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Saving consumers tens of thousands of dollars when financing their home

Senior Backend Software Engineer

$115k – $135k • 0.1% – 0.15%
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We are:
A fast-growing, fintech startup that is the best way to shop, understand, and secure your mortgage.

You are:
An experienced software engineer with a history of delivering solutions to challenging technical problems. You are detail-oriented and focused on the quality and maintainability of your code. You write tests to prove that your code works before it has been integrated. You invest in tools and automation, improving the development experience for yourself and your teammates.You lead by example, writing pragmatic but elegant code with technical rigor and attention to detail.

What you'll do:

  • Work in a fully remote team led by the CTO focused on evolving and extending our backend services and architecture.
  • Support our Boston-based feature teams by developing new infrastructure functionality needed for their work and consulting on the design and usage of APIs
  • Participate in design and code review
  • Help maintain and evolve our development, testing, and deployment infrastructure
  • Develop and maintain integrations with third-party APIs
  • Help maintain and evolve our internal analytics and monitoring capabilities, ensuring that the business has all of the information necessary to make timely decisions.

Our stack:
We currently use the following technologies, but experience with them is not necessarily required.

  • Typescript
  • Node runtime on AWS Lambda
  • React/Redux on the frontend
  • Babel, webpack, gulp, and Netlify for frontend deployment
  • CloudFormation for service definition/deployment
  • Athena and QuickSight for analytics
  • Several other AWS services: S3, DynamoDb, SNS, CodeBuild, etc.

Excellent Javascript and/or Typescript skills are required. Familiarity with functional programming and distributed systems is highly preferred.


  • Big upside. We’re inspired every day to bring fairness and integrity to the most important transaction in our customer’s lives, and play an important part in helping them achieve better financial outcomes. This is a chance to make your mark at a purpose-driven, early-stage company growing rapidly in a $2 trillion dollar residential mortgage market.
  • Commitment to professional education opportunities
  • Employee referral program
  • Health benefits include medical, dental and vision
  • Flexible time off, including parental leave and unlimited vacation (minimum of two weeks)
  • An intense commitment to company culture that includes core values that are defined and maintained by our employees

We value a diverse workplace and strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and we do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. OwnUp is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. We are a drug-free workplace.

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United States
Job type
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5+ years
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Health benefits

Medical, dental and vision coverage

Big upside.

We have an experienced founding team, we are well funded with an impressive syndicate of investors, we have a deep bench of well-connected advisors, our customers love our service, and we operate in a massive market. This is a chance to make your mark at an early stage company that is growing rapidly.

Unlimited vacation

Unlimited vacation, minimum of two weeks


An intense commitment to company culture that includes core values that are defined and maintained by our employees

Own Up at a glance

Saving consumers tens of thousands of dollars when financing their home

Own Up focuses on Real Estate, Finance, Finance Technology, and Consumer. Their company has offices in Boston. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees.

You can view their website at https://www.ownup.com or find them on Twitter and Facebook.

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