First Boulevard is a modern financial technology company building generational wealth for Black America. Though unbanked, underbanked and underserved, the Black community’s $1.4 trillion in annual economic impact provides a significant base to build upon. By providing a platform focused on improving financial livelihood through incentive-based financial education, Black-focused spending and automated wealth building, First Boulevard helps members remove the stress from managing their money while also developing positive financial behaviors and habits to reach goals faster.
Are you a motivated and driven person who wants to build a Developer career with an innovative, fast-growing startup? We are here to make a big impact, and we’re looking for team members to help achieve our goals by building an amazing financial product. The Back-End Developer is a key member of the Engineering team. This role is a prime creator of First Boulevard’s back-end financial product infrastructure.
What you will do at First Boulevard:
Reviews the requirements and identifies concerns prior to writing code.
Provides estimates and design spec feedback.
Writes clear, concise, and well-documented code.
Develops solutions that encompass front-end, application layer, and back-end databases.
Collaborates with other developers to enhance the user experience.
Works closely with Product Managers to understand use cases and user needs.
Develops responsive products which render seamlessly across multiple devices.
Produces technical design documentation.
2-5 years of release management and/or project management experience.
Experience with building scripts and using scripting tools.
2-5 years experience with AWS code build and code deploy pipeline.
Excellent communication skills.
Experience with Agile software development lifecycle.
Experience with Git or similar source code repository.
Knowledge in code branching strategies.
Strong knowledge of data structures and system design.
Experience building solutions on AWS services (Lambda, Codepipeline, etc.).
Expertise Java or other JVM-based languages.
Able to create reliable and performant code.
Experience working in an agile development environment (Agile, Scrum, or Kanban preferred).
Proactive and self-motivated.
Strong independent worker and team contributor.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
BS Computer Science background preferred.
Startup experience preferred.
Worked with Clojure in past projects.