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Senior Backend Engineer


Job Description

StratiFi is looking for an inspired Senior Backend Engineer to help us build out our Advisor Platform. We are looking for a data-driven user-advocate, fluent in turning complex designs into functional products on the web. You’ll be working closely with product managers, other developers, and UI/UX designers as part of a fast-paced product development team.

This is an opportunity to have a huge impact creating innovative, cutting edge products that go beyond the traditional expectations of an online investing experience.

Your job will be to develop and enhance the infrastructure that supports a high quality investing platform with a focus on automation and addition of new features. Your work will allow the platform to scale in line with company goals. As part of a small team at an early stage company you’ll have a direct impact on the company’s future by driving the set of features that make us a leading FinTech company.


Motivation and Experience For An Early Stage Startup:

Passion to build a great product that impacts the way people invest

5+ years of work experience

Prior work experience at a notable start up and/or software company writing production quality code

Ability to work independently, execute under pressure and take ownership

Ability to write super clean code that is optimized for speed

Keen interest in FinTech


Must Haves:

Mastery of Django/Flask/Python and Shell scripting


Strong Technical Background:

Strong grounding in Computer Science algorithms

Extensive experience with Test Driven Development

Extensive experience with web frameworks

Prior experience with microservices

Mastery of REST API principles

Proficient understanding of Git

Mastery of Traditional SQL databases like PostgresSQL or MySQL

Understanding of basic encryption/security principles such as salting, padding, and the shortcomings of MD5

Experience with AWS and Continuous Integrations

Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system

Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture

Understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3



Meaningful equity in an early-stage, disruptive startup

Competitive Salary

Health, dental, and vision benefits

Gym membership

Meals at the office

Flexible and generous vacation policy

New Macbook Pro and display, and whatever else you need


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