Koyfin is a rapidly growing fin-tech startup backed by some of the largest investors in Silicon Valley. We are building a financial data and analytics platform for researching stocks and other asset classes through dashboards and charting.
20 декабря 2021

JavaScript(BE) Team Lead

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Koyfin is a rapidly growing, VC-backed, NYC-based fintech startup looking to hire our first Lead Backend Javascript Engineer to lead our engineering team and scale our product from thousands to millions of users. Our mission is to empower investors with easy to use analytics and beautiful charts, graphs and tools to understand market trends and research individual stocks and securities. Koyfin’s vast, real-time data coverage includes data on stocks, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), fixed income securities, Foreign Exchange (FX) currencies, commodities, economics and financial news. Superior functionality combined with a delightful user experience explains why the number of users on Koyfin has increased 500% over the past year.

See what users are saying about us on Twitter and check out our company overview. We’re not the only ones who think we’re on to something big. Koyfin is backed by Social Leverage and Craft Ventures, two of the savviest, value-adding seed-stage VC firms.

The Role

You will lead a small team of engineers and work closely with the co-founders to deliver powerful product features to users. You will work on challenging projects and make a direct impact on our growth.

Who You Are

The talented engineer and we bet you have:

• 5+ years of experience using Node.js and expertise in Typescript
• 2+ years of team lead experience managing the workflow of an engineering team
• Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (we use PostgreSQL and MongoDB)
• Experience with creating and managing back end services and APIs
• Understanding of software development life cycle, including CI/CD and testing best practices
• Experience with automated testing frameworks
• Experience in distributed, highly available, and highly scalable RESTful APIs
• Curious, collaborative, humble, and a problem solver

What you’ll be doing?

• Lead a small team of engineers and work closely with the co-founders to deliver powerful product features to users. You will work on challenging projects and make a direct impact on our growth.
• Build innovative backend functionality to help investors research stocks and understand market trends
• Provide technical leadership, code reviews and mentoring to engineers on your team
• Participate in engineering planning and grooming sessions, influencing key steps of the development process like feasibility, planning and execution
• Learn about financial data and find ways to help users solve investment challenges
• Solve technical challenges related to performance, fault-tolerance, security, and scalability.

What we offer

• We strive to create an open environment where problems are solved by honest and rigorous discussion.
• A small team at a fast-growing fintech startup where each person has a big impact
• Flexible work schedule
• Modern coworking space in the center of Kyiv
• Generous salary and bonus potential
• Health Insurance
• Team Events
• Extra days of vacations.

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