JavaScript Engineering Team Lead at FingerprintJS

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FingerprintJS empowers developers to stop online fraud at the source.

We work on turning radical new ideas in the fraud detection space into reality. Our products are developer-focused and our clients range from solo developers to publicly traded companies. Some of our customers include: Coinbase, Booking.com, Yahoo, and eBay just to name a few.

We are a globally dispersed, 100% remote company with a strong open-source focus. Our flagship open source project is FingerprintJS (16K stars on GitHub).

We have raised $44M and are backed by Craft Ventures (previously invested in Tesla,  Facebook,  Airbnb), Nexus VP (previously invested in Postman,  Hasura) and Uncorrelated Ventures (previously invested in RedisRollbar & Gradle).

Our highly-talented staff have: attended a top 10 US university, extensive startup experience, been finalists in international competitions, and worked at and with well-known tech companies. See what it is like from our Glassdoor reviews.

We’re looking for a JavaScript Engineering Team Lead to help us build a high performance, high accuracy online fraud prevention service. We need someone who has experience leading engineering teams, building React apps and powerful APIs.

What we’re looking for 👀:

  • Excellent understanding of Internet security & privacy mechanisms.
  • Proven experience of API design and implementation.
  • Database experience (PostgreSQL preferred)
  • Fluent English.
  • Experience leading remote engineering teams (preferably across multiple time zones).
  • Exceptional engineering experience and great people skills.

Our stack:

  • Backend: TypeScript, Node, Express.
  • Frontend: TypeScript, React, Storybook.
  • AWS (Elastic Beanstalk, SQS, RDS Aurora, EventBridge).
  • Netlify + CloudFront.

In this role you will:

  • Lead a full-stack JS/TS development team of 7 people.
  • Be in charge of your team's delivery of several products, both internal and customer-facing. From quarterly planning with stakeholders and your team to execution monitoring and timely risk and issue mitigation.
  • Be a technical leader and help the team make engineering decisions.
  • Be a good people manager, ready to mentor and support the growth of junior and middle level team members, conduct regular 1-on-1s with team members.

What we offer:

  • 100% remote position in a friendly environment (you should be in UTC-8 to UTC+4) 🌐
  • Highly skilled team members
  • Ability to influence the product development and quickly grow within the company
  • Lean hierarchy and no politics: we’re an early stage startup of 50+ people
  • Stock options  📈

 

To apply, send your LinkedIn profile and an answer to the below question to js-teamlead@fingerprintjs.com:

  • How do you organize asynchronous remote work across multiple time zones?

 

Our core values:

  1. No BS. We are radically transparent, open, and direct. We say what we mean and we mean what we say.
  2. Fail. Learn. Grow. We aren't afraid to take big bets and make mistakes along the way in order to build a truly successful business. All ideas are welcome and evaluated equally based on merit, not position.
  3. Don’t take yourself too seriously. We aim to be informal and authentic in our working lives. We meet challenges with humor and humility.
  4. Be level 5 helpful. We take as much initiative as possible when we support others and when we ask for help. (https://medium.com/helpful-com/how-to-be-an-effective-early-stage-employee-hint-be-helpful-e681b456a01f)
  5. We are Global. We are a multicultural organization that values diversity in perspectives and backgrounds. We work wherever and whenever we’re happiest, and look for talent all across the globe.

What we offer:

  • Compensation: a competitive compensation package plus startup equity.
  • Unlimited time off: work-life balance is important to us and we recognize everybody is different when it comes to taking time off. We offer a flexible vacation policy so you can take the time off that you need. 
  • Remote-first and globally distributed: a 100% remote-first, asynchronous environment that respects time-zone differences. We have team members in the US, Canada, Argentina, Poland, Turkey, Russia, just to name a few. You choose where you do your work best!
  • Tech: company provided Macbook for our employees (you get to keep it after 3 years).
  • Culture: small team, lean hierarchy and no politics. Ability to influence and quickly grow within the company.
  • Fun: We also do fun virtual events for our team and will be planning a team offsite soon!
  • Professional development: we want you to grow with us, so we offer a $600 yearly budget that you can spend to learn new stuff (books, conferences, subscriptions, etc.)!
  • Personal development: freedom to grow and experiment. Work on open-source projects and try new things and ideas!
  • Opportunity to work and connect with a world-class team from around the globe!

 

Offers vary depending on, but not limited to, relevant experience, education, certifications/licenses, skills, training, and market conditions.

We are dedicated to creating an inclusive work environment for everyone. We embrace and celebrate the unique experiences, perspectives and cultural backgrounds that each employee brings to our workplace. FingerprintJS strives to foster an environment where our employees feel respected, valued and empowered, and our team members are at the forefront in helping us promote and sustain an inclusive workplace. We highly encourage people from underrepresented groups in tech to apply.

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