Software Engineer, Internal Tools (Boston)

  • Circle
  • Jan 14, 2018

Job Description

Software Engineer, Internal Tools (Boston)

Boston, USA

Circle is on a mission to make it possible for everyone, everywhere to create and share value. We're building a new kind of consumer finance. Unlike existing systems that are closed and proprietary, we use open internet standards and protocols, including the blockchain, to build our products.

We've already made sending money around the world free and as easy as sending a text with Circle Pay. With Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto currencies and offer OTC trading services. Now, we're expanding our offerings by building a cryptocurrency investment product ( ) to enable anyone to buy and sell cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.

What does that mean for the global economy? It's more open. More inclusive. And more empowering.

As an engineer on the internal tooling engineering team, you'll help build internal applications and services that provide valuable insight into our business and customer operations. You’ll develop a framework for how we collect, analyze and present data at Circle.

What you'll work on
  • Develop and deploy secure, production-scale financial management services and the business intelligence components that will improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Work across teams including finance, treasury, marketing and legal and build a framework to help solve challenges in ongoing data collection, insight and accuracy
  • Design, develop, peer review and test a wide range of transactional micro-services using Angular, Node.js, Java 8 and Python.
  • Demo the new features you’ve development each week and work closely with our DevOps team to deploy features to production
What you'll bring to Circle
  • 3+ years of professional development experience, with a strong focus on Javascript, Angular, Vue or React
  • Prior experience with Java 8 or NodeJS is preferred
  • Strong relational / transactional SQL experience
  • Desire to constantly learn new technologies and implement elegant well-tested solutions
  • Have deployed production quality Software as a Service
  • Detail oriented, motivated by getting things rights, you sweat the small stuff
  • Clear communicator and both interest and experience working with teams outside of engineering
  • Understand accounting/finance principles and terminology enough to be dangerous

Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville and we're backed by $140 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat) and Accel Partners.

Check us out at and download Circle Pay for iOS and Android today!