Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails, ReactJS)

StartEngine, Los Angeles, CA

Own the Future of Finance

StartEngine allows everyday people to invest and own shares in startups and early growth companies. We are the largest equity crowdfunding site in the US with over 200,000 users in our community. We have helped over 290 entrepreneurs raise over $90M for their businesses.

We are a high-growth startup that is transforming the way other startups secure funding. Work directly alongside our founding team and gain invaluable experience as you learn new skills to help take our business to the next level.

Make a difference and help us transform the way small businesses grow and grow with our team in the process.

The StartEngine engineering team designs, builds, and maintains StartEngine’s crowdfunding and trading platforms as a Software Engineer. Our tech stack is primarily Ruby on Rails, ReactJS, MongoDB.

The engineering team at StartEngine is highly focused on creating and iterating products and features that have significant and lasting market impact. Like any high growth startup in a new space, our plans are constantly evolving with changes in customer demand, sometimes at a very rapid pace. We value people who are highly flexible, like being in a learning environment, and actively contribute to the planning and execution of new, big things.


  • Collaborate with the engineering team members to build new products and improve existing products on an ongoing basis
  • Help communicate business needs and problems into product and technical requirements
  • Contribute to, improve upon, and maintain our software architecture and design best practices
  • Identify and implement solutions for scalability, performance, and speed
  • Keep infrastructure and servers updated and secure from vulnerabilities
  • Work with team members to determine what technologies they need to be more productive
  • Will not be filling out TPS reports :)


  • You have 3-5 years of relevant experience and/or a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. You are looking to get in on the ground floor of a well-funded startup with a proven leadership team. Prior startup experience is a huge plus!
  • You have experience development of applications using Ruby on Rails, React, Angular or similar stack. We use Ruby / React here and we're willing to train if you're willing to learn
  • You’ve built highly scalable products that involve some, or all, of the following components: fault-tolerance, high availability, e-commerce and distributed microservices.
  • You enjoy creating unconventional solutions to the most challenging requirements.
  • You keep up with the latest industry trends and aren’t afraid to write code to learn new tech.
  • You understand that great Engineering teams are built upon relationships, just as much as they are built on awesome code.
  • You're a good communicator and team player wiht a can-do attitude.

About StartEngine

StartEngine is the leader in OPOs (Online Public Offerings). We help individuals invest in private companies on a public platform, thereby helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. Our mission is to empower 5,000 companies to raise capital and create 1 million jobs in the next 5 years.


Want to learn more about StartEngine? Visit StartEngine's website.