Forward Deployed Engineer at Slope (S21)
$100K - $250K  •  
The B2B Payments Platform
San Francisco, CA, US
Full-time
3+ years
About Slope

Slope is bringing the B2B economy online with a category-defining modern payments platform. Powered by our clean data infrastructure, we are building one platform to seamlessly automate B2B payment workflows.

Slope has raised $187M in equity/debt to date from Sam Altman, Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, Tiger Global, and founders of Dropbox, Doordash, Opendoor, and Plaid.

About the role

As an early hire you will be at the forefront for growth and merchant success at Slope.  You will own the technical aspect of sales and merchant onboarding while working closely with customers, sales, product and engineering. You will join sales meetings in a technical advisory role, lead product demos, be heavily involved with RFP’s and the close process. After close, you will be in charge of leading the technical integration of merchant onboarding. This role is directly at the heart of unlocking new revenue.


✨ Why work with us?

  • You’ll get the chance to be an early team member at a fast-growth YC startup. We truly believe it’s all about slope — not where you start but how fast we are growing and iterating
  • We are growing insanely fast and are well-funded. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join our rocketship at an inflection point!
  • We’re a tight-knit, intense team, where you'll learn a ton and have ownership
  • We have raised capital from the some of the best VCs (Y Combinator, Union Square Ventures) and angels (Sam Altman and founders of Doordash, Dropbox, Plaid, Opendoor, Unity) in the world
  • Work with seasoned second-time founders
  • Help transition the massive B2B economy online and help small business owners thrive

💎 What you will do

  • Be the tip of the spear of our technical team, working directly with our merchants to get them up and running on Slope!
  • Be a core part of the GTM team and be technical partner on deals, RFP’s, and demos.
  • Work with eng, customer success, data, and finance to communicate discovery of potential product features from merchant partners and deliver on them
  • Contribute to codebase – working with core engineering to bring product improvements back from the field and improve Slope's core offering.

📈 Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in engineering, etc. Our ideal candidate is a senior engineer that is interested in sales and making a direct business impact.
  • Experience architecting, developing, and testing fullstack code end-to-end
  • Experience with React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Node.js
  • Experience working with relational databases, especially Postgres
  • Experience with AWS services
  • Experience with SQL
  • Possess a mix of technical skills, an entrepreneurial mindset, and product intuition and can bridge communication between internal and external teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – this is an extremely customer facing role working with Fortune 500 companies and their respective leadership teams.
  • Attention to detail, strong work ethic, and a relentless drive
  • Comfortable with process and ambiguity. We are growing fast and still learning
  • A demonstrated ability to get stuff done. In an ideal world, you’ve worked in a fast-growing company and know what we should be doing today, in one year, and in two years.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision Iterative mindset
Technology

Node.js, React, JavaScript, Postgres

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