LEAD SOFTWARE ENGINEER
To apply email email@example.com with resume, github profile, why you want to work at RECESS, and examples of products you have built
RECESS is an online marketplace connecting brands with event organizers that makes the buying and selling of access to event audiences a turn-key, efficient and data-driven process. We are hiring a hands-on technical leader working directly with the company founders to join us in executing on the company’s vision of becoming the largest live events sponsorship marketplace.
As our Lead Software Engineer, you will lead all engineering efforts to further development of our marketplace platform. You should be an experienced full stack engineer that is comfortable developing a great user experience across platforms catered at the unique needs of a dual-sided marketplace. You will juggle defining the long-term architecture and immediate engineering execution including breaking down work and delegating pieces as needed, impacting the business at all levels. You will own the architecture and full development of the existing codebase, develop compelling new features, and scale out the engineering and product team as we further execute on the company’s vision and raise additional growth capital to support our continued growth.
Manage backlog, time estimations, and lead sprint planning working in conjunction with the company founders
Contribute to the overall architecture of the application
Develop client facing full-stack software: back/front/ops
Own features from development to production
Work with engineering and product teams to support product demand
We’d love to hear from you if:
You have excellent written and verbal skills
You have extensive experience in software development, scripting and project management
You are a senior full stack engineer with 5+ years experience
You have at least 5 years experience and proficiency with at least one of the following languages: GO, Java, Node, PHP, Ruby
You have Proficiency with any SQL based database
You have Proficiency with any NOSQL based database
You are comfortable in a unix shell environment
You are driven by craftsmanship and ownership with a strong engineering / CS background.
You are as comfortable on the frontend as the backend, in building full stack products.
You care about the details and quality of the products, and measure success by iteratively delivering high impact features at high quality and on schedule.
You have the ability to work independently
You have a track record of trying and learning new things.
You have a point of view but low ego.
Bonus points if:
You have experience working on dual-sided marketplaces.
You have mobile experience.
You have experience as an early engineer at a startup.
You have experience hiring and leading small development teams
You have experience with coding for the Unix Shell (BASH)
You have experience working knowledge of Amazon Web Services
You have experience with AWS CLI requirements and capabilities
You have experience with TDD/BDD environments
Employee Stock Options
Stipends available for continued career development
We build with (in no order)
- React, Rails, mySQL, Redux, Nginx