Who We Are

Addepar’s mission is to bring data, technology and people together to help investors make more informed and timely investment decisions. Our wealth management platform is transforming the fintech industry by providing data aggregation, analytics and reporting for even the most complex investment portfolios. Here, your voice matters. We believe that portfolio, market and client insights can make a significant and sustainable impact, one person and one community at a time. Working at the intersection of groundbreaking technology and limitless financial services industry growth, we are optimizing how capital is put to work.

For more than a decade, Addepar has revolutionised how investment managers analyse and report investor portfolio data. We combine state-of-the-art infrastructure with flexible data analysis and customisable reporting capabilities, so our clients deliver tailored, meaningful interactions to investors. Over 500 firms ranging from family offices to financial advisers to global banks choose Addepar, and that number will continue to grow in 2021. 

As part of our continued growth, we’re establishing a presence in Edinburgh. We’re looking for a Solutions Engineer to join our Engineering team.

 The technical effort involved to build a fast, scalable and reliable platform is massive.  Addepar engineering builds portfolio data ingestion systems that process tens of millions of transactions across millions of accounts every day, and pricing and reference data systems that provide coverage for over a trillion dollars in assets. We build and run our own distributing serving and financial calculation framework that allows clients to run complex analysis of massive data sets in real time. We design robust APIs and powerful, versatile user interfaces to empower wealth managers to ask nuanced questions about their clients' holdings.

As a Forward Deployed, you will embed directly with Addepar's largest and most complex clients. You will own the scoping, development, and implementation of technical solutions; including data integration pipelines and custom platform extensions. Leveraging your experience in the field, you will synthesize feedback gathered directly from end users and translate this signal into scalable and repeatable long term solutions. Our forward deployed engineering team sits within the core engineering organisation, making cross team collaboration and direction contributions back to the Addepar code base a frictionless partnership.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • 4+ years experience delivering broad technical solutions to enterprise scale customers.
  • Production level proficiency in one common interpreted (ex: Python, Ruby) programming language.
  • Experience building systems with relational databases. Other additional non-relational datastore experience is also a plus.
  • Able and willing to mentor and guide other Engineers in architectural issues and best practices.
  • Excellent one-to-one and group presentation skills. Someone in this role will interact directly with Addepar's client base.
  • Ability to manage complex projects, relationships and timelines. Excels working in a cross disciplinary team/environment.
  • BS+ in Computer Science or other highly technical field paired with software industry experience.
  • (Plus) A working knowledge of the financial services industry. Exposure to the system architecture in large institutions is very applicable.
  • (Plus) Experience in one or more strongly typed server side programming language (ex: Java, C++).
  • (Plus) Ability to travel frequently to client sites.

About Addepar

Addepar was founded in 2009 by Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale, who currently serves as an active Chairman of its Board of Directors and General Partner at 8VC. Addepar works with hundreds of leading financial advisors, family offices and large financial institutions that manage data for over $3 trillion of assets on the company's platform. Addepar was named a Forbes Fintech 50 company and honored as a member of the CB Insights Fintech 250. Addepar is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices in New York City,  Salt Lake City and Edinburgh, Scotland.

At Addepar, we are driven by our core values:

  • Take Action - We believe in empowering each other to make decisions that elevate our colleagues and our communities.
  • Build Together - We celebrate success by recognizing the value of collaborating with each other, our clients and partners.
  • Best Ideas Win - We welcome new ideas that inspire change.
  • Demand Transparency - We encourage open discussion and information-sharing to strengthen communication across organizations.
  • Solve Problems that Matter - We put our community of clients and partners first by creating technology that meets their needs today

In addition to our core values, Addepar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We seek to bring together diverse ideas, experiences, skill sets, perspectives, backgrounds and identities to drive innovative solutions. We commit to promoting a welcoming environment where inclusion and belonging are held as a shared responsibility.

To ensure the health and safety of all Addepeeps and our prospective candidates, we have instituted a virtual interview and onboarding experience.

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