Wealthfront

Wealthfront is the only automated financial advisor to offer the combination of financial planning, investment management and banking-related services exclusively through software. Because of this pure software model, the company has quickly become the automated advisor of choice among people in their 30s and 40s. Anyone with $500 can open a Wealthfront investment account which offers access to the company's unique PassivePlus® investment strategy and comprehensive automated financial planning service, Path. Wealthfront was launched by Andy Rachleff and Dan Carroll in December 2011 and currently manages about $10.5 billion.

Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Are you interested in building the flagship iOS app for the fastest growing automated investment service? Do you love creating smooth animations and delightful user interactions? We’re looking for excellent engineers who are passionate about designing and delivering incredible user experiences that will revolutionize the way people manage their investments. Responsibilities Build a world-class native iOS application Quickly ship delightful features and iterate on them to make them even better Work closely with frontend and backend engineers to design, build and test reusable REST APIs Collaborate with design to build delightful mobile experiences   Requirements 2-5 years of software engineering experience Familiarity with C, Objective-C or Swift Experience shipping an iPhone/iPad or Mac app to the App Store Excellent problem solving and communication skills Self-motivated and...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
We have a goal: the more clients we have and the more information each of our clients shares with us, the better experience we can provide to all of our clients. To do this, we need to both scale our platform to handle our growing client base and deliver new features that take advantage of the increasing amount of information we have. Our data engineering team is at the center of this.   We’re looking for engineers excited to help scale our existing data infrastructure and build out new compute capabilities. This includes making tradeoffs between online, offline, and streaming architectures, as well as learning the product well enough to understand the impact these decisions will make on clients. What You'll Work On Data pipelining infrastructure:  Our data moves around a lot. We need it available for batch and real-time compute, and we need to expose it for use by both our backend platform and data analytics. Message brokers,...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Brokerage and Banking Platform - Help us build a service-oriented architecture that can handle hundreds of thousands of securities trades (worth hundreds of millions) every day without missing a beat. Just as AWS does for Amazon, our brokerage platform creates the foundation underlying our industry-leading financial products. We want you to help scale the platform 10x and then 10x again as we automate financial services into the future.   Financial Planning - Wealthfront engineers working within our financial planning area implement Path, which helps users plan and optimize their financial lives in an automated way. Path derives users’ financial histories and current situations from data that is pulled in from linked external accounts. This user data plus financial industry data are combined together within complex forward-looking simulations which allow our users to explore and understand what is needed to achieve their most important financial goals such as...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Intern
Wealthfront employees enable our clients to achieve their financial goals by developing sophisticated algorithms and investment strategies, intuitive user experiences and scalable infrastructure to continuously deploy mission-critical code. Join us as we help clients create their roadmap to financial freedom and scale from $11 billion in assets under management to trillions (yes, trillions).   Responsibilities Design, implement, test and maintain logic and components anywhere in the stack Design and build systems with automated instrumentation and monitoring Live and breathe resiliency and uptime Consistently improve maintainability and stability of the codebase Requirements Expertise in Java or similar language (such as C++ or C#) Experience with online data stores (preferably MySQL) Experience with offline data stores (preferably Hadoop stack) a plus Experience with at least one scripting language...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
We have a goal: the more clients we have and the more information each of our clients shares with us, the better experience we can provide to all of our clients. To do this, we need to both scale our platform to handle our growing client base and deliver new features that take advantage of the increasing amount of information we have. Our data engineering team is at the center of this.   We’re looking for engineers excited to help scale our existing data infrastructure and build out new compute capabilities. This includes making tradeoffs between online, offline, and streaming architectures, as well as learning the product well enough to understand the impact these decisions will make on clients.   WHAT YOU’LL WORK ON Data pipelining infrastructure:  Our data moves around a lot. We need it available for batch and real-time compute, and we need to expose it for use by both our backend platform and data analytics. Message...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Are you interested in building the flagship iOS app for the fastest growing automated investment service? Do you love creating smooth animations and delightful user interactions? We’re looking for excellent engineers who are passionate about designing and delivering incredible user experiences that will revolutionize the way people manage their investments. Responsibilities Build a world-class native iOS application Quickly ship delightful features and iterate on them to make them even better Work closely with frontend and backend engineers to design, build and test reusable REST APIs Collaborate with design to build delightful mobile experiences Requirements 5+ years of software engineering experience Familiarity with C, Objective-C or Swift Experience shipping an iPhone/iPad or Mac app to the App Store Proven software architecture experience, leading major software efforts Excellent problem solving...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
