Founding Staff Engineer


Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time

You will play a critical role in building our platform, driving the technical direction of our company. This is a hands-on position that will involve working on all parts of our stack, from the frontend to the backend, and collaborating with other engineers, designers, and founders. A great opportunity for someone to create a lasting impact not only on the primary product but also on the company's values and vision, given our early stage - we hope Pump would be that career defining opportunity for all of us!


  • Work closely with the rest of the team to design and implement our backend, frontend, and infrastructure.
  • Act as a long term technical leader owning critical technology and architecture.
  • Be responsible for closely mentoring a small team of junior and mid-level engineers (not at a management level but a technical and architecture level)
  • Work as a broad technical owner of critical projects and products and
  • Collaborate with other engineers and designers to build a user-friendly and intuitive platform that meets our customers' needs.
  • Help define and execute the technical roadmap for our platform, balancing technical debt and innovation to ensure we can deliver on our business goals.
  • Inventing, extending, and maintaining development processes, tools, and workflows.


  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 6+ years of experience as a full stack engineer, with a focus on building scalable and reliable web applications, preferably at a pre-Series B startup. Having managed teams is a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in at least one modern frontend framework; experience with React and Next.js is preferred.
  • Strong proficiency in Python, and familiarity with at least one Python backend framework.
  • Experience with AWS and knowledge of AWS cost and billing is a plus.
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration systems (e.g. Kubernetes) is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with and enjoys creating prototypes and experimenting quickly.


  • Competitive salary and equity as an early member of our engineering team.
  • Full benefits package, including premium healthcare coverage for you and unlimited PTO.
  • Continuous learning and professional development reimbursements.
  • 3-4x/year company-paid team retreats.
  • Opportunity to work with a talented and dedicated team that values collaboration, innovation, and transparency.
  • 1 day work from home

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