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Engineering Lead (Spanish Speaking Preferred)



United States
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Company Overview:

Sivil is a well-funded and innovative tech start-up focused on developing public safety software that helps create a safer world for everyone. The company’s proprietary software helps police departments and civilian oversight agencies collect, manage and report on feedback about police officers, enabling them to easily work, communicate and collaborate openly every day. With a commitment to excellence and a customer centric approach we are revolutionizing how cities and counties interact with their constituents and driving positive change within the community.

Position Overview:

We seek a highly skilled Engineering Lead who will partner closely with our CTO and Co-Founder. As a crucial member of the engineering team, you will play a pivotal role in driving the technical direction of our products, including collaborating closely with our engineering team that is based in a Spanish-speaking country. Native or fluent Spanish speaker is essential. This is an excellent role for someone who prefers a fast-paced, growing company and excels in autonomous and innovative environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with CTO and the development team to deliver high-quality solutions that meet our clients' needs.
  • Design and implement scalable web services, applications, and APIs.
  • Lead by example, diving into the details, performing code reviews, and ensuring the highest standards of coding practices are maintained.
  • Drive the development of new paid features, focusing on enhancing our product offerings and meeting market demands.
  • Take ownership of security and database management, ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of our systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or computer science
  • 5-7 years of experience in full-stack development, with a strong emphasis on backend technologies.
  • Experience with React, MongoDB, SQL Server, jQuery, Amazon Web Services (AWS), GitHub, Node.JS, Java/C, and Microsoft APIs.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a must, as you will be the primary liaison between the Spanish-speaking engineering team and leadership.
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality, scalable software solutions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with customization and integration of software products.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with a hands-on approach to code development and review.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a small team environment, fostering a culture of trust and accountability.


Competitive salary and benefits package.