Technical Lead - Architecture

San Francisco, CA /
Architecture – Architecture /
Full time
Technical Lead - Architecture 

The Team:

The MyVest Architecture team develops creative software solutions to meet current project requirements while advancing strategic business and technology initiatives. Join our Architecture team and play a key role in creating next generation software for wealth management and financial services enterprises. You will work closely with the Operations & Data Technology team - responsible for innovation in the areas of account management, billing, portfolio performance, reporting, and data integrations - to build new features as well as rebuild, upgrade, and enhance our current platform. 

This position will be located in San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX, or Philadelphia, PA. 

The Opportunity:

    • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders you'll refine evolving product requirements, design high-level software specifications, and assess effort and risk of proposed projects.
    • Write and review code, documentation, and testing as needed to validate satisfaction of requirements, coding standards, and maintainability.
    • Enhance the tech stack to support new product features.
    • Be part of the continued improvement and success of an award-winning, enterprise financial services application in production.

About You:

    • An expert problem solver with a strong understanding of technology standards, libraries, and tools.
    • An internal evangelist of modern software development methodologies (automated testing, agile software development, 12 factor, zero trust application design, CI/CD pipelines, code reviews, open api documentation, containers )
    • Familiar with Angular, React (or other UI framework) a plus.
    • You take your excellent understanding of functional programming and object oriented design principles
 and teach them to others.
    • You’re motivated to deliver new initiatives both individually and with a cross-functional team.
    • Practiced communication skills on distributed teams
 with a variety of stakeholders.
    • You’re seeking a growth opportunity where your contributions will make a difference to company and group performance.

Ideal Experience (Don't worry, we don't expect you to have everything on this list, but the more the merrier!) :

    • Expert-level software development experience including time as a technical lead, ideally building enterprise software
    • Expert Java and Spring developer, experience with Hibernate and Git a plus.
    • Understanding of data modeling, writing in SQL, and query tuning. Oracle or Cassandra a plus.
    • Provide production-level support responses with clear and thoughtful communication to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Experience designing and developing RESTful APIs and service-oriented microservice architectures.
    • Financial service industry experience is a plus; Investment Management services experience is highly preferred.
    • Experience with financial data processing and reporting is valuable.
About MyVest

MyVest is a growing fintech company building enterprise SaaS platforms for financial institutions. We’re on a mission to secure the financial future of more families by enabling their advisors to provide personalized wealth management at scale. We’re looking for curious, inclusive, collaborators to join us at our bright, open headquarters in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district, and at our satellite offices in Austin and Philadelphia. 

MyVestors get the best of both worlds: the innovative, casual culture of a startup with the stability and resources of a parent company (we’re owned by TIAA). We also offer rich benefits and programs dedicated to your career growth, physical, mental and financial wellness, and work/life balance:

* Attractive compensation package including annual and long term incentives
* $1,500 annual professional development budget
* Generous coverage of medical, dental and vision insurance premiums — for you AND your family
* 401(k) match
* 10 weeks paid parental leave* Flexible time off

But wait there’s more!

* Subsidized financial wellness program
* Multiple mental health programs
* Professional coaching program
* Volunteer time off
* Robust corporate matching program
* Monthly wellness dollars
* Tons of perks

COVID-19 Vaccination

MyVest requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by MyVest consistent with applicable law.

MyVest is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer, dedicated to maintaining a work environment free of bias, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. As an EEO employer, this organization expressly prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions where applicable), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, requesting a reasonable accommodation based on mental or physical disability, medical condition (as defined by applicable law), genetic history and information, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation (collectively referred to here as “protected characteristics”). Review MyVest's California Consumer Privacy policy.