Senior Software Engineer

At StellarFi
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Full Remote (with restrictions)

Posted on June 14th

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Stellar sets out to disrupt the poverty cycle by giving its users the flexibility to pay their bills on their own schedule, while building credit and generating value. We are a Public Benefit Corporation and believe that late bill payments and defaults are not simply consequences of poverty but, rather, its drivers. Our team is looking for talented, creative thinkers who are passionate about our cause.

We're looking for
Software Engineering is core to Stellar's mission and as a Senior Software Engineer you will help design and deliver reliable, scalable, performant solutions across our entire software platform. You will help build Stellar’s engineering culture and help build our team as we grow. We work in an industry that is rapidly growing in the face of a complex regulatory landscape. As such, we require all team members to face the challenges head-on and show the courage to break a few eggs. At Stellar you'll never have to worry about your contributions to the world, because your work will impact millions of people as we become the financial management platform for the American consumer.

The role requires you to:
  • Work in our front-end (React) app and our back-end (Rails API), and anything new that comes along
  • Integrate with third party services through a variety of APIs like REST, gRPC, etc
  • Work with design, product, and business functions on new projects and efforts
  • Maintain the reliability of our platform with rigorous testing, monitoring, and data insights
  • Be an active participant in design and planning meetings, code reviews, and other team rituals

Also
  • Thrive in uncertain, fast-paced environments
  • Bias towards action and own problems end-to-end
  • Understand while we embrace startup style and tempo we are building real software for the finance industry and execution rigor is critical
  • Be thoughtful and analytical; ask why
  • Divorce yourself from insider bias and surge into greenfield problem sets
  • Work collaboratively with third-parties to accomplish mutual goals while protecting Stellar equities and always driving towards our objectives
  • Check your ego at the door

We’d love to see
  • 5+ years of production-facing application development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience building and maintaining a complex set of systems
  • Experience working with product leads to deliver on time and on target
  • Experience working with SQL or other data storage systems, like ORM, NoSQL, or others
  • Experience integrating third-party APIs
  • Ruby on Rails
  • TypeScript or JavaScript (modern, responsive frontend frameworks like React or Vue with responsive CSS)
  • Heroku, AWS, or GCP
  • Testing automation (CI/CD)

The Stellar Way
Although we prefer our team to reside in Austin TX, we will gladly accommodate remote work. The Stellar team is proud of our varying backgrounds, education levels, and world views. We value diversity and prefer nonconformists.

*We offer Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, and Unlimited PTO. By submitting this application, you certify that the facts contained in your application are true and complete to the best of your knowledge. If you are employed, false statements on your application will be grounds for termination.

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