Senior Backend Engineer

| New York, NY, USA
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Teamstand’s vision is to unite information where you work today. In a world of too many apps, more than just time is lost when teams are asked to do their job across many software platforms.

Our product is derived from technology crucial to success in leading financial institutions, and we offer companies and individuals the power to transform business communication that seen little innovation in the past two decades. We are an early stage startup with $19M in funding and just over 40 people, so there is much to be done!

You’ll find joining our team to be particularly compelling if

  • You’ve worked at growth-stage companies and want to pick up experience building the business from the beginning
  • You’ve worked closely with senior stakeholders, and you are looking for firsthand experience operating the rocketship yourself

We believe that passionate work, speaking your mind, and commitment to growth are the most important traits to bring to our team.

The Role

As a senior developer on Teamstand’s R&D team, you will work closely with other engineers, product managers and designers to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap. You will build scalable services with strong design principles in the cloud environment. You will participate in refining requirements, building solutions and shipping customer-facing features. As the product matures, you’ll recruit and develop the team that catalyzes our engineering team globally.

This position will be based on NYC headquarters with occasional travel to other locations to collaborate with the team.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Design and develop scalable software with Java/Kotlin programming languages
  • Work closely with multiple stakeholders like Product teams, Design teams and peer developers for translating user requirements to product features
  • Identify and drive changes to uphold engineering best practices
  • Self-driven and works with minimal or no supervision
  • Owning and supporting production environments
  • Optimize applications for speed, security and maintainability

What type of experience will likely be helpful? We're looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience with expertise in Java/J2EE (Spring, MyBatis), Kotlin and good understanding of web technologies
  • Experience with one of the cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack
  • Expertise in writing optimized SQL queries and a passion for writing performance-driven applications
  • Experience building web applications focusing on quality, maintainability and reliability
  • Experience building large-scale web applications focusing on Microservices, Integrations,  Caching, API development, Security, etc., 
  • Strong CS Fundamentals with problem solving skills

Additional ‘Good to haves’

  • Familiarity with Linux development environment
  • Exposure to modern front-end technology stack 
  • Exposure to other programming languages is a plus
  • Exposure to agile development

What we offer you: 

  • The opportunity to learn 10x (through success and failure) with access to everything that comes with building a business
  • The chance to not only change the future of work and communication, but your own future as well
  • Competitive compensation and equity with medical, dental, mental health and vision benefits from day one

Teamstand is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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