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Senior Software Engineer
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Senior Software Engineer

WHO WE ARE

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, 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

ABOUT THIS ROLE

This is an incredible opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join Apex's Engineering team. As senior software engineer you will work closely with other engineers, tech leads, product managers, and architects to build the next generation version of Apex Securities Lending system. The Software Engineer will be an integral part of our team supporting the technology organization in a transformation toward a highly scalable and resilient system. In this role you will be responsible for designing and developing a full stack solution in modernizing the securities lending application. 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Individual contributor full stack engineer designing and building new microservices in GCP

  • Own the end-to-end development of new features/tools including design, documentation, implementation, and testing of securities lending applications in GCP

  • Manage project priorities, deadlines and deliverables with your technical expertise.

  • Mentor the team 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 on prem (legacy) and GCP which includes build, deployment (CI/CD), and monitoring (Datadog, PagerDuty).

  • Deliver high quality code by following coding standards, performing code reviews and ensuring test coverage at all levels.

  • Identify risks, perform risk analysis, effectively manage risks; proactively raise prioritization and scheduling tradeoff decisions, escalating and identifying alternate options as appropriate; Follow defined Risk Management processes

  • Collaborate with engineers and other teams to elevate technology, follow agile ceremonies and consistently apply best practices.

  • Be a self-starter, capable of solving ambiguous and challenging technical problems with wide scope.

  • Assess existing processes and identify opportunity for improvement

Education and/or Experience

  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or related technology field.

  • 6 - 10 years of experience as a software developer designing and building scalable solutions with cloud platforms.

  • Experience using and designing RESTful / GraphQL APIs

  • Experience mentoring, leading and coaching other engineers.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform / Amazon Web Services is required.

  • Experience with Kubernetes and/or Docker is required.

  • Experience with Apache Kafka, AWS Kinesis, or Google Pub/Sub is required.

  • Experience with React.js preferred.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Strong fundamentals of system architecture, object-oriented design, algorithm, and data structures.

  • Proficient in at least one or more modern languages (Golang, Java).

  • Advanced knowledge and experience with front-end technologies (JavaScript, TypeScript)

  • Financial services background is a plus.

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a hybrid environment.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Our Rewards

We offer a robust package of employee perks and benefits, including healthcare benefits (medical, dental and vision, EAP), competitive PTO, 401k match, parental leave, and HSA contribution match. We also provide our employees with a paid subscription to the Calm app and offer generous external learning and tuition reimbursement benefits. At AFS, we offer a hybrid work schedule for most roles that allows employees to have the flexibility of working from home and one of our primary offices.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Commitment

We're looking for all kinds of people.

At Apex, we believe that wealth management and investing should be accessible to everyone, and we strive to create spaces to democratize investing for folks of all walks of life. Internally, we embrace diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace, which reflects our company vision and mission. We value every team member's unique perspective and are committed to fostering a culture where everyone belongs. Join us in our mission to empower and celebrate individual differences.

Apex is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. We ensure that qualified applicants receive fair consideration for employment without discrimination based on sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, genetics, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Know your rights: workplace discrimination is illegal. We stand by this commitment to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce.

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