Lead Engineer

October 19, 2022 0 Comments

✨ Company profile ✨

Garnet Labs is a stealth startup  🥷 focused on developer-centric security. We’re currently working on listen.dev, a supply chain security  product which detects unknown threats coming from open source dependencies at the earliest stages in the development lifecycle.

We’re an ambitious team of builders, hackers and OSS maintainers backed by best-in-class investors and operators in the industry, driven by the mission of making open source secure and reliable.

🫶 Culture 🫶

At Garnet, we’re a people-first company: we put the other person first, suspend our own personal egos, and want to nurture your superpower.

We celebrate diversity and strive for an equal, inclusive, empathetic, and welcoming environment.

Our diverse team is distributed worldwide and collaborates over Zoom, GitHub, Notion, and Slack. Being able to work within a distributed team is key for us. We prioritize asynchronous discussions over meetings.

We’re laying foundations for a world-class engineering team and culture, which presents a unique opportunity to work on category-defining products at the intersection of security, observability, infrastructure and developer experience.

⭐ We’re looking for a Lead Engineer to join our App Team ⭐

⚙️ Responsibilities ⚙️

Be the technical reference and the principal un-blocker of the teamBe the go-to person to solve the hardest technical challenges the team will faceGrow their team members and root for them while helping them improve their abilitiesHelp the team achieve its goalsHelp identify the team goals and shape the team proposition within the rest of the companyWork with our Founding Team to define requirementsBe an excellent person to work withOrganize your team’s work by following the Pareto principle balancing organization with the needs of a startup to ship the top features fastBe a good documentation writerExemplify sincere empathy

🔨 Requirements 🔨

Computer Science degree or equivalent experiencesExperience leading distributed teams of Software Engineers on a technical levelConsiderable experience with Node.js, TypeScript, JavaScript, and knowledge of Go is nice to haveStrong experience with git and GitHubExcellent communication skills and a positive mindsetWorking from a timezone in the range UTC-3 to UTC+3 is a plus but not a blocker

🏡 Benefits & Perks 🏡

Work 100% remotely, from anywhere in the worldAsynchronous working hoursCompetitive salary and equity package (~90th percentile of startups)Health, dental, vision, mental health, and fertility benefitsSick leave: 10 days paid sick leave, no doctor’s note requiredYou pick the paid time off you take in your respective countryWe will make sure you take a minimum of 3 weeks of vacation per year

And if there’s something that you want that’s not listed, we want to chat with you about it!

🏳️‍🌈 DEI 🏳️‍🌈

We’ve implemented an inclusive language policy, which includes inclusive language for written, spoken, and software documentationWe’ve implemented a slack bot that catches gendered language, sends you a private message if you do so, and replaces that language with more inclusive languageOur pronouns are listed in our personal bios on our website, in Notion, and on Slack

All applicants are encouraged to apply – even if they don’t meet all of the requirements.

Garnet Labs, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. Garnet Labs, Inc. recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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