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Senior Staff Software Engineer

Company: Edelman Financial Engines
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

At Edelman Financial Engines, we believe everyone deserves to move their financial life forward. We're a financial technology platform and service provider that services over 1.2 million families across $200Bn in assets.

Founded on the idea that financial education is a fundamental right for everyone-not just the wealthy, Edelman Financial Engines continues to grow and challenge the status quo. We're moving forward, together. If our purpose-driven commitment inspires you, we invite you to consider joining our team.

We're excited to open a great developer opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer who can lead innovation and build our platform for our institutional partners; namely, employers and financial institutions that use our underlying API client portal to manage their employee 401k data. This is a great opportunity to develop with a cutting edge cloud native tech stack for application components.

How you'll succeed:
Demonstrate technical skills to go deep in solving problems and creating reusable and scalable systems
Contribute to technical design, development and maintenance of key components and features of our product using Java (Spring, Hibernate) and cloud technologies (AWS Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, S3, etc)
Analyze current solution architecture & design and propose solutions that increase business value, optimize performance and enhance quality
Conduct code reviews, drive innovations and engineering best practices
Advocate for automation, quality, performance and scalability
Participate in setting a vision and objectives for the team in alignment with business and technology initiatives
Work closely with cross functional teams to impact OKRs of the team and organization
Raise the bar by improving the team's definition of best practices and architecture with deep domain knowledge

Who you are:
Tech-forward. Boast a high level of technical curiosity with a focus on modernization. You're always interested in staying on the forefront of cutting edge technologies.
Technical acumen . You're a principled engineer with experience launching high-traffic applications at scale, with little to no supervision.
Leadership . You see leadership as a mindset and not a position. You lead by example and enjoy bringing people along your development journey.
Collaboration . You can communicate across Product, QA, Design, and other cross-functional teams, to create alignment and trust across the organization.
Critical thinking . Experience solving complex problems by providing thoughtful and objective feedback.

More About Edelman Financial Engines
Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisor, as recognized by Barron's,1 with 150+ offices across the country and entrusted by 1.3 million clients to manage more than $270 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves.

For more information, visit
- 2021 Edelman Financial Engines, LLC. Edelman Financial Engines - is a registered trademark of Edelman Financial Engines, LLC. All advisory services offered through Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA), a federally registered investment advisor. Results are not guaranteed.

For California residents, please see the link for the Privacy Notice for Candidates. California law requires that we provide you this notice about the collection and use of your personal information. Please read it carefully and reach out to Jill O'Connell (857-305-8555 or with any questions.

Edelman Financial Engines encourages success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital, domestic partner, or civil union status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, ethnic heritage, genetic information, age, legally recognized disability, military service or veteran status.

[1] The 2020 America's Best RIA Firms Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, technology spending, staff diversity, succession planning, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisors and firms. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor experience and returns are not considered.
[2] Data as of 3/31/2021.

Keywords: Edelman Financial Engines, Santa Clara , Senior Staff Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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