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Lead Ruby on Rails Developer - Modern Web Development (FinTech)
This is a terrific opportunity for a smart and collaborative Lead Software Engineer to join our organization and lead one of our development squads. At Forward Financing, our mission is to be the leading provider of financing solutions to under-served small businesses. As one of the fastest growing companies in Massachusetts, we are at the forefront of growth in the FinTech space. We are 100% dedicated to this vertical and to achieving our mission all while building a great culture and place to work.
In this role, you will be the Lead Software Engineer for one of our five full-stack agile development teams charged with creating robust and scalable software solutions for our partners, merchants, underwriters, sales agents and payment specialists. 80% of your time will be focused on either hands-on development or supporting the development efforts of the software engineers on your team.
You will report directly to Technology Leadership and collaborate frequently with engineers and users at all levels working on cutting edge web applications, data management tools, QA automation, and DevOps. This role is also looking for someone who will partner closely with the senior business leadership team, and serve as an ambassador for technology in driving collaboration and the right processes for solving complex problems.
In this role you will:
Be a software developer first, focusing 80%+ of your time building new solutions to drive sustainable and measurable value to the business by:
Developing modern web applications, libraries, systems integrations and microservices
Partnering closely with your product owner and senior leadership to define the technical requirements and implementation plan to satisfy the business objectives
Provide hands-on technical leadership and direction for the 4-5 engineers on your team and create the foundation for a high-performing, agile unit that can scale to meet the strong demand and exciting opportunities resulting from our explosive growth
Actively contribute to the simplification, security, and fortification of the platform by:
avoiding bugs in correctness-critical areas of the code base
finding solutions to increase the testability, engineering ease and extendability of services across the ecosystem
developing components that are well-designed, documented and tested, with a design that matches the desired architecture of the system
Increase the productivity, predictability and throughput of the technology team by:
participating in, following and improving our development process
using good judgment when evaluating tradeoffs between speed, quality and cost
embracing and sharing best practices, domain knowledge, documentation and learning
Contribute to the Forward Financing culture and serving as a positive ambassador for the technology team
Passionate: High energy. “Can-do-attitude”. Optimistic, open, and objective toward others.
Coachable: Open to feedback and continual professional improvement. Flexible and adaptable.
High Standards: Quality orientation. Follow through on commitments. A Doer who gets things done.
Efficient: Producing significant output with minimal wasted effort, organized planning and prioritization.
Proactive: Self-starter, continually seeks additional responsibilities. willingness to go the distance to get something done, including working long hours at times if needed.
Collaborative: Strong “people orientation”. Can disagree without being abrasive or intimidating. Team player.
Emotional Intelligence: high degree of self-awareness. Handles interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Exercises good judgement while under pressure.
Communicator: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative and possesses an openness to people and a willingness to hear what others are saying.
5+ years building and supporting modern web applications as a full-stack engineer or combination of frontend and backend experience compatible with the technologies we are leveraging on our team (Ruby on Rails or Python preferred)
Experience mentoring other engineers or taking on informal leadership responsibilities (formal management experience not required)
Openness to working with a blended remote/co-located team
Experience architecting or developing across complex systems (service oriented architecture would be a plus)
Experience managing data and application security requirements (including solid SQL or PostgreSQL/ relational DB experience)
AWS and microservices experience is a plus
Strong communication skills among engineers and senior stakeholders
Experience working in a high-performing agile environment
Experience with multi-team planning and coordination
Experience delivering measurable business value through engineering
Forward Financing is a Boston-based financial technology company that provides fast, flexible, and reliable working capital to small and medium-size businesses nationwide. By combining proprietary technology with a team of small business financing experts, Forward Financing delivers same day funding with the speed and simplicity business owners need to succeed and grow. With a simple online application, businesses can trust Forward Financing for approvals within minutes, funding within hours, and personalized support and service when they need it most.
Since 2012, Forward Financing has provided over $400m in funding to more than 10,000 small businesses. Consistently recognized as an industry leader, the company is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau and receives top ratings across all major customer review platforms. In 2017 and 2018, Forward Financing was named by Inc. Magazine and the Boston Business Journal as one of the fastest growing companies in Massachusetts. Learn more at www.forwardfinancing.com
At Forward Financing, we believe that if our company succeeds, all of our employees succeed too! We offer a competitive compensation package for highly qualified candidates that are extremely motivated, have a positive attitude, and are able to ramp up quickly. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and commuter benefits along with gym reimbursement, 401K, paid volunteering days and a matching gift program. We work in an open environment with a start-up vibe, conveniently located just steps away from South Station and conveniently located to all major "T" lines. You will have the opportunity to work with people who enjoy a fun, social office culture, as well as wonderful engineers all over the world.Apply
Senior Full Stack Engineer
As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, Worksmith will provide you the opportunity to develop the necessary skillset to become a senior executive in the technology industry.
Not only will you will be given the opportunity to hone your engineering skills across our entire technology stack - from our React Native mobile app, to our Spring powered API, to our DevOps setup in AWS - but you will be given the opportunity to learn about business, entrepreneurship, and leadership - how effectively communicate between departments, how to think about analyzing cost vs. value of a new project or initiative, how to set deadlines and deliver. We believe strongly that this well-rounded skillset is a requirement for all leaders in the technology space, and we believe that Worksmith offers the unique opportunity to grow these skills - quickly.
