Flex is a growth-stage, NYC headquartered FinTech company that is creating the best rent payment experience. It’s hard to believe that it’s 2024 and paying rent on time is expensive, inflexible, and difficult. We’re here to change that! Flex enables our users to pay rent throughout the month on a schedule that better fits their finances and budget. Our mission is to empower as many renters as possible with flexibility over their most significant recurring expense. After deliberately keeping a stealth profile as we built up unprecedented investor support and an enthusiastic user base, we are looking for motivated individuals to help us keep our mission growing. Will you be a part of the team?

About the role

Flex is looking for a Senior Software Engineer focusing on Front End  that will be responsible for the development of our core user experience across our mobile and web platforms.  

In this role you will be working closely as part of a team to launch new features across our web and mobile platforms. You’ll be developing, designing, testing, and scaling new product offerings that solve complex problems in a simple way for all of our users. 

In this role, you can expect to be working closely with other cross functional partners across our organization on a daily basis. Our team works in an agile manner, and some of the partners you can expect to work with in this role include designers,product managers, and quality engineers. We expect you to be able to be hands-on and execute on work as both an individual, while also building products that allow for flexibility as we are evolving our product offerings.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll work closely with your product, design and engineering peers to solve our users' most pressing problems around rent payment. 
  • You’ll roll out changes to our customers in an agile manner with a delivery cadence that favors small, frequent iterations.
  • You’ll be hands-on as an individual contributor, while also providing technical leadership and mentoring junior engineers.
  • The ideal candidate will be comfortable leading scoping, design and implementation for APIs they build and can drive their production rollouts to completion with minimum oversight.

Key qualifications

  • Strong computer science fundamentals 
  • A strong focus on building high quality mobile and web UIs to specifications
  • Experience with various architectures and tools within the React and React Native ecosystems (Hooks, Components, Context, Redux).
  • Experience leading and delivering products at a large scale without performance bottlenecks (hundreds of thousands to millions of users)
  • Write maintainable code that uses industry best practices to improve the entire software development life cycle (unit testing, linting, automation).
  • Ability to write well-documented and testable TypeScript code
  • Familiarity with REST API’s and tooling across web and mobile architectures
  • Collaborating with engineers across multiple teams to improve code quality
  • Able to mentor engineers in using best practices for software development

    Core competencies:
  • A minimum of 4 years experience in React.js or React Native is required for this position
  • Prior experience working on cross functional teams
  • Proficient with TypeScript (Bonus: Native iOS/Android)
  • Experience with CI/CD to improve code stability and code quality
  • Experience with IDE’s such as VSCode & Android Studio & XCode
  • Motivated to help other engineers succeed and be effective 

The national pay range for this role is $161,000-$210,000 annually. Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience aligned with Flex's internal leveling guidelines and benchmarks.

Life at Flex:

We understand that it takes a diverse team of highly intelligent, curious, determined, empathetic, and self aware people to grow a successful company. Our HQ is located in New York City, but we have employees located throughout the US, Australia, and South America. We are growing quickly, but deliberately, with a focus on building an inclusive culture. Our dynamic team has incredible perspectives to share, just as we know you do, and we take great pride in being an equal opportunity workplace.

We offer many employee benefits. For full time, U.S. based employees we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) + company stock options
  • Unlimited paid time off with a PTO minimum + 13 company paid holidays
  • Parental leave 
  • Flex Cares Program: Non-profit company match + pet adoption coverage
  • Free Flex subscription

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