GoodApril is looking for a Lead Engineer / Software Architect to accelerate the development of our Ruby on Rails web application. You will be our first full-time engineer, and will play a critical role in expanding our technology stack and online customer experience.
You will be leading the development of a set of online tools that help consumers understand, predict, and pay less taxes.
This is a hands-on, individual contributor role with the opportunity to build out a team under you
At least 2+ years of web development experience (if you’re an Engineer savant, more if you’re not)
Experience building financial technology, and a decent understanding of personal finance
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high energy, and dynamic work environment
Self-motivated with the ability to work individually and with a team
Language agnostic, but interested in and have experience building in Ruby on Rails and using Ruby Metaprogramming
You are comfortable working in all aspects of a web application: front-end, back-end, database, performance tuning
A desire to learn and apply new technologies when needed
BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
This is an equity-only position within a pre-funding startup. You’ll be earning meaningful equity in a high-potential startup – if you can’t bootstrap for at least 6 months, you need not apply.