Senior Backend Software Engineer

New York, NY or US Based Remote
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Stash is pioneering the future of personal finance with the first financial subscription that helps people create better lives. From budgeting to saving for retirement, Stash unites banking, investing, and advice all in one app that has helped more than 5M people reach their financial goals and make progress towards financial freedom.

Their team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for building reliable, scalable, and performant software to power the Stash experience. They’ve had tremendous growth in the past two years and have an exciting product roadmap ahead of them. If you’re interested in solving complex problems associated with scaling a popular consumer facing application and working in an open, diverse, and inclusive environment, Stash might be the fit for you!

What you’ll do:

Architect, design, and implement backend services, including the core API that powers their mobile apps, and their backend data processing and trading systems
Partner with the product team to come up with new features and products
Own the end to end delivery of software components from inception to production
Work in a cross-functional agile team to deliver working software incrementally
Instrument, test, profile, and code review software
Continuously deploy to their cloud-based infrastructure
Scale software infrastructure for a quickly-growing user base

What they’re looking for:

5+ years of professional experience building consumer-facing 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 RESTful APIs
Creative problem solver with a passion for testing, debugging, and overall code quality
Data-driven decision maker, willing to take risks, fail fast, and iterate quickly
A keen understanding of testing best practices (TDD is a plus!)

Gold Stars:

Experience building an application at scale
Experience transitioning monolithic systems to microservice-based systems
Experience with event-based architectures
Familiarity with or interest in their stack Ruby on Rails, Scala, Sidekiq, Heroku, Postgres, Redis, AWS S3/Elastic Beanstalk

They believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to living their values, promoting innovation, and building the best products out there. Their success is directly related to the employees that they hire, grow and retain and they believe that their team should reflect the diversity of the customers that they serve.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. Everyone is encouraged to apply.

Benefits & Perks:

Equity in Stash
Flexible Vacation
Flexible Remote
Family-Friendly Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
Learning & Development & Ergonomic Work Space Stipends
Commuter Benefits and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employee referral bonuses
Team outings that do not involve trust falls…

Awards & Recognition:

Forbes Fintech 50 (2019 & 2020)
Best Digital Bank, Finovate Awards (2020)
Tearsheet Challenge Awards, Best Banking Card Product – Stock-Back® Card, 2020
LendIt Fintech Innovator of the Year (2019 & 2020)
Built in NYC’s Best Places to work (2019)
MarCom Awards Double Gold & Platinum Winner (2018)
Webby Award Winner for Best Mobile Sites & Apps in the Financial Services and Banking category (2017)
W3 Awards Winner for Best User Experience (2017)

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