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Technical Software Designer - Vermont

NextCapital Burlington, VT

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


NextCapital is the leader in enterprise digital advice. NextCapital partners with world-class institutions to deliver personalized planning and managed accounts to individual investors, whether theyre saving for retirement in a 401(k) or IRA or investing in a taxable brokerage account. Our open-architecture digital advice solution provides better outcomes for our partners and individual investors by offering integrated account aggregation, analytics, planning and portfolio management, and customizable advice methodology and fiduciary roles.


We're looking for a talented and highly motivated technical software designer to join our team. As a growth stage technology company, NextCapital is seeking candidates eager to play a vital role in shaping our proprietary software platform as we scale. Learn more about us at


  • Become an expert in one of our primary product areas
  • Collect and analyze requirements from external partners and internal stakeholders
  • Define potential solutions to gather feedback from cross-functional teams and validate all requirements are met
  • Collaborate with Software Engineers to design, execute, and test your teams solutions
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications through models, diagrams, and documentation
  • Leverage technical and business domain knowledge to improve your products features and underlying architecture
  • Guide your team through Agile sprints to build or configure functionality within your product area
  • Work with Delivery Managers to plan, organize, and prioritize your teams design and development work

***At this time, NextCapital will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position***



  • You have a Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in software development. 1-2+ years of work experience is strongly desired
  • You have prior programming experience or an interest in learning software development concepts and working with data models
  • You have demonstrated experience driving and executing on use cases, test cases, and sequence diagrams
  • You understand or have interest in learning the software development life cycle and development methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall, or Lean
  • You are self-motivated and have experience maintaining your workflow independently
  • You are a creative and proactive problem solver and feel comfortable proposing multiple solutions to a variety of issues in a real-world environment
  • You possess excellent communication skills and can easily organize your thoughts into clear, consumable deliverables
  • You have experience juggling multiple priorities and overlapping project timelines
  • You are enthusiastic about the details of how different parts of a complex software system fit together and becoming an expert in those details



  • Own feature implementation, delivery, or systems integrations with our partners
  • Lead a team of engineers and designers, facilitating work management and organizational reporting
  • Drive informed decision making and strategy within a given product area
  • Become a subject matter expert within certain parts of our technical stack or feature set


  • Disrupt the financial advice industry by bringing affordable, easy to use financial tools to millions of people
  • See your work move into production quickly, and avoid the bureaucracy that slows down larger companies
  • Receive great benefits like stock options, employer 401(k) match, and employer contributions to health, dental and vision coverage
  • Enjoy a casual work environment surrounded by top quality designers & engineers that enjoy working with each other
  • Get in on the ground floor of a growth stage company where you can have a real impact on the company's future
  • Participate in company-sponsored sporting leagues, wine tastings, fantasy football leagues, hackathons and other fun events
  • Sip locally roasted coffee, iced tea, cold brew, or espresso at your modular sitting/standing desk



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