Guava is a digital banking and community platform designed for and by Black small business owners. Guava is on a mission to close the racial wealth gap by facilitating the growth and resilience of Black small businesses with financial products designed to meet their needs.
Guava is a rapidly growing seed stage company based in New York City backed by Precursor Ventures, Backstage Capital, First Close Partners, Heron Capital, and other top angel and institutional investors.
We Celebrate and Center Black-owned Business!
About this Role
In this position, you will play a critical role in Guava’s front end development across mobile and web. We are looking for someone who loves to build great user experiences and leverages a strong technical foundation to build them. The role will start out as a full time hands on engineering role with opportunities to take on broader management responsibilities as the team grows.
Lead the development of large features and new capabilities for Guava’s front end applications
Help to manage the mobile and web code bases, contributing to the ongoing evaluation of platform and technology choices
Serve as a mentor and technical lead for other front end engineers
5+ years of software engineering experience
3+ years of mobile development experience, preferably with some combination of native iOS, native Android, and cross-platform development
Strong product and UI instincts
What we are looking for
Curiosity mixed with a healthy dose of Get Sh*t Done
High level of technical expertise along with the self-awareness and maturity to know what you don’t know and to make smart decisions based on that knowledge
Interest and willingness to dive in and help out in areas that are outside of your core responsibilities
Want to join the team?
If you are excited about Guava, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with:
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Please include a statement on why you’re interested in the opportunity to join Guava
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