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 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.
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
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
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
BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
3 - 10% equity and $4K per month cash compensation until we raise our first seed round of capital (2 - 5 months)