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Senior software engineer opportunity at crowdfunding platform (NYC)

New York, NY
Our client has built out a tech-driven trading/crowdfunding platform for an historically closed market -- and due to their work this market has been opened up to the open market.

The need to bring on a very senior engineer to shape the team, roadmap, and technical strategy. They have a good stack (React + Redux, Python, Django, PostgreSQL) but they're decidedly dogmatic about your background - any JVM language will do, and better if you've mastered a number of languages during your career.

Some of the things you'll do:
  • Mentor more junior engineers
  • Build high-availability and security into the core architecture
  • Help scale the marketplace
  • Design and implement the systems to power seamless funding and cash distribution
  • Build data-centric services
A little about you:
  • 5+ years of experience working on the server side in any language (Python, Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, Java, etc...)
  • Experience building interactive web applications using modern Javascript frameworks (Angular.js, React.js, Ember.js, etc…)
  • Strong understanding of OOP and Computer Science fundamentals, including algorithms and data structures
  • A strong passion for engineering and a sense of ownership of your code and outcomes
  • Experience with test automation, continuous integration and deployment
  • Experience with Agile software development methods
  • Great written and verbal communication skills, comfortable discussing technical problems with peers
  • Self-starter, thriving in a startup environment

 

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