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Vestwell is a fintech company specializing in retirement and workplace savings technology solutions.
New York City, USA · Austin, USA
Mid-Level Software Engineer


Vestwell is a rapidly growing fintech company based in New York City, with additional offices in Austin, TX and Phoenix, AZ. As a Backend Software Engineer at Vestwell, you'll be part of a team that's revolutionizing the retirement and workplace savings industry through innovative technology solutions.

Vestwell powers a wide range of clients including advisors, employers, TPAs, financial institutions, HCM/payroll providers, and government agencies. Our platform offers various solutions such as retirement plans, advisor managed accounts, pooled plans, payroll integrations, and state savings programs.

As a Backend Software Engineer, you'll be working on critical systems that support Vestwell's core products. You'll be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining robust, scalable backend services that handle complex financial transactions and data processing.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology in the fintech space. You'll be part of a company that's been recognized as one of CNBC's World's Top FinTech Companies in 2024, Forbes Best Startup Employers 2024, and Inc. 5000's America's Fastest Growing Private Companies.

Join our team and help build the future of workplace savings technology. If you're passionate about backend development, financial technology, and want to make a significant impact in a fast-growing startup, this role at Vestwell could be the perfect fit for you.

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  • Design and implement scalable backend services
  • Maintain and optimize existing systems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Contribute to the development of Vestwell's core products


  • Experience with Java programming
  • Proficiency in SQL and database management
  • Understanding of RESTful API design
  • Knowledge of financial technology is a plus

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