Stash is hiring a

Backend Engineer

Title: Backend Engineer

  • Location: US Based Remote

Stash is a personal finance app that can make investing easy and affordable for millions of Americans. From budgeting paychecks to saving for retirement, we help Stashers create more financial freedom. We are pioneering the future of personal finance with the first financial subscription that helps people create better lives. Since launching in 2015, over 5 million people have joined Stash to increase their financial freedom. Our 250+ employees are on a mission to help you invest in yourself and build wealth.

What you’ll do:

  • Architect, design, and implement backend services including the core API, backend data processing, and vendor integrations.
  • Own the end to end delivery of software components from inception to production
  • Instrument, test, profile, and code review software
  • Continuously deploy to our cloud-based infrastructure
  • Scale software infrastructure for a quickly-growing user base

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of professional experience building backend software
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or relevant industry experience
  • An experienced engineer who can turn ideas into reliable code that others find easy to understand and modify
  • Experience building backend APIs, both OpenAPI and gRPC
  • Creative problem solver with a passion for testing, debugging, and overall code quality
  • Data-driven decision maker, willing to take risks, fail fast, and iterate quickly
  • A keen understanding of testing best practices and chaos engineering
  • Familiarity with Terraform, AWS, and statically typed, compiled programming languagesGoLang

Gold Stars:

  • Experience building an application at scale
  • Experience operating in an autonomous manner due to the greenfield nature of the project
  • Experience with event-based architectures
  • Familiarity with or interest in Kubernetes, Consul, multi-region systems, multi-cloud design

Benefits & Perks:

  • Equity in Stash
  • Flexible Vacation
  • Flexible Remote
  • Family-Friendly Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401k
  • Learning & Development & Ergonomic Work Space Stipends
  • Commuter Benefits and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Team outings that do not involve trust falls…