Alinea

The Smart Next Gen Investing App 💫

Founding iOS Engineer

Location
New York
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
Any (new grads ok)
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Nikhil Agrawal
Founder

About the role

"Founding iOS engineer" is a fuzzy term, and for us it covers a range. If your aspirations are to become VP Engineering or a CTO, we'd like to help you get there. If you'd rather be heads-down building product for the foreseeable future, great. But either way, the latter will be your focus in the near term.

Alinea is an investing app for GenZs. We’re a Y Combinator backed start-up and have raised $2.1M for our seed round from top investors including Goodwater Capital. Alinea is looking for a talented engineer to lead the design and development of the Alinea iOS app and work directly with the founding team. We are looking for an ambitious, fast-moving, and creative individual who will address customer needs to build the best investing experience for the next generation. This may not be the right role for you if you are uncomfortable with any of the following:

  1. Trying to predict the customer's needs yourself
  2. Working on different parts of the stack
  3. A role that will push you to learn new skill sets constantly

Responsibilities

  • Help guide our overall development strategy through design, prototyping, and market research
  • Work directly with the founders to define the product roadmap and report directly to the Co-CEOs

Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience as software developer working on full stack projects
  • Excellent communication skills are critical
  • Grounding in CS fundamentals—you've got the broad-based knowledge needed to build a collaborative, client-server application end to end. You may need to pick up some new platforms & skills along the way but you're good at that and it's fun for you.
  • You enjoy delivering delightful, polished front ends. You needn't be a designer—but you enjoy working with them and appreciate the work that goes into achieving that polish and delight.
  • An interest in product strategy, a desire to collaborate, resonance with our values, and a sense of humor. A willingness to step on others' toes respectfully and kindly, and to have the same done to you.
  • Experience working at small startups (not required but preferred)

Why should you join Alinea?

We’re changing the way the next generation invests their money. For all of history, the stock market has been centered around corporate profits and has been designed for a specific demographic. With Alinea, we want the next generation to invest responsibly in ideas, values and companies they believe in for the long-term.

We recently completed the W21 batch, raised our seed, and are quickly growing. We are looking to build out a team of passionate and driven individuals who want to make an impact. Come join us!

Our Tech Stack

  • iOS Swift
  • Next.js + Typescript 4 + Node.js(Express) + Firebase + Socket.io + Redux
  • MonogoDB + AWS(EB, EC2, CloudWatch, CodeDeploy)
  • Swift 5 + Programmatic UI + MVVM-C Architecture

Why you should join Alinea

"Founding engineer" is a fuzzy term, and for us it covers a range. If your aspirations are to become VP Engineering or a CTO, we'd like to help you get there. If you'd rather be heads-down building product for the foreseeable future, great. But either way, the latter will be your focus in the near term.

Alinea is an investing app for GenZs. We’re a Y Combinator backed start-up and have raised $2.1M for our seed round from top investors including Goodwater Capital. Alinea is looking for a talented engineer to lead the design and development of the Alinea iOS app and work directly with the founding team. We are seeking someone to take on a lot of responsibility, and simultaneously act as a product manager - note: product management experience is not required. For that reason we've decided to keep much of the product direction in the hands of engineering. We are looking for an ambitious, fast-moving, and creative individual who will address customer needs to build the best investing experience for the next generation. This may not be the right role for you if you are uncomfortable with any of the following:

  1. Trying to predict the customer's needs yourself
  2. Working on different parts of the stack
  3. A role that will push you to learn new skill sets constantly

Responsibilities Help guide our overall development strategy through design, prototyping, and market research Work directly with the founders to define the product roadmap and report directly to the Co-CEOs

Qualifications 3+ years experience as software developer working on full stack projects Excellent communication skills are critical Grounding in CS fundamentals—you've got the broad-based knowledge needed to build a collaborative, client-server application end to end. You may need to pick up some new platforms & skills along the way but you're good at that and it's fun for you. You enjoy delivering delightful, polished front ends. You needn't be a designer—but you enjoy working with them and appreciate the work that goes into achieving that polish and delight. An interest in product strategy, a desire to collaborate, resonance with our values, and a sense of humor. A willingness to step on others' toes respectfully and kindly, and to have the same done to you. Experience working at small startups (not required but preferred)

Why should you join Alinea?

We’re changing the way the next generation invests their money. For all of history, the stock market has been centered around corporate profits and has been designed for a specific demographic. With Alinea, we want the next generation to invest responsibly in ideas, values and companies they believe in for the long-term.

We recently completed the W21 batch, raised our seed, and are quickly growing. We are looking to build out a team of passionate and driven individuals who want to make an impact. Come join us!