The day-to-day responsibilities will include:
Architecting solutions for new features, from our front end systems, through our API, to our database.
Participating in grooming sessions to ensure that the scope of work for each feature is accurate.
Contributing to the tech debt backlog and owning the prioritization and roadmap associated with it.
Mentoring junior developers.
Having a good understanding of not only our technology stack, but of the business itself.
And most importantly, delivering the mail - making sure that your features are delivered on time.
Some examples of recent technical projects that our senior engineers have completed include:
Set up our CI process with Jenkins
Led the efforts to build our new React Native mobile app from scratch
Architected a solution to more consistently and predictably send system notifications
Load balanced our API through AWS
We look for these qualities in our candidates:
A willingness to learn
A positive and hard-working attitude
Patience and tenacity
Organized and detail-oriented
Based in Austin, TX
5+ years of professional experience
Strong object-oriented design skills
Experience with Spring, AWS, and/or React is a plus, but not required
Fullstack Software Engineer
We are looking for full stack hackers to join our team. As an early member of the team, you’ll be helping us build a sophisticated, next generation financial services and benefits platform. Our customers trust us with a lot: Integrating seamlessly across financial institutions, moving money, tracking balances, helping with their healthcare decisions, and keeping their data extremely secure. In order to take on this mission we’re building our application on a new web framework we’ve built for Node.js, Postgres and React. We’re looking for engineers who are comfortable across the entire stack.
We all work on end-to-end features for the product and take great care in building features that will delight our customers. And there’s plenty of interesting problems, whether it’s helping design schemas with multi-step state machines that model financial transactions, working on the incremental build graph and compiler, or building our React based UI component library. This isn’t your typical CRUD application! You will be responsible for a lot so you should feel comfortable in a fast paced, growing, and nimble environment keeping in mind that everything we do is to better the lives of our users.
Here’s a snapshot of some of the technologies you will be working on and the qualifications we are looking for:
Several (3+) years experience in web or distributed systems development.
Experience in Postgres or another transactional, relational database system, as well as ability to design schemas.
Familiarity with software design techniques from functional to object oriented.
React or at least one other reactive UI language.
Computer science degree is not required, but you should be familiar with basic algorithms and performance analysis.
Someone who isn't afraid of responsibility and operating in an unstructured environment
A good sense of humor and a down-to-earth personality. We work hard, have fun, and treat people with respect.
Full Stack Software Engineer
As a Full Stack Engineer at SentiLink, you will be responsible for developing the underpinnings of our fraud detection solutions. You will ship complex projects to take on an evolving problem. This includes building our public-facing APIs and products as well as designing and constructing our internal data schemas and pipelines.
Be responsible for designing and building across the tech stack, from front-end through databases
Write code that is fast, simple, reliable, and easy to extend and maintain
You Should Have
2+ years of engineering experience
Demonstrable technical skills with languages and tools such as Python, Go, React, NodeJS, SQL, Docker, k8s
Experience working with SQL DB's and AWS
- Relevant experience in or a deep understanding of the fintech/financial services/lending/insurance industries or identity solutions
Full Stack Engineer
Coda is looking for full-stack software engineers to join our growing team as we deliver on the future of productivity software. We currently have multiple roles open at different levels of experience.
Documents and spreadsheets have remained relatively unchanged for the last 40 years and yet these paradigms still largely dominate how businesses and people operate. We're taking a fresh approach and empowering anyone to start with something as simple as a document and easily involve this into a powerful, connected application. We believe this will be game-changing and influence the paradigms of the next 40 years.
As a member of Coda’s engineering team, you will operate as a full-stack engineer and have the opportunity to work broadly across our product from our mobile and browser-based clients to our servers and infrastructure. You’ll work closely with a stellar team of passionate, experienced engineers, designers and product managers who've have been instrumental in building some of the most widely-used technology products in the world, including YouTube, Google Drive/Docs, Amazon AWS, Pinterest, and Microsoft Azure.
Our current stack focuses on React, TypeScript, Python, and Node with our server infrastructure running on Kubernetes in Amazon AWS. We believe in using the best tool for the job in hand, and don't shy away from solving hard problems!
In this role, you'll:
Work closely with the product, design and growth teams to enhance Coda working with new features, APIs, performance, quality, and scale
Work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment across multiple geo-located offices (locations in Seattle, San Francisco, and Mountain View)
Help ensure our customers have an excellent experience using Coda
Participate in the engineering teams' on-call rotations for customer support and live production issues
You may be a great fit for this role if
You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and enjoy collaborating with others
You are driven, can work independently, and thrive when challenged
You have worked with any modern UX framework as React, Vue, or similar, and have created or used internet friendly APIs such as REST or GraphQL
You have hands-on experience working building web-based systems on Cloud infrastructures such as AWS, Azure or similar Cloud-based environments
Openings: Multiple roles exist at different levels of experience
Locations: Bellevue, San Francisco, and Mountain ViewApply