Senior Full Stack Engineer at Vestwell

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Who are we?

Vestwell provides every employee in America with access to a retirement account by removing the friction points financial advisors and companies have in establishing and maintaining defined contribution & benefit programs. We look out for everyone’s best interest, including financial advisors, companies and employees.

Why Vestwell?

Vestwell is a Series B startup at the forefront of a wave of change in a $6 trillion 401(k) market. Our investors are top players in the Fintech and Wealth management world. We are creating a platform that lowers fees across the board and ensures that individuals retire wealthier. We have a roadmap that has a promising chance to fundamentally change this industry for the better. Also we have WFH Fridays!

If you want to be part of a team that scales this business to a new audience and helps bring our architecture and processes to the next level, then we would love to hear from you.


Our Culture

We take a modern Agile approach to web development, trusting cross-functional squads to make bottom up decisions in terms of roadmap prioritization, technical choices, and day-to-day processes.

We want squads to be first class citizens, working as a team to define their roadmap and prioritization, that follows best practices in development, automation testing, deploying, and support.


Who are we looking for?

The Engineering team is seeking an experienced Full Stack Engineer with 3-5+ years of experience, who can be effective on all levels of our application stack, and is willing to play all necessary roles such as architect, tech lead, code reviewer, Agile coach, and mentor.

In short, we want to bring experienced engineers in to make key decisions regarding technology, architecture, and culture.

You’re a great fit for our team if you can balance detail-oriented tasks with long term strategy and scale initiatives. Most of all, you must be passionate about what you create and about the impact it can have. That matters to us, a lot.

Requirements

Necessary Experience

  • Extending core business logic within a shared backend codebase
  • Architecting, modifying, and working with SQL-based Databases
  • Developing, maintaining, and supporting automation test suites
  • Experience building, specifying, and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Working closely with Product, QA, and other Engineers, in a cross functional vertical team, and a willingness to play any role necessary within that team

Nice to have Experience

  • Excellence in Scala, or a strong history with other functional languages
  • Node, React, and other Js technologies
  • Microservice architecture patterns
  • Devops or sysops background, especially with Docker, and AWS services
  • An understanding of SRE best practices, such as post-mortems, logging, alerting, and toil reduction
  • CS Degree

Day to day you may additionally…

  • Collaborate closely with other Senior Engineers and the rest of the Vestwell team to determine architecture for our core services
  • Work with both engineering and product teams to drive solution design
  • Create complex logical frameworks, workflows, RESTful API endpoints, and JSON formats to exchange key data with the rest of the platform
  • Help plan, automate and scale our infrastructure
  • Provide production support and train the junior engineers

Benefits

We’re an early stage startup with lots of exciting milestones ahead. We value health and wellness at Vestwell and, as such, offer competitive health coverage, an open vacation policy, coffee, cappuccino & healthy snacks, WFH Fridays, and a bright, comfortable office with lots of workspace options so you can be comfortable and as productive as possible, close to all transportation between Bryant Park and Herald Square in NYC. We offer relocation if needed. And naturally we have a great 401(k) plan!

No third parties please!

Please note we don't ask about salary history from any applicant and salary history is not a factor in a hiring decision.

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Location

We are located in the heart of NYC, right next to Times Square. We are easy to get to with various train and bus stops close by.

An Insider's view of Vestwell

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Vestwell is an amazing place to work. There is a clear vision and everyone works hard to achieve it without sacrificing culture. We are building something that is truly going to help people by making it easier to save for retirement. It's a pleasure to work with such a talented, driven, fun team every day. The snacks and ping-pong are a nice touch!

Jordan

Product Manager

What are Vestwell Perks + Benefits

Vestwell Benefits Overview

We value health and wellness at Vestwell and, as such, offer competitive health coverage, an open vacation policy, coffee, cappuccino & healthy snacks, and a bright, comfortable office with lots of workspace options so you can be comfortable and as productive as possible. And naturally we have a great 401(k) plan!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on Fridays.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Vestwell hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
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