Senior Full Stack Engineer


We're looking for a strong senior-level Full Stack Engineer. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Right Balance applies the latest technology and the best engineering practices to help businesses grow. We’re in the top 50 companies to watch in LA.

Project Details

Our client is a post Series D company at a $900M valuation that has raised more than $400M in funding across equity and debt. A Fintech that is revolutionizing lending in under-served verticals that account for tens of billions of dollars in annual transactions. Its mission is to connect people with their passions by simplifying the transaction process to purchase powersports vehicles such as motorcycles, ATVs, mowers, snowmobiles, scooters and more. Working with 40 OEM brands, more than 3,500 merchants in the USA and reaching millions of enthusiasts through the largest powersports media brands in the world, is helping consumers to buy their favorite products with instant, frictionless financing. Being profitable and having the privilege of raising capital at terms they define, which is rare for tech startups all across the board and even rarer for a company that’s only 7 years old, they are on track to IPO in the next few years and moving into other verticals, such as marine/boats/RVs.

Our CTO comes from well known tech companies like Amazon and Microsoft bringing 25+ years of industry experience to the table. You’ll be a part of a strong engineering culture building modular software using the latest technologies like React, Django, PostgreSQL, and Docker running on AWS cloud. We believe in automation and strong architecture. With us, you’ll be building robust microservices on the backend, single source of truth data lake, as well as modern componentized front end experience. Join us, it won’t be boring. We’re building new products on a path towards $1.5B in loan originations this year.

What’s in it for you

  1. Work with the latest and greatest technologies.
  2. Learn from the best people. We constantly challenge the status quo, learn from each other, and invent new ways of building a great product.
  3. We actually write automated tests. We take advantage of the latest automation tools like automatic deployments, CI/CD pipelines, and more.
  4. Flexible hours. Just join daily standups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings. Other than that you’re in control of your own schedule.
  5. Work remotely at the comfort of your home or a shared co-working space.
  6. Work on challenging problems, innovate, have fun while doing it.
  7. Travel around the world. We offer occasional business trips to work with our clients face to face from their offices.

Required Qualifications

  1. 5+ years of full-time hands-on experience with at least one high-level general-purpose language such as Python, Javascript, Java, C#, Ruby, PHP, Go, etc.
  2. 3+ years of full-time hands-on experience on the front end.
  3. 3+ years of full-time hands-on experience on the backend.
  4. Upper-intermediate to fluent speaking and writing English.
  5. Unit testing experience.
  6. Experience designing and implementing technical solutions.
  7. Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  8. Solutions oriented attitude with a willingness to take ownership.
  9. Proven proactive communication and collaboration skills.
  10. Experience and desire for mentoring junior engineers.

Nice to haves

  1. Experience working with React, Node, Django, PostgreSQL, and Docker.
  2. Runtime and memory complexity using Big O notation.
  3. A formal Computer Science degree.
  4. Working experience in a proper Agile / Scrum team environment.
  5. Deep understanding of automated testing, ability to set up automated testing frameworks, testing architecture, data seeding, mocking, and implementing best testing practices.
  6. Growth stage startup experience.
  7. Technical leadership experience.
  8. Team management experience.
  9. Open source contributions, presentations, and publications.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your typical clients?

The majority of our clients are venture-backed startups at the growth stage. Usually, at this stage, the company already achieved a product-market fit and is looking to expand rapidly. That’s where we bring the best engineering practices, strong architecture, and the latest technologies to help companies scale.

What is the length of your projects?

Most of our long-term full-time engagements last multiple years.

What’s your company size?

The Right Balance team is 30+ engineers looking to double by the end of the year. The current client size team is over 40 engineers with close to 200 total employees, looking to keep growing fast and aiming to hire up to 150 new employees over the next year. It’s your opportunity to be a part of this growth making meaningful contributions in a team of highly skilled professionals.

What happens if the engagement is completed?

Most of our engagements are long-term in nature. That said, if the current project is ramping down, we’ll present you with more long-term opportunities to transition into.

What are your core values?

We value autonomy, grind, empathy, mastery, and giving back to the community. We expect you to be autonomous, working directly with the client to build the best product. We value hard work, helping each other, constant learning as well as open-source contributions, and knowledge sharing.

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