Senior Go Engineer - Bay Area at Pulley (W20)
$100k - $200k  •  0.10% - 1.00%
Helping startups get the most out of their equity
San Francisco Bay Area
Full-time
6+ years
About Pulley

Our Mission

Pulley's mission is to make it easier for anyone to start a company and envisions a future with more founder-led companies and employee-owners. With Pulley’s equity management tools and insights, companies can better understand and optimize their equity for the long term. Starting a company is hard enough. Managing equity shouldn’t be.

We are growing quickly

We’re a high-performing team looking for passionate, execution-focused, self-starters to help us build equity management tools for founders. Pulley is growing quickly with over 1,700 customers, including unicorns like Clubhouse, Birdies, and Coda - all within our first year of product launch. Our trajectory is fueled by top investors like Founder's Fund, Stripe, General Catalyst, Caffeinated Capital, 8vc, Elad Gil, among other great angels. All of our growth has been organic, and we’re growing the team to meet the demand.

We are team of 42 (and growing!) with four former Y Combinator founders on the team. Yin (founder) sold her last company to MSFT. We are solving a real need with a huge market and are looking for great folks to join our team.

Join Pulley

To join our team, apply on Bookface or send an email to [email protected].

About the role
Skills: Go

Pulley's (https://pulley.com/) mission is to make it easier for anyone to start a company. We strongly believe that more startups should be created, and that founder-led companies are more successful in the long term. With Pulley’s cap table management tools, companies can better understand and optimize their equity. Starting a company is hard enough. Managing a cap table shouldn’t be. If you would like to join our mission of helping more founders start companies, let’s talk!

Senior back stack engineer

We are looking for a senior Go engineer to join our team. More than anything, we seek engineers with strong coding fundamentals. We work in a highly collaborative environment. Our team is small, and people wear many hats. You will have the opportunity to jump between engineering, product, customer support, and design - participating in every part of the business from idea to production.

Our stack

  • Golang (Go) backend
  • Javascript with React / Redux front end with GraphQL and Hasura

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and deploy features end to end - We ship daily. You are responsible for breaking down high level features into tasks that can ship to prod
  • Code quickly and test thoroughly - Maintain the balance between velocity and code health
  • Work on a team - Collaborate with other engineers to design and architect features. Know when to ask for help when you are stuck
  • Build improvements to performance and reliability

Pulley may be a good fit if you have / are

  • 5+ years of engineering experience - You can readily learn most technologies as you go
  • Write well-documented, clean, testable code
  • Strong work ethic - You have a willingness to do what it takes to deliver results
  • Entrepreneurial - You want to start a company one day and have a high tolerance for ambiguity

Our team

We are a small and well funded startup based in the bay area. For this position, we are looking for someone who is local. Our investors include Y Combinator, General Catalyst, Caffeinated Capital, 8vc, Elad Gil, among others. We are a team of six engineers with experience from Google, Microsoft, Docker, Pebble, and more. There are two Y Combinator alumni on the team and an engineer who has climbed Everest. Yin (founder) sold her last company to MSFT.

We started Pulley because most of us have worked at early stage startups and have found equity to be confusing. We want to help builders and creators grow and own more of their company in the long term.

🙌 Apply to Pulley

We value drive over credentials. We care more about fixing things than assigning blame. We have a retrospective each week to learn from our mistakes so we never make the same one twice. If this resonates, please send us a note to join the team.

Apply on bookface or our website!

  • CV or LinkedIn profile
  • A few words about why Pulley is interesting to you
Technology

What we are looking for:

  • Entrepreneurial, with a high tolerance for ambiguity
  • Strong work ethic and finds ways to get things built
  • Startups need to ship to survive - We are constantly managing the tension between delivering with high-quality and delivering on-time. Our view is that being a 10x engineer is not about writing more code; it’s about making the right decision on what to build. We’re hiring for people who can make the right strategic decisions on where to spend their time

Our engineering stack

  • React, Apollo, GraphQL and Hasura
  • Go backend

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