We’re looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and driven person to join our growing organization, who wants to build a Developer career with an innovative, fast-growing startup.

About us:

First Boulevard is a digitally native, unapologetically Black, neobank built to eradicate the wealth gap in America. Black America has been underbanked, unbanked, and underserved for centuries. First Boulevard empowers Black America to take control of their $1.4T in annual economic impact while also being fully inclusive and welcoming of all other communities.

  • 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:

  • Review the requirements and identify and concerns prior to writing code
  • Provide estimates and design spec feedback
  • Write clear, concise and well documented code.
  • Develops solutions that encompasses front end, application layer, and back-end databases.
  • Collaborate with other developers to enhance the user experience.
  • Work closely with Product Managers to understand use cases and user needs.
  • Develop responsive products which render seamlessly across multiple devices.
  • Produce technical design documentation.
  • Mentor the less experienced developers.

Requirements:

    • 7+ years of experience with strong knowledge of data structures and system design.
    • Solid React Native experience, including a thorough understanding of React and its core principles and experience with popular React workflows.
    • Solid Python experience, Clojure preferred.
    • Building reusable components and front-end libraries.
    • Translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code.
    • Familiarity with modern front-end and backend build pipelines and tools.
    • Experience building solutions on AWS services (Lambda, Codepipeline, etc.)
    • Experience with Datomic, BitBucket.
    • Experience working in an agile development environment (Agile, Scrum or Kanban preferred).
    • Proactive and self-motivated. Ready to jump in on Day 1.
    • Strong independent worker and team contributor.
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

    Bonus:

    • Fintech experience.
    • Experience with native iOS and/or Android.
    • DevOps experience.

    Why join the First Boulevard team?

    First Boulevard is working hard to build generational wealth for our Black community. 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. 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.
    • Unlimited PTO plan and 10 paid holidays.
    • Wellness program.
    • Advancement opportunities with a fast-growing company.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.