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Staff / Principal Backend Engineer

Puzzle Financial

Puzzle Financial

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Staff / Principal Backend Engineer

November 1, 2023 1:21 PM
Remote (US)

What we're looking for

As part of Puzzle, you will help design and build a next generation financial and accounting data platform. We will be ingesting large amounts of data from disparate sources, transforming them, organizing them, and automatically turning them into easily understandable company financials.
We want to be as real-time as possible, event-driven, and decoupled. Redundant, resistant and secure. And accuracy is key. This is your opportunity to be an engineer at a well-funded startup that has a successful founder and a drive to change how companies leverage their financials. We are remote-first.
The Staff Engineer will provide technical leadership and guidance to provide Puzzle with highly available and scalable platform services. This includes system analysis, design, troubleshooting, and integration of new products and developing tools and strategies to improve existing systems. This is a hands-on role where you will be building everything from small features to large systems as we keep improving our platform.
Qualified candidates will help architect, design, productize and build key parts of our financial system

What you'll do

Architect, implement and support infrastructure to deliver systems and services with high availability and reliability.
Perform cross-functional troubleshooting of complex systems
A system level architect who understands how things fit together and interact with each other.
A proven ability to work with product teams and partners to translate requirements into well-defined technical implementations, as well as the ability to define
A keen eye for potential optimizations and/or enhancements to our services
Experienced programmer going from design to implementation
Define technical solutions for important business problems and understand the context in which large company decisions are made
A passion for mentoring, learning, and adapting to a very dynamic and fast paced environment
Required Qualifications:
BS or MS in Computer Science/Engineering or relevant work experience
9+ years of software engineering experience
Past experience in system design, data applications and scale
Strong experience with Databases design (SQL, NoSQL) and analytics
Strong analytical and programming skills
Great communication, collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic with both technical and non-technical audiences
Driven towards excellence

How to Apply

Does this role sound like a good fit? Email us at Include the role's title in your subject line and a brief description of you, your background, and why you're interested in joining Puzzle.
Puzzle is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of gender, race or color, ethnicity or national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.