Tech Eng Full Stack Engineer

October 13, 2022 0 Comments

Position: Full Stack Engineer

Department: Technology

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: PA or Remote (Remote only in CA, CO, DC, FL, IL, MD, NJ, MA, NY, PA, SC, TX, VA)


We are looking for a Full Stack Engineer to support our efforts of automating manual processes for our analysts. Our goal is to create, maintain, and enhance existing automations – including data APIs, ETL pipelines, and report generation tools. We are looking for a candidate who enjoys solving challenging problems, learning, and collaborating with the team.

About the Team

Our team is responsible for creating products that enable our analysts to do their work as efficiently as possible. We work closely with our end-users to ensure we deliver solutions that provide the most value, and we encourage discussions within the team to promote collaboration and creativity. We believe that small, empowered teams can do amazing things. Our team members are involved directly in the decision-making process and help shape the products to serve our customers’ needs better, and we are encouraged as a team to choose the best technology stack to solve a problem. We work with analysts who surveil and rate Asset-Backed Securities (ABS), one of the fastest-growing sectors within KBRA. ABS are financial securities backed by assets such as credit card receivables, auto loans, and student loans. They are rated to evaluate creditworthiness of the issuer, which investors look at when choosing where to invest. Therefore, it is important that we provide accurate and timely data to the analysts.

About the Job

This role will be involved in all stages of the product lifecycle: processing initial requirements; building, testing, and deploying the product in iterations; defining, maintaining, and monitoring infrastructure; and processing users’ feedback. You should be open to learning about the business domain.

Daily activities will include working with APIs, ETL pipelines, report generation tools, cloud resources, and SQL and NoSQL databases. Collaboration, knowledge sharing and learning, and a willingness to contribute to and follow the team’s conventions are considered the framework of our team dynamics. Our goal is to deliver quality products while ensuring our code base and tools are flexible and maintainable.

About You

You will be successful in this role if you:

Have experience collaborating with non-technical and technical partners and can communicate accordingly.Understand that part of the product lifecycle will involve analyzing business requirements and making small-scale product decisions.Are comfortable working both independently and as a part of a team.Have a sense of ownership and craftsmanship around the code base.Are open to learning about new technologies and sharing your knowledge with others.

Must have skills to excel in this role:

Basic front end JavaScript/TypeScript experienceDeveloping REST APIs using PythonExperience working with at least one SQL or NoSQL DatabaseWillingness to learn new technologies

Nice to have skills:

Developing applications in React including component design and state management for specific use casesHandling Services in a containerized docker environmentExperience with TerraformExperience building event-driven applications and using queuesGeneral understanding of infrastructure as code and CI/CD pipelinesBasic experience with AWS platformExperience in designing ETL workflowsExperience with BI reporting                                                                                                        

KBRA Benefits

A hybrid work schedule and flex hoursCompetitive benefits and paid time offPaid family and disability leave401(k) plan, including employer match (100% vested)Educational and professional development financial assistanceEmployee referral bonus programCell phone reimbursement

More Info

All KBRA employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment with KBRA and must provide sufficient written documentation to KBRA of such vaccination.

KBRA encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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