Backend Engineer

Job Description

Our mission is to help millions of families increase their savings rates and achieve financial security, by applying cutting-edge automated money management, behavioral finance insights and machine learning, while engaging users via an innovative chat-like interface.

We are seeking a Backend Engineer with experience in building scalable APIs and distributed systems. In this role, you will help build the engine that powers our automated money management platform and shapes a flawless, engaging experience for our mobile application users.

You will be developing, testing and maintaining some of our most important and ambitious features, and you should have a proven track record of delivering well-engineered and tested software at scale. You should also be ready to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

This is an exciting time for us, as we have launched our MVP app and are gearing up for a larger national launch in the coming months. Please check out Twine for iOS and read our launch manifesto.


  • Ruby/Go
  • Distributed Systems


  • $130K - $180k


  • Highly proficient in Ruby/Go or equivalent system languages
  • Enjoy and have experience building well-documented APIs
  • Experience with building distributed systems at scale
  • Strong CS fundamentals (algorithms, data structures, concurrency, multithreading, etc)
  • Be committed to standard engineering methodologies, including automated testing and continuous integration
  • A professional, positive attitude and entrepreneurial drive
  • Proven teamwork and relationship-building skills
  • Demonstrated passion for financial technology
  • A strong desire to learn and constantly improve
  • The ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing

Benefits & Perks.

  • Catered lunch Monday through Thursday.
  • Health, dental, and vision packages to help you stay well.
  • 401k with a 4% match.
  • Team offsites to fun places.
  • New equipment so you can do your best work.
  • Healthy snacks. Cold brew coffee and Kombucha on tap.
  • Monthly office game nights.
  • Discounts on personal finance planning services.
  • Lifestyle and commuter benefits programs.
  • Career development programs so you can keep learning.
  • Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child.
  • Generous vacation and PTO policy.

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