Software Engineer - Chicago

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ABOUT US

NextCapital is the leader in enterprise digital advice. NextCapital partners with world-class institutions to deliver personalized planning and managed accounts to individual investors, whether they're saving for retirement in a 401(k) or IRA or investing in a taxable brokerage account. Our open-architecture digital advice solution provides better outcomes for our partners and individual investors by offering integrated account aggregation, analytics, planning and portfolio management, and customizable advice methodology and fiduciary roles.

JOIN OUR TEAM

We're looking for talented and highly motivated software engineers to join our team. As a growth stage technology company, NextCapital is seeking developers eager to be part of a team, working closely with every part of the company from graphic designers to the executive team. Learn more about us at www.themuse.com/companies/nextcapital

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Write high quality, well-tested, and scalable code
  • Evaluate the short- and long-term implications of every implementation decision
  • Learn from accomplished developers through pair coding and take your dev chops to the next level
  • Make an immediate impact by quickly getting up to speed and building features from start to finish


At this time, NextCapital will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position


Requirements
WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • You love tackling really tough problems, and value the correct solution over a sloppy one
  • You have a passion for software development, with side projects to prove it
  • You understand test-driven-development, and you're a capable debugger
  • You're comfortable reading & writing code, and can describe what each part of the code is doing
  • You have prior experience in a professional setting
  • You're passionate about our mission to democratize financial advice
  • You have a BS or MS in Computer Science, related field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Math/Physics, Software Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering), or equivalent professional experience


OUR TOOL KIT

We believe in using the best tool for the job, and also relying on the strengths of our team. While most engineers lean toward front- or back-end development, we encourage full-stack learning which makes our team nimble enough to tackle the diverse set of challenges we face. Here are the key technologies that we use everyday:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Javascript
  • HTML/CSS
  • AngularJS
  • Java
  • Git/Github
  • React


Benefits
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT
  • Disrupt the financial advice industry by bringing affordable, easy to use financial tools to millions of people
  • Enjoy a laid back work environment & learn from FinTech's best & brightest
  • Receive great benefits like stock options, 401(k) match, and employer contributions to health, dental and vision coverage
  • Join a fast growing company where you can have a real impact on the company's future
  • Participate in company-sponsored cornhole leagues, company outings, wine tastings, fantasy football leagues, hackathons and other fun events
  • Enjoy a newly built out office on Michigan Avenue with a view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan.
  • Sip locally roasted coffee, kombucha, or craft beer at your modular sitting/standing desk
  • Participate in women in tech events and service days at local organizations
  • Enjoy monthly, company wide, guided meditation sessions


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