Yunit Inc

Yunit is the app for investment groups

Backend Engineer

$90k - $140k / 0.35% - 0.50%
Job Type
3+ years
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Phillip Aubrey
Phillip Aubrey

About the role

About Us

Yunit is the first app to create safe investment clubs directly on your phone. We allow people to come together as a unit (get it?) & invest together with the single click of a button. We ensure that everyone's money is safe and in their own private accounts, while still allowing everyone to own stocks together.

We are a YC-backed & venture-funded startup.


We’re looking for a full stack engineer comfortable designing, creating and implementing a cloud-based backend architecture. As an early employee you will be responsible for key parts of the engineering stack and directly involved in early engineering and product decisions.

About You

  • 3+ years of full-time experience as a Software Engineer
  • BS in Computer Science or commensurate experience
  • Architecturally sound and proficient in medium to large scale system design
  • 3+ years experience with Node.js and a strong understanding of the semantics of Node.js (event loop, async/await, events, etc)
  • Experience scaling and optimizing performance of applications to support rapid growth and availability
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party APIs
  • Strong experience with relational databases (PostgreSQL), including schema and query design, implementation, and optimization
  • Ability to work autonomously while delivering timely results
  • Experience with core AWS micro-services including Cognito, RDS, EC2, ElactiCache, SQS, SNS, ELB, Networking and Security (VPCs, Gateways, Routing)
  • Experience with cloud-based application security.
  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs (external + designing & implementing internal ones)


  • Be a model and mentor for writing well-architected, well-tested and easy to understand services in Node.js
  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Work cross-functionally with the product and leadership
  • Work closely with management to set, track, and meet product and engineering goals
  • Uphold the privacy and security of highly sensitive user financial data

Our Stack

  • Our Stack
  • NodeJS
  • ExpressJS
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Heroku
  • Git

Benefits & Perks

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401K
  • Annual company offsite

Why you should join Yunit Inc

We are building the first app for investment clubs, right on your iPhone. We want to make it extremely easy & safe for people to come together and buy assets together - at the same time and price. We've come to understand that community & shared values drive a lot of the behavior, so we help facilitate just that. We put community, trust, & transparency at the forefront of the product.

Yunit Inc
Team Size:3
Location:Oakland, CA
Phillip Aubrey
Phillip Aubrey