Associate Full Stack Engineer at Caribou (Remote)
At Caribou, we’re on a mission to help drivers save money and take control of their car payments. Caribou does this by using technology to unlock low rates, and people to make the process easy and enjoyable. We offer a fully online application and a dedicated team to walk you through the process. We put Drivers in control.
Caribou is a hyper-growth company built by leaders from the technology, automotive, and finance industries. We’re proud to be backed by a great team of investors, including QED Investors, Goldman Sachs, Moderne Ventures, Accomplice, Link Ventures, Motley Fool Ventures and others.
About the Role
Caribou is looking for an Associate Software Engineer, Full Stack to help build best in class products and systems for optimizing our customers' vehicle finances. As a member of Caribou’s Engineering team you will be building and maintaining software using the latest technologies available and have an opportunity to impact how your team builds software .The Associate Software Engineer, Full Stack will:
- Develop and contribute to modular software that enables product experimentation
- Create custom web experiences for public end-users and enterprise users
- Build web experiences in modular form for partners that can be white-label or embeddable
- Create web products that use state of the art tracking and instrumentation for analytics and triage
- Participate in project planning
- Develop and contribute to microservices
This role can be based out of Caribou offices in Washington, DC; Denver, CO; Austin, TX. Alternatively, the Associate Software Engineer, Full Stack may work remotely from a state where Caribou does business. However, this role will require attendance at occasional in-person team meetings. Caribou currently requires that all personnel and visitors to any of its offices are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. As a result, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be eligible for this position (subject to any exemptions or accommodations due to medical or religious reasons).
You most likely identify with many of these qualities:
- Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
- 1+ year of software development experience
- Exposure to production functional programming a plus. We use functional programming language, such as, Haskell, Elm
- Passionate software engineer with high standards of craftsmanship
- Problem solver who enjoys thinking critically to solve difficult problems with creative solutions
- Team oriented, succeed as a team
- Willing to learn both legacy and cutting edge technologies
- Committed to becoming better every day and helping others do so too
- Person who cares deeply that your work realizes positive outcomes for our world
- You mess up because you're learning, and can help us learn to not make the same mistakes.
Everyone at Caribou is a valued team member, and we always strive to live up to our value Take Care of Each Other. Our compensation and benefits package includes:
- Base salary of $100k - $130k annually
- Equity in a high-growth company
- 401k savings program with 3% company contribution
- Generous paid time off including: 20 days accrued PTO per year, 14 annual company holidays, 16-weeks paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and volunteer day
- Robust wellness benefits including company-paid plans for health, dental, vision, mental health, disability and basic life insurance
- Optional benefits to suit your individual circumstances such as HSAs, FSAs, supplemental life and medical insurance, and pet insurance
- Up to $1,000 per year for eligible professional development expenses
- See people as people
- Take care of each other
- Commit to the mission
- Move quickly and bravely
- Get better every day
- Seek truth
Our Tech stack is not limited to this list but gives you a general flavor of our ecosystem: Haskell, ELM, Rails, Kong, Airflow, Python, Node (NestJS), Typescript, GraphQL, Postgres, Google Cloud Platform, Argo CD & Workflows, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, ELK stack, Prometheus, Grafana
Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, marital status, military or protected veteran status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and the scope and responsibilities are subject to change. A pre-employment background check is required as a condition of employment.