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Software Engineer (Backend)



Software Engineering
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Posted on Monday, April 8, 2024
Software Engineer (Backend)
Location: Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Come thrive at SigFig! We empower everyone to achieve their life goals and ambitions with intuitive and customer centric financial solutions. Whether it’s through our direct-to-consumer or business-to-consumer products, or through partnerships with some of the world’s largest and most innovative financial institutions like Wells Fargo, UBS, and Citizens Bank, SigFig seeks to help consumers and institutions make better financial decisions.
About the Team and Opportunity
The Digital Wealth Team designs, builds, and maintains systems that power our asset management product. In addition to building client-facing applications that manage onboarding and ongoing client interactions, we also power algorithms and trading systems that manage investments, as well as build tools for financial advisors to serve clients effectively.
As a Software Engineer (Backend) at SigFig, you will play a crucial role in architecting and developing the robust backend infrastructure that powers our cutting-edge financial technology solutions. Drawing upon your strong expertise in backend development technologies, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement scalable, high-performance software solutions. From optimizing data processing algorithms to integrating with external APIs, you will tackle complex technical challenges and contribute to the core functionality of our investment platform. Your attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and commitment to quality will be essential as you work through the entire software development lifecycle, from ideation and planning to deployment and maintenance. Join us in shaping the future of wealth management technology and making a meaningful impact in the financial services industry.

Why Work for Us

  • As a reliable and trusted financial solutions provider with expanding reach to 1 in 3 households nationwide, we believe it takes extraordinary people to disrupt decades of legacy financial practices to reimagine solutions that serve customers at scale.
  • We are 130+ employees strong and steadily building. Our world-class team, affectionately coined ‘SigFigians,’ is growing with an industry-savvy board and strategic executive team guiding us forward.
  • We have a dynamic workplace where creativity and innovation are celebrated, fostering an environment where fresh ideas thrive.
  • We offer competitive benefits that include Flexible PTO, Wellness benefit, Mobile/Internet subsidy, Employee Recognition Programs, and more!
  • We are a remote-first company! We have regional hubs nationwide, with presence in 4 Countries: United States, Canada, India, and Singapore.
  • We believe that one size fits one and embrace a culture that honors and celebrates diversity of backgrounds, approaches and experiences.
  • We believe in a healthy work-life balance with flexible work arrangements and programs designed to support your overall well-being.
  • We are guided by our core values: Customer Delight, Make It Happen, Think Big, and We Over Me. Read more about our core values and how we live them every day on our website here.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Define and evolve the technical architecture of our software products, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Drive backend development efforts using GraphQL, AWS, Scala, Akka, Elixir, Java, PHP, designing and implementing robust, scalable, and maintainable backend systems
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including product management, design, and quality assurance to ensure alignment on technical requirements, priorities, and timelines.
  • Conduct code reviews to ensure adherence to coding standards, best practices, and architectural guidelines, promoting code quality, reliability, and maintainability.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the engineering team, identifying areas for optimization, automation, and process enhancements.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation including architecture diagrams, design documents, and coding standards to facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration.
  • Interact with engineering members across the organization to ensure consistency in engineering practices and foster an active exchange of ideas. We have development centers in San Francisco, Tucson, Calgary, Singapore, and New Delhi and the ability to work with distributed teams is a key skill

Ideal SigFigian for this Role

  • BTech/BE in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals - you understand data structures, algorithms, and software design practices
  • 3-5 years of experience in server-side technologies such as Scala, Elixir, Java, AWS, Node and experience building enterprise-grade scalable and performant applications.
  • Knowledge of DevOps best practices and technologies like Docker, Kubernetes
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach team members, fostering a culture of learning and growth.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a passion for delivering high-quality software solutions.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage competing priorities.
  • You have excellent communication skills and are able to clearly articulate your thoughts during verbal and written communications. The work we do here is very collaborative (and globally distributed), so team players and experience with fast-moving projects is a big plus.
  • You understand the need for strong security, audits, and performance criteria that are associated with the banking and financial services industry

Perks and Benefits

  • Tax-friendly Compensation
  • Liberal Leave Policy
  • Medical cover for the family, including parents
  • Quarterly Wellness Benefit
  • WFH Allowance
  • Mobile/Internet subsidy (for smooth WFH experience)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • And more!
Founded in 2007, SigFig is backed by premier venture capital firms, including Bain Capital Ventures, DCM Ventures, Nyca Partners, and Union Square Ventures as well as leading financial institutions including Wells Fargo, UBS, Santander, New York Life, Eaton Vance, and Comerica. We've raised $110 million to support our growth as the #1 online investment advisor for large financial institutions.
© Nvest. All rights reserved, SigFig is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply.
San Francisco Applicants: SigFig will consider applicants with arrest and conviction records (criminal histories) in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.