The Flex Company

Sustainable period care.

Lead Engineer

$120K - $140K
Los Angeles, CA, US / Remote (US)
Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

The Flex Company is seeking a talented, full-time Engineering Lead to join our team and act as the technical lead for our frontend and backend web development. Reporting directly to our VP of Operations, this role will provide critical thought leadership and tactical execution to shape our product roadmap and ensure that our tech stack can scale with our growing business. Whether launching new products or site functionality, facilitating data tracking and A/B testing, or finding elegant solutions to refactor, this role will provide the technical leadership necessary to create a best in-class ecommerce experience for our customers.

This role will be at the heart of all engineering decisions at The Flex Company. Our ideal candidate will be exceptionally passionate about the nexus between marketing, customer experience, and technology. This person will thrive in situations of ambiguity and be capable of weighing inputs and tradeoffs to ultimately turn strategy into execution. Our teammates are adaptable self-starters and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a talented, collaborative team. We have proven product-market fit, and are looking for a seasoned engineer who not only is passionate about technology, but also motivated to make an impact in lives of our customers.


  • Act as technical lead to shape our product roadmap and provide critical input in the sizing, scoping, and prioritization of growth opportunities
  • Manage a team of near-shore, full-stack developers, including assigning tickets, leading daily standups, performing QA and/or code review, and communicating business context for projects as needed
  • Deploy simple, elegant code that supports a codebase that is clean and can scale with our business
  • Explore technologies, apps, and integrations that enhance site performance, drive customer activation, and maximize the team's time and resources
  • Support A/B testing and maintaining cross-domain tracking in a headless environment
  • Troubleshoot errors quickly and identify opportunities to refactor or streamline
  • Implement best practices with automated testing and documentation
  • Liaise to provide technical guidance and expertise with cross-functional partners (e.g. Marketing, Creative, Supply Chain, Acquisition)
  • Manage Shopify storefront backend and ensure that SKU creation and cross functional digital product setup and functionality is maintained for the company


  • 3-5 years of experience as a frontend engineer, full-stack a plus
  • Working knowledge of Ruby on Rails & MySQL is ideal
  • Proficient in React.js, Next.js (or similar frontend language) and developing in a headless framework
  • Experience managing a content management system (e.g. Contentful or similar CMS)
  • Experience with Shopify, Recharge, and other key ecommerce tools and applications
  • Experience with Asana or similar workflow management system
  • Highly analytical (comfortable with Google Analytics, nuances of pixel management, and A/B testing best practices)
  • Has managed competing priorities with cross functional stakeholders (e.g. Marketing, Acquisition, Creative, Supply Chain) with tight deadlines
  • Understands the importance of “why” as much as the “how”

*Equity and comp based on experience; if you are curious please apply and let's discuss!

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About The Flex Company

We have a beautiful, sunny office in Venice, California. We are dog-friendly. We offer above market salary and top tier health benefits (medical, dental vision), and cover 90% for employees and 85% for dependents.

Our Shared Values:

  • Choose Love Over Fear: You make sound decisions from a belief in yourself, others, or opportunities rather than out of fear.
  • Optimize For Trust: You have a track record of taking accountability for mistakes rather than blaming others. You communicate needs, concerns, and feedback directly with colleagues.
  • Have a Growth Mindset: You take constructive feedback well and actively seek feedback from colleagues. You are self-motivated to generate your best work and make a greater impact everyday
  • Be You: You are comfortable being your authentic self at work (including in the interview)
The Flex Company
Team Size:28
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Lauren Schulte Wang
Lauren Schulte Wang
Panpan Wang
Panpan Wang
Head of Operations