Senior Software Engineer - Customer Experience Applications

    • Reading, United Kingdom

Stash is pioneering the future of personal finance with the first financial subscription that helps people create better lives. From budgeting to saving for retirement, Stash unites banking, investing, and advice all in one app that has helped more than 5M people reach their financial goals and make progress towards financial freedom

Our Customer Experience Application Development team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for building reliable, scalable, and performant software to support the Stash mission. After four years of tremendous growth in the U.S., we’re expanding to the UK, and building a team who will create internal applications that improve the ways in which we help our customers Spend, Save, and Invest. As one of the first team members on the ground, you’ll partner with every department and have the flexibility to use your creative, problem-solving skills to improve the Stash process in near real-time.

What you'll do:

  • Architect, design, and implement internal software applications that support the Stash experience, including rich user interfaces, robust backend services, and amazing CLI tools
  • Partner with every department to come up with new features and applications
  • Own the end to end delivery of software components from inception to production
  • Talk directly to the end-users on a daily basis 
  • Work in a cross-functional agile team to deliver working software incrementally
  • Instrument, test, profile, and code review software
  • Continuously deploy what you build to our cloud-based infrastructure

What we're looking for:

  • 6+ years of professional experience building consumer-facing software
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or relevant industry experience
  • An experienced engineer who can turn ideas into reliable code that others find easy to understand and modify
  • Experience building front-end applications
  • Experience building backend RESTful APIs
  • Creative problem solver with a passion for testing, debugging, and overall code quality
  • Data-driven decision maker, willing to take risks, fail fast, and iterate quickly
  • A keen understanding of testing best practices (TDD is a plus!)

Gold Stars:

  • Experience building an application at scale
  • Familiarity with or interest in our stack JavaScript, React.js, Node.js, Ruby, Rails, Scala, Kotlin, Sidekiq, Heroku, Postgres, Redis, AWS, Terraform

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We believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products out there. Our success is directly related to the employees that we hire, grow and retain and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve.  


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. Everyone is encouraged to apply.


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