Tech Lead Manager

To further scale our efforts and increase our impact, we are bringing on an expert software leader as Tech Lead Manager . This critical role would work closely with Uptrust's CTO to develop and support new product initiatives on our web, mobile, and back-end platforms. The Tech Lead Manager would play a leadership role in designing and implementing new product features used by public defender staff and criminal justice reform stakeholders at all levels (county, state and national). This is an opportunity to join a growing organization using modern technology for good; as a member of our team, you'll help us reach our goal of 1,000,000 defendants in 100 offices and 100,000 jail nights avoided by the end of 2019.

We are looking for someone who wants to have a measurable impact in criminal justice reform and believes in the power of technology to change unjust systems.


  • Collaborate with the Uptrust CTO on product strategy and planning

  • Improving and maintaining Uptrust's web and mobile platforms

  • Leading the design and implementation of new product features

  • Assist with recruiting to grow the product engineering team

What we offer:

This is a full-time role with benefits and a generous and competitive salary based on experience. We offer a full benefits package. Candidate will either work out of Uptrust's office in San Francisco or downtown Northampton, MA.


  • Experience (5+ years) with key web technologies, including:

    • HTML / CSS / JavaScript

    • Node.js / npm

    • AngularJS

    • Firebase

  • Experience managing projects and running a team

  • Entrepreneurial and motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to establish and meet goals and objectives

  • Interest in criminal justice reform

Uptrust is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.