Backend Engineer

New York, NY, United States, Remote, San Francisco, CA, United States, Austin, TX, United States • $125k - $165k • 0.10% - 0.25%


Role Locations

  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Austin, TX, United States


  • $125k - $165k
  • 0.10% - 0.25%


11 - 25 people


564 Market St Ste 450
San Francisco, CA, 94104-5412, US

Tech Stack

  • Go
  • React
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Python

Role Description

About AlphaFlow

Access. Transparency. Technology. Founded in 2015, AlphaFlow is a technology-driven investment manager providing professionally managed portfolios of real estate loans. We make the $75 billion fix-and-flip industry accessible to institutional investors. With the recent launch of our new platform, TITAN, we’ve opened up our institutional platform to smaller investors.

As a result of leading with technology and data analytics AlphaFlow is able to provide transparency & speed at a rate our competitors can’t. We partner with non-bank real estate lenders who provide 6-12 month bridge loans on single-family and small multifamily properties by purchasing their loans thereby helping them grow their businesses.

AlphaFlow uses software to streamline and automate today’s manual workflow and our engineering team is constantly developing simple and elegant solutions to further automate a manually intensive industry.

Senior Backend Engineer

Reporting directly to our VP of Engineering, the Senior Backend Engineer will join an existing team of engineering and product talent. Currently a team of 7, soon to be 10, you will almost immediately own shipping a feature. You’ll get to know us, our business, the needs of our users, internally and externally, and we’ll get to know you and help integrate you into the team and company. \ \ Because of your 5+ years of Backend Engineering experience, you should see yourself owning a large feature in the first 45 days and your evolution on the team should include moving toward a tech lead role. Driving large epics, building the team from an engineering hygiene and culture perspective, best practices, hiring and on-boarding new talent - should be responsibilities that excite you and be part of your existing skill set.

In order to be successful in this role you are consistently described as collaborative, a leader, great communicator, both verbally and in writing, and you deliver high quality code daily and lead by example. You don’t shy away from presenting, whether to leadership or at our weekly all-hands. You’re always looking for ways to improve and you understand that getting involved with the product discovery process is key to your success, and AlphaFlow’s.

Deliverables you’ll be measured on:

  • Design, implement, test, and deploy backend services with high SLAs
  • Own technical decisions for our backend APIs
  • Effectively write and present technical design documents
  • Actively contribute high quality code on a daily basis
  • Work with peers on the engineering team, reviewing code and helping others improve
  • Collaborate closely with the product, design and engineering teams - participating in daily standups, sprint planning and acceptance

Skills and Experience that will help set you up for success in this role:

  • Experience building and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Experience working within small teams & in fast moving environments
  • Experience in server-side programming languages (e.g. Go, Python, Java, C++)
  • Deep experience with relational databases
  • Clear, concise and persuasive communication style that motivates and enables action
  • Outstanding attention to detail, written/oral, analytical skills, and organizational practices
  • Experience prioritizing and managing priorities with internal teams and stakeholders
  • At least 5 years professional experience with the above content

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Go in a production environment
  • Previous startup experience through periods of high growth
  • Experience architecting and managing secure, scalable infrastructure using Kubernetes/Terraform/GCP

About AlphaFlow

AlphaFlow is the first and fastest-growing automated real estate investment service.

AlphaFlow was started to solve a problem real estate investors ran into when investing through crowd-financing platforms and private lenders: it’s time-consuming to research, create and manage a diversified portfolio of loans across multiple platforms. Today, AlphaFlow builds and manages personal portfolios of asset-backed real estate loans, diversifying clients’ investments across 75-100 loans and 15+ states, all with a minimum investment amount of $10,000 and only 1% AUM fee.

AlphaFlow applies best practices of professional investment management like diversification, rebalancing, and institutional-quality data analytics and automates them so that investors can receive these benefits without the high fees and high minimums of traditional real estate investing.

AlphaFlow Optimized Portfolios: You make one investment. We build you a diversified real estate portfolio. It's that simple.

Company Culture

Our culture is defined by five core principles:

1) TAKE OWNERSHIP - If we see a problem, we take ownership and fix it without waiting to be asked. We have conviction while being open to other perspectives.

2) HELP, LEARN, & SUPPORT - When we speak, we speak to help others. When we listen, we listen to learn. We support each other and our clients. We help each other to learn, to grow and to be a happier people!

3) DO MORE WITH LESS - We are endlessly resourceful. We are nimble & scrappy. We believe you can do more, faster with smaller groups. We are not above doing any job or task.

4) EMBRACE TRANSPARENCY & INTEGRITY - We honor our commitments to our clients and our colleagues. We are transparent and honest at all times.

5) HAVE FUN! LAUGH EVERY DAY - We’re all in this together! Having and enjoying our time together is just as important as doing good work. We want our people to be able to do both.

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