Full Stack Software Development Engineer 2


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/09/2024
  • Website: drivewealth.com
  • Company Address: 28 Liberty St, New York, NY 10005, US

About DriveWealth

DriveWealth is the pioneer of fractional equities trading and embedded investing. We are a visionary technology company that empowers more than 100 partners around the world to engage their customers by placing the markets in the palm of their hand.

Job Description

DriveWealth, the pioneer of fractional equities trading and embedded investing, is a visionary technology company that empowers more than 100 partners around the world to engage their customers by placing the markets in the palm of their hand. We believe the future is fractional, transactional and mobile. Every mobile device should be a gateway to accessing investing and savings products, services, advice, and assistance for global citizens of all ages, wealth stages, and levels of financial expertise. DriveWealth’s unparalleled consultative support and cloud-based, industrial strength technology platform allow partners to seamlessly offer branded investing experiences to drive customer acquisition, loyalty, retention, and revenue growth. DriveWealth’s commitment to continuous evolution and innovation makes it the partner of choice for powering the future of investing.

Completing a Series D raise in 2021, DriveWealth’s mission is to democratize investing globally by working with partners to invent new ways to use its API-based technology to provide emerging investors with cutting-edge embedded experiences, offer first-time access to U.S. markets, and the ability to begin investing with as little as $1. DriveWealth is committed to empowering consumers around the world to become owners by delivering the most modern brokerage infrastructure, unparalleled industry expertise, and a culture of continued evolution.

About the Role

The Software Development Engineer will work with our Core Trade engineering team in our Institutional Broker Dealer.  You’ll work in a dynamic and productive team building out an Ultra High Throughput and low latency trading system and the tools needed to run it to democratize investing globally! You’ll work with leading technologies to re-engineer our mission-critical trading stack to be industrial grade. We aim to utilize our fintech prowess and our exchange memberships, to deliver internet-scale trading applications to the floor of the exchanges. You’ll be hands-on working across our Institutional team, working directly with the business, Quants, and our Trade Desk. The proper candidate will have experience building applications and working in a highly-available and scalable environment. We seek someone that has an exceptional attention to detail and values simplicity over complexity - both in code and communication. You should be opinionated about what you build and offer constructive criticism on things you didn’t.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for working with multiple stakeholders, including Trade desks, Quants, Product managers, Risk, and Compliance
  • Responsible for the technical design and delivery of new React/Typescript frontend, Java backend projects 
  • Ensure that solutions are meeting DriveWealth best practices in design and architecture
  • Collaborate with other team leaders in design and integration
  • Work with the Broker Dealer Operations and Compliance teams to support and enhance the trading system
  • Set goals with your team and collaborate in setting organizational goals
  • Partner with business and technical leadership to imagine, develop, test, and launch web applications
  • Be willing to investigate and explore business needs

What You'll Need

  • 3+ years experience withTypescript and a solid understanding of modern JavaScript features found in ES8+
  • Experience with React, TypeScript, WebSockets, RxJs, and/or other related technologies
  • Strong understanding of unit testing React applications with React Testing Library or a similar tool
  • Familiar with end to end testing using tools such as Playwright or Cypress
  • Experience in agile software development and production deployment
  • Detail and results oriented with excellent problem solving abilities.
  • Passion for developing scalable, well-designed software 
  • Ability to leverage experience to collaborate on UI design solutions
  • Ability to collaborate horizontally and cross-functionally throughout DriveWealth
  • Experience with a 24x7, highly-available architecture
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills.  An ability to explain technical concepts and designs understandably to a wide audience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Nice To Have, but not required

  • 2+ years of financial services or analytical experience
  • Experience working with WebSocket-based APIs
  • History of delivering user-driven software products at a high scale in a technology first, rapid-growth company
  • Experience with core java, multithreading, concurrency, GC
  • Knowledge of Java fundamentals, data structures, and best practices for modern software development
  • Understand how to write effective unit and integration tests with Gherkin syntax
  • Understanding of JMS and message brokers such as Kafka 
  • Experience with POSTGRES database environments
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Has an inquisitive mind and interest in the financial markets
  • Has a fun personality, interest in start up environments, and the desire to be a part of the next big thing in retail trading
  • Understanding of FIX messaging fundamentals

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. DriveWealth is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Compensation package offerings are based on candidate experience and technical qualifications, as it relates to the role. These are identified and determined throughout your interviewing experience.

Please note: this role is expected to come into our office on a cadence set by the Hiring Manager/Team.

New York, NY (Hybrid) Pay Range
$160,000—$175,000 USD

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

TO ALL AGENCIES: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of DriveWealth outside of the Talent organization. DriveWealth’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via Greenhouse (ATS). Agencies must have a valid services agreement executed and must have been assigned by the Talent team to a specific requisition. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of DriveWealth. In the event a candidate submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment will be paid.

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