Software Engineer

Job Functions:
Software Engineering
Remote; San Francisco, CA, USA
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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 can leverage a strong technical foundation to make contributions across multiple areas of our tech stack from our Ruby on Rails, Kubernetes, AWS backend through our iOS, Android, and Web front end applications.


  • 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

Want to join the team?

If you are excited about Guava, please email with:

  • The role you’re applying to in the subject line e.g. “Full Stack Engineer”
  • A link to your LinkedIn, Github, or other relevant profiles .
  • Please include a statement on why you’re excited about the opportunity to join Guava

We’re committed to building a culturally diverse team and strongly encourage you to apply regardless of your location, background, race, gender, sexual orientation or any other personally defining attribute. We encourage every person who is interested to apply. We’re imperfect communicators, so think of our job postings as the starting point for discussion rather than proof that you shouldn’t apply. Take the leap - you never know, you might just be the perfect person for one of our open roles, even if you don’t match 100% of the job description.

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