Back-End Developer

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Full Time
Opening date
Closing date
20 Nov 2021

Are you a motivated and driven person who wants to build a Developer career with an innovative, fast-growing startup? We are here to make a big impact, and we’re looking for team members to help achieve our goals by building an amazing financial product. The Back-End Developer is a key member of the Engineering team. This role is a prime creator of First Boulevard’s back-end financial product infrastructure.

About us:

First Boulevard is a modern financial technology company building generational wealth for Black America. Though unbanked, underbanked and underserved, the Black community’s $1.4 trillion in annual economic impact provides a significant base to build upon. By providing a platform focused on improving financial livelihood through incentive-based financial education, Black-focused spending and automated wealth building, First Boulevard helps members remove the stress from managing their money while also developing positive financial behaviors and habits to reach goals faster.

  • 17% Black Americans do not have a bank account.
  • The disparity in average net worth between black families and white families in America is $153,000.
  • Incumbent banks require on average an additional $245 in deposit minimums for Black Americans to avoid fees.
  • Black families are being underserved and overcharged by incumbent banks.

What you will do at First Boulevard:

  • Reviews the requirements and identifies concerns prior to writing code.
  • Provides estimates and design spec feedback.
  • Writes clear, concise, and well-documented code.
  • Develops solutions that encompass front-end, application layer, and back-end databases.
  • Collaborates with other developers to enhance the user experience.
  • Works closely with Product Managers to understand use cases and user needs.
  • Develops responsive products which render seamlessly across multiple devices.
  • Produces technical design documentation.


  • 2-5 years of release management and/or project management experience.
  • Experience with building scripts and using scripting tools.
  • 2-5 years experience with AWS code build and code deploy pipeline.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience with Agile software development lifecycle.
  • Experience with Git or similar source code repository.
  • Knowledge in code branching strategies.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures and system design.
  • Experience building solutions on AWS services (Lambda, Codepipeline, etc.).
  • Expertise Java or other JVM-based languages.
  • Able to create reliable and performant code.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment (Agile, Scrum, or Kanban preferred).
  • Proactive and self-motivated.
  • Strong independent worker and team contributor.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • BS Computer Science background preferred.
  • Startup experience preferred.


  • Fintech experience.
  • DevOps experience.
  • Worked with Clojure in past projects.


Why join the First Boulevard team?

First Boulevard is working hard to build generational wealth for our Black community. Work for a company that walks their talk! Our team members enjoy competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including:

  • High-quality, comprehensive Aetna medical plans. The company pays 100% insurance premiums for employees, and 75% of premiums for spouse and family.
  • Dental and vision insurance.
  • Meaningful equity via stock options.
  • Flexible vacation plan and 10 paid holidays.
  • Wellness program.
  • Advancement opportunities with a fast-growing company.
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