EU expansion for US based fintech Lithic

Domain: fintech

Founded: 2014

Lithic logo

The company

Lithic makes it simple to create payment cards to enable and control spending. Designed for developers, Lithic’s accessible building blocks reduce time to market, unlock new revenue streams and scale with your evolving business. Whether you’re creating payment cards for your customers, optimizing back-office operations, or simplifying disbursements, Lithic makes it easy to start without wading through lengthy MSAs or Sales demos. Pricing is simple, with no expensive monthly fees. 

Tech stack

  • NodeJS, VueJS

  • Python, Rust

  • AWS, Kubernetes, Docker

The project

Lithic is a New York based company which was looking to expand their engineering to Europe, and Bee’s Knees helped them in this mission. The task was to find a top notch full stack engineer with a fintech background, who has previous experience working with the architecture of the applications.

To fill in this role, we did a thorough market research and assembled a list of fintech companies which we targeted for headhunting.

Hiring process

🐝 A 30 mins screening call with Bee’s Knees:

  • Pitching Lithic to the candidate

  • Questions to the candidate about their experience

  • Questions to the candidate related to their motivation and cultural fit

  • Questions to the candidate related to salary, availability, notice period

1️⃣ Lithic’s recruiter screen

2️⃣ Live coding

3️⃣ Homework (an architecture related task)

4️⃣ Project discussion

5️⃣ Culture fit interview


🎯 Hires: 1

🧑‍💻 Roles filled: Full Stack JavaScript Engineer

📍 Location: EU

Client’s feedback

Read their review on Clutch

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