Rize

City/Region: Greater DC Metro

Industry: Fintech   

Funding Series: Series A
Total Funding: $13,400,000
Employees: 11-50
Engineers: 0-10
Year Founded: 2015
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About the Company

Rize is on a mission to make financial services simple and accessible. They enable fintechs, financial institutions, and brands to build across multiple account types with one API.

Working at Rize

As an engineer at Rize, you’ll be directly contributing to a high-availability software API that powers our core financial platform. This is your chance to rebuild banking from the ground up!

Remote Work Policy

Their team is currently functioning as a remote-first, fully distributed company with Rizers working remotely in 14 different states across the U.S. The company is headquartered in Arlington, VA and their office is open to those based in the area who would like a change of scenery during the week. They share and update building and office protocols for safety and provide Rize masks for everyone.

Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Diversity Statistics at Rize

  • 55% women at the company level which smashes the tech industry standard of women making up only 25% of tech companies
  • 39% women in engineering (where a typical ratio of men to women is 5:1)
  • 41% women at the leadership level (Directors and above) which also smashes the industry standard of only 16% in tech companies
  • They also added a female board member (Britt Danneman from Alpha Edison) which is something that only 37% of tech startups have

Benefits

 

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Unlimited Vacation / PTO

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Product Description and Tech Stack

What problems are they solving?

Rize makes fintech infrastructure simple, accessible, and ubiquitous for all financial builders, so they can devote their entire focus on building the right user experience without having to worry about the financial plumbing. Rize is the only truly full-stack banking as a service platform that combines all the banking, processing, and compliance capabilities into one API-driven platform, so a fintech builder can get to market faster, with less effort, and better economics.

The team at Rize is building the banking platform of the future — one that unifies spending, saving, and investing in ways current banks can’t. They’ve built a truly differentiated product capable of independently managing multiple pools of money across different account types. They’re dedicated to intelligently helping people achieve their financial goals.

What tech stack are they building with?

Front-end: React Native, Redux, TypeScript

Back-end: Ruby on Rails, GitHub for code repository/version control, AWS for cloud infrastructure, Docker for virtualization, Snowflake for cloud data

Tech Stack

 


  • AWS

  • Docker

  • React Native

  • Redux

  • Ruby on Rails

  • Snowflake

  • Typescript

Technical Leadership Team

 

Work Policy and Location

Work Policy: Fully Remote

1515 N. Courthouse Rd., Ste. 210, Arlington, VA 22209