Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Engineering
Boston, Massachusetts
Full-Time

Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Engineering
Boston, Massachusetts
Full-Time

Who we are

Stavvy is transforming how business is conducted remotely by making complex legal and financial transactions easier, safer, and more accessible to all. Whether we are working to enable title companies to facilitate remote closings in a safe way, better connecting lenders with the businesses they use during the home buying process, or building the next set of tools for the platform, Stavviators (our employees) are disruptors at heart. Our team is constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to simplify life's defining moments. If you want to help power the paperless revolution, join us at Stavvy!

Who you are

You are a creative and skilled Senior Software Engineer with 5+ years of professional experience. You’re either proficient in Python or you have a hunger for learning new languages and are willing to learn and develop full-time with Python primarily. You’re capable of writing complex backend code for a publicly accessible web application with aspirations to scale its user base dramatically. You also know your way around a SQL database and are capable of producing low-fidelity front-end components using Typescript/React. You’re a partner to the Product team and your fellow Engineers and have a commitment to collaborative problem solving and sophisticated design. A problem solver, you enjoy the process of learning something new and building new products. A natural collaborator, you thrive in fast-paced environments and love to work with multiple teams to meet market requirements and deliver exceptional software.

What the role is

In the Senior Software Engineer role, you will be an integral part of the Engineering team, responsible for developing the core backend capabilities that will have the largest impact on value and experience for our application’s users. You will be a mentor to the junior members of the engineering team and work with the rest of the engineering team to support our company goal of creating a seamless virtual closing process for purchasing real estate or participating in other loan servicing activities. Stavvy is a fast growing organization so you will also have the opportunity to flex into other projects as our organization continues to evolve.

This is a unique role because we are building a system that allows for business and legal transactions to happen digitally as well as allow for more convenient and seamless processes that reduce the amount of paperwork for both closing and servicing agreements.

In this role you will:

  • Write production ready Python and/or Java code
  • Develop back-end components to improve responsiveness and overall performance
  • Integrate user-facing elements into applications
  • Test and debug programs
  • Improve functionality of existing systems
  • Assess and prioritize feature requests
  • Collaborate with our product, design, and development teams in order to fully create and understand the requirements for what is necessary to be produced
  • Fully participate in the agile development process (code reviews, sprint planning, stand-up meetings, etc…)
  • Mentor/Collaborate with other engineers on the Stavvy team so that we may all progress further

Our Company Headquarters are currently located in Boston, Massachusetts, but we have plans to extend our office footprint to Northern Virginia in the next 9-18 months. We are currently accepting candidates who live near or are looking to move within the commutable vicinity of Northern Virginia. This job will start fully remote will transition to a hybrid model when the new location opens to foster collaboration with team members.

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