Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer
(more about Peak6 Investment)

Apex Fintech Solutions (AFS) powers innovation and the future of digital wealth management by processing millions of transactions daily, to simplify, automate, and facilitate access to financial markets for all. Our robust suite of fintech solutions enables us to support clients such as Stash, Betterment, SoFi, and WeBull, and more than 20 million of our clients' customers. 

Collectively, AFS creates an environment in which companies with the biggest ideas in fintech are empowered to change the world. We are based in Dallas, TX and also have offices in Austin, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland, and Belfast. 

If you are seeking a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment where you'll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact, and you have the guts to change everything, this is the place for you. 

AFS has received a number of prestigious industry awards, including:

  • 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018 Best Wealth Management Company - presented by Fintech Breakthrough Awards
  • 2021 Most Innovative Companies - presented by Fast Company
  • 2021 Best API & Best Trading Technology - presented by Global Fintech Awards

This is an incredible opportunity to join Apex's Accounts Engineering team in Austin, Texas as a Software Engineer II The team is responsible for supporting the account management needs of Apex Fintech Solutions’ clients. The product strives to be the de facto account management platform for asset custody, and has touchpoints with nearly every other product space at Apex. Our platform will empower all technology companies to onboard, maintain, and safeguard a diverse chart of accounts serving all sectors.

What you will do:

  • Participate in designs of major software components, systems, and features.
  • Solve interesting technology problems with creative and simple solutions.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.
  • Write high-quality, well-tested code while maintaining high code-quality standards across your team via code reviews, mentoring & coaching.
  • Deliver value in a pragmatic and iterative manner.
  • Follow best practices on design techniques and coding standards.
  • Build resilient, self-scaling, self-healing services that allow you to sleep through the night.
  • Support the production systems that you create: this includes build, deployment (CI/CD), and monitoring (Prometheus, Grafana, DataDog, PagerDuty).

What you can expect:

  • A highly collaborative environment where everyone is focused on outcomes that build momentum for Apex to achieve its goals.
  • A culture that values a test-centric approach to software development where 100% code coverage for unit tests is the expectation.
  • End-to-end ownership of what you and your team deploys: from documentation to service-level targets, your team is ultimately responsible for the health of your products
  • Contribute to and benefit from a culture of continuous learning with access to mentors, generous policies regarding industry conferences & book reimbursement, and regular lunch & learns
  • An environment committed to using the right tools to get the job done.
  • Work that matters.

The skills you’ll need to succeed:

  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer or similar role.
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
  • Strong sense of ownership & personal accountability.
  • Proven experience in at least one modern language (Java, C#, Python, Go, etc.).
  • Ability to learn new technologies (languages, tools, frameworks) quickly.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform / Amazon Web Services is a strong plus.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and/or Docker is a plus.
  • Experience with Apache Kafka, AWS Kinesis, or Google Pub/Sub is a plus.
  • Financial services background is a plus.