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The Modern Brokerage Platform

Software Development Engineer, API Team

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DriveWealth is a financial technology firm pioneering embedded finance, fractional investing in US equities with a modern API-driven brokerage infrastructure. We’ve built patent-pending technology to fractionalize US equities and were the first to receive a license to do so in 2015. DriveWealth makes it as easy to buy Starbucks stock as it is to buy a Starbucks latte.

Our partners include banking and fin-techs disruptors, RIAs, and global brands who are build investing experiences in 153 countries. By empowering our partners with solutions to embed investing into new and existing digital experiences, they turn consumers into investors. Some of our partners are Revolut, Hatch, MoneyLion, Stake, and Avenue.

The SDE will work with our API engineering team. The proper candidate will have experience building Java applications and working in a highly-available and scalable environment. We seek someone that has an exceptional attention to detail and values simplicity over complexity - both in code and communication. You should be opinionated about what you build and offer constructive criticism on things you didn’t.

  • Responsible for the technical design and delivery of new Java projects using exciting, cutting-edge technology
  • Develop enhancements to existing Java applications as well as build new applications from the ground up
  • Monitor production systems, troubleshoot issues, and assist in remediation fixes
  • Assist in recommending and facilitating future maintenance and enhancements
  • Work with the Product, Javascript, Operations, and Core Trading teams to support and enhance the APIs


Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience with high performance Java development
  • Expert understanding of RESTful API development.
  • Experience with Apache CXF Framework and Java servlet containers.
  • Familiarity with Core Java coding standards and best practices for application development
  • Experience with Maven
  • Must understand how to write effective unit/integration tests
  • Understanding of Eclipse and JUnit
  • Experience with a 24x7, highly-available architecture
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of JSON, JMS, Jackson and ActiveMQ
  • Experience with NoSQL and SQL database environments
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Multiple years experience in fin-tech, e-commerce, or analytics companies


  • Stock Options
  • 401k
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Conferences reimbursement

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, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

DriveWealth at a glance

The Modern Brokerage Platform

DriveWealth focuses on Financial Services, Personal Finance, and Financial Technology. Their company has offices in New Jersey, Jersey City, and Chatham. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, DriveWealth has raised $10M of funding; their latest round was closed on July 2015.

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