Full Stack Developer

Who Are We

Lifeworks Advisors​ is a modern independent registered investment advisor (RIA) and technology firm that is solving the biggest challenges advisors face today. We are backed by one of the wealth management industry’s most successful and well-known executives, ​Marty Bicknell​,​ and his team of industry leaders.

 

What We Are Building

Our team sits at the intersection of one of the oldest and most outdated industries (Wealth Management) and the future of financial technology (FinTech). We are pushing the boundaries of wealth management, disrupting outdated business models, and delivering personalized solutions to clients and advisors through our modern software platform.

We are building a digital ecosystem on a common data model that connects a seamless and intuitive client experience across all segments of the wealth management process with the back office operations of clearing, custody, compliance, and account management.

Our software leverages machine learning, natural language processing, and native cloud technology to solve many of the biggest challenges advisors and clients face today in the wealth management space.

We are delivering​ ​The Future of Advice™​, today.

 

What We Are Looking For

Smart. Strategic. Disciplined. Courageous. Never Quit.

Those are the core values that unite our team.

We are a diverse multi-generational team of financial advisors, futures & options traders, institutional money managers, software engineers, and storytellers. Our skill sets are varied and our backgrounds are unique, yet we share a common vision to fundamentally transform the wealth management industry.

We are looking for top performing software engineers who thrive in a dynamic team environment and who love tackling and solving complex problems.

Our software engineers ​lead the product discussions​ with our leadership team, advisors and clients; informing their creation of intuitive and seamless software solutions.

Our team is looking for ​talented software engineers​ to help expand our platform and develop new products.

 

Location

The position can be fully remote. However, someone who can work out of our corporate office in Grand Rapids, Michigan is preferred.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Full stack software development with React and NodeJS leveraging AWS resources
  • Implementation of data structures, queries, and APIs built in a variety of schemes/formats: JSON, GraphQL, Protobuf, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB
  • Agile workflow: best practices through requirements analysis, careful implementation, testing, and review
  • Collaboration with non-technical designers, advisors and consumers, and financial domain experts
  • Maintenance of production applications running on AWS’ cloud services and debugging user errors
  • Adaptability in a growing startup environment that will pivot as needed to move fast and develop high quality software

 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in full stack systems development, programming, and business analysis; specifically React, NodeJS, TypeScript, or other Javascript-based frameworks
  • Ability to take end-user feedback and see it through to a completely developed work
  • Knowledge of development tools, coding and/or scripting languages, and testing
  • Experience as a team member on project or support teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of structured analysis and technical design techniques
  • Team-oriented interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Agile practices in a cross-functional environment preferred
  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs
  • Ability to provide a high level of quality and productivity (high value, low-complexity)
  • Passion for pragmatic software design

 

Compensation and Benefits

We offer a competitive base salary with incentive bonuses and equity compensation options. We also offer unlimited PTO, health insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan.

 

How to Apply

If this sounds like a great fit, please fill out the form below and send your resume or detailed LinkedIn profile to careers@lifeworksadvisors.com