Engineering Team Lead (Backend Focused)

Published on April 15, 2024

ThreeFlow is looking for teammates who are naturally curious and love to ask questions, even when it means questioning industry standards. We’re a fully-remote team hiring everywhere in the United States.

ThreeFlow is looking for naturally curious teammates who love to ask questions, even when it means questioning industry standards. We cultivate an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute, grow, and feel valued.
As part of our post-Series C growth, we're hiring a Team Lead to join our Engineering team. You will lead and mentor a team of engineers, providing technical guidance and best practices, and coordinate multiple deliverables in an agile, fast-paced environment. Reporting to the Engineering Manager on our Major Medical team, you will help cultivate a positive working environment and be a critical part of our mission to advance, accelerate, and humanize the employee benefits industry.

About the role

  • Coordinates and can account for multiple projects tackled by front and backend engineers to ensure successful project planning and execution. Checks in and helps unblock engineers to hit deadlines and perform at high standards.
  • Lead code reviews or sprint design conversations and make technical trade-offs, identifying issues in execution and figuring out solutions
  • Proactively informs manager of decisions and communicates effectively with stakeholders, peers, and other teams
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of our applications by helping to identify bottlenecks and bugs and devise solutions to these problems
  • Ensure our team’s code is tested, maintainable, and able to change to meet the needs of our business and customers

About you

  • 5+ years of experience building highly available Ruby on Rails applications (or a similar framework)
  • 2+ years experience as a team lead on an agile team and enjoys mentoring engineers in new concepts and technologies
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, with the ability to understand and write efficient queries taking full advantage of Postgres’ JSON/B data types
  • Backend focused but understands and can help coordinate on frontend initiatives - experience with Vue is a plus
  • Comfortable working in a fully remote environment
Please note that immigration sponsorship (H-1B, TN, etc.) is not currently available for this position.


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Our (FTE) benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Comprehensive health benefits for you and your family
  • 401(k) plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Stipend to improve your work from home experience
  • Stipend for learning and development 

Our values

ThreeFlow's core values are the foundation of our culture and remain constant as we grow.
  • Constantly push boundaries
    We think beyond what might be easy or obvious when we're problem solving. We get scrappy and creative in front of hurdles.
  • Collaborate enthusiastically
    Our collaboration as a team is our most valuable asset. We’re able to go farther when we act together.
  • Work with respect
    We’re deliberate, honest, and kind with the words and actions we use. We believe people have positive intent with their actions. 
  • Grow together
    We value developing ourselves personally and professionally to achieve our goals. We encourage taking chances and celebrate curiosity.

About ThreeFlow

ThreeFlow is a Benefits Placement System, a new category of enterprise software that allows benefits brokers and insurance carriers to manage the entire placement process in one shared system. We make it easier for carriers to win business and brokers to empower employers with the details they need to make better decisions. By connecting people, systems, and information, we enable easier communication, a quicker process, and better decisions making busy people more productive. Learn more at
ThreeFlow is committed to building an inclusive working environment regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, education, age, or other personal characteristics. We believe that people do their best work when they can be themselves, and we’re creating an environment to enable them to do just that.