We recently launched a new user experience that lays the foundation for a future where Wealthfront is the only financial advisor our clients will ever need. To accomplish this, we redesigned and rebuilt our frontend architecture to deliver a dashboard that provides personalized advice and will ultimately be the center of our clients’ financial lives.   We’re looking for engineers who are excited to focus on product engineering across our frontend web server and client-side application and to contribute to other key parts of our infrastructure.  What You'll Work On Roswell: As frontend engineers, we collaborate with a world-class and highly technical design team. Through this collaboration, we developed Roswell, our UI toolkit and visual style guide for making beautiful and standards compliant online products. It is designed for modern web browsers and uses reusable React components, performant CSS animations and our SASS testing...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
DevOps at Wealthfront   Infrastructure automation is critical to the success of Wealthfront’s business. Our automation-first approach enables us to rapidly iterate by pushing code to production  multiple times an hour  and capture cost savings that will be passed along to our clients.   Wealthfront’s DevOps team adheres to the principle of “infrastructure-as-code” and brings strategic expertise for designing, implementing, maintaining, and improving our on-premise and cloud infrastructure.   We're a modern infrastructure engineering team, working with languages such as Ruby and Go. We leverage open source software such as MariaDB, NGINX, Jenkins, Chef, Kibana, and Grafana to deliver automated infrastructure to our clients and every member of the Engineering team. As a core member of the DevOps team you will: Design, implement, and deploy internal tools to accelerate productivity of the wider...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
DevOps at Wealthfront   Infrastructure automation is key to the success of Wealthfront’s business. Our automation-first approach enables us to rapidly iterate by pushing code to production  multiple times an hour  and deliver cost savings that will be passed along to our clients.   Wealthfront’s DevOps team adheres to the principle of “infrastructure-as-code” and brings strategic expertise for designing, implementing, maintaining, and improving our infrastructure.   We're a modern infrastructure engineering team, working with languages such as Ruby and Go. We leverage open source software such as Chef and Jenkins to bring automated testing and continuous integration to our areas of expertise, such as our Networking infrastructure. As a core member of the DevOps team you will: Manage our physical data center server and networking hardware, topology, and connectivity. Tune our MySQL and...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
We’re looking for senior engineers to join our new API Platform team. This team owns and operates the services that sit at the core of our product experience and serves to accelerate the distribution of Wealthfront’s products and services across multiple platforms. API Platform engineers partner with backend and frontend engineers and are responsible for building and maintaining the interface, services and tools upon which client facing applications rely. The team maintains its own roadmap and is empowered to make the strategic and technical decisions to drive successful outcomes.   You would be a great fit for this role if you appreciate simple and intuitive software design, have the the self-direction to identify, design and lead greenfield projects and are fulfilled by working cross-functionally to make other teams more productive. Responsibilities Lead all phases of the software development lifecycle (planning, design,...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Brokerage and Banking Platform - Help us build a service-oriented architecture that can handle hundreds of thousands of securities trades (worth hundreds of millions) every day without missing a beat. Just as AWS does for Amazon, our brokerage platform creates the foundation underlying our industry-leading financial products. We want you to help scale the platform 10x and then 10x again as we automate financial services into the future.   Financial Planning - Wealthfront engineers working within our financial planning area implement Path, which helps users plan and optimize their financial lives in an automated way. Path derives users’ financial histories and current situations from data that is pulled in from linked external accounts. This user data plus financial industry data are combined together within complex forward-looking simulations which allow our users to explore and understand what is needed to achieve their most important financial goals such as...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Are you interested in building the flagship Android apps for the fastest growing automated investment service? We're looking for extraordinary engineers who are passionate about designing and delivering incredible user experiences that will revolutionize the way people handle their investments.   Responsibilities Build a premier native Android application Lead cross-functional projects Work with frontend and backend engineers to design, build and test reusable REST APIs Collaborate with design to build delightful mobile experience Requirements 5+ years of software engineering experience Experience shipping an Android app to Google Play Experience writing unit tests and testable code Knowledge of Android SDK performance tools and optimization techniques Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills BS or MS in computer science, related field, or equivalent professional experience...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Wealthfront's  vision is to optimize and automate our clients' finances exclusively through software. We've engineered a platform that delivers highly personalized  advice and services  including investment management, financial planning, and personal banking.   Wealthfront employees enable our clients to achieve their financial goals by developing sophisticated algorithms and investment strategies, intuitive user experiences and scalable infrastructure to continuously deploy mission-critical code. Join us as we help clients create their roadmap to financial freedom and scale from $11 billion in assets under management to trillions (yes, trillions). Responsibilities Collaborate with other functional teams (product management, design, customer service) Monitor team productivity, remove roadblocks, identify and implement improvements to our process Promote success for team members along their career path at Wealthfront...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Brokerage and Banking Platform - Help us build a service-oriented architecture that can handle hundreds of thousands of securities trades (worth hundreds of millions) every day without missing a beat. Just as AWS does for Amazon, our brokerage platform creates the foundation underlying our industry-leading financial products. We want you to help scale the platform 10x and then 10x again as we automate financial services into the future.   