Senior Backend Engineer, Investing


Copenhagen, DK
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/10/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 1 State Street Plaza, New York, NY, 10004

About Public

Public is a new kind of brokerage that makes it possible to buy any public stock with any amount of money.

Job Description

About us: is an investing app that makes the stock market social. By building a transparent community of investors and offering fractional shares of thousands of publicly-traded companies, we’re making the stock market inclusive, educational, and fun.

We’re in hyper-growth mode after announcing our Series C funding round, led by once-again by Accel, Greycroft (the original investors in Venmo) and Lake Star as well as Will Smith (Dreamers VC), NFL star J.J. Watt, Sophia Amoruso, Tony Hawk and Shari Redstone’s Advancit Capital. And we’re ecstatic to welcome our new investors: Dick Parsons, The Chainsmokers’ Mantis VC, and skateboarding legend Tony Hawk.

With interest in the stock market surging among a new generation of investors, our community is growing rapidly. To support our ambitious goals, our team is growing and we’re looking for sharp, enthusiastic people who believe in our mission to fundamentally change the way people invest.

What you'll do:

As Senior Software Engineer you will get to work in an agile CI/CD environment and join a growing team of highly skilled engineers.’s primary tech stack is based on Java Spring boot and AWS, and we are looking for Senior Software Engineers to expand the team ASAP. Due to’s success the team will be growing significantly next year and therefore you will have the opportunity for professional as well as personal growth in a company with enormous international ambitions.


What we're looking for:

  • Deep experience with Java and Spring Boot
  • Experience in Financial Technology
  • 5+ years of professional, hands-on experience building production Java applications
  • Solid fundamentals in data models/structures, algorithms, object-oriented programming and knowledge of development best practices
  • Strong attention to detail and appreciation for creating delightful user experiences
  • Proficiency in RESTful APIs
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for learning
  • Flexibility and capacity to switch contexts as business needs evolve
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Experience with Docker and AWS is a plus

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