At Forge, we know our team is our greatest asset. As innovators in the private market, our vision is to deliver a richer future for everyone. We live that vision through our values of being bold, humble and accountable. We experience the value that our vision brings to the world every day, helping the teams behind the greatest innovations of our generation, from space travel to planet-saving, plant-based nutrition and more.

With liquidity solutions, exclusive data and insights, a custody offering, and a vibrant marketplace, Forge’s goal is to power a global private market that is transparent, accessible and seamless for companies, their employees and investors. Through Forge, employees can sell their private shares, employers can reward shareholders with pre-IPO liquidity and individual and institutional investors can participate in private unicorn growth.

Forge's differentiated global marketplace addresses rising demand among individual and institutional investors for exposure to private company stocks and it is building a growing network effect with defensible competitive advantages. The Forge marketplace has over 440,000 registered users and private shares have traded in more than 500 companies since inception, representing over $12 billion in volume across 21,000 transactions. 

Needless to say, our ability to offer these powerful financial solutions has generated incredible interest from investors, demand from customers, and a need to grow our team to meet the needs of more companies, teams and innovators in this way.

The Role:

Forge’s software engineering team is passionate about innovation and building scalable solutions that drive liquidity and growth in the private market. Our teams are leveraging a broad range of new technologies and are well-versed in delivering high quality, innovative solutions. We thrive on moving fast, delivering value, and living our values of being bold, humble and accountable.
 
We are seeking passionate engineers with at least 5 years of experience delivering innovative software solutions that are scalable, secure, and easy to maintain. The ideal candidate thrives in team settings and is motivated by creating success all around them through strong communication, shipping great product experiences, and making data-driven decisions. 
 
To succeed in the Senior Software Engineer role at Forge you will have the skill and experience to successfully deliver high quality code while requiring minimal oversight/support. You will have the ability to take on advanced tasks while also being a productive and collaborative member of the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain data-driven web applications and services with .NET, RDBMS, and SPA web frameworks
  • Leverage your expertise in object-oriented development to produce designs and code solutions
  • Provide object model and data analysis and participate in solution design activities
  • Build back-end services, APIs, and web-based user interfaces 
  • Gain an understanding of business requirements, current system operations/functionality and proposed new requirements
  • Use previous experiences to contribute to the overall technical architecture
  • Design, build and maintain automated unit and integration tests
  • Mentor members of the development team on internal and external frameworks, software development best practices, and new technologies
  • Gain an understanding of business requirements, current system operations/functionality and proposed new requirements
  • Collaborate with Forge’s product, design, information security and business team members to quickly grasp domain knowledge
  • Develop concise, articulate, and detailed documentation
  • Support healthy system operations and ensure high levels of availability are achieved

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 3+ years of experience programming in C# and .NET technologies
  • Experience developing n-tiered web applications using modern techniques
  • Advanced skill in building backend services and batch jobs 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and help drive innovation
  • Experience building UIs in Angular and/or React, Redux, Bootstrap
  • Experience with Azure and AWS Cloud infrastructure
  • Fintech or Financial services industry experience
  • Experience with Functional Programming
  • Experience mentoring junior software engineers
  • Proven track-record of teamwork and delivery
  • Experience at high-growth, venture-backed startups
  • Experience also developing with Scala and Typescript/JavaScript a big plus
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time in an office setting or in a home office setting while working

Forge is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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