About this job
Job type: Full-timeExperience level: Mid-Level, Senior, LeadRole: Backend DeveloperIndustry: Cryptocurrency, Financial Services, Private InvestmentsCompany size: 51-200 peopleCompany type: Private
Are you an Elixir developer who loves to learn new things? Are you passionate about honing your skills?
If so, SharesPost, a leading financial company that has transacted over four billion dollars worth of assets, is looking for you. We need your help building our best-in-class private equity and blockchain token trading marketplace.
What you will be doing
- Writing good maintainable Elixir code for SharesPost’s blockchain token marketplace
- Scaling a high performance financial application
- Building APIs for our React front end
- Deploying applications to AWS using Docker
- Working with Blockchains, Distributed Ledgers, SQL and NoSQL data
- Applying your understanding of algorithms and data structures
- Writing unit tests & integration tests
- Researching new technologies and better ways of doing things
- Peer reviewing pull requests
Our team values
- Passion for agile software practices and test driven development
- Curiosity to understand business stakeholders and build great user-friendly software
- Drive to build powerful new technology that changes how capital markets work
- Ability to give and receive feedback to improve our skills and processes
- Openness in sharing knowledge and expertise with teammates
- Excitement about the financial services that power the startup and innovation economy
SharesPost is an SEC-registered broker-dealer, investment advisor and an approved Alternative Trading System. SharesPost helped launch the private tech growth market in 2009 and has built one of the leading platforms for secondary transactions and Initial Coin Offerings pursuant to Reg. D. SharesPost provides the private tech asset category with a suite of trading and lending solutions to facilitate shareholder and option holder liquidity. With more than $4 billion in secondary market transactions for more than 200 leading technology companies, SharesPost provides the trading, research and online tools to transact in the private market with confidence.
What can you expect during the interview?
After you contact us we will get in touch with you to start the interview process. Here’s what the interview looks like:
- We will send you a coding challenge that you can complete from the comfort of your own favorite work environment with access to the internet. The coding challenge takes 2 to 4 hours. This is your opportunity to demonstrate your ability to write easy to read, tested and maintainable code.
- We’ll review your challenge solution and if it meets the team’s technical standards we will invite you to an interview at SharesPost in San Francisco. Then you can meet the team in person and learn more about us.
- Our team will discuss your interview and if it’s a good match you will receive a job offer from us.
Start to finish the whole process should take about 1 to 2 weeks.
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.
SharesPost is looking to hire engineers that want to join a rapidly growing team that encourages a culture of collaboration, education, and product ownership. We’ve worked with some of the best engineering shops in the SF area, and are excited to bring those best-in-class practices in house.
- Paired Programming (encouraged, but not required).
- Applying an existing skill set while building experience in new languages.
- Weekly Developer Chats to discuss interesting topics and problems.
- Weekly retros to review what we liked and what we wished had gone differently.
We’re not looking for coders that are only interested in blindly picking up the next bug or feature in the queue. We want thought leaders and problem solvers that are aligned with the company mission, driven by solving real-world problems in efficient and innovative ways, and excited to work with a team of engineers that share similar values.
- Paired Programming
- Commuter Benefits
- Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
- Annual Retreat
- Competitive Pay & Equity
- Catered Birthday Lunches
- Close to several public transportation routes
- Developer knowledge sharing and education