Software Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 03/01/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About Alt

Increasing the transparency and liquidity of alternative assets.

Job Description

Alt's mission is to increase the transparency and liquidity of alternative assets. For investors who are looking for a trusted system of record, Alt is a platform that allows you to research, manage, insure, and leverage your portfolio. Whether it’s sports cards, shoes, watches, art or seed investments, Alt will automatically value your assets, secure your portfolio and help you invest intelligently.

As a software engineer at Alt, you will help build out our core platform and data pipelines that will allow our users to research, manage, insure, and leverage their alternative asset portfolio. We are very early in the building phase so you will be instrumental in laying the foundation at Alt and will have the opportunity to shape the product and culture from the beginning.



  • Scope, design, and implement new end-to-end functionality
  • Contribute to codebases using technologies like Python, Typescript, Airflow, Postgres, etc
  • Perform detailed code reviews and provide technical mentorship to engineers
  • Architect core parts of our infrastructure from the ground up
  • Work closely with designers and product managers to solve ambiguous user challenges


  • 3+ years of full stack experience using modern programming languages like python, node, java, or similar
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Passion and ability to work well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Experience building GraphQL APIs is a plus


  • Healthcare benefits, including HSA, for you and your dependent(s)
  • 401K
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Paid parental leave
  • Ground floor opportunity as an early member of the Alt team; you’ll directly shape the direction of our company

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