Guava is a digital banking and community platform designed for and by Black small business owners. Guava is on a mission to close the racial wealth gap by facilitating the growth and resilience of Black small businesses with financial products designed to meet their needs.
Guava is a rapidly growing seed stage company based in New York City backed by Precursor Ventures, Backstage Capital, First Close Partners, Heron Capital, and other top angel and institutional investors.
About this role
In this role, you will be playing a critical role in the early development of a new product. While there will be opportunities to specialize down the road, we are initially looking for someone who will contribute across our full technology stack across back end, mobile and web.
Build new product features, working in multiple areas of our technology stack
Integrate new tools, frameworks, and other practices into our development efforts to help us continuously improve as a team
Keep learning and grow as a leader for the next phase of Guava’s growth
2 years of professional software development experience or a CS degree with strong internship and/or other non-academic development experience or a comparable mix of the above
What we are looking for
Curiosity mixed with a healthy dose of Get Sh*t Done
Hunger to learn new things and the ability to pick up new technologies quickly
Strong communication and collaboration skills
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