We’re on a mission to help every family leave their legacy with a fast, easy, and secure way to create, manage, and distribute their estate plan online. Since 2017, we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of families plan for their future with a streamlined and intuitive approach that makes estate planning simple, affordable, and accessible. We’re backed by leading names in venture capital including Jackson Square Ventures, Link Ventures, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest, Halogen Ventures, and more.
If you would like to join us, we are looking for a Lead Software Engineer who will manage a full stack software development squad responsible for developing both the front-end and back-end aspects of our applications.

About You:

  • Strong technical expertise in full stack software development, with proficiency in front-end technologies such as React, VueJS, and Angular, as well as back-end technologies including NodeJS, ExpressJS API, MySQL, AWS, Redis, Postgres, and MongoDB
  • Appreciates the hands-on nature of leading in a small company
  • Proven experience leading and managing software development teams, providing technical guidance, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to translate business requirements into scalable and efficient software solutions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Passion for your craft and the ability to inspire and drive innovation within the team

About the Role:

  • Partnering closely with a Product Manager and Designer in empowering the team to discover, test, deliver and measure technology solutions to enhance our member experiences and deliver on critical business objectives
  • Managing and leading a full stack software development squad, providing technical guidance, mentorship, and support to foster team success, a collaborative work environment, and individual career progression
  • Planning and executing software development projects, inspiring the team towards ambitious goals and creative solutions to meet them, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality software releases
  • Overseeing the front-end and back-end development processes, ensuring adherence to best practices, coding standards, and performance optimization
  • Conducting code reviews, providing feedback to team members, and ensuring the overall code quality
  • Collaborating with the other team leads, and our Platform team, to advance our architecture, lead toward clear development standards, and optimize our deployment processes to ensure efficient delivery of software releases
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement, implementing best practices, and driving innovation within the team
  • Regularly evaluates the latest technologies and trends in software development for potential application within the team’s projects


  • 5+ years of experience in full stack software development
  • 2+ years of experience developing cloud native applications on AWS
  • 2+ years of experience leading and managing software development teams
  • Strong proficiency in front-end technologies such as React, VueJS, and Angular
  • Solid experience with back-end technologies including NodeJS, ExpressJS API, MySQL, AWS, Redis, Postgres, and MongoDB
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies, test-driven development, best practices, and coding standards
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience working in a tech company and/or high-growth startup
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies and tools (Scrum, Kanban, JIRA)
  • Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines and DevOps practices
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Contributions to the software development community (open-source projects, blog posts, conference talks, etc.)

Full-time Employee Benefits & Perks:

  • Our salary range for this position is $120k – $184k, in addition to compensation we also include an employee equity package as a component of our offer along with other benefits and perks outlined below.
  • Unlimited time off that you are encouraged to use
  • Quarterly company-wide breaks (think Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall break)
  • 1 PTO day a month to spend with friends, family, or however you choose
  • 4 days/year to volunteer in your community
Health and Wellness Benefits
  • Fantastic health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and generous parental leave
  • Financial wellness benefits (Equity & tax advisory support, savings options, and employee-sponsored 401k)
  • A informal mentorship program, guest speakers & reimbursement for learning opportunities
  • Flexible work schedule + hours
  • Family-friendly work environment. We support the complexity of a remote world with the needs of families
  • Optional company-sponsored events and travel throughout the year
  • $500 Work from home stipend + mac & Apple accessories
  • Join an Inc. Magazine Best Workplace & Inc. 5000 winner!
About Trust & Will
We are a remote-first company, giving our employees the flexibility they need to work in an environment that best suits their needs. Our hiring process is also conducted virtually unless otherwise noted. We are a company that was founded in San Diego, CA, and offer a collaborative co-working space that is available for you to use if you’d like but not required. #LI-Remote
We are proud to be a certified B Corporation, using business as a force for good. We are committed to building a healthy, sustainable, and engaging working environment for all employees, their families, and communities. We publish an annual impact report to outline our positive contributions to our world and set an example for all employers.
Trust & Will’s mission is to help every family leave their legacy through affordable, accessible estate planning. That starts with the people we hire and the ways in which we support the development of their unique talents and capabilities. We are committed to prioritizing ways to make our company and industry more inclusive. This means we must be revolutionary in the way we value diversity to revolutionize our business sector. At Trust & Will, everyone has a seat at the table and space to be their authentic selves because only in a company that is inclusive and diverse can we truly stand in our members’ shoes.


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