Senior Software Engineer - Financial Products
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 17, 2020
At Carta, we're building the future of equity and ownership. We've
changed how companies, investors, and employees manage equity. Now,
we're transforming how capital markets operate. Our goal is to
create more owners and increase transparency and liquidity for
shareholders. More than 800,000 investors, law firms, and employees
use our platform, and we manage over $575B in equity. Carta is
looking for senior full stack and back end engineers to work in the
financial payments team to build out scalable next generation
platforms that will manage platforms in a high growth financial
services company. About Us: The Carta Financial Products teams are
looking for talented engineers to help us work on our financial
products stack. We're in the beginning stages of architecting and
building new platforms and greenfield applications. Carta is an
innovative enterprise startup that is fast growing, where you will
have the opportunity to make a difference and expand your skill
set. We are looking for people interested in developing highly
scalable, low latency and fault tolerant financial platforms and
experiences to expand the Carta product offering into new areas.
All of our engineers are part of the architecture, design, build
and deployment of well crafted code. If you want to put your
engineering talents to work in a team of highly skilled,
collaborative, fun and diverse engineers, we're the place to be.
About You: You care about craftsmanship and solid engineering. You
are accountable for your own results. You build for availability
and scalability. You enjoy sharing your knowledge with others and
mentoring, but are always open to learning something from people of
all levels. You debate with your peers respectfully and with an
open mind. You are a good technical lead and communicate clearly
with others. You can balance design complexity with maintainability
and determine how to incrementally develop and phase delivery. You
like learning new technology and keep up to date with your skills,
but you don't adopt technology unless it will solve a real problem.
Responsibilities: Architecture, design and coding of highly
available, secure, and scalable financial platforms. Test driven
development, high levels of code coverage and automation. Peer code
review. Logging and monitoring of platforms for proactive assurance
of availability and performance. Measuring results of system
changes through metrics,, both in speed and in business value.
Qualifications: 6+ years of experience Expert Java or Python
Developer Object oriented development practices, strong design and
architecture skills, knowledge of design patterns and when they are
best applied Experience in development environments with GitHub,
containerization, and service deployment in the Cloud Test driven
development experience, unit test and automation of test cases for
CI/CD pipeline Nice-to-haves: Experience in Payments or Financial
front end technologiesCarta is a Series E company and is backed by
top-tier VCs like Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners,
Meritech Capital, and more. We are an equal opportunity employer.
As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency,
leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our
careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next
step at Carta.
Keywords: Carta, San Francisco , Senior Software Engineer - Financial Products, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California
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