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Senior Back End Developer

| Greater Boston Area
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Senior Back End Engineer:


Quilt is an early stage startup tasked with addressing one of the largest problems facing America today: the perfect storm of people living longer AND saving less. As an independent subsidiary of a Fortune 100 company, Quilt has the resources to make a real difference and the agility to succeed where traditional, old school financial services companies have failed in the past.


Currently in the product development stage, Quilt plans to launch its first financial product in mid-2019. We’re looking for an experienced backend engineer to join our small but growing team and lead the effort to translate our business concept into an interactive application.


You’ll get to

  • Lead backend engineering of a full-stack JavaScript web application

  • Architect and build a large-scale Node.js application from the ground up

  • Mentor a growing team of engineers

  • Help establish an efficient engineering process in cooperation with an experienced engineering manager and product and project managers

  • Optimize application for speed and scalability

  • Design and implement data storage solutions

  • Use cloud technologies - AWS, third party libraries


In the past you have…

  • Built server side applications with Node.js and Express.js

  • Understanding of technologies and platforms such as JavaScript, TypeScript

  • Worked with cloud technologies - AWS and integrated those in various applications

  • Built loosely coupled, highly cohesive code

  • Worked in an Agile shop with an emphasis on rapid prototyping and rigorous A/B testing

  • Experience designing APIs for consistency, simplicity, and extensibility

  • Experience with version control tools, such as Git

  • Experience with test-driven development using automated testing frameworks such as Mocha, Karma, Jasmine

  • Experience with SQL/NoSQL databases


It’d be nice if you also have…

  • Experience dealing with GraphQL data, Java


You want to work at a company who values…

  • Having a sense of humor

  • Talking through complex issues while respecting viewpoints of others

  • Working with data and letting the analytics be your guide

  • Collaborative project and product development

  • Thinking about what we’re building - not just how it'll be delivered

  • Keeping it simple

  • Being proactive


Position Requirements

  • 10+ years work experience in software engineering or related field

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, such as computer science or equivalent experience

  • Work from our Boston office

  • Some business travel to other corporate offices

  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. with or without sponsorship


Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to embody our brand and values as you apply your expertise to build financial products that tackle, head-on, the retirement and longevity issues facing America.


We pay competitive base salaries and provide significant team performance bonuses. Our salary structure is commensurate with experience. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program, including medical insurance, 401(K) with match, and a pension offered through our corporate parent, MassMutual.


Quilt is a high-growth team and equal opportunity employer with many opportunities to learn, experiment, and grow. Our team values diversity and encourages all races, religions, colors, origins, genders, sexual orientations, ages, marital statuses, veterans, and abilities to apply.

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