Tech Lead (Remote)

San Mateo, California /
Engineering – Full Stack /
Full Time
About Leapfin
Leapfin’s mission is to empower finance teams by liberating financial information. Our platform is leading the Finance Operations revolution to automate three key functions: data integration, data normalization, and financial reporting. We are committed to building a lasting organization with products that our customers value. People at Leapfin are constantly iterating and working together to drive our business forward and ensure our customers are successful. Together, we can redefine what it means to work in finance.

Job Description
Leapfin’s Tech Lead will drive the design and execution of elegant technical solutions and improvements to Leapfin’s SaaS Platform. The Tech Lead works closely with other software engineers and our product team to promote best practices, which assure code and architecture quality, control technical debt, improve code reviews, and promote collaboration. With foundational influence on our technology vision and engineering culture, this position provides a chance to do work you can be especially proud of.


    • Define and drive Leapfin’s technology vision, strategy, and roadmap
    • Lead and mentor the engineering team in writing high-quality, performant, maintainable, and testable code
    • Collaborate with the product team to shape product specifications that lead to flexible, extensible, and robust implementations
    • Contribute to the design and development of backend architectures that address high workloads against AWS RDS Postgres, Elasticsearch, and Snowflake

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field (or equivalent practical experience)
    • 5+ years of software development experience
    • 3+ years of development experience with Java or Scala
    • Experience with microservices, customer-facing APIs, database technologies, and cloud platforms.

Preferred Qualifications

    • 10+ years of software development experience 
    • Experience building enterprise-facing products and services
    • Experience working on a fully distributed engineering team
    • Experience with asynchronous systems such as Kafka, RabbitMQ, PubSub, Kinesis
    • Experience with container-based deployments utilizing Docker and Terraform or Kubernetes
    • Experience with API modeling and test tools such as OpenAPI, Swagger, GraphQL, and Postman

Why Leapfin?

    • Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience
    • Sponsored medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Unlimited paid-time-off and sick days
    • Remote-friendly work environment
    • Rapidly scaling startup with plenty of opportunities to do meaningful work
Leapfin is a Fully Remote Workplace
Talent has no borders. We welcome both US-based and international applicants and have active team members throughout the world. However, all employees are expected to be online during US business hours (PT, MT, CT, or ET).

Leapfin is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.