Staff Software Engineer, Growth



Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The Role

We are looking for talented and experienced software engineers with a specialization in growth to play a key role in driving the expansion and optimization of our product. The ideal candidate will be a strong developer with a strong understanding of leveraging new technologies and data to inform decision-making and drive growth for the Linktree product.

What You’ll Own

  • Lead growth engineering efforts by conceptualizing, designing, and implementing technology solutions aimed at accelerating the growth of our product.

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities, prioritize initiatives, and deliver impactful solutions that contribute to the overall growth strategy.

  • Take ownership of the full development lifecycle, from initial design and implementation of performant backend to testing, deployment, and maintenance of infrastructure solutions.

Who We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent and 6+ years of Software Engineering experience. Advanced degrees (Master's or PhD) will be a plus.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Experience leading developing new technology for established teams. An engineer that can design durable, extensible systems while also feeling comfortable building a first version quickly to validate then iterate. Ability to drive operational efficiency improvements through the delivery of solutions that optimize performance, reliability, and efficiency

  • Proficiency in full-stack development, familiarity with application development technologies (Web, Typescript, and PostgreSQL, GraphQL) and experience in backend technologies (such as Node.js, Python, AWS).

  • Experience in data-driven optimization, including familiarity with databases, data modeling, and data analysis tools and techniques (e.g., SQL, NoSQL, data warehouses, Snowflake, BigQuery, etc.).

  • Experience in conducting experiments and A/B testing to evaluate the effectiveness of different growth strategies, features, and user experiences, and iterating based on data-driven findings.

  • Familiarity with AI technologies and machine learning models, including their applications in ranking, NLP, targeting and search is a plus.

Linktree is committed to providing a competitive compensation package. Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $170,000 - $230,000 in the San Francisco Bay or Los Angeles area. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate expertise, the scope of role and level, and may vary from the amounts listed above.

PP.S. If you don’t tick every box in this ad, please don’t rule yourself out. We take pride in inclusion and hiring incredible human beings with great potential over ticking boxes – so if this role resonates with you, hit that apply button!

Where and How We Work

We are a global and diverse group offering a truly flexible and family friendly work environment. Kids, pets, and the occasional delivery person are all actively encouraged to appear on our Zoom screens. All of us at Linktree work either fully remote or a discretionary hybrid approach.

We offer autonomy and flexibility in how you structure your days and weeks. There will be the need for some collaboration outside of your usual 9-5 being a global company, but we aim to work asynchronously where possible.

How we’ll help you thrive

Our approach to benefits considers the whole person and the unique contributions they bring to Linktree. We want the experience at Linktree to be one that enables people to truly thrive so we can Go Further Together. Some ways we support you:

  • An annual wellbeing allowance to use on things like (but not limited to) fitness memberships, development courses, childcare, travel, charitable donations, pet insurance, home office set up - the choice is yours!

  • 100% coverage (and 80% for your dependents) of your monthly premiums for medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.

  • Employer contribution towards your retirement.

  • Generous time off for vacation, holidays, parental leave, volunteer time and other categories.

  • Employee Stock Option Program - we want each and every employee to share in the company’s success as we go further together.

To learn more about our benefits, including our parental leave program, volunteering leave, DE&I initiatives, and more, click here!

Our Story

We're on a mission to empower anyone to curate, grow and monetize their digital universe. We created the "link in bio" category and are trusted by some of the world's biggest brands and celebrities including TikTok, The UN Environmental Program, The White House, F1, Manchester United, Olivia Rodrigo and Selena Gomez. With over 40,000 new accounts created everyday, Linktree is the fastest growing leader in our category. Linktree has partnered with some of today’s biggest names like Amazon, TikTok, Snap, YouTube, GoFundMe, Spotify, Google, Stripe, Reddit and more to help unify users’ digital spaces— and we’re just getting started. Join us in empowering everyone from businesses to creatives in building their online presence.

At Linktree, we celebrate and support everyone’s perspective and background, and we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We aim to foster a diverse and inclusive environment where all team members have a sense of belonging, because we believe in going further together. Linktree welcomes all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience. If you require accommodations to fully participate in our opportunities, please don't hesitate to reach us at – your needs are important to us.