Software Engineer


Bridge Financial Technology is seeking a professional, talented software engineer to join our growing organization. S/he will be tasked with creating, enhancing and maintaining (or eliminating the maintenance of) software from specification to implementation, testing and deployment.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong interest in financial technology, a passion for coding, the ability to learn the specific challenges of Bridge and have a knack for translating knowledge to technology solutions including algorithms, analytics, new features, integrations and more.

We’re looking for people who want to be part of a small but dedicated and growing team, unconstrained by the bureaucracy and politics of large organizations with the desire for high impact work.

Successful applicants will be well reversed in relational database design, distributed systems, networking, web applications, cloud infrastructure and have strong communication skills, both in technical and non-technical parlance.

 

Key characteristics and skill for success in the role:

  • An insatiable appetite to learn and be challenged

  • Ability to work collaboratively, while also being confident enough to lead projects independently with minimal oversight

  • Ability to give and receive feedback freely

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Honest, humble, polite and transparent

  • Persistent and resilient

Our current hiring preference is for candidates with 1-5 years of experience, along with a number of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent technical field (mathematics, physics, EE, etc.)

  • In-depth understanding of various database systems; a working knowledge of SQL

  • In-depth understanding of RESTful APIs, networking and distributed systems

  • Experience using Python, Pandas/Numpy for data analytics is a plus

  • Experience with Django and/or Angular considered is a plus

  • Any knowledge of the financial space is a plus

 

Key characteristics and skill for success in the role:

  • Develop and iterate specifications with clear communication

  • Identify and present new solutions to old problems as opportunity arises

  • Develop a new software product from the ground up, while working closely with company stakeholders

  • Create scalable, automated solutions

  • Constantly striving towards the goal of 100% test coverage

  • Continuing education to stay up-to-date on emerging technologies and best practices

 

Our Benefits

  • Work shoulder to shoulder with a highly dedicated and supportive founding team

  • Competitive pay that includes performance-linked bonuses and equity participation

  • Comprehensive benefits including full insurance packages and a 401k match

  • Unlimited vacation/sick leave

  • High degree of freedom and responsibility

  • The opportunity to create, innovate and build industry changing technology

 

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Alan Illing: alan@bridgeft.com . To learn more about Bridge visit our website ( www.bridgeft.com) or reach out to any of our team members!