Staff Software Engineer - Platform - Hypergrowth Social Good Fintech Startup

python, java, node.js, C++, go, backend engineering, software architecture
Full Time
$180,000 - $240,000
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Skyrocket Ventures is a recruiting firm for hundreds of high growth technology companies that range from industry leaders to top-tier startups.  This opportunity is with one of our client companies for a full-time permanent hire.  Please only apply if you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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Staff Software Engineer - Platform - Hypergrowth Social Good Fintech Startup

New York, NY. You can work from home 2x/week.

The company's product is in the realms of housing, real estate, and SaaS. Their product is both for consumers as well as b2b. It is primarily on mobile but also on web. The product is democratizing access to housing, and the company seeks people who would be passionate about the positive social impact they would have by building the product.

The company has raised Series A1 funding and is much more mature and financially strong than typical startups at this stage and size. It is on pace to achieve a $1 billion valuation in about 1.5 years. It is rapidly growing; it has 40 employees (about 7x what it was in June 2020) and 25 engineers (about 12x what it was in June 2020).

The company will pay salary up to $240k, plus equity which could be lucrative.

Job Responsibilities:

- About 90% Python, 10% Java.

- You will have a hand in choosing new technology the company uses in the future.

- Build Services and Platforms to accelerate the teams' productivity.

- Helping to establish processes that will enable the company to increase developer productivity, successfully scale the code base, and set high engineering standards.


- A Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience.

- At least 5 years of professional experience.

- Willing to learn (if necessary) and primarily use Python. Strong in at least one of: 1) Python or Java, or 2) Node.js or C++ or C or Go.

- Technical leadership experience.

- Experience building large scale, complex systems of high impact to business objectives.

Nice to have:

- Startup experience.

- Experience in the real estate space.

- Leadership experience.


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Position Id : 7514158
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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