Lead Engineer (Remote)

  • Chief
  • New York, NY | Miami, FL | San Francisco, CA | Boston, MA | Washington D.C. | Los Angeles, CA | Remote Eligible (US based)
  • Jun 18, 2022

Job Description

About Us:

Chief is on a mission to change the face of leadership. Launched in 2019, Chief provides senior executive women with a vetted community of peers, a trusted support system, and business critical insights to strengthen their leadership and magnify their influence. We have been named one of Fast Company's “Most Innovative Companies— and you can read more about us in Inc. and Forbes.

Chief is a fast-growing, Series B stage start-up backed by CapitalG, General Catalyst, Inspired Capital, Primary Ventures and other top-tier investors who believe in our vision to drive more women to the top and keep them there. We have members across the United States with flagship locations in NYC, LA, Chicago and SF. 

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are in our DNA, guiding everything we do and how we work. Knowing that our people are the most important driver of our success, we focus on building teams where the power of diverse voices, identities, perspectives, and experiences is celebrated.

We are tech-powered. Our members make meaningful connections, engage in compelling discussions, and view our unique content through our digital platform. Our Product and Technology teams are building the future of that platform, with data and insights at its heart.

About the Role:  

Chief is seeking an experienced lead full stack web engineer. In this role, the lead full stack engineer will have ample opportunity to explore new value-add product features, technically lead, and mentor a software development team. Our Chief member site is the cornerstone of our member experience. As such, it is central to both our members and organization. It is built with Typescript and React on the frontend; GraphQL, Loopback, and Postgres on the server. This is an opportunity to own, and grow with, the evolution of the platform. This role will play a crucial part in directing the technical design, implementation, build, and deployment of the expanding feature set as well as the functionality of the site.


  • Owner / technical lead to multiple digital projects/initiatives within the portfolio.
  • Collaborate with our product team to build end-to-end products and implement features that deliver a premium digital experience for our members.
  • Manage a modern development process from feature inception to production deployment.
  • Ensure the system is highly available and fault tolerant.
  • Responsible for creating high level design, reviewing and ensuring code quality
  • Mentor and coach development team as needed

What We're Looking For:

  • Proven leadership abilities, including effective knowledge sharing, conflict resolution, facilitation of open discussions, fairness and displaying appropriate levels of assertiveness
  • Extensive experience with Node, and solid understanding of Typescript.
  • Management, or experience in highly available production environments.
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator; able to work effectively with both technical and non-technical teams.

You Get Bonus Points For: 

  • Having worked with Typescript and React in production.
  • Building backend systems (queues, ORMs, etc) in Typescript.
  • Experience using GraphQL and Apollo


Why You'll Want to Work Here:

  • Competitive base salary and equity 
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Full medical, dental, and vision packages, 401(k)
  • Experience as an early member of a startup team with exciting early traction
  • Opportunity to work for a startup focused on driving real change for women in business
  • Opportunity to create and attend inspiring experiences and events with leaders of the industry