Senior Backend Software Engineer (Ruby / Rails)

| Greater NYC Area

Stash is a digital-first financial services company committed to making saving and investing accessible to everyone. By breaking down barriers and building transparent, technology-driven products, we help the 99% build smarter financial habits so they can confidently save more, grow wealth, and enjoy life.

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 three 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
  • Work in a cross-functional agile team to deliver working software incrementally
  • 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
  • An experienced engineer who can turn ideas into reliable code that others find easy to understand and modify
  • Experience building backend RESTful APIs
  • Working experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Creative problem solving and a passion for testing, debugging, and overall code quality
  • Data-driven decision making, willingness 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

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

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We 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, & More!:

* Equity In Stash * Flexible Vacation

Four Family-Friendly Medical Plans * Two Dental & One Vision Insurance Plan

* 401k Learning & Development Stipend

* Commuter Benefits * Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

* Employee Referral Bonuses * Stocked Fridges & Kitchens

* Thursday Happy Hours * Catered Lunch on Fridays

* Team outings that do not involve trust falls...

Awards & Recognition:

  • Built in NYC’s Startups to Watch in 2018
  • Wall Street Journal's "Top 25 Tech Companies To Watch" in 2018
  • MarCom Awards 2018 Double Gold & Platinum Winner
  • 2017 Webby Award Winner for Best Mobile Sites & Apps in the Financial Services and Banking category
  • 2017 W3 Awards Winner for Best User Experience

**No recruiters, please.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • iOSLanguages
    • AndroidLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • PlayFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail

Location

500 7th Ave, New York , NY 10018

What are Stash Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Learning and Development Stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Work Schedule and Work/Life Balance. Learning & Development Stipend. Team Building Events and Activities. Demos, Drinks & Data every Thursday followed by Happy Hour. Stocked Fridge (food, snacks, drinks) Beer & Cold Brew on Tap. Catered Lunch on Fridays. Bi-weekly Stash Labs! (Work on passion projects for the day). 4 X Family-Friendly Health Insurance Plans Starting at $ 4.90 per month (Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield). Flexible Spending Account (FSA). 2 X Family-Friendly Dental Insurance Plans Starting at $ .39 per month (Guardian). 1 X Family-Friendly Vision Insurance Plan Starting at $ .04 per month (VSP). Short-term disability, long-term disability (60% of salary up to $12K/month), and basic life insurance ($50k).

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