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FundingLess than 250K USD
Employees6
Salary45,000-80,000/YR USD
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryConsumer, Financial Services
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Lead Engineer @ TechStars-Backed Personal Finance Startup

at GoodApril in San Francisco, CA   —   Jul 10, 2014   |  
Mitch Fox - CoFounderBenny Joseph - CoFounderMVP Screenshot
Overview
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.
Responsibilities
You will be responsible for both architecting and developing technology – this is a hands-on, individual contributor role with the opportunity to build out a team under you.
Experience
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
Skills
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
Solid understanding of the diverse web development languages and frameworks in use today: Ruby, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Node.js etc.
A desire to learn and apply new technologies when needed
Javascript MVC framework experience (batman.js, backbone.js, ember.js, etc.)
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
Education
BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Compensation
3 - 10% equity and $4K per month cash compensation until we raise our first seed round of capital (2 - 5 months)
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