Engineering Team Lead

Senior level • Full-time • Remote in Romania

Job Summary

Our partner is a young startup with a bold vision to become the commerce and financial technology backbone of construction - one of the world’s largest industries. Founded by serial entrepreneurs with exits to Fortune 500 companies (including Paypal), Their company has partnered with prominent VC funds in Silicon Valley to build a world-class team with a mission to digitize and democratize construction material purchasing. This is a unique opportunity to join at the ground level an industry-transforming company.

The company is the people they hire. They aspire to build a team of smart, high-caliber players that inspire each other to excel yet are not afraid to leave egos behind, roll up their sleeves and fix what doesn’t work. They don’t believe in micromanagement and trust their team to take full ownership of their responsibilities. They believe in transparency as a way to build trust, break communication barriers, and align towards a common goal. Finally, they want their people to stay and grow with the company and the only way to achieve this is by providing them with above-market-rate compensation, premier benefits, and generous stock options.

They're looking for an engineering team lead for 4-10 engineers. This is the job for someone that can still be hands-on writing and reviewing code, yet has demonstrated the ability to manage a team, hire and recruit people. This is a perfect opportunity for someone to grow into an engineering manager within a 12-month horizon. You'll work closely with product managers, designers, and other engineering teams across the company.

About you:

  • You are excited about startups and new products.

  • You enjoy building teams and systems from the ground up.

  • You have experience recruiting world-class software engineers.

  • You are passionate about good code design

  • You care about building a great team culture and instilling the team with a strong sense of ownership and urgency.

  • You enjoy mentoring and coaching engineers.

  • You see yourself moving into management.

  • You care about products that have a massive economic impact and have interest in FinTech.

What they look for:

  • 2+ years of engineering management experience, with 4+ years as a full-stack software engineer.

  • Ability to prototype solutions and provide constructive code feedback

  • Prior experience coaching and bringing the best out of a senior technical team.

  • Ability to attract, hire, and coach world-class engineers.

  • Strong and effective communication skills to convey complex ideas in a simple manner.

  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience with distributed systems and React

  • Experience with Go is a plus

  • Experience with GraphQL is a plus


  • Flexible time off

  • Equity awards (after working for at least 3 months)

  • Gym reimbursement

  • Annual personal development fund

  • Swanky new work laptop

  • Work headphones reimbursement

  • Regular offsites at fun locations

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