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Tech Lead, Hack Club Bank - Hack Club
November 11, 2021
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.
Hack Club is hiring an Engineering 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 donations and use our beautiful in-house software to manage and spend their funds.
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Senior-level expertise in Ruby on Rails
Prior experience managing small teams of engineers
Strong familiarity with open source
Product-oriented mindset
Excellent project planning and written communication skills
You love working with teenagers

Nice to have:

You have either built popular open source projects, or held leadership-level roles in major open source projects
Experience writing financial software, building resilient systems, and implementing security best practices
Good eye for design / frontend design skills

Roles and responsibilities
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.

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 operations lead, who will report to you and is responsible for onboarding calls, day-to-day financial management tasks, and customer success

We have an in-person office in Burlington, Vermont where our 8 person team works collaboratively. While we have a strong preference for in-person and can assist with relocation, we're flexible and eager to accommodate for the right candidate.

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. We offer healthcare and 4 weeks paid vacation.

How to apply
Email jobs@hackclub.com with "the spice must flow'' in the subject line, 3 bullet points demonstrating why you would be exceptional for the role, and your resume / GitHub / GitLab / sourcehut.
- Zach Latta, Executive Director

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