Senior Software Engineer -  Request Routing 

As a Ridgeline Request Routing Senior Software Engineer, you will join the team responsible for building, maintaining, and supporting Ridgeline’s unified serverless communication ecosystem. All in a fast-moving, progressive work environment. You’ll think outside the box and add your own genius, passion, and interests to the software development lifecycle.

As one of Ridgeline's employees, you will help shape our culture, make a big impact on a small team, and learn what it takes to build a successful company. Our team aims to leave a legacy in an industry primed for change.

Key Expectations

  • Contribute business insight, design skills, and technical expertise to a team where design, strategy, and engineering collaborate closely
  • Be involved in the entire software development process, from requirements and design reviews through the implementation of a new product  
  • Develop and provide technical direction on core structural platform components
  • Ship right-sized solutions and tools as we scale for our growing customer needs
  • Collaborate with the broader platform group to reach consensus on technical strategy 
  • Impact a developing tech stack based on modern serverless frameworks and cost-efficient utilization of AWS back-end services
  • Participate in the creation and construction of developer-based automation that leads to scalable, high-quality applications customers will depend on to run their businesses
  • Coach, mentor, and inspire teams of product engineers that are responsible for delivering high performing, secure enterprise applications
  • Think creatively, own problems, seek solutions, and communicate clearly along the way
  • Contribute to a collaborative environment deeply rooted in learning, teaching, and transparency

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Working knowledge of API gateways, enterprise support, and SLAs
  • Working knowledge or expertise in Node.js and Typescript
  • Understanding of cloud networking, CIDR, routing
  • Experience with logging and monitoring APIs 
  • Understand the value of automated tests at all levels 
  • Ability to focus on short-term deliverables while maintaining a big-picture perspective
  • An aptitude for problem solving
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels
  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or a related discipline
  • Serious interest in having fun at work


  • 3-5 years in a software engineering position or similar function, with a history of architecting and designing new products and technologies
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Jest, Pytest, and Cypress
  • Working knowledge of Go
  • Experience building and maintaining front-end and back-end architecture on AWS capable of evolving without the need for a full reimplementation/redesign year to year
  • Understanding of and ability to execute advanced product-design vision with an efficient engineering approach
  • Experience in cross-platform and design constraints on the web
  • AWS certifications, preferred but not required

About Ridgeline

Ridgeline is the industry cloud platform for investment management. It was founded in 2017 by visionary entrepreneur Dave Duffield (co-founder of both PeopleSoft and Workday) to address the unique technology challenges of an industry in need of new thinking. We are building a modern platform in the public cloud, purpose-built for the investment management industry to empower business like never before. 

Headquartered in Lake Tahoe with offices in Reno, Manhattan, and the Bay Area, Ridgeline is proud to have built a fast-growing, people-first company that has been recognized by Fast Company as a “Best Workplace for Innovators,” by LinkedIn as a “Top U.S. Startup,” and by The Software Report as a “Top 100 Software Company.”

Ridgeline is proud to be a community-minded, discrimination-free equal opportunity workplace.

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Compensation and Benefits 

[For New York and California Based Only]

The typical starting salary range for new hires in this role is listed below.  In select locations (including, the San Francisco Bay Area, CA, and the New York City Metro Area), an alternate range may apply as specified below.

The typical starting salary range for this role is: $165,000-$200,000. 

The typical starting salary range for this role in the select locations listed above is: $175,000-$215,000.

Final compensation amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amount listed above. 

As an employee at Ridgeline, you’ll have many opportunities for advancement in your career and can make a true impact on the product. In addition to the base salary, 100% of Ridgeline employees can participate in our Company Stock Plan subject to the applicable Stock Option Agreement. We also offer rich benefits that reflect the kind of organization we want to be: one in which our employees feel valued and are inspired to bring their best selves to work. These include unlimited vacation, educational and wellness reimbursements, and $0 cost employee insurance plans. Please check out our Careers page for a more comprehensive overview of our perks and benefits.

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