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Senior Staff Engineer, Infrastructure

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United States only
Base Salary
180k-271k USD

Job Description

Too many people in the U.S. continue to be left behind by traditional financial services institutions. At Stash, an investing app for more than 2 million active subscribers, we’re on a mission to address that reality by empowering people to invest and build better lives. We’re turning money into a source of hope and opportunity and giving our customers the confidence to take charge of their money and financial future.

It’s an exciting time to be a Stasher! Bolstered by a new slate of world-class leaders and a fresh round of financing, we’re headed into our next phase of growth with momentum. We’ve implemented product enhancements that make it easier for individuals to start their financial journey with us, and operational changes to help us deliver for and support our customers with optimal speed, rigor, and transparency.Also in the past year, Stash launched its groundbreaking back-end infrastructure, Stash Core, allowing the company to exceed 70% in gross margin as it marches towards profitability.

Get to Know Infrastructure Engineering at Stash

We are looking for a Senior Staff Engineer, Infrastructure to spearhead the architecture design and implementation of the Stash’s Cloud Infrastructure and Developer Productivity tooling to support the growing needs from the overall Technology Organization. Our Technology utilizes NodeJS / TypeScript / ReactJS for Web, GoLang for backend services, and AWS to power our applications. Our ideal candidate would be proficient in multiple areas. As an infrastructure technology leader, you will be responsible for building reliable, scalable, and performant infrastructure to power the Stash experience. You will be part of leading the overall software and infrastructure architecture by working closely with our Product managers, Designers, and the rest of the Technology Architecture committee team to ensure that our infrastructure meets the highest standards of quality, reliability, scalability, and performance.

What You’ll Do

  • Be a technical leader and partner in driving the architecture vision of the Cloud Infrastructure. Drive adoption of modern infrastructure architecture principles and best practices.
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert in our CICD tools, IaC technologies, and other tools that drive our Product Development Experience
  • Be customer-obsessed. Recognizing and staying ahead of our customer's requirements in an evolving business and technological environment is of utmost importance
  • Partner with Security, Engineering and Product teams to evolve our infrastructure to aligned with the vision of the company
  • Own the end-to-end delivery of Cloud components from inception to production
  • Scale our Cloud infrastructure for a rapid growing user base
  • Define standards and best practices. Review code and process periodically to ensure the standards are being followed
  • Roll up your sleeves and heads down on coding when necessary
  • Create production readiness plans for all changes
  • Mentor and grow engineers

Who We’re Looking For

  • 15+ years of work experience in infrastructure engineering disciplines
  • 8+ years of experience working in Cloud technologies - AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in large scale Kubernetes deployments
  • 5+ years of hands on experience with the following - IaC (Terraform), CICD (GH Actions and ArgoCD), Postgres, Redis, and Kafka
  • An experienced engineer who can turn ideas into reliable code that others find easy to understand and modify
  • Experience architecting large-scale enterprise systems
  • 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

Gold Stars

  • Experience building an application at scale
  • Experience with event-based architectures
  • Experience in front-end and back-end technologies like NodeJS, Typescript, ReactJS, and GoLang or related technologies
  • Experience being a mentor
  • Experience in the FinTech space

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We proudly celebrate the unique qualities that make you you, 365 days a year, and not just because it’s the right thing to do or good for business. We embed the principles and practices of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) into all that we do to prioritize people, a Stash core value, and to ensure Stashers of all backgrounds and experiences can be their authentic selves.

We are also proud to be the first and only venture-backed fintech to join the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, and as an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds.

If you require any reasonable accommodations to make your application process more accessible, please reach out to [email protected].

Helping You Invest in Yourself

  • Comprehensive total rewards package, comprising compensation (salary and equity) and health care benefits
  • Complimentary subscription to Stash+ account
  • Remote-first work policy – Live and work where you feel the most productive, whether that is in your home, in an office (including our NYC and London offices), or a combination of both, anywhere in the US or UK
  • Flexible PTO
  • Annual learning and development reimbursement benefit
  • Work-from-home equipment stipends; home internet subsidy
  • Paid Parental Leave (offerings for birth giving and non-birth giving parents) Primary & Secondary
  • Enhanced health and wellness benefits through One Medical, Gympass, and Maven Health
  • Opportunities to participate in Stash Gives, our charitable giving and volunteerism program, powered by Millie, with an annual company match

External Recognition for Stash

  • Benzinga’s 2023 Best Brokerage for Beginners and Best Robo-Advisor Awards
  • Qorus-Accenture’s 2023 Banking Innovation Awards
  • USA Today and Statista’s 2023 Top 500 Best Financial Advisory Firms
  • Comparably's Best Company Awards: Best Places to Work, Best Company Outlook, and Best Engineering Team for Diversity, Women, Culture, and more! (2023)
  • Fintech Breakthrough Award: Best Personal Finance App (2023)
  • BuiltIn’s Best Places to Work (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Forbes Fintech 50 (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Best Digital Bank, Finovate Awards (2020)
  • Tearsheet Challenge Awards, Best Banking Card Product - Stock-Back® Card, 2020
  • LendIt Fintech Innovator of the Year (2020, 2019)

Salary Range: $180,400 - $270,600

The base salary range represents the reasonably anticipated low and high end of the salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience and competencies, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data for companies of our size and industry.

**No recruiters, please**

Advice from our career coach

Hey there! If you're looking for an exciting opportunity in the world of finance, then Stash might just be the place for you. As a Senior Staff Engineer, Infrastructure, you'll be at the forefront of designing and implementing Stash's Cloud Infrastructure and Developer Productivity tooling. We're all about empowering people to invest and build better lives, and you'll play a key role in making that happen. With a focus on reliability, scalability, and performance, you'll work closely with our product managers, designers, and the rest of the team to ensure our infrastructure meets the highest standards. Plus, you'll have the chance to mentor and grow engineers along the way. So, if you're a creative problem solver who loves coding and wants to make a real impact, come join us at Stash!

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Feb 14, 2024


180k-271k USD

United States only

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