Software Engineer I, Carta Total Compensation
The Company You’ll Join
Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places.
Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two billion people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta’s liquidity solutions have returned $15B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally.
Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.
For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.
The Team You’ll Work With
Join our dynamic R&D team as an Engineer in the Carta Total Compensation Group. Our team is dedicated to revolutionizing the way companies approach compensation management, especially equity and enabling fair and competitive pay practices while empowering employees with a comprehensive understanding of their compensation in the global market.
As one of the fastest-growing businesses within Carta, our mission is to create a best-in-class compensation product. We thrive on understanding the intricacies of compensation and continuously iterating on solutions to deliver exceptional value to our customers. We embrace the 0 to 1 mindset, tackling ambiguous and complex challenges head-on. Our team is driven by a customer-centric approach, investing in our growth and collaboration to serve the business effectively.
If you are passionate about finding product-market fit, solving challenging technical problems, and being part of a high-impact team, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey.
The Problems You’ll Solve
As a Software Engineer I (E2) at Carta, you will contribute significantly to building a world-class compensation solution. Working alongside Data Scientists, Product Managers, Designers, and other Engineers, you will focus on specific components and features of our product. Your role will involve hands-on development and collaboration, helping to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our users.
Actively participate in the development and implementation of features within the team
- Engage in the team’s scoping and planning exercises
- Strong communication skills and be able to write clear and concise technical documentation
Contribute to identifying and resolving performance issues in the system, optimizing code, and refining database queries.
Support technical initiatives, following industry best practices for code quality and testing.
- Work towards being a technical leader and take ownership of the work you do
Engage in cross-functional collaboration, receiving mentorship from senior engineers, and providing input and support to your team.
Technical expertise: 2 years of professional software development experience with proficiency in relevant Reach and FE libraries/frameworks. Keen to grow your skills in technologies such as Python, PostgreSQL, and basic architectural principles.
- Aesthetic and user-focused design: A keen eye for design and user experience, understanding how to translate design wireframes into high-quality code that aligns with visual design and UX principles.
- Responsive and interactive web development: Experience in developing responsive web applications and understanding of frontend fundamentals along with RESTful systems.
Team collaboration and communication: Developing strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders.
Problem-solving and critical thinking: Demonstrated ability to contribute to solving technical challenges within your scope, thriving in a dynamic environment. You are growing in understanding the full application lifecycle, from technical requirements to final implementation. Ability to tackle frontend challenges, adapting to changing requirements and learning new technologies as needed.
You are part of a team that values helping each other learn and succeed, providing the support you need to grow and excel at Carta.
Our team consists of people who are happy to help you learn everything you need to be successful at Carta.