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founding engineer at Placekey



Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 23, 2023

this role is to create a new company (Placekey).

it is an INTENSE job (crazy hours) working in-person (in Arlington, VA) and directly with the CEO. this is only for people that really want to be in a start-up and change the world. there is no work-life balance in this role.

About you:

  • You are in the top 10% of software engineers that you have ever worked with
  • You have an extreme bias for action and like to move fast
  • You think life is too short to work with B-Players. You want to work with an elite team that is as talented and dedicated as you.
  • You don’t need supervision to thrive - you think in first principles, know the right questions to ask, and can develop and execute on a vision
  • You communicate clearly and succinctly
  • You can manage multiple changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • You are entrepreneurial and always wanted to found a company

What you’ve done:

  • You are an amazing backend software engineer and you have been very successful in your past roles
  • You have a strong engineering educational background - ideally Computer Science

Company is doing entity resolution for physical places. Well funded. current iteration is at placekey.io