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Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer

Job Info

Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Private Equity & Hedge Fund of Funds
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 10647

Job Description


Our client is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to help transform and scale its industry-changing platform. We are looking for leaders who are passionate about building robust technology to change industries.

Our client is a NYC and San Diego based fintech company that is redefining the way investors and advisors access alternative investments. By combining deep expertise in financial services with best-in-class technology, our team is delivering solutions that introduce efficiency and transparency to an operationally-intensive industry. You will work on a product that empowers investors and advisors to evaluate alternative investment opportunities, seamlessly subscribe to new investments, and monitor performance through a simple, intuitive interface.

You will be exposed to a wide array of the technologies used in a data-driven, fast-growing company along with the latest financial technologies that power the world’s largest financial institutions. We develop code in a fast-paced and iterative environment, using agile to quickly pivot to the needs of our clients. Our tech stack is composed of Python and Django on the back-end and AngularJS and ReactJS on the front-end.

What You'll Do

  • Work closely with our product team to strategically solve business problems
  • Write scalable, testable, and maintainable code; review code using high-quality coding standards and methodologies
  • Deeply learn and understand our product and client base; become the subject matter expert on various areas of the platform
  • Mentor fellow Engineers on best practices, architecture, and problem solving; lead and empower your team to achieve maximum potential
  • Help maintain a strong culture by building relationships not only with your immediate team members, but also across the Technology team and the entire company
  • Establish code standards and opine on architectural decisions; research and propose new technologies and methodologies
  • Strategize and execute breaking apart our platform into smaller and more modular pieces; re-architect areas of the platform to increase scalability and performance
  • Make tough calls between the perfect solution and the one that can be delivered on time

Who You Are

  • Strong coder with a solid instinct for building a robust architecture
  • Passionate about solving problems and excited to use technology to solve business problems in particular
  • Genuinely interested in the business problems you are solving and how to make the product better
  • Can take a concept from brainstorming to release
  • Lead by example and can empathize with your fellow engineers; enjoy mentoring individuals and growing teams; committed to team development and knowledge sharing
  • Have a high bar for quality but understand the realistic trade-offs needed to deliver a solution
  • Open-minded and aware that there are many ways to solve a problem; good at giving and welcoming constructive feedback

What You've Done

  • 7+ years experience as a Software Engineer
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline
  • Strong back-end skills with Python and Django/Flask/Pyramid or Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • A deep understanding of ORMs and their impact on relational database
  • Basic Front-End skills using a modern framework
  • Designed and built REST APIs
  • Relational database development – familiar with MySQL/PostgreSQL (Mongo / Redis)
  • Deeply understand OO design and CS concepts
  • Architected a large system
  • Demonstrated team leadership


Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Alex  Nevins

Alex Nevins

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