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Software Engineer - Backend

Company: financialengines
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAt Edelman Financial Engines, we believe everyone deserves to move their financial life forward.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!Our product and technology organization builds solutions that provide personalized financial planning and advice for over 1.3 million clients, accounting for over $290B in assets under management and used daily by our team of 340+ planners across the United States. Our teams are empowered to make decisions that drive business value without red-tape and push the bounds of financial and technical innovation. We follow an agile process, moving quickly, solving difficult problems in new ways, and empowering everyone to have a voice in the direction of our products. Because we are passionate about building quality software, we invest heavily in automated testing, take code reviews seriously and prioritize refactoring. We have a steadfast focus on the improvement of the skills of the team members and provide opportunities to use new technologies and work in different areas of our codebase.We are looking for a backend engineer to join our team and help us to build microservices that power our financial products and services, delight our customers and empower our financial planning teams to do their best work. This role includes development of services in Java running serverless using AWS lambda functions. The ideal candidate should share our passion for building great software that helps to move peoples' financial lives forward.Responsibilities:Developing microservices in Java using AWS lambda functionsTaking user stories from idea to implementation including work estimation, collaboration with our product team, development, testing, code review and deploymentActively collaborating with the other engineers on the squad through code reviews, pair programming, interactive design sessions and team retrospectivesDeveloping automated tests as a part of your development processRequirements:2+ years software development experience including experience developing in JavaComfort working with REST APIs to access and retrieve dataExperience working in an agile environment such as SCRUM or Kanban is a plusBachelor's degree or equivalent experienceAbout Edelman Financial EnginesSince 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interests of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personal, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, as recognized by Barron's,1 with 145+ offices2 across the country and entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage $291 billion in assets.3 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 contact Andrea Fisher at [email protected] 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 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. 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 Dec. 31, 2021.3 Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.

Keywords: financialengines, Santa Clara , Software Engineer - Backend, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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