Senior Software Engineer

  • Circle
  • New York, NY, USA
  • May 04, 2019
Permanent

Job Description



SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America.

In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors.

SeedInvest is looking to tokenize startup equity and open up these opportunities to everyone. As a Senior Software Engineer at SeedInvest, you'll be responsible for creating brand newuser experiences and iterating on them for both startups and investors. You can become an expert not just in software engineering but also in startups and startup fundraising.

What you'll work on

  • Planning and designing product features and code architecture
  • Owning full lifecycle of a project, from requirements gathering through QA and launch
  • Collaborating and mentoring fellow engineers in best practices and strategies
  • Helping figure out how to create security tokens in a compliant manner and help shape the future of securities


What you'll bring to SeedInvest

  • 3+ years of software development experience including experience with large scale distributed systems
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong bias for action
  • Unending drive and a thirst to learn
  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in computer science


Extra Credit

  • Prior experience with a startup
  • Prior experience working in product teams for consumer-facing products
  • Angular / React
  • Django / Python
  • PostgreSQL / Nginx / AWS
  • Requirement gathering and project management experience


Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong.

Circle Pay enables customers to send and receive money, across borders and currencies. Circle Invest empowers consumers to buy and sell crypto assets. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex and signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, both of which enable us to expand our offerings even further. Poloniex is one of the world's leading token marketplaces. SeedInvest is the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer.

Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today.

We are anequal opportunity employerand value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.