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Senior Software Engineer / Connector Lead

Apply Now Cambridge, MA | Full-time

Opportunity Overview

Voted as one of the top companies to work for by Built in Boston in 2018, MineralTree is disrupting the accounting industry by enabling over 1,500 companies to improve operational efficiency with AP Automation. With our award-winning solution, companies such as the Boston Celtics, Appalachian Mountain Club, EverQuote, Baltimore Ravens and Attivio have shifted accounts payable from a source of inefficiency and fraud risk to a secure and strategic profit center that provides deep visibility into the cost drivers of the business. MineralTree sells its solution directly to customers and through value-added partners consisting of financial institutions, payment processors, and credit card providers.

We are a close-knit organization where everyone is working toward a common goal and where all contributions matter. With passion, teamwork and a good dose of humor, we drive toward challenging goals. We’re looking for high-energy individuals who are ready to learn and take ownership of their career growth. This is an opportunity to join an early-stage company led by an experienced management team with a track record of building successful companies. Located right down the street from the Alewife MBTA station in Cambridge, the office is easily accessible from both Route 2 and the MBTA Red Line.

The Senior Software Engineer – Connector Lead is a full-time position located at MineralTree’s principal offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts will be primarily responsible for designing, developing, modifying and implementing web-based Java applications to support our best in class SAAS payment system.  This position serves as the lead contributor for MineralTree’s Connector team, which is responsible for MineralTree’s integration with third-party accounting packages.


  • Leading the development of new features and enhancements for MineralTree’s financial products and platforms
  • Identifying and defining key technologies for software development, and developing applications in accordance with system architecture requirements
  • Determining system performance standards
  • Maintaining forward knowledge of the accounting software ecosystem and incorporate industry trends into Connector team’s planning and technical architecture
  • Consulting with customers with respect to software performance and maintenance, and managing and supporting technical integrations and customer implementations as they relate to the Connector team software
  • Participating in all aspects of the software life-cycle, including: definition, design, implementation, testing and delivery
  • Modifying existing software to correct errors and improve performance
  • Participating in customer support and resolving technical issues by researching, reproduction, and debugging production problems
  • Effectively and efficiently identifying challenges and clearly communicating those challenges to the Development team
  • Relying on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals while performing a variety of complicated technical tasks
  • Supervise and lead the work of several Software Engineers in the development of new features and enhancements
  • This role will report to MineralTree’s Senior Vice President of Engineering


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical field (foreign equivalent accepted); plus
  • 5 years of experience as a Software Engineer or Developer, Technical Lead or related IT position working with Java and related technologies
  • 3 years of experience with SaaS software deployed on Amazon Web Services
  • 3 years of experience using open source search engines (SOLR or Elasticsearch)
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience building and maintaining a multi-tenant SaaS environment
  • Strong understanding of server-side development of web-based concurrent applications
  • Working knowledge of micro-service architectures
  • Working knowledge of cryptography and management of cryptographic data
  • Industry experience working with many of the top accounting package software products (including Oracle Netsuite, Sage Intacct, Intuit Quickbooks and/or Microsoft GP)
  • Understanding of financial systems, specifically around payments and invoice automation technologies
  • Broad familiarity with open source technologies in a Java ecosystem
  • Experience leading a development team of 3+ members
  • Experience developing and delivering software using Agile methodologies
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

The Benefits

As a regular full-time MineralTree employee, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with the position, benefits for your peace of mind such as a BCBS sponsored medical & dental insurance and life & disability insurance. Start saving for retirement using our 401k plan through ING/Voya. We motivate you to be a continuous learner and believe in making investments in you by providing tuition reimbursement. Talented people tend to hang together and we want you to shout it from the rooftops about how great it is to work at MineralTree so we give you the opportunity to earn significant employee referral bonuses. While we work hard, we also know you need to recharge your batteries, so we provide unlimited (yes unlimited) vacation time.

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