Software Engineer II, Financial Reporting

Carta (View all Jobs)

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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Interview Process

1. Chat with recruiter 2. Chat with one of our engineering leaders 3. Take home assignment that is not timed ( thinking about code production quality in arriving to a solution) 4. Virtual onsite (5 sessions: take home follow up discussion, architecture and design white boarding, chat with a product manager, chat about teamwork, and another meeting with hiring manager ~ about 4 hours) 5. Team matching (non-evaluative)

Programming Languages Mentioned

JavaScript, Python, Java

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. 

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally. 

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You'll Solve

At Carta, our employees set out on a mission to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. We believe that the problems we solve today unlock the opportunities of tomorrow. Financial Reporting is a core compliance tool and we continue to grow as a differentiator for our Carta Cap Table Management offering. As a Full Stack Software Engineer on Financial Reporting, you’ll work to: 

  • Further enhance our Financial Reporting offering by building new features and intuitive user experience
  • Full-stack role with more emphasis on backend development
  • Architect, design and code highly available, secure, and scalable financial platforms
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, business analysts, engineers and designers to solve complex challenges


The Team You'll Work With

You’ll be joining our Financial Reporting team of software engineers and domain experts within the App Platform organization.

Financial Reporting is a compliance tool for financial audits and used by our Corporation and LLC clients. It is one of the product differentiators in the Cap Table Management and also the stickiest.

We are a team of full stack and backend engineers, product manager, designer and business analysts that love hearing new ideas and learning from others’ experiences.

About You

You deeply care about your users and their problems. You are relentless in your pursuit to build delightful user experiences that wow the customer. You are energized by solving deep problems collaboratively. 


  • Proficient and passionate in our technology stack  such as Python, Django, Scala, React, Typescript, Java, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, gRPC, and CSS3.
  • Possess a strong understanding of both relational and non-relational databases.
  • Have 1-4  years of experience building full-stack production systems, with a focus on backend development.
  • Desire to become an expert in the product domain and adept at refining ambiguous product requirements to deliver customer value.
  • Enthusiastic about collaborating with stakeholders across engineering, product, business, and marketing, taking ownership of initiatives from start to finish.

At Carta, you’re not just an employee. You’re a builder who is creating  infrastructure that accelerates innovation and empowers more ownership. Cartans are helpful, relentless, unconventional and kind; representing Carta’s Identity Traits. They work collaboratively and cross functionally  to challenge the status quo; working towards a common goal of creating more owners in the private markets. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

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Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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