Fullstack Founding Engineer

7 April 2023

Job Description

Fountain are looking for a product-driven fullstack founding engineer. Our Engineering team tackles the complexities of technology that affect the entire organisations operating system and individual worker’s compensation. The heart of Fountain is engineering; the heart of our engineering team is our founding engineers, who set the tone and pace of engineering at Fountain.

What you’ll do

  • You will work directly with the CEO and have transparency into other aspects of the company
  • You will write code as we expect our technical leadership to be in the trenches alongside junior engineers, understanding root causes and leading by example
  • You will set the direction for the team and help guide the engineering vision
  • You will ensure your team delivers extraordinary output
  • You will architect important systems and anticipate strategic and scaling-related challenges via thoughtful long-term planning
  • You will own relationships with other engineering teams and collaborate with other functions within our company
  • You will mentor engineers, both junior and senior

What we’re seeking

  • Calibre >>> Years of experiences. We look for people who are extremely high calibre. Your raw intelligence and calibre are the most important to us. We don’t care about your age, who you are or where you came from. We just want you to be exceptional.
  • You are familiar with backend and frontend technologies, web development, and design
  • The product-driven mindset with deep empathy for our customers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intellectually honest and low ego
  • Love working hard and enjoy a fast-paced environment with a delivery-minded mentality: iterate fast, ship fast, innovate fast
  • Intellectually curious, fast learner, and capable of picking up new things on your own
  • Love autonomy and self-sufficient
  • Thoughtfulness and enthusiasm in company, team, and culture building

Nice to have

  • You have experience in the crypto space
  • Knowledgeable about web wallet frameworks but unopinionated – willing to use the best tool for the job
  • You are comfortable with planning sprints
  • BS or MS in computer science, engineering, or other technical degrees
  • You have experience leading a team