Lead Hacker @ Hack Club - Hack Club
April 4, 2022
Burlington, Vermont
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Hack Club is on a mission to create a new generation of technical leaders by building the most inclusive, technical, and shipping-oriented community of teenage programmers in the world.
We are building 4 key programs - clubs, Slack, hackathons, and Bank - and are working toward transforming Hack Club into a modern equivalent of the Girl and Boy Scouts from the 20th century.
Hack Club is hiring a Tech Lead for Hack Club Bank, our in-house financial software used by 1,500 Hack Clubbers to financially power their Hack Clubs, hackathons, and student-organized nonprofits. When teenagers use Hack Club Bank, we act as their backing financial and legal entity, allowing them to leverage our 501(c)(3) nonprofit status to receive tax deductible donations and use our beautiful in-house software to manage and spend their funds. 50% of high schools hackathons in the world now run on Hack Club Bank.
Roles and responsibilities

Work with Executive Director to define product roadmap and business strategy
Build and lead team of Hack Clubbers to execute on engineering roadmap and create a strong shipping culture around Bank
Lead and manage relationships with technical partners that integrate Bank into their products
Every day think about how Hack Club Bank can be better for Hack Clubbers, and work with Executive Director to design the product roadmap around that
Manage an operations lead, who will report to you and is responsible for onboarding calls, day-to-day financial management tasks, and customer success

Required skills
In this role, you will work in an environment where we value teamwork, communication, and creativity. You love coding, are passionate about growing people, have deep empathy for users and team members, and love shipping work publicly.

Senior-level expertise in Ruby on Rails
Prior experience managing small teams of engineers
Product-oriented mindset

Nice to have:

Strong familiarity with open source
You have either built popular open source projects, or held leadership-level roles in major open source projects
Experience writing software that touches money, building resilient systems, and implementing security best practices
You care about user experience
You love working with teenagers

We're flexible and eager to accomodate for the right candidate. While we have a preference for in-person and can assist with relocation, we're open to remote options. We have an in-person office in Burlington, Vermont where our 8 person team works collaboratively.
$150k-210k, depending on your experience. We offer healthcare and 4 weeks paid vacation.

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