Hi! We're looking
for a Senior Backend Software Engineer

$60 – 85k
Recognizing that farming is one of the most vital industries on our planet, we want to drive sustainable and prosperous food systems that work for everyone in our globally connected world.

We are creating a technology-driven investment and trading platform for a brand new asset class - a $9 trillion global farmland market, previously only accessible to the largest institutional investors. This is a unique opportunity to join at the very beginning of this exciting journey and help grow a truly innovative financial product while also having an active role in battling climate change and creating food systems of the future.

Our vision is to provide all investors with access to farmland investments, and farmers and farmland owners with access to flexible and creative capital.
About us
San Francisco
✨ Job Description
Investors across the globe are looking for new investment opportunities. You will have a chance to work on client-facing functionality as well as internal operational tools ensuring the best in class investor experience.

As a Senior Backend Software Engineer working on FarmTogether investment platform, you will:
• Design, implement, test, and maintain features in the core systems;
• Work on the investment platform that connects investors with institutional-quality farmland investment opportunities managed by FarmTogether;
• Build core infrastructure, third-party integrations and recommend architecture enhancements;
• Enhance monitoring and alerting services to ensure reliability and performance of the products;
• Be part of weekly on-call rotations to quickly resolve any infrastructure issues whenever our application becomes unavailable;
• Make a difference in the lives of people everywhere who use FarmTogether to invest in alternative assets!

What we're looking for:
• 7+ years of professional experience building backend systems with high availability;
• 5+ years experience programming in Java, Kotlin or similar high level programming languages;
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field • Excellent knowledge and experience with Java Frameworks (Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate, JPA, etc.);
• Excellent knowledge and experience with SQL RDBMS & Data Stores. PostgreSQL, Redis preferred. Experience in any other related DB or stores will be considered;
• Strong experience designing, building & integrating with 3rd party APIs (HTTP, REST, JSON);
• Good understanding of TDD, Unit and automated tests paradigms;
• Experience with containerized applications (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.);
• Possess a DevOps mindset, Infrastructure as Code (IaC). Experience working in AWS for infrastructure needs and terraform for IaC preferred;
• Teamwork and have a strong sense of ownership;
• Open to feedback and ideas from others; able to disagree and commit.

• Other SQL and NoSQL database experience (MySQL, Mongo, Dynamo, Redis, Memcache etc.);
• Experience working with Protobuf, GraphQL;
• Experience working with AWS (EC2, RDS, EMR, S3, SQS, Kinesis etc.) or any other Cloud Provider (GCP, Azure, etc.);
• Understanding of SOA, microservices and event-driven architecture.

About the team:
The founding and executive teams have decades of institutional experience in ag, farmland, and food investing, having previously deployed over $1B into this asset class. We also have deep financial and tech expertise that allows us to build investment products for the future. We've raised several million dollars in VC and angel funding to date. We have thousands of investors on our platform and deployed millions of dollars into farmland deals across the United States. We've already created a diverse work environment and strive to maintain it because we value different perspectives and experiences and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Our backers include Blue Seed Collective, Franklin Templeton ($1.5T global asset manager), Richie Prager (a former key executive at BlackRock, the largest asset manager in the world), founders of Grammarly, founder of Pillpack, former CEO of Fonterra (largest dairy exporter in the world) and many other prominent financial, agricultural and tech professionals.
✋ Meet the team
Artem Milinchuk
CEO & Founder
Artem has over 10 years of finance experience in food, agriculture, and farmland. Prior to founding FarmTogether, Artem was employee #1 and CFO/VP of Operations at Full Harvest Technologies, a now post-Series A B2B platform for buying and selling produce. He previously worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Sprott Resource Holdings, E&Y and PwC. Artem holds an MBA from The Wharton School, and a BA and MA in Economics from the Higher School of Economics.
David Chan
COO & Founding Team Member
David has over 5 years of experience in finance and technology across agribusiness. Prior to joining FarmTogether, David was a Senior Private Equity Associate at AMERRA Capital Management, an asset manager that specializes in ag investments. He previously worked at Prudential Agriculture Investments, Gro Intelligence, & Barclays Investment Bank. David holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Atmospheric Sciences from Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Olga Ayvazyan
Head of Product & Founding Team Member
Olga has over 6 years of product development and management experience and leads the development of the FarmTogether's platform, machine learning and artificial intelligence land sourcing and underwriting abilities. Prior to joining FarmTogether, Olga was a product manager at Yandex, Russia's #1 search engine. Olga holds an MA in Math and Physics cum laude from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.
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