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Title insurance & escrow company making real estate closings fast, frictionless and secure

Senior Back End Engineer

$125k – $170k • 0.05% – 0.2%
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Spruce is looking for a Senior Back End Engineer to join its growing Engineering team in NYC. The Senior Back End Engineer will be integral in building the first cloud-based closing, escrow, and title solution for the real estate industry. The ideal candidate will have an interest in real estate and thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.


* Create efficiency. Our software is replacing reams of paper and dozens of manual processes. We maintain it through clean code, pragmatic programming, and lean engineering.
* Help develop Spruce's company and engineering cultures


* Have 5+ years of professional experience in back end development, preferably with some startup experience
* Have done most of the following: (micro)-services, SQL databases, streaming data processing, asynchronous jobs
* Be able to code in one or more of the following languages: Java, Scala, Ruby, JavaScript, C#, Python,Go (Kotlin experience a plus)
* Experience with big data tools a plus (Kafka, Kinesis, Spark (Streaming), BigQuery, RedShift, etc)
* Serverless experience a plus (AWS Lambda Functions, Google Cloud Functions)

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
co-founder @Spruce , formerly product @Betterment.

Dion Ridley

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Engineering Leader, Advisor, Investor

Spruce at a glance

Title insurance & escrow company making real estate closings fast, frictionless and secure

Spruce focuses on Real Estate, Finance Technology, Real Estate Technology, and Residential Real Estate. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Spruce has raised $4.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2017.

You can view their website at https://www.spruce.co

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