StartEngine is hiring a

Senior Developer

StartEngine is the premier equity crowdfunding platform in the U.S. StartEngine aims to revitalize the startup business model by helping individuals invest in private companies on a public platform for the first time in history. In the last two years, StartEngine launched the first equity crowd funding offering (ElioMotors, $17M) and captured almost 20% of the Regulation CF market (over $20M out of a nationwide total of over $100M).

StartEngine is looking for motivated engineers, architects, and developers to join our technology team. We value people who are highly flexible, like being in a learning environment, and actively contribute to planning and execution of new products. We are a small team that believes in doing and does big things.

Responsibilities Include

  • Build our next generation products
  • Improve existing products on an ongoing basis
  • Contribute to and improve upon our software architecture and design best practices
  • Work with team-oriented agile processes for product development and project management
  • Clearly translate and communicate business needs and problems into technical requirements as needed
  • Identify and implement solutions for scalability, performance, and speed

The Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a similar field of study
  • 4-6 years architecting and developing distributed applications, preferably at an enterprise level company or similar

Your Long Term Experience

  • Competent in designing REST APIs and database schemas
  • Demonstrable asynchronous experience in a network context
  • Webhooks experience is desired
  • 4-6 years working with a modern and well-used web application development framework. Ruby on Rails is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrable experience working with distributed databases (like  MongoDB), complex queries for writes, and performance-based queries for reads
  • Capable with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

The Meta Requirements

  • Experience working closely with a team in a startup environment
  • Ability to fail fast and learn from what doesn't work
  • Enjoy researching new or unfamiliar technologies and how they could benefit your current project
  • Able to translate business requirements into technical requirements and turn requirements into working features


  • Competitive salary with opportunity for bonus
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Employee stock options
  • Flexible vacation / work from home policy
  • Open, modern office space with parking located in prime West Hollywood
  • Make an impact shaping the future of the emerging equity crowdfunding industry

This is a remarkably rare opportunity to build a new company, in a new industry and market that is growing rapidly. StartEngine provides mentoring programs and facilitates learning opportunities so that employees grow to their greatest potential. Salary includes 100% paid health benefits, unlimited vacation, parking and stock options.

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