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Transforming your financial life

Head of Engineering

$165k – $220k estimated
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Trim is a venture backed fintech startup based in San Francisco. Founded with the mission of making people financially healthy at scale, we have saved our users over 25 million dollars since our founding 4 years ago and are on a clear path to profitability.

We are a tight knit team who comes to work everyday because we enjoy working with each other. We prioritize team culture as much as we do our customer and product.

We are looking for a Head of Engineering who will support a group of 6 (and growing!) mid-senior level hungry and motivated full-stack engineers as they build and improve the entire Trim product across frontend, backend, and infrastructure.

Your work will directly improve the financial health of our ½ million + users. You will leverage a strong drive and desire to get things done in a fast-paced environment while supporting and elevating your peers across the engineering team. 

This position is based in San Francisco at 544 Market Street.



YOU WILL
* Teach, mentor, and support engineers, helping them grow to reach their career goals.
* Partner with CEO on key company priorities.
* Work closely with the product, design, growth, and marketing teams to solve complex business problems and be a strong advocate for product and engineering excellence.
* Recruit great engineers, in partnership with Trim’s Head of Talent.
* Invest in tools, processes, and automation to scale the team’s impact and productivity.
* Support a culture of code quality, documentation, and thoughtful design tradeoffs.

YOU HAVE
* A history of technical ownership for significant engineering projects.
* 2+ years of engineering management experience on product-focused teams.
* 5+ years of full time, full-stack web application development experience across frontend, backend, and infrastructure and have a solid understanding of technical fundamentals.
* A strong desire to go into the details with an entrepreneurial and persistent attitude.
* Experience working in a high-growth, early-stage startup with the ability to earn trust across the team.
* Strong communication skills both verbally and written.

TECH WE USE
* Client: ES6, React, Redux
* Server: Ruby on Rails, Python
* Infrastructure: PostgreSQL, AWS (RDS, ECS, EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, and others), Convox, Docker

WE OFFER
* Easy commute to our office at 544 Market Street (right off Montgomery BART).
* Competitive salary and equity compensation.
* Unlimited Vacation Policy!
* Full benefits, including top-tier medical, dental, and vision insurance.
* Standard start-up perks: free lunches, delicious snacks, and plenty of succulents.
* Weekly happy hours, monthly cross-team events, and quarterly company outings. White water rafting, skiing in Tahoe, and Sonoma vineyard tours to name a few!

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