Pointr Lead Engineer

Manhattan, NY - Full-time.

Who we are and what we do

Pointr.co is an early stage, post-revenue, SaaS startup incubated by CBK Partners, a renowned talent acquisition firm based in New York City. Pointr shifts the interview dynamic from Q&A to real conversation, limiting bias and embracing diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Pointr is disrupting the resume and modernizing the interview for rising talent. Our clients are some of the top financial institutions. The founder of Pointr & CBK Partners is an award-winning CEO, who has a track record of representing the most discerning employers in attracting, closing, and retaining high performers.

Engineering at Pointr

We’re all here to serve each other. Each team member is held in high regard, resulting in camaraderie and support. This requires a balanced healthy mindset, supported from the top. We also enjoy the freedom to test new technologies using POCs at appropriate intervals.

Role and responsibilities

  • Lead the organizations strategic planning process, coordinate with Product Development Team to align engineering, and business priorities
  • Provide expert technical guidance to all functional areas, including strategy, operations, sales and product
  • Define and manage the technology landscape and blueprint for entire solution stack
  • Engage in sprint planning, delivery and managing the releases
  • Provide code review feedback to other software engineers, considering both style and implementation
  • Provide thoughtful and comprehensive documentation and testing for your features before shipping them
  • Collaborate with other software, QA and DevOps engineers to ensure smooth deployment, continual operation and support for quality software
  • We would like applicants to possess:

  • 3+ years in developing solution architecture and leading engineering teams at startups / spin offs for digital product development and complex (enterprise) projects
  • Proven ability to set technical vision, build the technical product roadmap from launch to scale, and drive continuous product improvement with timely product releases
  • Experience in establishing product sustainability (e.g. disaster recovery, business continuity plan etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage stakeholders and corporate clients for the venture.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and challenges in the marketplace, with constant evaluation of technological advancements and innovation to mitigate impediments and drive success
  • Hands on skills in one or more object oriented programming languages (we use Mongo, Koa, React, Node). Python a plus
  • Experience with building service based architecture including use of micro services frameworks
  • Good understanding of application security and regulatory compliance
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps and cloud infrastructure services (AWS preferred)
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills - including requirements analysis, debugging and risk assessment
  • Additional desired competencies:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience working with any emerging technology like Blockchain and AI
  • Experience living abroad and working with distributed teams a plus
  • Interested applicants may apply through the opportunities section of the website at  https://pointr.co/opportunities

    Interviews will take place after applications have been screened for minimum requirements. Please note that this position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and that the job scope and responsibilities are subject to change.

    Pointr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.
    We are currently contracting with Shaw and Partners for engineering and recruiting.
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