Maite Lara

Operations Manager

Maite Lara

🌮🐈‍⬛🌮🐈‍⬛🌮🐈‍⬛🌮🐈‍⬛🌮

Sávio Serra

Sr Mobile Engineer

Sávio Serra

Leaving my mark in history bit by bit

Roger Chiba

Operations Manager

Roger Chiba

Making sure Shit is being done

Gui Mierzwa

Sr Software Engineer

Gui Mierzwa

Hey, as long as it works

Jordão Rosario

Sr Software Engineer

Jordão Rosario

When I wrote this code, only God & I understood what it did... Now... Only God knows!

Fábio Colombo

DevOps Engineer

Fábio Colombo

I make things run on the cloud

Viktor Zavala

The 'display: flex' abuser

Viktor Zavala

If a feature breaks but no one's there to see it, is it really a bug?

Daniel Corash

UX/UI Designer

Daniel Corash

Unnecessarily applying auto-layout since 2020

Victor Pereira

Natively Reactive

Victor Pereira

Building and fixing things by reacting natively

Pedro Sorto

QA Master

Pedro Sorto

When it comes to bugs, gotta catch 'em all!

Gabriel Valério

Jack of all trades

Gabriel Valério

I fix bugs and create new ones

Marlon Ruttman

Sr Software Engineer

Marlon Ruttman

I do my best to keep the bugs count as low as possible

Rodrigo Ribeiro Bento

Sr Software Engineer

Rodrigo Ribeiro Bento

Building apps you didn't know you needed but now can't live without

Otavio Barros

Code Craftsman

Otavio Barros

I turn software bugs into undocumented features

Italo Henrique Queiroz

Cute buttons maker

Italo Henrique Queiroz

I build what the user is gonna love

Lucas Sartori

Sr Software Engineer

Lucas Sartori

Priest of the Machine God

Adriel Higor

Sr Software Engineer

Adriel Higor

"You either end the project a hero or extend it long enough to see yourself creating the bugs" - Batman or something

Daniel Almeida

Sr Software Engineer

Daniel Almeida

Driven by design and powered by code

Daniel Moura

Sr Software Engineer

Daniel Moura

No bugs, no work

Helton Imroth

Sr QA Engineer

Helton Imroth

Preventing and finding bugs since 2011, bugs shall not pass!

Fluffy Friends


Hops

Hops

Barley

Barley

Woody

Woody

Taquito

Taquito

Luke and Nina

Luke and Nina

Haru and Shiro

Haru and Shiro

Sunny

Sunny

Oreo

Oreo

Tataru and Mirana

Tataru and Mirana

Phoenix

Phoenix

Lilly

Lilly

Mel

Mel

Jack

Jack

Berenice

Berenice

Tsuki and Gaspar

Tsuki and Gaspar

José Bartholomeow

José Bartholomeow

Sasuke

Sasuke

Sakura

Sakura

Lana

Lana

Ollie and Sky

Ollie and Sky

Cristal

Cristal

Mel and Belinha

Mel and Belinha

Lion

Lion

Bruno

Bruno

Boston

Boston

Evee

Evee

Branco

Branco

Sage

Sage

Come work with us

Check out our current open roles below. Send your resume to hi@betaacid.co and make sure to include the job title in the subject line.

Senior Software Engineer

Remote - Permanent

Who are we looking for?

As a Beta Acid Senior Full Stack Engineer, you will be an integral part of our internal and client-facing team. This means you are:

  • An excellent communicator - we expect all engineers to actively engage with other team members, managers, and agency leadership to make sure you are clear on your responsibilities to deliver projects with quality and on time.
  • An active participant in all aspects of agile software development including daily standups, weekly rituals, design, implementation, QA, and deployment.
  • Intuition for how to balance perfection versus "good enough".
  • Passionate about architecting, providing guidance on, and building end-to-end systems optimized for speed and scale including:
    • Working with Typescript/Javascript in React, React Native, Node.js, and/or Python.
    • Engaging with designers and other front end engineers to develop reactive and responsive front ends.
    • Helping to write APIs and 3rd party integrations.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of full stack experience building web applications or mobile applications
  • Professional level English
  • Excellent proficiency in Typescript/Javascript, React.js and/or React Native
  • Thorough understanding of Python and/or Node.js and its core principles
  • Unit/integration testing experience, including Jest
  • Experience designing, building, and consuming GraphQL and REST APIs
  • Experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases (Postgres, MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc.)
  • Excellent problem solving, debugging, and optimization skills
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools as well as Babel, Webpack, NPM, Yarn, Git, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of serverless cloud-based infrastructure, particularly using AWS (Lambda, SQS, API Gateway, CloudFront, IAM, RDS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Next.js, and other React web frameworks
  • Knowledge of a secondary platform like Python/Django/Flask or Ruby on Rails
  • Integration experience with Shopify, SendGrid, Twilio, Stripe, GraphCMS/Hygraph, Contentful, and other developer platforms
  • Experience with Storybook and Chromatic
  • Experience with DevOps tools, particularly Terraform or CloudFormation

