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Automated investing app Grifin was founded in 2017. Grifin exists to give people a simple, approachable and secure way to own a slice of the companies they shop at daily. The next time you purchase a cup of Starbucks coffee, you’ll automatically invest $1 into Starbucks stock. Order something from Amazon? Invest $1 into Amazon stock. With Grifin, you’ll share in the growth of the companies you routinely spend money with. Since the app launch in November 2020, the team has raised $10 million in seed funding, experienced 180,000+ app downloads, and grown to 10 full-time employees.
What You Will Do:
Develop quality Node.js code for Lambda Functions and API endpoints
Participate and lead software design for new features
Work independently and own immediate work
Collaborate with other engineers to ensure best methods and techniques are used in development
Create backend infrastructure for a real time API that will combine data from multiple third party services with an automated internal process
Use data to proactively identify system improvements and parts of the system that need to be rearchitected
Work closely with product teams to offer guidance and technical feasibility of feature requests
Triage, debug, and resolve system issues
Develop and modify Node.js endpoints to enable frontend features
Ensure new and existing efforts collect appropriate metrics for monitoring and alerting
What You Will Need:
4+ years of professional software engineering experience
2+ years of experience developing Node.js AWS Lambda functions with AWS Step Functions
2+ years of experience developing data pipelines using a large scale parallel processing framework such as Hadoop, Sparks, FlumeJava
In-depth knowledge of Node.js
A curious mind, advanced critical thinking abilities, and sound judgment with a risk mitigation mindset
What Could Set You Apart:
Experience with machine learning models including ranking, nearest neighbor, and NLP
Experience manipulating and sanitizing large unstructured data
AWS - Lambda, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, S3, CloudWatch, and many more
Reasons to Join:
Work-life Balance: We believe in balancing life, work, relationships and finance.
Ownership: We take pride in ownership, which is why we give employees stock options.
Entrepreneurship: We welcome and encourage ideas of all shapes and sizes.
All-Star Team: We believe wholeheartedly in our mission, so we always bring our “A” game.
Autonomy: Each teammate can drive results and act independently when others are tied up.
Wear Multiple Hats: We enjoy expanding our skill sets by working on an array of projects.
Benefits and Perks:
Unlimited PTO with recommended minimums
Private Health Insurance
Health & Wellness Benefit
Office Setup Benefit
Remote work - live anywhere in the world!
Opportunity to turn life’s greatest moments into investments
Location: Live anywhere with high-speed internet, or join the founders in sunny, no-state-income-tax, Tampa, FL.
Inclusion is one of our core values. We are fully invested in hiring and growing a diverse team of high performers. We’re committed to creating a positive and connected work environment for all. We believe that uniqueness in ideas, experiences and backgrounds make us a better Grifin. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.
To paraphrase Warren Buffet, when hiring, we look for intelligence, initiative and integrity. We seek mission-driven, passionate, dedicated and diverse magical thinkers. If these qualities resonate, then apply – even if you’re not sure about the job description. Just share a bit about who you are and why you’re excited about Grifin.