Senior Scala Engineer

| Greater NYC Area
Founded in 2014, Even Financial is a B2B fintech company that is transforming the way financial institutions find and connect with consumers. As the leading search, comparison, and recommendation engine for financial services, Even seamlessly bridges financial institutions (including American Express, Goldman Sachs, and SoFi) and channel partners (such as TransUnion and MoneyLion) via its simple yet robust API and embeddable marketplaces. Even turns any consumer touchpoint into an ROI-driven, fully customizable, programmatic acquisition source with full compliance and security at scale. Even’s investors are leading financial services firms and VCs, including American Express Ventures, Canaan Partners, Citi Ventures, F-Prime Capital (Fidelity), Greatpoint Ventures, Goldman Sachs, LendingClub, and MassMutual Ventures. Even placed in the Top 50 of the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, awarded to the fastest growing tech companies in the world, and has originated over $3B in credit to date.

As a developer, you will flex your Back End engineering expertise, while building new features and services in Scala with Play and Akka, all hosted on AWS. You’ll have the opportunity to work on a high impact team to expand our API's capabilities, all while ensuring quality and robustness. Come join our team as we push into new products and continue to innovate, streamline, and automate the Financial Service Search Industry.

Day to day:

  • Lead the technical design of new features on Even’s core platform and API
  • Contribute to a collaborative code base with other team members
  • Identify, advocate for, and implement improvements to our services
  • Flex into adjacent areas as needed, such as Data Engineering or DevOps
  • Mentor, teach and unblock other engineers, and spread knowledge through things like brown bags
  • Review new architecture proposals across our teams by participating in our RFC process and design sessions
  • Analyze and debug complex system-level issues
  • Recommend new technologies to improve developer impact, code quality, and our product offerings

You may be a good fit if you have:

  • 4-7 years software engineering experience.
  • Strong experience working with JVM environments, preferably Scala or Java 8+.
  • Knowledge and understanding of SQL, database designs, and general best practices.
  • Experience with Event-based design patterns and Kafka or similar technologies.
  • Experience with AWS or another cloud infrastructure provider.
  • Excellence in designing and delivering functionality in a collaborative setting.
  • Drive to deploy your code and features, and follow them to production to ensure smooth delivery.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, in both your own work and when reviewing others.
  • Not afraid to get into the logs to root out errors.
  • Eager to master new technologies and techniques.
  • Experience building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures and data sets.

Full time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
Comprehensive medical/dental/vision packages + life and disability insurance
401K retirement plans
Stock options
Company paid holidays
Uncapped paid time off (PTO)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

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Location

We’re located in “Silicon Alley”, in the Flatiron/Chelsea district of NYC—a neighborhood booming with tech, great food, and dogs!

What are Even Financial Perks + Benefits

Even Financial Benefits Overview

Even has a “Work From Anywhere” policy. While we maintain a beautiful office space in NYC and we encourage on-site collaboration, we know that a distributed workforce can be just as productive and highly engaged. Even offers it's employees a wealth of perks and benes! Medical, dental, vision, stock options, flexible PTO, personal holiday once a month, 401k, virtual yoga, employee recognition program - just to name a few!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Even has a “Work From Anywhere” policy. We encourage onsite collaboration but realize that distributed workforce can be just as productive and engaged.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
We love getting together as a company as well as with our teams - team happy hours, game nights, DnD, trivia, ping pong events - we do it all!
Pet Friendly
Even loves it's four legged dog friends and allows them to work with us in the office (accompanied by their Human, of course)
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
We offer all employees $200 towards their home office.
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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