Akoya

ny, remote
26 - 50 Employees
26 - 50 Engineers
Private Funding
Private

Akoya offers a secure, API-based data access network that builds a safer and more open way for consumers to grant access of their personal financial data to third-party financial apps. The Akoya network acts as a link between financial institutions and data recipients, such as data aggregators and fintechs, and is available to the entire financial services industry.

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Active Roles

Why join us?

  • We are building a network that enables consumers to share their financial data with third parties like data aggregators, fintechs and others in a safe, secure and transparent manner. The network is targeting the entire financial industry in North America which comprises of 8000+ banks and 1000s of other financial institutions.

  • We are a team of ~40 people that is completely agile, leverages cloud services for everything and have created our own culture (even during the pandemic) with simple fun stuff like Tasting Tuesdays, Hot Seat Fridays, Trivia etc.. We believe in a culture of learning and development and sponsor all relevant tech certifications.

  • Akoya is a spin-off from Fidelity Investments and is well funded for the next few years. We are growing rapidly in people, clients and partners. Our people are recognized thought leaders across various data-sharing industry groups (FS-ISAC, MIT Trust::Data Consortium) , have made foundational contributions to the Financial Data Exchange (FDX) API specification to standardize data sharing and engaged in shaping the industry conversations for creating a safe financial network.

  • The Pandemic forced all of us Akoyans to work remote and we pivoted the very next day seamlessly as we can work anywhere with our laptop and an internet connection.


Engineering at Akoya

Engineering team and processes

Our development teams operate in 2 week sprints and have Demo Thursdays at the end of the sprint. Designers are assigned to the relevant development teams.

Technical Challenges

Building a secure financial data access network with billions of transactions daily for the biggest financial services companies and fintechs

Projects you might work on
  • Building a translation API engine that converts multiple data attributes to a standard data attribute in realtime.

Tech stack
Go
Java
JavaScript
React
Kubernetes
Docker
AWS

Working at Akoya

We are a mission driven team that wants to change how financial data sharing is done in the industry. Every Akoyan has a voice at the table.

Diversity and Inclusion
Connect with our team during your hiring process

As part of our commitment to an inclusive workplace, we are happy to offer prospective engineers the chance to connect with our engineering employees who come from underrepresented backgrounds. It’s a way to get a better sense of our team and what it might be like to work with us.

If you’re interested in connecting with our team, be sure to bring this up during one of our introductory calls!

Perks & benefits
  • Flexible Hours

    We have always had flex hours but with Covid, we are fully virtual.

  • Health Insurance

    Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage

  • Team Activities

    Book Club, Tasting Tuesdays

  • 401(k) Contribution

    We offer a 401k plan with an employer match

  • Generous Vacation
  • Other

    We reimburse relevant technical certifications fees (non-University).

  • Workshops/Conferences

    We strongly encourage our engineers to attend external workshops, meetups and relevant conferences.

  • Maternal/Paternal Leave
  • Prioritizes diversity in hiring
  • Dedicated Human Resources team
  • LGBTQ+ friendly

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