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Engineering Lead

  • Software Development
  • Full-time
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • Remote friendly

2022-02-25 04:32:47 UTC

Our mission at Slash is to help millions of professional resellers — solo entrepreneurs who buy and sell exclusive items for a living — make more money and take back their time. Still in beta, thousands of sellers use our capital and virtual cards to buy millions of dollars worth of profitable inventory every month.

It's a very unique time to join us. We proved a huge demand for what we're building (potential users badger us for access every day, and actual users are regularly offered hundreds of dollars for their access codes), and it’s early enough that you’ll have a huge impact and get a big part of the upside.

Slash is backed by NEA, Stanford University, and the founders of Tinder and Plaid.


  • You will be responsible for writing a lot of code everyday across the entire codebase & organization.

  • You will lead a team of junior and senior engineers, guide architectural decisions, and define engineering projects that align with product strategy.

  • You will be our first lead engineer and your role will be massively impactful for Slash in a period of rapid growth.

  • You will play a critical role in hiring, including interviewing engineers and making organizational and cultural decisions.


  • You have deep experience building and scaling high-traffic APIs.

  • You have spent 5+ years contributing to high-performing engineering teams.

  • You take pride in writing high quality code. We work primarily with Node.js, React, CockroachDB, AWS, and Redis using modern frameworks such as Next.js.

  • You have experience working in high-growth, fast-paced environments and driving projects forward.