< 10 employees
< 10 engineers
$250k - $500k funding
Pre-series a

Our mission is to stop money laundering. By law, financial institutions must monitor transactions for illicit activity. Unfortunately, it takes a lot of time and resources to do this correctly. Roughly $6T is laundered every year and $180B is spent on anti-money-laundering efforts. Only 2-3% of these funds are correctly identified, and existing solutions have a false positive rate of over 95%. Consequently, banks and the government must spend extra time and resources on extraneous alerts, taking away resources from investigating wrongdoing.

Why join us?

  • Be an early engineer with a lot of influence over the technical and product direction of the company.

  • We are making a difference with our product: stopping money laundering.

  • Work for a great tech-first company with a laid-back culture.

Engineering at Sandbar

Engineering team and processes

Freedom to execute on the product in a nimble and lightly structured manner.

Technical Challenges
  1. volume of data for every transaction * clients * growth (+ estimates).
  2. interesting problems to solve, ie. inter-related data and being able to handle that in a low-latency manner is going to be paramount to the product.
  3. AI + ML related
Projects you might work on
  • Data ingestion and standardization.

  • Calculation on large volumes of inter-related data.

  • Present the results in a simple UX/UI dashboard

Tech stack

Working at Sandbar

Our CEO was an early employee at Brigit, a notable fintech in NYC that raised $25M Series A from Lightspeed, where they joined as the first Operations hire. He has previous experience in VC and finance. Our CCO has worked at J.P. Morgan where he has been working on the highest-profile money laundering issues in the world. He has set up systems and processes for optimizing investigations there for the past 7+ years. Our CTO has 7+ years of experience building B2B fintech software. He has built systems that process millions of data points every day and perform complex manipulations and calculations on that data.

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
  • Social impact driven
  • Generous Vacation
  • Free Food
  • Pet Friendly
  • Health Insurance
  • Company Retreats
  • Work from Home
  • LGBTQ+ friendly
Our Team by the Numbers

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