Software Engineer, Web (UI)

Silicon Valley, CA, United States


Role Location

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


101 - 250 people


120 Hawthorne
Palo Alto, CA, 94301, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Kotlin
  • PostgreSQL
  • React Native
  • TypeScript
  • Google Cloud Platform

Role Description

Gen Z is the generation of the side hustle. 💪🏻 They’re creators. 👩‍🎤 They’re freelancers. 🧑‍💻 They’re investors. 👩‍💼 And they’re not afraid to take on challenges, especially when it comes to their finances - and we’re here for it.

Step is a next-generation financial services company building a better banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age. We’re on a mission to improve the financial future of the next generation and empower teens to start their financial journey today. Step is a well-funded Series C company that has raised more than $175M, focused on disrupting the banking industry through a differentiated mobile-first consumer experience.

Teens and families love our product. We eclipsed 1 million customers in just four months after launch and have now crossed 2 million customers after less than 9 months on the market. If you’re looking to join a fast-growing company with a strong mission and vision that puts people first, we want to meet you!


Step is looking for a Software Engineer who will be our first web engineer focused on fullstack development of our Step website. As part of the team you’ll be at the forefront of developing our web-based content platform as well as the animations, styling, & library of components for our public website.


Build and maintain the library of components used for our public Step website. Create and implement styling and animations to bring our web designs to life. Manage our content platform, server-side rendering, site generation, and migrating functionality from the mobile app to web. Partner cross-functionally with product, design, and growth teams to build new web functionality. As the first and only member focused on web, we expect this person to be able to navigate decisions, without too much guidance. Qualifications:

Working knowledge and hands-on experience building public facing websites with React (or a similar framework). Strong portfolio of complex web designs (animations, 3D, micro-interactions, etc). Advanced knowledge of CSS, animation frameworks (e.g. D3, Three.js, etc). 4+ years overall experience working on front-end development. Working at Step Competitive salary based on experience, with full medical and dental benefits 💸 High potential for growth 📈 Stock in an early-stage startup 🤩 Flexible WFH and vacation policy 🏝 Employee referral program 👯‍♀️👯 Monthly stipend for Step Card testing ☕️ 401K plan 💪🏻

About Step

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.

Company Culture

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.

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