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Head of Engineering

San Francisco, CA ~ June 11, 2018

Full-time

(San Francisco, CA)

About us:


Grove is a venture capital-funded company with a bold vision: to democratize access to quality financial advice and redefine the multibillion-dollar financial advising industry using technology.

 

The Role:

 

We're looking for a talented engineering leader who wants to play a central role in creating an amazing experience for our customers and developing a revolutionary financial advice automation system, while also growing and managing our engineering team. This is an opportunity to solve complex problems across domains at a fast-growing, mission driven company. The scope of this role is large, you may be working on opportunities ranging from further deepening customer engagement to expanding the capabilities of our proprietary cash flow modeling software.


Our Ideal Candidate:

 

  • 5+ years of development experience

  • Technical leadership or management experience

  • Strong architecture and software design skills, along with a demonstrated track record of delivering complex software projects

  • Deep knowledge of front-end and back-end web technologies

  • Experience with object-oriented design and development

  • Passion for creating an amazing user experience

  • Interest and curiosity around personal finance, investing, financial modeling, or fintech

 

You Will:

  • Collaborate across the company to define and execute on our product roadmap

  • Rapidly build production quality software

  • Contribute by writing code and tests

  • Drive engineering excellence, practices, and standards

  • Lead and mentor a growing team of engineers

 

Nice-to-have:

 

  • B.S. in computer science, mathematics, physics or similar degree

  • Experience at an early stage tech company

  • Practical experience with our current core tech stack: JavaScript, Python, Flask, React with CircleCI on AWS

  • Experience working with financial models or substantial numerical computations

 

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and significant equity

  • Full medical/dental/vision insurance for you

  • Snacks and lunches are provided in our SF office

  • 401(k) plan with company contributions

  • We have an unlimited vacation policy and we want you to use it

  • As an early member of our team, you'll have a rare opportunity to influence the culture and direction of Grove

 

Grove is an equal opportunity employer and values 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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