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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

At ALT, we envision a world where anything is an investable asset. Using trading cards, we’re establishing a proof of concept to create financial products that traditional financial institutions don’t support or recognize as collateral.

To date, we’ve raised over $100 million from thought leaders at the intersection of culture, community, and capital. Some of our investors include Alexis Ohanian’s fund Seven Seven Six, the founders of Stripe, Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam, BlackRock co-founder Sue Wagner, the co-founders of AngelList, First Round Capital, and BoxGroup. We’re also backed by professional athletes including Tom Brady, Candace Parker, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Alex Morgan, Kevin Durant, and Marlon Humphrey.

ALT is a dedicated equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We celebrate our differences and strive to create an inclusive environment for all. We are focused on fostering a culture of empowerment which starts with providing our employees with the resources needed to reach their full potential.

What we are looking for:

In this role, you'll get to opportunity to leverage your technical expertise, leadership, and problem solving skills to solve some of hardest data problems in the hobby. Our ideal candidate has a deep understanding of building backend systems, a strong sense of ownership, and enjoys challenges. At Alt, data is core to everything we do and is a differentiator for our customers. The team’s scope covers data pipeline development, search infrastructure, web scraping, and data quality. As we continue growing, we’re looking to make a number of substantial improvements to our systems including scale & reliability, expanding to more data sources, and improving the latency of our data. We give our engineers a lot of individual responsibility and autonomy, so your ability to make good trade-offs and exercise good judgment is essential.

What you bring to the table:

  • You're a team player that finds ways to make the people around you better
  • Ability to turn business and product ideas into engineering solutions
  • You’re an excellent problem solver with strong ownership, and can ship solutions fast
  • Excellent product instincts. You always think about the end user before making technical decisions
  • 3+ years of software development experience, preferably in a high growth startup environment
  • Experience programming in Python, Airflow, Datadog, Graphql, Postgres, AWS or similar technologies
  • Experience working on data pipelines or a strong interest in learning
  • Knowledge of the Hobby (trading card industry) is a plus

What you will get from us:

  • Ground floor opportunity as an early member of the Alt team; you’ll directly shape the direction of our company. The opportunities for growth are truly limitless.
  • An inclusive company culture that is being built intentionally to foster an environment that supports and engages talent in their current and future endeavors.
  • $200/month work-from-home stipend
  • $100/month wellness stipend
  • WeWork office Stipend
  • 401(k) retirement benefits
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Competitive healthcare benefits, including HSA, for you and your dependent(s)
Alt's compensation package includes a competitive base salary benchmarked against real-time market data, as well as equity for all full-time roles. We want all full-time employees to be invested in Alt and to be able to take advantage of that investment, so our equity grants include a 10-year exercise window. The base salary range for this role is: $140,000 - $200,000. Offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other factors.