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Lead Full Stack Developer at Parallel



Software Engineering · Full-time
California, USA · Remote
150,000 – 180,000 USD per year
Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2023

About Parallel

Parallel is an innovative load test platform that makes the internet more resilient, reliable, and robust. It increases developer productivity and happiness. We’re funded by a top Silicon Valley VC and are on an ambitious trajectory to dominate the load testing, monitoring, and related spaces. Parallel’s founders have deep product, technical, and go-to-market experience in B2B SaaS. Yev Spektor has led Engineering and Product at multiple startups. Andy Swett is the founder of CallidusCloud, which was acquired by SAP for $2.4B. Since then, Andy has held multiple GTM leadership roles.

About the role

Parallel is looking for a lead full stack developer to be a member of the founding team. We are building a distributed system with massive scalability requirements. This key player will help design and build our API and web app, work with the founders to execute the vision, and play a major role in growing the Company and Engineering team.


  • Collaborate with leadership to build the product release roadmap
  • Lead building and maintaining Parallel’s core API and web app
  • Establish engineering best practices for the company and our customers
  • Mentor future technical hires


  • 8+ years building production applications
  • 3+ years current TypeScript experience (Node.js, React)
  • Experience designing internal and customer-facing APIs
  • Be obsessed with UX, Developer Experience, and clean code
  • Pacific or Mountain timezone

Nice to have

  • Experience building load testing, monitoring, observability, or related systems
  • Familiarity with: NestJS, Postgres, Redis, Time-Series Databases, Redux, Chart.js, WebSockets

Salary and benefits

  • $150K - $180K salary, significant equity
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • Company contributions to retirement plan
Parallel is an equal opportunity employer.