Location & Hours

This is a 100% remote position, however, your work day must overlap by at least 70% with US East Coast working hours.

Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off + Beta Acid is closed for 20 US holidays per year (including 9 days in December).
  • Unlimited learning via Udemy.
  • USD 500 stipend for home office supplies and equipment.

Quality Assurance Engineer

Remote - Permanent

Who are we looking for?

As a Beta Acid Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be an integral part of our internal and client-facing team. This means you are:

  • An excellent communicator - we expect all QA Engineers to actively engage with other team members, managers, and agency leadership to make sure you are clear on your responsibilities to deliver projects with quality and on time.
  • An active participant in all aspects of agile software development including daily standups, weekly rituals, design, implementation, QA, and deployment.
  • Intuition for how to balance perfection versus "good enough".
  • Passionate about developing the right level of documentation for each project
  • A proactive member of the development team by proposing, implementing, executing, maintaining, and reporting on QA solutions for each project.
  • Extremely detail-oriented with an aptitude for noticing small imperfections in seemingly high-quality work.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years in quality assurance roles for software products
  • Excellent proficiency in quality assurance approaches for cross-platform products
  • Strong experience in identifying, reporting, and triaging defects.
  • Ability to create, design, maintain, and execute a QA plan for a project.
  • Ability to understand business and development requirements and translate them into quality assurance test plans or tasks.
  • Very strong communication skills and experience collaborating with design, development, and management to complete QA tasks.
  • Familiarity with QA automation (e.g., Selenium, Appium, or Cypress).
  • Experience creating automation frameworks from scratch and ability to design, maintain, and execute automated scripts.

Location & Hours

This is a 100% remote position, however, your work day must overlap by at least 70% with US East Coast working hours.

Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off + Beta Acid is closed for 20 US holidays per year (including 9 days in December).
  • Unlimited learning via Udemy.
  • USD 500 stipend for home office supplies and equipment.

Python / Machine Learning Engineer

Remote - Permanent

Responsibilities
  • Build, test, and deploy machine learning models to solve complex business problems.
  • Conduct feature engineering to enhance model performance.
  • Evaluate model performance using appropriate metrics and methodologies.
  • Manage and optimize data warehouses, using tools similar to AWS RedShift, Athena, Glue, Kinesis, etc.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate data science solutions into the larger tech ecosystem.
Required Experience:
  • Fluent English
  • 3+ years of experience in data science, data engineering, and machine learning.
  • Proven track record building ETL pipelines and other data oriented tasks.
  • Proficiency in standard machine learning languages, tools, and APIs (Python, SQL, Pandas, Numpy, Pytorch, Jupyter Notebooks, Fast.ai).
  • Experience in deploying and managing scalable machine learning solutions in a production environment.
Preferred:
  • Hands-on experience with AWS SageMaker or DataRobot
  • Well rounded professional experience with Python, using frameworks like FastAPI and/or Flask.

Get. Shit. Done. 👊

Whether your ideas are big or small, we know you want it built yesterday.

With decades of experience working at, or with, startups, we know how to get things built fast, without compromising scalability and quality.

Get in touch

Whether your plans are big or small, together, we'll get it done.

Let's get a conversation going. Shoot an email over to projects@betaacid.co, or do things the old fashioned way and fill out the handy dandy form below.

Beta Acid is a software development agency based in New York City and Barcelona.


hi@betaacid.co

About us
locations

New York City

77 Sands St, Brooklyn, NY

Barcelona

C/ Tánger 86, Barcelona, Spain

London

90 York Way, London, UK

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