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Backend JS Engineer

Scalingfunds

Fintech startup building a blockchain-powered fund management platform

Backend JS Engineer

We’re looking for Engineers experienced in microservices architecture and production-grade APIs to help us build our next-gen investment fund platform.

Who we are

ScalingFunds is a FinTech startup building a blockchain-powered investment fund platform. Originally founded in Berlin and infused by its values, we are now a fully distributed company.

Our mission is to democratize investing. We empower fund managers to launch funds faster & cheaper, accept more people as investors into their funds, and handle compliance efficiently. Further, we lower the barrier to entry for investors and increase transparency to allow more people to invest in powerful financial instruments previously reserved for the ultra-rich.

๐Ÿ’กย Learn more about ourย Company Mission.
๐Ÿ’ก Learn more about our Engineering Team.

Our stack

You will work with a modern microservices architecture on a cloud-native stack using the latest and greatest Frontend, Backend, DevOps, and Blockchain technologies:

  • Backendย - Node.js /ย TypeScript / Koa / GraphQL / PubSub
  • Frontend - React / TypeScript / Apollo / Storybook
  • Databaseย - PostgreSQL
  • Orchestrationย - Docker / Kubernetes / Terraform
  • CI/CDย - GitLab (internal projects) / GitHub (open source)
  • Infra -Google Cloud / Cloudflare
  • Blockchainย - Ethereum / Solidity / Hardhat

๐Ÿ’ก Learn more about our tools & technologies on StackShare.

(Note: You do not need experience in every single technology listed above to apply.)

What we offer

  • Remote Work - Work from anywhere (meetings happen between 10:00-18:00 in Central European timezone)
  • Modern Stack - Work with the latest and greatest technologies, including blockchain.
  • 23 days paid vacation - We value work-life balance. With each additional year you earn 1 more holiday (up to 30 days total).
  • Deep Work Time - We know Engineers need focus. Tuesdays and Thursdays are our heads-down days. No meetings allowed.
  • Competitive Salary - We pay at the high end of local market rates.
  • Stock Options - We want everyone to feel ownership, so we give everyone ownership.
  • Growth Budget - โ‚ฌ1,000 annual allowance for books, courses, conferences, you name it.
  • Office Budget - โ‚ฌ1,000 annual allowance for co-working spaces or upgrading your home office.
  • Fitness Budget - โ‚ฌ44 monthly allowance for your physical & mental health.
  • Open Source - Contribute to our open source projects like Strong Config ๐Ÿ’ช.

About you

General

  • 5+ years professional experience as a software engineer
  • Your English is fluent, spoken and written
  • You are great at self-managing and organization
  • You have a growth mindset and love learning
  • You are ok with working in Central European Timezone

Tech

  • You have a strong JavaScript background with at least 4+ years experience in Node.js backend development
  • You know how to build production-grade APIs (incl. authentication, rate limiting, documentation, etc.)
  • You know how to work with React frontends (but don’t need to be a frontend specialist)
  • You’re fluent in TypeScript (or Flow) and have a solid background working with strongly typed applications
  • You’re experienced working with relational databases and data modelling
  • You worked with event-driven architectures before
  • You write tests across the entire pyramid
  • You’re comfortable working with docker

๐Ÿ’ก Learn more about what we value in engineers.

๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Diversity ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ

We value diversity of thought at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital, or disability status.

And while nationality isn’t the only diversity vector, we are proud to have more than 20 different nationalities among our current and former team members at ScalingFunds!

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌย ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช

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