At Carta, we’re building the future of equity and ownership. We’ve changed how companies, investors, and employees manage equity. Now, we’re transforming how capital markets operate. Our goal is to create more owners and increase transparency and liquidity for shareholders. More than 800,000 investors, law firms, and employees use our platform, and we manage over $575B in equity.

Carta is hiring a Senior Scala Engineer in our New York City office to build products and services powered by Carta’s ownership graph: the central registry of asset ownership across the globe.

You’ll play a foundational role in Carta’s fast-growing Corporations Engineering organization, which is responsible for features needed by late-stage private companies as well as public companies. You’ll help to deliver reliable and scalable solutions that enable our largest and most valuable customers to grow on the Carta platform. 

Applicants must have strong technical skills, be excited by “zero to one” projects, and enjoy working closely with stakeholders across engineering, product, business, and marketing. Our tech stack is Scala, Python,  Django, React, Postgres. Prior experience in FinTech and all these technologies is ideal, but not required. Our team consists of people who are happy to help you learn everything you need to be successful at Carta.


  • 5+ years back-end engineering experience in SaaS systems
  • Strong functional and OO programming languages experience (ideally Scala and Python, but experience in other functional and OO languages is okay as well)
  • Strong industry experience in architecting complex SaaS products and development of scalable production quality backend systems.
  • Comfortable working as part of an Agile team
  • Strong focus on fast and incremental value delivery
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to distill and breakdown complex business problems into valuable and releasable units (think MVPs)
  • Ability to pragmatically refactor code while keeping a high pace of delivery


  • Experience with Play framework and Akka 
  • Background in Fintech
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Carta is a Series E company and is backed by top-tier VCs like Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital, and more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, connect with us via email at As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

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