Tech Lead, JavaScript (Fullstack)

| Greater NYC Area
Founded in 2015, Even Financial, a NYC based FinTech company, is the leading search, comparison and recommendation engine for financial services. Leveraging Big Data and Machine Learning, Even partners with the top financial institutions and channel partners (e.g. TransUnion, The Penny Hoarder, MoneyUnder30, Empower, Tally) to surface the richest, most comprehensive list of personalized financial services for consumers (including loans, life insurance, credit cards, deposits and more), utilizing its robust yet simple API. Even is proven to lower the cost of acquisition, improve monetization, monitor compliance and deliver transparency at scale.
The Even platform serves as a trusted intermediary for financial institutions – including Prosper, LendingClub, and Marcus by Goldman Sachs – that finds consumers through its vast network of channel partners and distributes their products digitally.
As Tech Lead, you will have the opportunity to drive significant architectural change in codebases underpinning Even's one million+ users/month monetization infrastructure. Your technical decisions and implementations will directly impact our top line. You will ensure the proper architectural approaches to address business objectives such as developer efficiency, reliability, maintainability, quality and more. 
Our technical(chapter) leads at Even financial do not directly manage people but have, in a matrixed ,a group of engineers that specialize in the area of the stack that you will have responsibility. You will determine the vision and strategies of how we evolve our embed technology used by over a million users every month. 
Join our team as we expand our technology to incorporate untapped industry verticals; driving innovation through automation and greater personalization.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead by example. You inspire, push the team and mentor them to make the best technical decisions and write high quality code.
  • Write well structured code and deliver software. You prioritize writing clean code and understand the tradeoffs of when we have to move faster. 
  • Provide feedback on PRDs for new features in our collaborative design process
  • Leverage client and api analytics tools to drive architectural decisions. Ultimately monitoring and measuring the impact of these infrastructure changes with data.
  • Author and document reusable components inside a React application.
  • Build server-side services and API endpoints using Node and Typescript
  • Develop approaches to pay off tech debt and align the technology with the needs of the business

You May Be a Fit If You Have:

  • Experience building a world-class web application at scale.
  • 5+ years in a full-stack production environment.
  • A love for coding in Typescript & Node.
  • Strong command of ES6 fundamentals; deep understanding of one or more Javascript frameworks like React, Vue, and Angular and accompanying state management frameworks like Redux, Vuex, and RxJS
  • Made key technical decisions and stuck around to experience the result(s)
  • Experience building and consuming REST API endpoints.
  • Experience using version control, package management, and build systems such as GIT, NPM, Yarn, Babel, Webpack, Grunt 
  • Experience with statically typed language like Java or C#.
  • Strong experience with Client Side Analytics and Event based tracking tools like GA, Segment, Snowplow

Even Financial is headquartered in NYC, offering employees the choice of working onsite or remote, from anywhere. Full Time, regular employees are eligible for competitive perks and benefits.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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What are Even Financial Perks + Benefits

Even Financial Benefits Overview

Even has a “Work From Anywhere” policy. While we maintain a beautiful office space in NYC and we encourage on-site collaboration, we know that a distributed workforce can be just as productive and highly engaged. Even offers it's employees a wealth of perks and benes! Medical, dental, vision, stock options, flexible PTO, personal holiday once a month, 401k, virtual yoga, employee recognition program - just to name a few!

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Even has a “Work From Anywhere” policy. We encourage onsite collaboration but realize that distributed workforce can be just as productive and engaged.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
We love getting together as a company as well as with our teams - team happy hours, game nights, DnD, trivia, ping pong events - we do it all!
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
We offer all employees $200 towards their home office.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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