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Founding Frontend Engineer

  • Software Development
  • Full-time
  • New York City, NY
  • Remote friendly

👋 Welcome to Glide!

Glide is building banking infrastructure to help financial institutions modernize. We combine stunning UI/UX with reliable architecture to enable financial institutions to launch digital and mobile experiences for their customers.

You’ll be joining an all-star team with engineering, product, and growth experience from Stripe, Google, and Amazon. We’re looking for a talented Founding Frontend Engineer to help us build our initial product. We’re bringing a new perspective to the decades-old financial world, and we’re hoping you can help us do that!

Your Responsibilities:

  • Build out a well-tested, secure front end for our core web product.

  • Bring designs to life through beautifully-crafted code.

  • Articulate a long-term technical direction and vision for maintaining and scaling our web product suite.

  • Create trustworthy, safe user experiences by building interfaces that are simple, reliable, and performant using tools like Typescript, React, and NextJS.

  • Lead frontend infrastructure & tooling for an ambitious product roadmap.


  • Experience with modern, responsive HTML & CSS.

  • Experience with Javascript and frontend tools like Typescript, React, and NextJS.

  • Experience using HTTP clients like Axios to work with API’s.

  • Excellent understanding of software engineering best practices (architecture, test-driven development, component libraries).

  • Excellent understanding of security in software engineering and of how to build secure, unassailable systems.

  • Experience with CI/CD, Version Control, and DevOps tools like Git and Docker.

  • Experience working in agile development teams.


  • 3+ years of full-time software engineering experience.

  • A desire to own a product end-to-end, from conception to design to technical specification to implementation to delivery.

  • A collaborative, entrepreneurial spirit.

Perks and Benefits:

💸 Competitive Compensation:

You’ll receive a competitive salary and a generous equity package for joining us at Glide.

❤️ Wellbeing Credits

Besides stellar health, dental, and vision insurance, we offer a generous health and wellness stipend, so you can stay healthy and active.

🥗 Lunch on us

We love food. Every member of the Glide team gets free lunch, every day. No one goes hungry around here :)

💻 Best Tools

We want you to be happy at work. You'll get the top-of-the-line computer and your preference on keyboard, mouse, and accessories.

🏝 Remote-Friendly

You'll have the option to work fully remote or to join our team in New York City.

Any Questions?