Head of Engineering




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Job ID: EB-1997923055
Category: FinTech
Location: Remote, 

Head of Engineering – Remote / Stealth Startup / FinTech / Professional Sports

Based in Kansas City, we are a stealth mode FinTech startup launching within the professional sports space. Join our team, as we build out the next generation of sports engagement and investment opportunities, allowing sports fans to make a direct connection to their favorite athletes and teams!

If you are a hands-on Engineering Leader with the vision and drive to build out our development team, lead the architecture and design of our pre-launch product, keep reading!

This role will partner with our founding team of FinTech entrepreneurs, ex-NFL stars, and ESPN executives to bring this product to market.


  • Professional experience in the FinTech space, building, designing, and launching 0-1 products.
  • Experience hiring and overseeing a team of software engineers on and offshore.
  • Able to work independently and resolve code-level technical issues without additional help.
  • Design, implement and build software in an ambiguous, evolving environment.
  • Ability to ship code quickly and build software with a product-first approach.
  • Ability to own a project from concept to completion.


  • Take ownership of the product architecture and make key decisions about the technology stack and development processes.
  • Reporting directly to the CEO/co-founder, this role will provide critical thought leadership and tactical execution to shape our product roadmap.
  • Establishing a long-term plan for team development with on and offshore teams. Growing and mentoring the team, ensuring continuity and ongoing career development for a remote team and the members within it.
  • Liaise to provide technical guidance and expertise with cross-functional partners (e.g. Marketing, Creative, Leadership).
  • Design, Develop, Test, and Implement a software solution based on business requirements, and technical best practices (SDLC).
  • Current tech stack: React, AWS, Postgres.


  • Progression into C-Level role
  • Competitive compensation package + equity
  • 100% remote
  • Benefits
  • Additional perks

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