The Company You’ll Join

At Carta we create owners and make private markets liquid. 

We live in a world where some people live on the equity stack and enjoy exponential wealth growth and preferential tax treatment; others live on the debt stack and may work their entire lives for a company and retire only with the cash they’ve managed to save from their paychecks. Our contribution to solving the wealth inequality problem is moving people from the debt stack (payroll) to the equity stack. By making it as easy to issue equity to employees as it is to put them on payroll, we can create more owners. 

At Carta, we are helpful, transparent, fair, and kind. We are relentless executors, unconventional thinkers, and masters of our craft. 

To learn more, here is what one of our investors wrote about leading our Series F. 

The Team You’ll Work With

You will be joining our newest vertical at Carta called CartaX. The CartaX team is creating more owners by removing restrictions on when and how employees exercise equity. Our team is building a greenfield marketplace that will allow the trading of shares in return for liquidity for employees of pre-IPO companies. CartaX will be the world’s first vertically integrated financial marketplace for private securities.

The Problems You’ll Solve 

As employees of pre IPO companies we are provided equity but the majority of individuals will fail to see a return as less than 2% of VC backed startups go public. This individual will be responsible for overseeing all transactions via CartaX, building tools around payment systems and security movement within the platform. Ultimately, you'll build tools that will provide equity owners access to assets that are historically restricted.

Some of the problems you’ll help us solve are: 

  • How to securely build internal tools for ops in order to manage money and securities.
  • How to build internal account ledgers and integrating with 3rd parties and banking systems.
  • How to manage integrations with 3rd parties integrations with Carta and various banking services.

About You

You have senior level experience solving complex technical challenges with backend languages such as Python, C++ or Java. You have knowledge and practical experience with multiple types of databases and their accompanying use cases (Relational, Time series, Warehouse, etc.. ). You have experience working with version control systems and CI/CD pipelines to build, test, and deploy your systems. You have experience with Message passing architecture- Kafka, ZeroMQ. Proven experience with Kubernetes and Terraform

Most importantly you're excited to work on a product that will fundamentally change the way private companies view liquidity, going public and how employees exercise their options.
 

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 recruiting@carta.com. 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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