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Lead Full Stack Developer (Remote )

  • United States, North Carolina, United States

Job description

Tinybeans is a leading private photo-sharing app that connects families and turns moments into memories. We’re loved and trusted by millions of parents and families around the world since our founding in 2012, which is why we’ve got more than 150,000 5-star reviews in the Apple App and Google Play stores and users in almost every country in the world. 

Helping parents capture and safely share those “blink-and-you’ll-miss-them” snapshots with friends and relatives near and far is the best job in the world, and it just so happens to be ours.

Your Part in Our Mission:

Working closely with the Head of Engineering, you will have a significant strategic impact and influence in the development of our applications and Infrastructure. Tinybeans is on a mission to reach 20M users in the next 3 years and you will be one of the key players on our path to success.
What You’ll Be Doing…


  • Write good code that is easily readable by others

  • Writes Unit/Integration/UI and and any other kind of tests for code committed

  • Follows good Git standards and etiquette when committing code

  • Ensures that code written is performant and will scale properly if integrated into codebase


  • Work closely with product team to ensure tickets are running on time

  • Submits all changes for Code Review by another team member before releasing to production

  • Break down deliverables into atomic tickets to ensure progress is visible

  • Give proper estimates before the start of a sprint to ensure proper velocity and burndown rates

  • Submit Daily Stand-ups async through slack, and attend weekly Platform sync meetings

  • Communicate any issues on features with other team members in a designated channel for each project or business unit

Culture and Development

  • Solidify all API endpoints or knowledge obtained from a new feature or module into some kind of written medium, preferably Confluence whenever possible

  • Ensure you are developing healthy relationships with other team members to help with collaboration

  • Should ask for help during Stand-Ups if no progress is made on a ticket in a timely manner

  • Attend and give demos of work to company and/or platform team of work done to ensure transparency and trust across company

  • Write post-mortems after major incident to ensure we establish a culture of transparency and accountability

Tinybeans Employee Perks include….
  • Offer you a remote work schedule but give loads of opportunities to connect with the team virtually

  • Welcome you to be part of a publicly traded company with a global reach

  • Offer you competitive compensation + yearly stock options (All US & AUS FTE)

  • Health, dental, vision, FSA, Commuter Benefits and 401K (Benefits may vary based on location)

  • Up to 12 weeks of paid family leave (US) 

  • We have expanded our benefits to Canada, Australia, and other countries!!

Job requirements

  •  4+ years of backend development experience in Java, Spring Boot & MySQL ( or equivalent )
  •  3+ years experience using AWS technologies
  • 2+ years leading and/or mentoring other developers
  • 1+ years experience using Docker
  • A solid understanding of web technologies, relational databases and object-oriented design
  • Bachelor's Degree, Bootcamp, or equivalent experience, in software engineering, computer science, or computer & information systems
  • Familiarity with agile and scrum methodologies and a highly collaborative atmosphere
  • Experience creating software architecture designs
  • Be willing to learn and try out new technologies quickly
  • Solid foundation in testing & documenting code properly

Even better if you have….

  • Experience with MongoDB is a plus
  • Knowledge or interest in Kubernetes or Cloud Native solutions

Location & Hours

  • This position is open to candidates internationally.

  • The broader team is based in North America with a concentration on the East Coast. This role will require at least 5 hours overlapping business hours  of 9a-6p EST and hours/days can be flexed accordingly.

At Tinybeans, we work hard and are committed to building a diverse team, fostering an inclusive culture, and investing in equity across our organization. Together, with our different perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, our people are successful in jobs and are better able to address the needs of our customers.