Director of Engineering

| Greater NYC Area

Stash is simplifying the financial world so that anyone can become an investor. We are a rapidly growing engineering team in need of a great technical leader and people manager to join the senior leadership team. Our ideal candidate will add a technical, mentoring, and mission-driven presence to the teams and help lead all of our software engineering efforts.

Stash is looking for a Director of Engineering with a passion for building reliable, scalable, and performant software. Our ideal candidate will help raise the bar for our entire engineering organization in terms of tech prowess, passion for collaboration and desire to mentor and educate fellow team members. In this role, you will support and mentor engineering managers in their career development and work with our VP of Engineering on building processes around recruiting, onboarding, and ongoing employee development.

What you’ll do:

  • Work on defining high-level engineering initiatives
  • Guide infrastructure development and architecture discussions
  • Provide engineering expertise in the areas of API design, testing, code quality
  • Help build, develop and manage the engineering team
  • Work with the People Team to develop the recruitment and hiring plan
  • Quickly react to resolve challenges and bottlenecks
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration between the engineering team and the rest of the organization Help develop a great engineering culture and define best practices
  • Work with teams and stakeholders to ensure requirements and deadlines are clear
  • Mentor and sponsor engineers and oversee programs for engineering growth

What we're looking for:

  • 8+ years of professional experience building consumer-facing software with 3+ years of managing and scaling teams.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or relevant industry experience
  • Experience building backend RESTful APIs
  • Creative problem solver with a passion for testing, debugging, and overall code quality
  • Data-driven decision maker, willing to take risks, fail fast, and iterate quickly
  • A keen understanding of testing best practices (TDD is a plus!)

Gold Stars:

  • Experience building an application at scale
  • Experience in managing large engineering teams
  • Experience transitioning monolithic systems to microservice-based systems
  • Familiarity with or interest in our stack Ruby on Rails, Scala, Sidekiq, Heroku, Postgres, Redis, AWS S3/Elastic Beanstalk

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We believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products out there. Our success is directly related to the employees that we hire, grow and retain and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve.  

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. Everyone is encouraged to apply.

Benefits, Perks, & More!:

* Equity In Stash * Flexible Vacation

Four Family-Friendly Medical Plans * Two Dental & One Vision Insurance Plan

* 401k Learning & Development Stipend

* Commuter Benefits * Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

* Employee Referral Bonuses * Stocked Fridges & Kitchens

* Thursday Happy Hours * Catered Lunch on Fridays

* Team outings that do not involve trust falls...

Awards & Recognition:

  • Built in NYC’s Startups to Watch in 2018
  • Wall Street Journal's "Top 25 Tech Companies To Watch" in 2018
  • MarCom Awards 2018 Double Gold & Platinum Winner
  • 2017 Webby Award Winner for Best Mobile Sites & Apps in the Financial Services and Banking category
  • 2017 W3 Awards Winner for Best User Experience

**No recruiters, please.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • iOSLanguages
    • AndroidLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • PlayFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
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    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
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Location

500 7th Ave, New York , NY 10018

What are Stash Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Learning and Development Stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Work Schedule and Work/Life Balance. Learning & Development Stipend. Team Building Events and Activities. Demos, Drinks & Data every Thursday followed by Happy Hour. Stocked Fridge (food, snacks, drinks) Beer & Cold Brew on Tap. Catered Lunch on Fridays. Bi-weekly Stash Labs! (Work on passion projects for the day). 4 X Family-Friendly Health Insurance Plans Starting at $ 4.90 per month (Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield). Flexible Spending Account (FSA). 2 X Family-Friendly Dental Insurance Plans Starting at $ .39 per month (Guardian). 1 X Family-Friendly Vision Insurance Plan Starting at $ .04 per month (VSP). Short-term disability, long-term disability (60% of salary up to $12K/month), and basic life insurance ($50k).

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