Sequin is a debit card for women to build credit.

Founding Engineer (Full-Stack) at Sequin

$100k - $120k / 0.80% - 2.00%
San Francisco, CA / Remote
Job Type
1+ years
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Vrinda Gupta
Vrinda Gupta

About the role

Sequin (YC S21) is looking for a founding engineer (1-3 yrs experience) to report to the Chief Technology Officer (2 decades PayPal & startup experience) and build Sequin’s technology vision to revolutionize financial services for women.

The founding engineer will be tasked with collaborating on a first-of-its-kind debit card that builds credit, complete with women-focused rewards and educational content that guides women through the financial system. Beyond this initial product, Sequin plans to build a suite of financial tools including premium credit cards, mortgages (women pay more, but are more likely to pay back), and loans for maternity leave.

Main requirements include 1-3+ years of hands-on engineering experience, ideally in payments at an industry-leading technology or fintech company (don't worry if you don't have this, our team is passionate about mentorship). As Sequin evolves, the founding engineer will continue to lead the evolution of our fintech products and grow the engineering team to meet the needs of our customers.

~Key Responsibilities~

Hands-on Engineering

Build V1 of the Sequin debit/credit card suite, including everything from a web dashboard to back-end integrations with our financial partners.

Build quality assurance and data protection processes, ensuring all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards (financial and otherwise)

Lay the initial infrastructure service architecture to give Sequin a technical advantage as it scales

Monitor KPIs and budget to assess progress and performance


-1-3 Years of experience as a full-stack engineer (bonus if you have early stage startup experience -Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field -Genuine and inspired belief in Sequin’s mission to increase financial access for women (collaborative, empathetic, hard-working)

~What We Offer~

-Entrepreneurial work environment with mentorship by industry experts from Visa, PayPal and IDEO -Opportunity to use your skills and talents to empower women everywhere -Generous equity -Salary between $100K-$120K range

Why you should join Sequin

Sequin is a fintech on a mission to educate and empower women to maximize their credit access with a suite of lending products tailored to women’s needs and aspirations, beginning with a debit card that builds credit. Founded by payments experts from Visa & PayPal, Sequin is a Y Combinator-backed company (S21) with high-profile investments from IDEO, the Schwab Family, and Matrix Partners. Read more about Sequin’s $5.7M seed raise in Forbes, the Washington Post, TechCrunch and other major publications!