A wealthtech platform that lets everyone build wealth through real estate lending

Senior Software Engineer

$90k – $120k • 0.0% – 0.1%
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GROUNDFLOOR is looking for a senior software engineer to join our engineering team. The ideal person for this role enjoys solving real world problems, regularly shipping software and helping others. The position will involve automating business processes, delivering world class user experiences, and designing robust, scalable systems.

Our needs

We’re looking to automate business processes, integrate deeper with third parties, and expand our website to better serve our borrowers and investors. We’re a team of ~10 people, so every person has the opportunity make a big impact. We’re hosted on heroku with some AWS sprinkled in. Our front end application is written in Ruby on Rails/Vue and it talks to a back end API written in Ruby/Roda.

– 6+ years experience performing full stack programming tasks
– Proven track record shipping software, for the modern web, that has solved real world problems
– Experience tracking down issues, performing root cause analysis, fixing and ensuring issues don’t occur again
– Passionate about building good software that makes an impact on people’s lives
– Have the ability to work on your own

– You communicate clearly and efficiently in verbal and written communication both inside and outside of the team

Technical Skills
– Understand that programming languages are tools, not ideologies and are comfortable working in the right one for the task at hand (we use Ruby, Javscript, Vue, Postgres, Dyanmodb, Kafka, etc)
– Experience with ruby
– Demonstrated ability to work with a back end language solving real business problems
– Understand the modern engineering ecosystem (git, docker, etc)

Bonus Points
– You have experience with Ruby and/or Ruby on Rails
– You have experience leading teams
– Familiarity with Postgres, through active record, sequel or sql
– You have experience with testing and automation
– You have a technical background and a BS or MS in a computer-related or hard science field
– Interested in owning a large portion of a codebase


Based out of the Bank of America building, we are a wealth tech startup who is opening the market for peer-to-peer lending in real estate. Our market provides new sources of capital to borrowers and an entirely new class of investments to investors. Currently we’re50+ employees.

Who we are

– Your work matters. Every member of this team plays a vital role in GROUNDFLOORs success
– Your growth matters. We have frequent 1 on 1 sessions where we discuss performance and growth towards your career objectives
– We respect and appreciate people from different backgrounds and cultures
– We value and select for integrity, intellect, and honesty
– We have an open culture, providing weekly snapshots on growth and the goals of the company

GROUNDFLOOR at a glance

A wealthtech platform that lets everyone build wealth through real estate lending

GROUNDFLOOR focuses on Financial Services, Marketplaces, Personal Finance, and Real Estate Investors. Their company has offices in Atlanta. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, GROUNDFLOOR has raised $6.05M of funding; their latest round was closed on December 2015.

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

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