Senior Backend Engineer


We're looking for a Senior Backend Engineer. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Right Balance applies the latest technology and best engineering practices to help businesses grow. We’re in the top 50 companies to watch in LA.

Engagement Details

We're a fast-growing, pioneering financial wellness start-up that invests heavily in the growth and development of its team members. As a financial education company, we provide a turn-key collaborative money mentorship solution that’s derived from the belief that our financial mentors are the last great hope for educating the working population on healthy money habits and positive behavior change. We seek to spread financial literacy by creating custom programs tailored to organizational needs that ease monetary stress and equip employees with how to plan for their future.

We’re working with high traffic. Launching the new V2 platform. There is a lot of new development where we’re refactoring and consolidating microservices, adding more analytics, as well as other APIs for financial services. Our backend is in C#/.NET, we’re using Azure DevOps for CI and infrastructure, as well as AWS for several great and useful services. Join us, it’ll be fun!

What’s in it for you

1. Learn and evolve your skills using the latest and greatest technology tools in a rapidly growing company.

2. Learn from the best engineers. We constantly challenge the status quo and invent new ways of building a great product.

3. Flexible hours. Just join daily standups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings. Other than that you’re in control of your own schedule.

4. 100% remote. Work anywhere, whether it is remotely in the comfort of your home, in a shared co-working space, in an RV on the beach, or while being a nomad in another country.

5. Work on challenging problems, innovate, impacting lots of people's lives for the better while having fun doing it.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of hands-on full-time software engineering experience.

  • 5+ years of hands-on full-time experience with C#/.NET backend.

  • 5+ years of hands-on full-time experience with SQL.

  • 2+ years of hands-on full-time experience with NoSQL.

  • 1+ years of hands-on full-time experience with AWS or Azure Cloud.

  • 1+ years of hands-on full-time experience with Docker.

  • Advanced speaking and writing English. Able to have a real-time conversation.

  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals with competencies in architecture, object-oriented programming and system design.

  • Experience building cloud based, distributed, resilient systems with the ability to handle large and variable traffic volumes.

  • Experience with CI/CD: Azure DevOps, Jenkins or similar.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to have fun in a small team environment.

Nice to haves

1. Bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

2. Previous experience with Azure DevOps ecosystem.

3. Experience with Infrastructure/Data Engineering.

4. Experience with Agile/Kanban methodologies and best practices.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your typical clients?

The majority of our clients are venture-backed startups at the growth stage. Usually, at this stage, the company already achieved a product-market fit and is looking to expand rapidly. That’s where we bring the best engineering practices, strong architecture, and the latest technologies to help companies scale.

What is the length of your engagements?

Most of our long-term full-time engagements last multiple years so you are able to evolve your career with the company you are currently working in.

What’s your company size?

The Right Balance team is 60+ engineers going to 200 by the end of the year. The current client size team is 20+ people. The timing is great to be a part of a rapidly growing team making meaningful contributions.

What happens if the engagement is completed?

Most of our engagements are long-term in nature. That said, if the current engagement is ramping down, we’ll present you with more long-term opportunities to transition into.

What are your core values?

Client First: we only win when our clients win. We treat client challenges as our own.

Ownership: we embrace responsibility, taking on challenges, getting them to completion, and enjoying getting things done.

Quality: we’re passionate about achieving quality outcomes by applying meticulous attention to detail.

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