Lead Software Engineer

permanent
Fully Remote

Only accepting applications from: Austria, Belarus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom

At Billforward, our billing platform powers some of the largest Software and ISP companies in the UK and North America. 

We are currently enhancing our billing platform and are looking for a talented Lead Developer to take up the challenge and help define payment processing and billing for the next decade. 

The ideal candidate has a proven track record of designing and executing technical product roadmaps, has a deep insights into how to design, build and ship software that impacts the bottom line, and has led a small engineering team before.

We are still a small team, well-funded, growing quickly and focused on building a world-class company. We graduated from Y Combinator, and have been growing steadily ever since. 

Responsibilities:

We are looking for an experienced Full-Stack Lead Engineer to head up the team responsible for taking our billing platform to the next level. 

The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years of experience building large-scale Java/Kotlin/JavaScript applications and a deep understanding of the APIs that power them. 

Caring deeply about the customer experience is a must. Our UI is powered from our public APIs, so attention to detail and semantics are important at every level. 

A significant part of the role will be customer facing; leading product demos and helping potential customers evaluate the product. 

We work iteratively and deploy often (several times a day). Our stack is a Java backend, powered by a Spring ecosystem. 

Experience

Requirements:

  • Pro level of experience working with Java
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience designing RESTful APIs
  • Track record of building great applications with the user experience in mind
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills
  • Unit/integration testing experience 

Bonus: 

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks like React, Angular or Vue. 
  • Interest in visualizing complex and time-series data 

Salary and Perks

This role will have a significant direct impact on the Billforward's platform, and you will be able to see your contributions immediately. For that reason, it's extremely important that you are self-motivated and ambitious, a good communicator, and comfortable working in a team environment where some of the members are remote.

Billforward is a billing and revenue company. All prospective employees will be subject to a background check.

Billforward is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Technology
Java
ReactJS
CSS
HTML
Javascript

About Billforward

Bill More. Build Less.

Built API-first, Billforward is an enterprise-grade software platform designed to solve the most complicated billing use cases. Businesses use our platform to automate their entire billing process from quote to cash and launch to IPO. We have integrations with leading solutions like Salesforce, QuickBooks, Zendesk, Avalara and more.

In the summer of 2014, we participated in the Y Combinator accelerator program, which has spawned companies like Airbnb, Reddit, and Stripe. Billforward is also a member of Heavybit Industries, a community of developer-focused companies, founders, investors, and advisors.

We have tried to keep things as simple as possible for developers to work with Billforward. Because life’s too short for bad APIs.

Bill More. Build Less.

Please email Mary at: [email protected]

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