Senior Software Engineer; Big Data

Senior Software Engineer; Big Data

Stash is a digital platform empowering everyday Americans to achieve the dream of greater financial freedom. Our products and tools make saving and investing accessible, affordable and simplified, in order to help our users build and grow generational wealth. 

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer, well versed in building large-scale data products to contribute to building data services using GraphQL, abstracting resource orchestration layer, while learning to build high performance in streaming pipelines. 

Our Data Engineering team has built an amazing modern data platform. Stash uses the data collected for machine learning, analytics, and marketing. 

We are currently in the process of building our new streaming data platform to create a personalized in-app experience for our customers, data governance tools to search data and track data transformations, configurable data service powered by GraphQL, ML powered resource orchestration layer.

Stash is a data-driven organization and data infrastructure is critical; you will make an impact in the companies’ OKRs by coordinating with Data Science, Marketing and Backend teams by aligning with their data needs. 

We work with the latest Big Data technologies;  if you’re a strategic thinker and creative problem solver with a bias for execution, you’ll contribute code as well as product/feature ideas from the get-go! 

Tech stack (evolving):

Spark, Scala, Python, Kafka, AWS EMR, Hive, Redshift, Lambda, SNS, SQS, S3, Looker, DynamoDB, CircleCI, Terraform, Artifactory, Kubernetes, Fargate, DataDog, Debezium

What you'll do:

  • Contribute to the design/architecture/code some of these new initiatives including, but not limited to generic GraphQL data service layer, enhanced resource orchestration. You will also have an opportunity to work on pluggable real time streaming platforms, tooling around data governance.
  • Collaborate with the team to build tools for data science/marketing/backend teams
  • Design integration pipelines for new data sources and improve existing pipelines to perform efficiently at scale
  • Provide technical mentorship to the team
  • Leverage best practices in continuous integration and deployment to our cloud-based infrastructure
  • Optimize data access and consumption for our business and product colleagues

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of building large-scale data products with distributed computing frameworks with a solid understanding of streaming pipelines [Hadoop MapReduce, Spark]
  • 1+ years of experience in building web services (GraphQL preferred)
  • Good knowledge of SQL
  • Proficiency in one the prominent languages such as Java/Python/Scala (scala preferred)
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure - EMR, S3, Redshift 
  • Strong understanding of data quality and governance

Gold stars:

  • Experience in Search Engines/Graph Databases
  • Experience in Machine Learning infrastructure

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.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Equity in Stash                           
  • Flexible Vacation
  • Flexible Remote 
  • Family-Friendly Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401k
  • Learning & Development & Ergonomic Work Space Stipends
  • Commuter Benefits and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Team outings that do not involve trust falls...

Awards & Recognition:

  • Forbes Fintech 50 (2019 & 2020)
  • Best Digital Bank, Finovate Awards (2020)
  • Tearsheet Challenge Awards, Best Banking Card Product - Stock-Back® Card, 2020
  • LendIt Fintech Innovator of the Year (2019 & 2020)
  • Built in NYC's Best Places to work (2019)
  • MarCom Awards Double Gold & Platinum Winner (2018)
  • Webby Award Winner for Best Mobile Sites & Apps in the Financial Services and Banking category (2017)
  • W3 Awards Winner for Best User Experience (2017)

**No recruiters, please.

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