Company Introduction

Highline is a payments startup that helps billers and lenders accept repayments from their customers' payroll. By automating bill payment from income, consumers can get approved for credit more easily and pay down loans faster without worrying about missed payments and overdraft fees. 

There is a massive opportunity in front of us to build a better, more reliable payment method that works for all: consumers, billers, and lenders.

Highline was founded by a team with deep fintech and financial services experience. We are backed by Foundation Capital and Costanoa Ventures. 

What you’ll be doing

We’re looking for a driven, results-oriented individual to lead our payments platform engineering team. As an Engineering leader, you'll help build and scale payments platform, ensuring that our systems continue to be highly performant and available. Our API and most of our backend services are written in Go.

  • Foster a culture of technical excellence, humility, constant improvement, and rigor to build a team that can confidently tackle complex challenges
  • Lead by example, care for your team and establish credibility with the quality of your team's technical execution
  • Hire and develop your engineers, helping them learn and achieve their own goals while holding them - and yourself - to high engineering standards
  • Develop efficient processes, ensuring the engineering team is operating with high velocity, quality and ownership
  • Thinking 2, 3, and 4 steps ahead and planning for both the short and long term

What we are looking for

  • 5+ years of relevant software development experience
  • 3+ years of relevant engineering leadership experience
  • Have demonstrated a track record of building high-quality products and managing high-performing teams
  • Have deep understanding of how to build scalable distributed and complex systems 
  • Have strong recruiting skills, with a track record of hiring new team members who are extremely effective over the long term
  • [Bonus] Experience working with financial systems and/or startups

Technologies we use:

Golang, Docker, Amazon Web Services, Typescript / React, NextJS, Postgres, Terraform

Why Highline

  • Join a global team on a mission to revolutionize how people pay bills and access credit
  • Mold the culture and journey of a high growth startup
  • Have space, autonomy, and resources to do your best work
  • Remote-first culture with regular in-person meetups

Highline is a diverse and inclusive company committed to growing a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences.

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