Carta (formerly eShares) is an ownership and equity management platform trusted by thousands of founders, investors, and employees.
We’re looking for a talented engineer to join our team in the Limited Liability Companies (LLC) business unit.
At Carta we create owners and make private markets liquid.
We live in a world where some people live on the equity stack and enjoy exponential wealth growth and preferential tax treatment; others live on the debt stack and may work their entire lives for a company and retire only with the cash they’ve managed to save from their paychecks. Our contribution to solving the wealth inequality problem is moving people from the debt stack (payroll) to the equity stack. By making it as easy to issue equity to employees as it is to put them on payroll, we can create more owners.
At Carta, we are helpful, transparent, fair, and kind. We are relentless executors, unconventional thinkers, and masters of our craft.
To learn more, here is what one of our investors wrote about leading our Series F.
We are a diverse team of 10 individuals with big goals. We want to build a 2 million dollar business in 2020 and scale it to $20 million by the end of 2021. The scope and impact of each individual are immense. We are biased toward action and believe in the mantra of build -> measure -> learn.
On the team, you'll collaborate closely with our product manager and designer to understand the motivation (why) behind a customer want, defining the scope of work (what), and build a solution (how) with your engineering peers to deliver the desired customer value.
Our team is diverse in multiple axes: gender, nationality, technical specialization, and other quirks — this our strength. In such an environment, trust and humility are of utmost importance.
Our development philosophy closely mirrors Agile Scrum, but we are not afraid to deviate from it. We care about solving customer problems first and engineering problems second.
As we expand beyond Venture Capital, we’ll need you to help define requirements and build solutions for products that bridge the gap for clients in Private Equity backed LLCs. We are building a brand new product to address this market.
Here are some problems we need you to help us solve:
As one of the first few engineers on this team, you will play a key role in building the initial data model and features for the foundational product. This is a collaborative effort across teams and disciplines. The choices we make will define our future product infrastructure. The cross-functional team is talking to top Private Equity firms and large enterprise customers to gather requirements for our roadmap. In this role you will:
You have strong technical skills, experience with “zero to one” projects, and enjoy working closely with stakeholders across engineering, product business and marketing. You have a desire to become a product domain expert and the ability to refine ambiguous product requirements to deliver customer value. You see communication as one of your strengths.
You have 10+ years of full-stack or backend engineering experience, and experience architecting complex SaaS products with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and microservices. You have industry experience developing scalable production quality backend systems.
We use Java (primary) and Python (secondary) to build backend services, and React in the frontend. Java expertise is required. Prior experience in FinTech and all other technologies is ideal, but not required. Our team consists of people who are happy to help you learn everything you need to be successful at Carta.