Financial Planning - Wealthfront engineers working within our financial planning area implement Path, which helps users plan and optimize their financial lives in an automated way. Path derives users’ financial histories and current situations from data that is pulled in from linked external accounts. This user data plus financial industry data are combined together within complex forward-looking simulations which allow our users to explore and understand what is needed to achieve their most important financial goals such as...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Our mission is pretty simple: we believe that everyone deserves access to sophisticated financial advice. Over the past five years, Wealthfront has built a technology company focused on re-architecting the finance industry, and along the way we’ve created a new category known as automated investment services (aka ‘robo-advisors’, but truth be told we’re fairly light on robots). What that actually means is we build software that enables us to democratize access to services typically reserved for the ultra-wealthy, and through automation we can deliver those services to investors at an incredibly low cost. And it’s working; we have clients across the country who trust us with over $7 billion in assets -- and we’re just getting started!   Are you interested in building the flagship Android apps for the fastest growing automated investment service? We're looking for extraordinary engineers who are passionate about designing and...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
As a Senior Data Scientist in Wealthfront’s Research organization, you’ll be responsible for improving the quality of our decisions using data and the scientific method. Your work will generate tools and insights that inform product and business decisions throughout the company and across the product lifecycle, from ideation and research to launch and iteration. You will mentor and collaborate with your data science colleagues with a focus on technical skills and career development. We are fortunate to work with experienced product managers and engineers that have worked on products at companies like Facebook, Google, Twitter and Apple. This is an opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced operators in the startup world and to further an important and meaningful mission. What you'll do Work closely with cross-functional teams of product managers and engineers, translating open-ended business issues into data questions, identifying...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
We are seeking a Quantitative Researcher to join the Research team at Wealthfront. The primary responsibility of the role is to investigate and develop proprietary, automated investment strategies addressing our clients' various investment problems. Your focus will span topics related to asset allocation, portfolio construction (taxable and non-taxable), investment vehicle selection, tax efficiency, optimization, trade execution, behavioral finance, as well as, risk modeling and risk tolerance assessment. Successful candidates will combine an ability to derive and apply quantitative models to the empirical analysis of financial and client data. Code and models are the way we express insights and analysis, thus you need to be comfortable working with large datasets and writing significant amounts of R code. Responsibilities Develop portfolio optimization models and investment algorithms Build reproducible backtests for proposed models / algorithms...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
We are seeking a Quantitative Researcher to join the Research team at Wealthfront. The primary responsibility of the role is to investigate and develop proprietary, automated investment strategies addressing our clients' various investment problems. Your focus will span topics related to asset allocation, portfolio construction (taxable and non-taxable), investment vehicle selection, tax efficiency, optimization, trade execution, behavioral finance, as well as, risk modeling and risk tolerance assessment. Successful candidates will combine an ability to derive and apply quantitative models to the empirical analysis of financial and client data. Code and models are the way we express insights and analysis, thus you need to be comfortable working with large datasets and writing significant amounts of R code. Responsibilities Develop portfolio optimization models and investment algorithms Build reproducible backtests for proposed models / algorithms...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
We are seeking a quantitative analyst / data scientist to join the Quantitative Research team at Wealthfront. The primary responsibility of the role is to investigate and develop proprietary, automated investment strategies addressing our clients' various investment problems. Your focus will span topics related to asset allocation, portfolio construction, optimization, tax efficiency, trade execution, behavioral finance, and will afford you the opportunity to work with a proprietary dataset spanning the investments of hundreds of thousands of clients.  Successful candidates will combine an ability to derive and apply quantitative models to the empirical analysis of financial and client data. Code and models are the way we express insights and analysis, thus you need to be comfortable working with large datasets and writing significant amounts of R code. Responsibilities Build reproducible backtests for proposed models / algorithms Contribute to the...
Wealthfront Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
At Wealthfront we help people achieve their most important life goals, like retiring early, buying that awesome house they’ve always wanted, sending their kid to college, or taking time off to travel. Our clients are largely millennials — they're educated and ambitious individuals who define success in their own terms and are turned off by the traditional financial industry. We’re inspired by their stories and the unconventional paths they’ve taken. As we raise more awareness, build trust, and grow our business, we need to engage our clients (and prospects) in the environments they flock to every day.   That’s why we’re looking for an experienced Social Media & Community Manager to join our marketing team. You will play an essential role in building and scaling Wealthfront’s social media marketing efforts. This is an exciting opportunity to be both an architect and a storyteller. As a builder, you’ll get to develop...