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Backend Tech Lead

Industry: FinTech
Remote
Company size: 1-10
Full-time

Job description

A fast-growing fintech neo banking start-up that offers financial products and services, is looking for a Backend Tech Lead. The selected candidate will be working alongside the founder to build the engineering team. As a tech lead, you’ll be responsible for building the company’s neo banking app. Strong knowledge of Node.js or Python is required for this position. Candidates who can drive and lead a team of engineers are well-suited for this role. This is a full-time and long-term position that requires at least 10 hours of time overlap with PST.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and build efficient intuitive back-end applications 
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and software engineers to deliver high-quality user-facing products
  • Work with a wide range of systems and technologies and solve problems from end-to-end
  • Communicate efficiently with the team members and take ownership of your tasks 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • Must have prolific experience in Node.js or Python
  • Prior working experience in fintech is a must
  • Nice to have some experience in building a neo banking app
  • Excellent communication and English skills
  • Can function effectively without too much hand-holding and micromanagement


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