Staff Software Engineer, Provenance Blockchain - Bozeman, MT or Remote

  • Figure
  • Nov 11, 2021
Full time Engineering Software

Job Description

About Figure

Figure is transforming the trillion dollar financial services industry using blockchain technology. 

In three short years, Figure has unveiled a series of fintech firsts using the Provenance blockchain for loan origination, equity management, private fund services, banking and payments sectors - bringing speed, efficiency and savings to both consumers and institutions. Today, Figure is one of less than a thousand companies considered a unicorn, globally.

Our mission requires us to have a creative, team-oriented, and supportive environment where everyone can do their absolute best. The team is composed of driven, innovative, collaborative, and curious people who love architecting ground-breaking technologies. We value individuals who bring an entrepreneurial mindset to every task and will embrace our culture of innovation. 

Every day at Figure is a journey in continuous learning yet a daily focus on getting work done that makes a difference. Join a team of proven leaders who have already created billions of dollars in value in the FinTech space!

More about our recent Figure Series D Announcement

Learn more about Provenance Blockchain

You can also find Figure featured here: 

Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers

Forbes Top 50 Blockchain Companies

About the Role

We’re seeking an experienced Staff Software Engineer to lead critical feature development on Provenance Blockchain, our blockchain team that powers Figure’s lending, banking and marketplace products and services. This is a unique opportunity to make high-visibility contributions to our open-source blockchain protocol, directly driving transformational change in financial services and broader industry adoption. 

What You’ll Do

  • Design, develop and test high-performing, scalable software in Go and Rust for our distributed core blockchain 
  • Contribute to defining strategic direction, planning the roadmap, escalating issues, and synthesizing feedback to ensure team success
  • Participates in the design review process, seeking and providing constructive feedback
  • Drives innovative tech solutions adhering to iterative principles
  • Originate, champions and execute on new ideas for projects
  • Collaborate with project leads and other software engineers across multiple teams
  • Work on software solutions that will transform the financial services and blockchain space
  • Be a leader, use your voice, and apply your tech skills to solve real world problems.

What We Look For

  • 8+ years engineering / development experience in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Advanced proficiency in at least one front-end framework, React preferred 
  • BS/BA degree, Computer Science major preferred
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Ability to succeed in a startup environment
  • Ability to drive a project from concept to release
  • Proficiency in Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)
  • Contribution to open source projects or an understanding of open source software development processes
  • Familiarity with Iterative Software Development “If it’s not in production we aren’t iterating.”

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary and growth opportunities 
  • Company quarterly performance based bonus
  • Equity stock options package
  • Employer funded comprehensive health, vision, dental insurance and wellness program for employees and their dependents
  • Employer funded life and disability insurance coverage
  • Company HSA, FSA, Dependent Care, 401k, and commuter benefits
  • Up to 12 weeks paid family leave 
  • In office, remote, and hybrid work location options
  • Home office and technology stipend for those working outside of a traditional office more than 75%
  • Flexible time-off plan to empower employees to take the time off that they want and need
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Routine Team swag deliveries!

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Figure is unfortunately unable to provide sponsorship for this position. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.