Senior Software Engineer

| Seattle
Lighter Capital is a Seattle based fintech company that has created a new fundraising path for early-stage tech companies. Our transparent, data-driven, tech-enabled process provides entrepreneurs revenue-based financing quickly without making them give up equity or board seats. We work with hundreds of visionary startup CEOs each year and our products are truly disrupting the start-up finance industry.
Traditional business lending institutions still rely on highly paper-based processes. They are simply not tooled to be able to underwrite or service loans to startups. Lighter Capital is able to because our internal processes are supported by high-tech custom built software. This is where you will be adding value to Lighter Capital.
We are growing steadily and looking for a Senior Software Engineer with experience building modern Reactive web applications on the Microsoft stack. Our software engineers generally own 1 or more internal applications, having large degrees of autonomy and responsibility to manage their own backlog and prioritize feature requests. You will be part of a team of peers who work collaboratively to ensure consistency across the platform.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
  • You will take ownership of at least 1 application in our stable of internal applications.
  • You will lead weekly “sync” meetings with your internal customers, to provide them progress updates, hear what problems they are facing, propose solutions and scrutinize their feature requests.
  • You will manage your own backlog, roadmap and bug list.
  • You will set and track your own OKRs in partnership with your manager.
  • You will collaborate with your peers, as well as as well as the department heads on significant platform changes.
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • Capable of independently planning, developing, launching and supporting a high-user critical multi-user web application from scratch (File/New Solution) using a combination of React, SignalR, JavaScript, C#, SQL Server, Mongo and AWS.
  • Ability to say what you’ll do and then do what you say.
  • At least 4 years commercial/professional experience doing the above.
  • Familiarity with AWS or Azure a bonus.
  • Familiarity with ML or data science a bonus.
ABOUT US
We are smart, passionate and ambitious group of professionals who love coming to work every day - we hope you will too! We offer competitive salaries, pre-IPO equity, 100% covered medical insurance for employee and dependents, ORCA passes and a well-stocked office just steps from Westlake Center and Pike Place Market. Our goal is to revolutionize the business of startup finance and help founders maintain control of their companies—and their destinies. 
Lighter Capital is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment & encourage all qualified persons to apply.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages

Location

We're located in the financial district of downtown Seattle, with water and city views. Easy commute options with bus and light rail out front!

What are Lighter Capital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have a social committee made up of a whole lot of all of us, who aim to diversify our fun activities and succeed in fun!
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Lighter Capital provides all staff with a paid and provided ORCA card, and bike storage for our bicyclists.
Company Outings
We hold a quarterly meeting on top of our weekly all-hands to ensure we are well informed about the business, it also allows some more time for us to bond as a group and team.
Stocked Kitchen
We have a fully stocked kitchen which includes snacks, fresh fruit, coffee, tea and all the flavored LaCroix you can handle!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
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