Software Engineer II, Valuations

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. 

As a Software Engineer, you will be building and shaping our Valuations products. In particular, you’ll be one of the key contributors in building new features, improving operational efficiency and minimizing technical debt while capitalizing on standardized solutions. Working in close collaboration with both business and other engineering teams within Carta, we navigate a unique and challenging product space that intersects with multiple domains including Cap Table Management, Taxes and Investor Products. This will be a unique opportunity to have an impact not just within your product space, but also across teams within Carta.

In this role you will:

  • Design and code highly available, secure, and scalable platforms and user experiences
  • Adhere to test-driven development (TDD), maintain high levels of code coverage and automation
  • Conduct timely and thoughtful peer code review
  • Leverage logging and monitoring of platforms to improve observability
  • Instrument system performance and business metrics 

The Team You'll Work With

You will become a part of our Valuations team, a diverse group of learners, builders, experts, and leaders dedicated to transforming asset valuation. Our mission is clear: to value every asset accurately and in real-time. We are at the heart of developing solutions for fast and accurate valuations across a broad spectrum (409A, ASC 820, Warrants, Gifts, etc). We cater to a variety of needs, from facilitating exit events and issuing option grants to providing audit-defensible financial statements.

We support each business unit within Carta. Projects we work on range from new customer user experiences, data platforms and 3rd party integrations. We also build tools for financial analysts to deliver valuations at scale using Carta’s data sets and machine learning platforms. 

If you're excited about crafting a platform versatile enough to tackle the most complex challenges head-on, we're looking for you. Join our team and see how your work directly impacts how the world values assets.

About You

We believe in engineers as artisans and first-principle problem solvers, and we aim to create an environment in which engineers thrive. 

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.


  • You have 1-3 years of full-stack or frontend engineering experience
  • You have a desire to become a product domain expert and refine ambiguous product requirements to deliver customer value. 
  • You have experience working with SaaS products with microservices.
  • You are passionate about some elements of our tech stack (ReactJS, Java, Python, Datadog, GRPC / GraphQL, Kafka, K8s, AWS)
  • You are excited to work with stakeholders across engineering, product, business and marketing and own an initiative end-to-end.
  • You see communication as one of your strengths.
  • You are eager to move fast, but recognize when to build for the future.
  • You are empathetic and see psychological safety and diversity as core foundations of a thriving team.


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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