Step

silicon_valley
51 - 100 Employees
11 - 25 Engineers
$100M+ Funding
Series C

Mission: Improve the financial future of the next generation

Step is the next generation financial services company building the best banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age. Step is founded by a team with 50+ years in combined financial technology experience. Our mission is to create a bank that gives you the tools to become smarter with your money and reward you along your financial journey.

Step gives you a free bank account with zero fees. Track your balance and see your transactions from the Step mobile app. You can also send and receive money instantly on your phone, shop with a personalized spending card and earn rewards for inviting your friends to Step.

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Why join us?

  • Finally a bank that serves teens - a huge, traditionally unbanked demographic. We have the opportunity to make a dent in educating and improving the financial literacy of millions of young people.

  • Incredibly strong traction and product/market fit very early on. We've recently surpassed 1,000,000 customers in just four months after public launch! Everything we're woking on has immediate impact on large numbers of users.

    https://step.com/press/step-surpasses-one-million-users-in-less-than-four-months

  • Exceptionally strong engineering team, with extensive experience in the financial technology industry.

    https://www.linkedin.com/company/stepmobile/people/


Engineering at Step

Engineering team and processes

Engineering is grouped into five teams. Code is continuously integrated and deployed to production multiple times a day.

Technical Challenges

Operating a banking service at scale. Serving a rapidly growing customer base while continuing shipping new features and become more efficient.

Tech stack
Python
Kotlin
PostgreSQL
React Native
TypeScript
Google Cloud Platform

Working at Step

Customer Focused Build products that better our customer’s financial journey, always putting them first.

Transparency Always be open about our business, intentions, and actions. This applies to our customers, business partners, and employees.

Security We must approach every product and platform decision with customer and employee data protection at the forefront.

Execution Move quickly with precision and purpose. Be disciplined. Be nimble. Iterate and improve.

Integrity Honesty, righteousness, and fairness. Strong moral principles. Be accountable.

Perks & benefits
  • Generous Vacation

    Flexible WFH and vacation policy

  • Free Food

    Free daily lunches Free snacks & drinks

  • Beautiful Office

    Located in downtown Palo Alto, right by the Caltrain station

  • Company Retreats

    Monthly team events outside the office

  • Health Insurance
  • Transportation

    Monthly stipend for commuter benefits and card testing

  • Team Activities

    Monthly team events outside the office

  • Serves underrepresented populations

    Our goal is to become the #1 bank for teens - a previously unbanked demographic


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