Catch: Senior Backend Engineer
625 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Catch is creating the first personal, portable benefits platform built for the future of work. We serve people who don't get benefits from an employer: freelancers, contractors, gigsters, part-time and other non-traditional workers who need a safety net.


Were looking for driven and mission-forward people to help us reimagine the tax, retirement, and health insurance systems in the U.S. to be simple, modern, and integrated.

You'll work on:

  • Building scalable services and infrastructure to support new features and offerings
  • Contributing to the architecture for core Catch components, including money movement, Guide, People, health insurance, and more.
  • Tuning the infrastructure as needed
  • Collaborating with the frontend team to use and refine the graphQL schema and API

Some skills we're looking for in our Senior Backend Engineer:

  • A strong proficiency in building scalable services with tools like Python, Go, Mongo, gRPC, GraphQL, and AWS
  • Experience building modern SaaS architecture
  • A passion for performance, scalability, and great testing coverage
  • An ability to think through requirements to come up with high-impact ways of quickly solving problems
  • Experience in financial or insurance areas is a plus


Working at Catch


Reinventing the core benefits system and safety net thats been in place for the last 70 years isnt an easy task and its certainly not something that gets solved overnight. But the time is now. Income is more volatile, inequality is growing, and the foundation of employer-sponsored benefits is showing its age. At Catch, were working to reinvent the tax, retirement, and health insurance systems to work for everyone.


This takes focus, ingenuity, and collaboration youll work with a team dedicated to the cause and equipped to solve it. We value a diverse, inclusive, and ego-free environment and you should too.


Catch is backed by some of the best investors and advisors in the industry, including Khosla Ventures, NYCA Partners, and Kindred Ventures.


Benefits


We believe that a safety net is critical, so weve invested in making ours great:


- Competitive salary and equity

- Medical, dental, & vision insurance

- Life insurance and disability benefits

- 401k w/matching

- Apple equipment

- Commuter subsidies

- Flexible time off


Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Full-time