Backend Technical Lead

New York, NY /
Engineering /
Who We Are: 
Ocrolus is a fintech infrastructure company that transforms documents into actionable data. Powered by Artificial Intelligence and a unique human-in-the-loop data validation process, Ocrolus plugs directly into customer workflows via API, eliminating the need for manual data work. The solution includes built-in fraud detection and analytics, enabling customers to make smarter and faster business decisions with unprecedented precision.

Use-cases include loan underwriting, account openings, invoice processing, and other document-intensive processes. Ocrolus has raised over $30 million in venture capital, backed by Oak HC/FT, FinTech Collective, Bullpen Capital, and QED Investors, among others.

Who You Are:
A hands on technical leader who thrives in a fast paced collaborative environment. Someone who is excited about leading a growing team while also being hands on architecting and building our next generation of backend applications! 


    • Build robust and scalable systems, services, and tools to handle new Ocrolus products and business requirements
    • Contribute best-practices and architectural leadership to our backend applications and help pick the architecture, frameworks, and tooling for our next generation platform. 
    • Collaborate with product and other teams on functionality, security, reliability and automationSupport testing processes and troubleshooting issues and resolve them.
    • Maintain and expand the functionality for existing products
    • Mentor junior teammates and be a part of the hiring process for growing your team 


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 7+ years engineering experience 
    • Expertise in Java and/or Python
    • Experience leading a team of engineers and owning projects from beginning to end
    • Expertise in architecting and implementing distributed applications and developing RESTful APIs.
    • Solid relational database skills (Postgres, MySQL etc)Experience with agile methodologies and automated testing
    • Familiarity with AWS and it’s cloud-based offerings
    • Experience with containerization, microservices architecture, continuous integration and deployment.

Extra Credit

    • Masters Degree
    • Fintech/Startup Experience

We’re a young and rapidly growing FinTech company - if you have ever wanted to jump on a rocket ship as it’s taking off, now is your chance!