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AML and KYC compliance platform built by industry experts for fintechs, banks, and more

Full Stack Developer

$110k – $160k AngelList Est.
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Beam is disrupting a $7.5 billion compliance software market. Beam’s scalable technologies incorporate new data sources for our bank and fintech partners, helping make the financial system safer while maximizing the value and utility of critical compliance resources. As an engineer at Beam, you will be building large scale, comprehensive, elegant, and easy to operate compliance solution for fintechs, large banks, small banks, credit unions, and broker-dealers.

Beam is a rapidly growing venture-backed startup led by industry veterans. With a strong product vision and an experienced development team, our product has been well-received by customers and we’re excited to grow. As a member of the engineering team at Beam you will be a critical asset responsible for many tasks and systems that span our entire product and internal infrastructure. As part of the R&D team you will be part of shaping the technological landscape, build new products, add and improve features, scale and maintain the systems that keep our customers happy. You will also build internal tools and systems to help streamline and optimize internal initiatives.

We are looking for seasoned Software Engineers with experience building large scale, distributed, and service-oriented architectures. You feel comfortable switching hats between software development, business requirements gathering, devops tasks, and working with our machine learning experts. You take pride in owning and maintaining the technical work environment. You enjoy learning new technologies and sharing your code with others. Lastly, you have been looking for an opportunity where you can use your passion and skills for a greater good against financial crime.

Our main office is located in the Jackson Square district of San Francisco and we offer a generous full range of benefits.


  • Collaborate with the R&D team to architect and build a distributed cloud-based SaaS solution for transaction monitoring.
  • Build highly scalable and distributed microservices that can process our large customer data sets in real-time.
  • Permanently identify efficiency opportunities to scale our product and the team behind it.
  • Actively participate in production discussion to help building cutting-edge solutions.
  • Design and build RESTful APIs to allow our customers to easily integrate.
  • Explore, evaluate and integrate new data pipelines.
  • Participate in client interactions.

Skills and Experience

  • 6+ years creating well written, performant, and easy to understand and read code.
  • Proficient in Java and Spring framework or similar stack.
  • Strong understanding of microservice architectures, principles and patterns.
  • Solid understanding of NoSQL database modeling and design.
  • Familiar with cloud infrastructures such as AWS.
  • Strive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Business driven and result-oriented individual.
  • Obsessive in delivering quality software.
  • Passionate about open source.
  • Relentless in keeping solutions secure.
  • Effective communication & collaboration skills.
  • BS in Computer Science or related field.

Extra Credit

  • Experience with containerization related management stacks like Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes.
  • Experience working with large scale data processing using Hadoop stack.
  • Understanding of messaging systems and data pipelines such as RabbitMQ and Kafka.
  • Scaling knowledge of Cassandra, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Neo4j, HDFS.
  • Worked in a financial services context related to risk management.
  • Experience in blockchain technology and crypto-currency.
  • Open source contributor.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other protected characteristic. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance for Hiring, Beam will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Beam at a glance

AML and KYC compliance platform built by industry experts for fintechs, banks, and more

Beam focuses on Investment Management, Banking, Cryptocurrency, Credit Unions, and Fin Tech. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Beam has raised $7M of funding; their latest round was closed on February 2019.

You can view their website at http://www.beamsolutions.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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