Engineering Lead


About Us
At Flatfile, we're creating beautiful, human-centric experiences to remove the barriers between people and data. We're automating every repetitive and painstaking process involved in teaching machines what data is and where it should go.

The Role
As the Front End Engineering Lead, you will have the responsibility of leading a team of world-class front-end engineers in the design and delivery of Flatfile's web-based user interface. Because of the unique nature of our product and customer needs, your team will face exciting technical challenges unseen by most front-end web developers.

At Flatfile, every employee is a builder; you will be involved in every aspect of the technology, from strategy and code to mentoring and leadership. This is an ideal role for you if you have spent much of your career having both the desire to lead people and a passion to design and build.

Reports to: VP of Engineering

What you'll do:

    • Lead front-end development projects, taking ownership of the technical implementation and ensuring successful project delivery that delights and adds value to customers.
    • Manage a team of 5+ front-end engineers; develop and maintain a healthy engineering culture.
    • Provide technical contribution and oversight to architecture, technical designs, documentation, and code. 
    • Seek and implement new designs, tools, and methods to improve Flatfile technology.
    • Obsessively find new ways to improve the quality of the software, both in functional and non-functional characteristics.
    • Manage projects to improve front-end development processes and workflows, optimizing efficiency and promoting a culture of continuous improvement.
    • Stay updated with industry trends and advancements in front-end development, incorporating relevant knowledge into your work.
    • Participate with other engineering functional leaders to form and evolve Flatfile engineering direction.

What you'll bring

    • 7+ years of experience in front-end development, with a focus on React, TypeScript, and Webpack.
    • Experience leading complex front-end development projects, demonstrating a track record of successful delivery.
    • Experience providing technical leadership and mentoring other engineers on best practices for front-end engineering.
    • In-depth understanding of front-end architectural patterns, best practices, and performance optimization techniques.
    • Proven experience using creativity to find elegant solutions to complex technical challenges.
    • Your unique talents! If you don't meet all of the qualifications listed above, let us know why you'd be an excellent fit for this role in your cover letter

Tech Stack

    • React
    • TypeScript
    • Postgres
    • AWS
In accordance with applicable law, the following represents Flatfile's reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation for this role if hired in Colorado.

Salary: $220,000 - $250,000 annually
Equity: this role is eligible to participate in Flatfile's equity plan


Reasons you’ll love working here

*Comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance for you and your dependents
*401k match. 100% matching for up to 3% and a 50% match for the next 2%
*Equity options for all full-time employees
*100% remote work environment
*Unlimited paid time off, with a recommended minimum of 3 weeks
*$10,000 home office makeover with personal access to an interior designer
*$150 per month toward cell phone and wifi
*The best tools to do your work, including a Mac laptop and top-of-the-line hardware.
*24/7 access to a Health Advocate & free annual membership to One Medical
*12 weeks of paid family leave
*And much more!

Flatfile believes a diverse and inclusive environment is key to building a great company. As such, Flatfile is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an environment that is welcoming for people from all walks of life; we do not discriminate based on race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. While we have more work to do to advance diversity and inclusion, we are invested in growth that empowers everyone to succeed.
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