Senior Server Engineer

Engineering | San Mateo, CA, United States

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We are a venture backed startup based in San Mateo, California and are looking for passionate self-starters who will stop at nothing to democratize investing and empower millions of people. This is an opportunity for a world-class Senior Server Engineer to help us build and run a next generation personal investing platform. You will have the opportunity to design and build a back-end infrastructure to ensure high availability to a rich, modern web application, and robust integration with real-time trading systems. The ideal candidate will understand fault tolerant distributed systems, Internet security, and data center architecture. You will be creating a robust application that can change quickly, scale seamlessly, and delight our users.


  • Develop back-end application code for consumer-facing financial services products
  • Develop in a test-oriented and fast paced environment
  • Coordinate with the leaders of the company during technical design
  • Resolve defects during QA testing and in post-release patches


  • BS Computer Science or equivalent is required
  • Five years of development experienced
  • Expertise with Java, Spring and Hibernate is a plus
  • Expertise with scalable, high-availability web application architecture
  • Experience working with API development is a plus
  • Experience in the financial industry is a plus
  • Knowledge of algorithms, data mining or machine learning is a plus
  • Experience with mobile platforms is a plus
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment
  • Good understanding of databases