Women Impact Tech

Senior Backend Engineer

    Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA

Full Time

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer!

Here's what you'll do:

  • Have an immediate impact on technical projects and decisions
  • Influence the future of the tech stack and technology of Hearth
  • Build and own end-to-end solutions using a wide array of technologies
  • Maintain existing systems to ensure high quality and scalability
  • Collaborate and work cross-functionally with other engineering teams and our data teams
  • Help craft and shepherd internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for highly scalable web environments
  • Learn, collaborate, and teach other engineers through code review, pair programming, and discussions
  • Serve as a guide and a mentor to other engineers

Here's what we're looking for:

  • 4+ years of technical experience
  • Comfortable making technical decisions; capable of brainstorming and helping to influence technical strategy
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate within and outside of Engineering to propose and develop solutions
  • Experience writing self-testing code with testing automation
  • Positive and solution-oriented mindset
  • Experience working with databases, cloud infrastructure, and backend MVC frameworks
  • A passion for building scalable, DRY, and flexible solutions for a wide range of potential problems
  • We use Ruby on Rails, React, React Native, Docker and are hosted on AWS. Experience in these technologies is encouraged, but not required

Here’s what we value:

  • Growth. Between hackathons, tech presentations, and weekly “Brain Gains,” we encourage each member to keep up to date and learn about the latest technologies and how we can leverage them.
  • Ownership. We give you the context and resources necessary for you to feel empowered in what you build.
    Empathy. We can’t build the best product for our users unless we make time to understand their background and where they’re coming from.
  • Engineers work closely with every department in the organization — from sales and customer success to product and marketing. Come join a team that has an incredible impact on the success of the company!


  • Mission-driven, values-based culture.
  • Competitive pay.
  • Growth opportunities as we continue to grow and scale.
  • Generous PTO, plus paid company holidays.
  • Stock options.
  • Medical, dental, and vision options.
  • 401(k) package.
  • Upbeat, casual and fun office environment and culture.
  • Company-sponsored events & happy hours.
  • Pup-friendly office.
  • Stocked kitchen with cold brew, snacks & drinks to keep you energized!

Meet Hearth

Hearth is a Fintech company helping home improvement contractors grow and manage their business. Our SaaS platform provides over 14,000 contractors the financial tools they need to close more business, including financing solutions, invoicing, payment collections, insurance products, all in one, modern system designed specifically for the home improvement industry.

Backed by 8VC, Founders Fund, and other prominent leaders in Silicon Valley, Hearth has raised over $50M and is one of the fastest growing companies in the home improvement space.