Full Time
Remote
Posted 2 weeks ago

ENGINEERING LEAD

About the role

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the Founding team of a Y-Combinator startup along with Deb – our CEO, a passionate Product leader (Forbes ft, Ex-PayPal, Microsoft), and a Creator with 150,000 followers. Together you’ll solve the biggest monetization challenges faced by 99% of the aggressively growing creator economy.

We are looking for our first Engineering lead with an Entrepreneurial mindset to reimagine & build our entire technology stack from scratch! (Open to fully remote / option to relocate)

Why you should join RoomPlays

At RoomPlays, we are reimagining how 50M+ creators monetize their talent. Our first step is to launch an exclusive platform for creators in the home decor space to launch their Virtual studios and offer their expertise to a global audience.

We already have validation from paying customers, leveraging low-code tools. We now have the opportunity to build out the entire stack, from scratch and join the journey to becoming the next huge revolution in the Creator space!

  • A fantastic opportunity to be a Leader (no one is going to get in your way)
  • Already funded – We are backed by Y Combinator and top-tier Venture Capitalists (Funding details will be disclosed shortly)
  • Esprit de corps – Once in a lifetime chance to be an early team member at a company that’s re-imagining a massive category

What makes you a great fit

  • You thrive on building category-defining products. You’re a hands-on engineering leader who will drive the entire RoomPlays technology strategy, define the stack, create and maintain entirely new products, features, and tools to help scale the business
  • You build customer-centric products. You’ll be speaking to our customers closely and frequently to collect, process, and incorporate their feedback to improve our product
  • You are relentlessly metrics and data-driven, and think creatively to help RoomPlays grow and prepare for new markets we are about to enter
  • You have demonstrated experience in building great products and growing amazing teams. At RoomPlays you’ll hire, mentor, and grow new Engineers and shape our Engineering culture in large part
  • You’ll take on newer responsibilities as we grow, take on new challenges to do more, every single day

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with the founder to define and shape the product and engineering roadmap. Hire engineers to build out a scalable product.
  • Design and implement our development stack from customer facing functionality to backend infrastructure
  • Own the technical roadmap and overall development from from idea to execution
  • Empathy for all stakeholders, shipping product focused on the experience of both the creator and client

Requirements

  • Experience architecting, developing, and testing products end to end
  • Experience with Javascript, Node.js, React, AWS, Microservices, GraphQL, Elastic Search
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • History of excellent performance: We truly don’t care about what school you went to or the company you last worked at. We do, however, care deeply about a history of excellence in 1 or 2 things you’ve done before
  • BONUS POINTS for Experience going from 0 → 1 and 1 → 100 in a startup environment

Benefits

  • Premium health insurance stipend
  • Generous stock options grant
  • Remote working
  • Unlimited PTO

How to apply

Does this role sound like a good fit? Apply below with your resume – or Email us at concierge@roomplays.com

  • Subject line: Application: <role title>
  • Make sure your Linkedin is up to date
  • Send along links that best showcase who you are and some things you’ve built and done.

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