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Nextcapital Group

Lead Software Engineer Nextcapital Group
Chicago, IL

NextCapital is the place to help you organize, analyze, optimize and manage your entire portfolio -- holistically. It's smart, free, objective, and best of all: tailored just to you.

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About Nextcapital Group

Job Description


At NextCapital, we build financial software that helps everyday investors build and manage a world-class financial portfolio. Our work directly benefits the millions of people who can't afford traditional financial advice, by providing them a solution driven by software. Working with the world's leading financial institutions, our software tackles the complex challenges of providing financial advice through an intuitive and engaging user experience.


We're looking for talented and highly motivated senior software engineers to join our team. As a growth stage technology company, NextCapital is seeking developers eager to be part of a team, working closely with every part of the company from graphic designers to the executive team. Learn more about us at


* Write high quality, well-tested, and scalable code
* Evaluate the short- and long-term implications of every implementation decision
* Grow professionally and learn from other accomplished software engineers through pair coding while helping your peers to do the same
* Collaborate on critical system architecture decisions
* Review and provide feedback on other developers' code and design
* Evaluate new technologies, prototype new approaches to problems and make the business case for change



* You love tackling really tough problems, and value doing things the right way
* You have a passion for software development and value learning
* You understand test-driven development and are a capable debugger
* You're passionate about our mission to democratize financial advice
* You have 2+ years leading a group of software engineers in a professional setting
* You can maintain a constructive attitude and negotiate a path forward when there are conflicting ideas
* You have a BS or MS in Computer Science, related field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Math/Physics, Software Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering), or equivalent professional experience


While most engineers lean toward frontend or backend development, we encourage full-stack learning which enables our engineering team to tackle a diverse set of challenges in an agile fashion. Here are the key technologies that we use every day:


* Java
* Javascript
* Ruby/JRuby


* AngularJS
* Rails
* React
* Sinatra



* Disrupt the financial advice industry by bringing affordable, easy to use financial tools to millions of people
* See your work move into production quickly, and avoid the bureaucracy that slows down larger companies
* Receive great benefits like stock options, employer 401(k) match, and employer contributions to health, dental and vision coverage
* Enjoy a casual work environment surrounded by top quality engineers that enjoy working with each other
* Get in on the ground floor of a growth stage company where you can have a real impact on the company's future
* Enjoy a newly built out office on Michigan Avenue with unobstructed views of the lake and Millennium Park

About Nextcapital Group

NextCapital is the place to help you organize, analyze, optimize and manage your entire portfolio -- holistically. It's smart, free, objective, and best of all: tailored just to you.

200 employees
Nextcapital Group

104 south michigan avenue, suite 1400

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