Head of Engineering


: $94,700.00 - $142,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Our client's mission is to help the millions of Americans burdened by student debt save time and money through smart, algorithm-based recommendations. They combine innovative technology and policy expertise to serve student loan borrowers across the country. Their founding team draws on years of experience in consumer finance, public policy, law, and engineering to tackle one of the greatest challenges of our generation.

Our client is registered as a public benefit corporation as part of our commitment to helping all borrowers improve their financial health through better repayment strategies. They have recently raised their Series A and are backed by a team of world-class investors, including: General Catalyst, NextView, Greycroft, Foundation Capital, Story Ventures, and QED Investors.


As Head of Engineering, you will forge the technical vision for the company and lead the technology team in the NYC office. You will work closely with teams to oversee the build of innovative products to help student loan borrowers across the country achieve their financial goals. In this role, you ll get to:

- Manage and build a diverse team of engineers who are as ambitious as they are empathetic

- Develop the company's technical roadmap

- Lead the engineering of their digital tools, data connections, and product architecture

- Coach engineers and data scientists to help them realize their potential

- Take their data infrastructure to the next level with more robust testing environments and DevSecOps best practices

- Experiment with an open-minded team

- Ship exceptional products that people love

- Represent their technology team in business decisions and provide thought partnership for growth strategy

Recommended Experience

They are seeking a teammate with 10+ years of experience building data-based products and scaling technology teams. They will be evaluating your track record of leading engineering teams in a fast-moving startup environment. Your ability to communicate effectively and work closely with product and business managers against a backdrop of ambiguity will contribute to your success at the company. If you have relevant experience and are excited about fintech innovation at a company that s breaking down barriers to higher education, we d love to chat!



Our client is proud to be a mission-driven company with an inclusive culture. Their greatest asset is the set of values their team strives to embody every day: empathy, diversity, growth, determination, humility, and fun.

They also offer significant equity allocations, healthcare coverage, and flexible vacation/PTO.

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