Too many people in the U.S. continue to be left behind by traditional financial services institutions. At Stash, an investing app for more than 2 million active subscribers, we’re on a mission to address that reality by empowering people to invest and build better lives. We’re turning money into a source of hope and opportunity and giving our customers the confidence to take charge of their money and financial future.

It’s an exciting time to be a Stasher! Bolstered by a new slate of world-class leaders and a fresh round of financing, we’re headed into our next phase of growth with momentum. We’ve implemented product enhancements that make it easier for individuals to start their financial journey with us, and operational changes to help us deliver for and support our customers with optimal speed, rigor, and transparency. Also in the past year, Stash launched its groundbreaking back-end infrastructure, Stash Core, allowing the company to exceed 70% in gross margin as it marches towards profitability.

Our team is looking for a Backend 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:

  • Build backend services including the core APIs that power our mobile apps, and our backend data processing and trading systems
  • Deliver software components from the first commit to production
  • Work in a multi-functional agile team to produce working software incrementally
  • Instrument, test, profile, and code review software
  • Continuously deploy to our cloud-based infrastructure

What we’re looking for:

  • 3-5 years of professional experience as a software engineer
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or relevant industry experience
  • A great communicator who is able to collaborate with a lack of ego
  • Experience working with Microservice Architectures
  • Familiarity with or interest in docker, AWS, Terraform, Datadog
  • Data-driven decision maker, willing to take risks, fail fast and iterate quickly
  • A keen understanding of testing best practices
  • Familiarity with or interest in Go
  • Experience building gRPC APIs

Gold Stars

  • Experience building an application at scale
  • Experience with event-based architectures
  • Experience with ledgers and banking systems
  • Believer in a zero-downtime, deploy anytime/anywhere philosophy
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