Senior Backend Software Engineer

Stash is on a mission to give financial opportunity to all; we want to build financial systems that work for everyone—not just the wealthy. But that takes more than just a mission. It takes great people and an open, inclusive, and diverse environment where innovation and quality can thrive.

Our team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for building reliable, scalable, and performant software to power the Stash experience. We’ve had tremendous growth in the past two years and have an exciting product roadmap ahead of us. 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 our mobile apps, and our backend data processing and trading systems
  • Partner with the product team to come up with new feature and products
  • Own the end to end delivery of software components 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:

  • 4+ years of professional experience building consumer-facing software
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or relevant industry experience
  • 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
  • Familiarity with or interest in our stack Ruby on Rails, Scala, Sidekiq, Heroku, Postgres, Redis, AWS S3/Elastic Beanstalk