Technical Lead – Full Stack (Node.js)

Technical Lead – Full Stack (Node.js)

Remote – United States

Kunai is a fast-growing digital consultancy focused on banking, payments, and fintech powered by a global network that attracts the best and brightest people from all backgrounds and cultures, driven by innovation and experimentation, spread across almost every single continent. Over the past decade, we’ve shipped over 150 products for clients that include Visa, American Express, Capital One, WEX, Wells Fargo, Ernst & Young, and TOMS Shoes. Our founders built a previous agency (Monsoon) that was acquired by Capital One in 2015.

As a Senior Tech Lead – Full Stack, you will build enterprise level solutions such as user profile/notification services on internal platforms. If you love to lead, solve challenging problems, and operate in a fast-paced environment, this role is for you.


  • Provide expertise in area of applications programming and ensure application design adheres to the overall architecture blueprint.
  • Perform hands on software development activities coding, code reviews, design documentation, etc.
  • Analyze complex business processes, system processes, and industry standards to define and develop solutions to high level problems.
  • Develop application methodologies and standards for program analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging, and implementation.
  • Provide in-depth analysis with interpretive thinking to define issues and develop innovative solutions.
  • Collaborate with UX/UI designers, QA engineers, and DevOps teams to ensure seamless integration of front-end and back-end components, as well as continuous delivery and deployment of software solutions.
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks, security vulnerabilities, and scalability issues in full stack applications, implementing best practices for optimization and efficiency.


  • 8+ years of expertise in full stack application design and development using the below mentioned technologies and frameworks:
    • Back-end: Spring, Spring boot, Java 11+, NodeJS, Hibernate, Design patterns: Microservices, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
    • Front-end JavaScript ES6+, HTMLS5, CSS3, working knowledge of Angular 13+/ React, Webpack, etc.
  • Expertise with cloud computing technologies (AWS, Kubernetes, etc.) and micro-services architectures (server and front-end)
  • Knowledgeable with database technologies both relational and document (NoSQL) based storage.
  • Experience with leading a development group and ability to guide the team on sound architecture and design principles along with delivering a quality software.
  • Ability to perform code reviews (Back-end Java) to ensure the code hygiene.
  • Detail oriented and ability to collaborate with various partner teams on project delivery.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Masters degree preferred.