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8 Jul 2022

Full-Time Backend Engineer IV, Activation

Stash2022 – Posted by Stash2022 Anywhere

Job Description

Want to help everyday Americans build wealth? Financial inequality is increasing and too many people are getting left behind. At Stash, we believe in the power of simplifying investing, making it easy and affordable for everyday Americans to build wealth and achieve their financial goals.

We’re one of the fastest growing fintechs in the U.S. and have had another record-breaking year. In 2021 we almost doubled our headcount and valuation. Our personal finance app makes investing easy and affordable; this year 6 million customers set aside more than $3 billion with Stash.

Prioritizing People is one of our core values and has been key to a healthy work-life balance and a great sense of fulfillment and inclusion. We employ a true people first – hybrid model. Live and work where you feel the most productive, whether that is in your home, in an office, or a combination of both.

Let’s solve complex problems and tackle wealth inequality.

We look for people who will help raise the bar for our entire engineering organization in terms of tech prowess, passion for collaboration and desire to mentor and educate fellow team members. We look for strategic thinkers and creative problem solvers with a bias for execution and we’ll expect you to contribute code as well as product/feature ideas from the get-go.

Our Activation team is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer with a passion for building reliable, scalable, and performant software to support the Stash mission. The Activation team aims to help our subscribers begin their wealth building journey by guiding them through the onboarding process and enabling them to make their first investment.

What you’ll do:

  • Architect, design, and implement backend services including the core API, backend data processing, and vendor integrations
  • Own the end to end delivery of software from inception to production
  • Instrument, test, profile, and code review software
  • Continuously deploy to our cloud-based infrastructure
  • Scale software infrastructure for a quickly-growing user base

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of professional experience building backend software
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or relevant industry experience
  • An experienced engineer who can turn ideas into reliable code that others find easy to understand and modify
  • Experience building backend APIs and services in a highly collaborative team setting
  • Creative problem solver with a passion for testing, debugging, and overall code quality
  • Experience with event-based architectures
  • Familiarity with or interest in docker, AWS, Terraform, Datadog
  • Data-driven decision maker, willing to take risks, fail fast, and iterate quickly
  • A keen understanding of testing best practices
  • Familiarity with or interest in Ruby, Scala or Kotlin

Gold Stars:

  • Experience building distributed applications at scale
  • Familiarity with or interest in Kubernetes, Consul, multi-region systems, multi-cloud design

**No recruiters please**

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 60 days.

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