Female Invest

Female Invest is a social e-learning platform for investing

Back-End Engineer

Copenhagen, DK / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
Apply to Female Invest and hundreds of other fast-growing YC startups with a singleย profile.
Apply to role โ€บ

About the role

๐‘ซ๐’ ๐’š๐’๐’– ๐’˜๐’‚๐’๐’• ๐’•๐’ ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’๐’š ๐’š๐’๐’–๐’“ ๐’•๐’†๐’„๐’‰๐’๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’˜๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’Š๐’ ๐’‚ ๐’‡๐’‚๐’”๐’•-๐’ˆ๐’“๐’๐’˜๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ, ๐’€๐‘ช-๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ๐’†๐’… ๐’”๐’•๐’‚๐’“๐’•๐’–๐’‘, ๐’˜๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’–๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’Ž๐’๐’”๐’• ๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‘๐’‚๐’„๐’•๐’‡๐’–๐’ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’–๐’”๐’†๐’“-๐’„๐’†๐’๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’„ ๐’Š๐’๐’—๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‘๐’๐’‚๐’•๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’Ž ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’˜๐’๐’“๐’๐’…? ๐‘ช๐’๐’Ž๐’† ๐’‹๐’๐’Š๐’ ๐’–๐’”!

Female Invest is on a mission to close the financial gender gap. By creating a safe space and a trusted source for knowledge โ€“ and soon trading โ€“ we are democratizing investing globally. A platform - available through web and mobile app - which integrates learning, community and impact investing into a single universe.

With members across 65+ countries and global ambitions, the time has come to enhance the product and user experience to ensure that we stay a user-centric company that gives everyone equal opportunity to start investing.

๐—”๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒ:

We are looking for a senior back-end engineer, who will help build a robust and scalable tech landscape, which enables and integrates all of our B2B and B2C offerings. You will join a growing tech team consisting of back-end and front-end engineers, UI/UX, a product owner and an architect. We are in the initial design and architecture phases - so you will be a part of our journey from the very beginning!

We value drive, team spirit, and celebrating our victories as a team. As a Female Invest team member, you can expect to have a steep learning curve from day one and significantly further your career while actively creating financial gender equality.


  • Work closely with founders, product management, UI/UX and the rest of the engineering team to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, user experience and solution design for our back-end.
  • Be a proactive member of a self-running team, leading standups on a rotational basis, taking ownership in retrospectives, and so on.
  • Work across the E2E development cycle for back-end development, including: defining technical specifications for user stories, implementing user stories, quality assurance and PR reviews.

๐‹๐จ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐š๐ง๐ ๐›๐ž๐ง๐ž๐Ÿ๐ข๐ญ๐ฌ

When we grow, you grow with us - to support this mindset, we offer: Competitive salary, pension scheme, health insurance, equity, flexible working hours, paid vacation, regular team events and social gatherings, and an opportunity to work with a highly talented and driven team on an important social mission.

We offer great flexibility. Our team is split between the Copenhagen office, London and working remote.

About the interview

As we expand our team, it is essential that our strong values of diversity and equality are reflected in how our recruitment processes are facilitated. We believe that the best way to ensure these values and create a great organizational fit with our new employees is by using a fair and transparent recruitment process tailored to communicate exactly what ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ, so you can assess if we are exactly ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ. Below you find our assessment criteria for the position, which guide us in the process.

๐‘ฉ๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ-๐’†๐’๐’… ๐’†๐’™๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’„๐’† Our backend tech stack consists of Nest.js, relational DBs, Azure cloud services, and several integrations with third party services. Experience with these technologies is a plus to do well.

๐‘จ๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’๐’† & ๐‘ช๐‘ฐ/๐‘ช๐‘ซ Female Investโ€™s tech team is organized as an Agile team, and we are working towards CI/CD. Understanding these ways of working and development on a cultural and practical level are key in this role: hands-on experience is not a requirement, but demonstrating understanding of it is.

๐‘จ ๐’–๐’”๐’†๐’“-๐’„๐’†๐’๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’„ ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’‚๐’„๐’‰ At Female Invest, our users - whether internal or external - are at the heart of what we do. Although we have a dedicated UI/UX team, your input on how we can create the best mobile app user experience will be a plus.

๐‘ฐ๐’๐’…๐’–๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’š ๐’†๐’™๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’•๐’Š๐’”๐’† Female Invest touches a number of different areas: financial education, e-commerce, community and social media, personal finances and - of course - trading. Experience within any of these areas is a plus, please highlight these in your application.

Why you should join Female Invest

Female Invest is on a mission to close the financial gender gap. By creating a safe space and a trusted source for knowledge, weโ€™re democratizing investing for everyone globally.

Weโ€™ve created a platform that brings financial literacy to everyone. Now, weโ€™re building a trading platform that helps our members achieve better, long-term financial outcomes, chipping away at one of the biggest issues of our generation: wealth inequality.

Female Invest is a YC-backed company. We have raised approx. $6 million in total, and we are planning to do a Series A within the next 12 months. Our current investors include specialized FinTech VCs, previous successful founders as well as well-respected angel investors and institutions.

Female Invest
Team Size:25
Location:Copenhagen, Denmark
Emma Bitz
Emma Bitz
Camilla Falkenberg
Camilla Falkenberg
Anna-Sophie Hartvigsen
Anna-Sophie Hartvigsen