Engineering Lead at Firstbase.io (W21)
All in one Company OS
São Paulo or Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Firstbase.io

Firstbase is building an all-in-one Company OS to help define how founders across the globe launch, manage and grow their businesses. More than ten thousand founders from over a hundred countries have used our product, Firstbase Start, to launch their startup. For many founders, "firstbase.io" has become what they type into their address bars when they think about incorporating a business.

About the role
Skills: Vue.js, PHP

About the role

Firstbase.io is hiring an Engineering Lead to work in tandem with the Product Managers, Engineers and Designers to shape the future of Firstbase’s products. You’ll thrive in this role if you have experience building relationships with and influencing cross-functional team members, delivering high quality projects on time, and analyzing data to produce actionable recommendations.

Top candidates for this position will have a natural desire to continuously improve the product, enormous user empathy, and can maintain a calm demeanor in high stress situations. People describe our ideal Engineering Lead as accountable, organized, and customer obsessed.

What's Firstbase.io

Firstbase is building an all-in-one Company OS to help define how founders across the globe launch, manage and grow their businesses.

More than twenty thousand founders from over two hundred countries have used our products: Firstbase Start to launch a company, Firstbase Agent and Firstbase Mailroom to manage ongoing compliance, and Firstbase Loop to get access to financial services in one click. We are building the future of company management.

Firstbase is backed by Y Combinator & our team, investors, and advisors include people from Apple, Gusto, Carta, Wise, Plaid, and many other great companies.

Why you should join

Our team is dedicated to building products & solving some of the startups' hardest problems, with particular focus on:

  • Democratizing access to financial infrastructure
  • Automating tasks every founder faces when running a business
  • Making tools and resources more accessible to everyone, everywhere
  • Building integrated solutions for founders and removing friction
  • Delivering opportunity to traditionally overlooked founders and companies
  • Democratizing access to knowledge

Join us on a mission to increase the number of growing companies.

Who are we looking for

We are looking for risk-takers with diverse experience able to provide fearless feedback.

You will have the following responsibilities

  • Experience in growing and leading software engineering teams, managing developers and mentoring them
  • Experience leading end to end software development, from requirements, through architecture, development, testing, delivery and all associated processes
  • Experience working on complex software systems involving both Cloud/SaaS and On-Prem, in microservices architectures
  • Knowledge of agile development processes and best practices, and demonstrated experience assimilating those to achieve streamlined execution
  • Ability and desire to span from high-level concepts to low-level details of implementation
  • Versed in a wide variety of user facing and back-end technologies and architecture

Minimum requirements

  • At least 3 years of experience leading software development teams
  • BSc in computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Startup experience, building production systems from an early stage
  • Experience working on products sold to enterprise customers
  • Familiarity with concepts of IT environments and complex integrations
  • Experience with PHP, Symfony, Vue and its ecosystem
  • Hands-on experience with modern Frontend and Backend technologies
  • Experience working on products involving machine and deep learning
  • Experience dealing with time series data
  • Understanding control systems

Some perks you will enjoy

  • Competitive salary & amazing equity package

We lean on some of the best market data to ensure that we offer the most competitive compensation.

  • Hybrid work environment

We work both remotely & from our offices in New York City in São Paulo – optimizing for collaboration while providing flexibility to team members.

  • PTO + birthday off

We offer flexibility to allow people to relax and recharge whenever they need it.

  • Build your ideal work setup

We understand that how you work is extremely important, so we provide a stipend to set yourself up for success here at Firstbase.

  • Health benefits

Firstbase offers health insurance reimbursements to both US and international team members.

  • Learning & development

We provide a stipend together with resources to help people grow and develop in their careers

  • Amazing quarterly bonuses

Every team member at Firstbase gets a bonus calculated based on personal KPIs and company growth.

The stack

Our product is built using PHP, Symfony, Vue ,PostgreSQL, AWS. We also use Redis, Vue Router, Vuex, Docker Compose, Docker, GitLab CI, and Graylog, and some third-party API's like Stripe. We use Slack, Clubhouse, Notion, Whimsical, Figma, and G Suite to collaborate and build together.

If you think you’re unqualified or don’t meet all the requirements for this role, we encourage you to still apply. We celebrate diverse candidates, adjacent experiences, and simply put, good people who want to build great things. If that’s you, then we’d love to meet.

Technology

Current back-end tech stack:

PHP Laravel PostgreSQL Docker (Compose and Swarm) GitLab CI AWS S3 AWS EC2 GreyLog

Current front-end tech stack:

Vue (and Vue-Router) Vuex 3rd party libs for GTM/Stripe/etc.

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