Senior Software Engineer

Company: Element Group
Location: Santa Monica , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 20.JUN.2018


Job Description About Element Group Want to work on the front lines for an exciting and rapidly growing startup at the crossroads of Finan...


Job Description

About Element Group

Want to work on the front lines for an exciting and rapidly growing startup at the crossroads of Finance, Cryptocurrency, and Technology? Are you passionate about learning and contributing to a growing business? Ready to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help build our technology services function and build the best platform out there? Are you fascinated by the blockchain revolution taking place and want to be a part of it?

We are a dynamic financial services and technology firm looking to hire an experienced software developers with a big vision and entrepreneurial drive to join our team! We are in an exciting and rapidly growing digital asset and cryptocurrency space, and are leading the charge on multiple fronts to expand the company and create new opportunities for the team.

About The Role

Element Capital Group is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for the Technical Services division of our business. This position reports to the CTO.

This role will help the team in the building of our ICO platform, which has been used to raise $300 millions for our clients, and other blockchain related projects that are not yet publicly announced. The role will involve working features from the product backlog and will include architecture, coding and code review.

The ideal candidate will have experience developing software using test driven development methods, experience conducting code reviews and able to take features from inception to deployed code. Blockchain experience is not required, but would be helpful.

Essential Job Functions

The Senior Software Engineer will have accountability for the following areas:

  • Works with Product Team to ensure user stories that are developer-ready, easy to understand, and testable.

  • Ability to take user stories from the backlog and work without oversight.

  • Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions

  • Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases

  • Writes custom code or scripts to do "destructive testing" to ensure adequate resiliency in production

  • Configures commercial off the shelf solutions to align with evolving business needs

  • Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively

  • Actively contribute to the team's learning sessions by sharing resources and research into new technologies at the team's weekly info share meeting.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Minimum of 5 years of software development experience.

  • Exposure with test/behavior driven development.

  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Go or Javascript

  • Experience with DevOPS and AWS servers

  • Experience auditing and implementing security procedures

  • Experience with Postgres, MySQL and ElasticSearch

  • Exposure to 12-factor methodology and its benefits, and able to demonstrate appropriate patterns to more junior team members

  • Exposure to REST and effective web service design


An attractive compensation package will be offered to an exceptional candidate including:

  • Competitive salary

  • 75% medical and dental

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Plus we are a great place to work!

We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Company Description
Element is a full-service advisory firm for the digital token capital markets that delivers advisory, asset management, capital markets, and technology services in an integrative manner.

For our clients:
We advise clients on token economics
We help with complex project management
We deliver marketing insight
We bring thought leadership on structuring and process
We invest in big ideas
We help trade digital assets

People first: We know people that know people. We work to be your trusted advisor
Primary research: We do in-house research, analysis, and investment DD
Broad reach: We have partners in key markets: Mainland China, Europe, and Russia
Experienced team: We've done some of the leading deals in the space
Strong technical partners: We work with leaders in the smart contract development space and deliver custom solutions
In the market: We have the pulse of what buyers want

We are career long investment bankers that have seen technology and emerging markets cycles come and go. We believe in the decentralization ethos and see tokenized markets as a multi-trillion-dollar opportunity.

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