Job Profile

Trust is the smarter way to do business. Our mission is to simplify how modern businesses work together. We help companies better understand their business partners & discover new ones to grow with. We're backed by leading venture firms Lerer Hippeau, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Upfront Ventures. We are also fortunate to have advisors from Facebook, Snap, Stripe, and PayPal among other industry-leading companies.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, our team is committed to growing a diverse company that fosters an environment of learning and collaboration. We're looking to grow our team with someone that is smart, driven, and has a knack for solving hard problems. You should get excited about the idea of joining a fast-growing company where your work will have a direct impact on the products that our customers use and the success of our business.

If this sounds like you and you're interested in helping modern businesses work together then we'd love to hear from you!

About the Role

As a backend / API engineer, you will be responsible for planning, building, and maintaining the Trust API. Our core engineering values are developer trust, team collaboration, and product ownership. In light of these values, you will be in a position to help shape everything from product implementation to hiring decisions.

You will:

  • Work with product owners to define functional and non-functional requirements
  • Design software architecture and systems to meet specified requirements
  • Develop, test and maintain the Pepper API
  • Work closely with technical and non-technical team members
  • Produce documentation for software and systems
  • Assist in building a team of software developers (assist with hiring, mentorship, etc.)

What we're looking for:

  • A minimum of 3 years of software development experience. 
  • Expertise with object-oriented programming languages. Particularly Python.
  • Expertise with relational databases. Particularly PostgreSQL
  • Proven ability to design, build, and document APIs
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • Results-focused, collaborative and pragmatic

Bonus points:

  • Familiarity with Ops platforms tools and processes (AWS, GCS, etc.)
  • Data pipeline experience
  • Familiarity with Docker
  • Enterprise software, B2B services, or FinTech experience
  • Familiarity / Expertise with Flask microframework 

What you'll get from Trust:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Open to remote team members
  • Flexible PTO and paid parental leave
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and LTD insurance
  • 401(k) plan with pre-tax and Roth options
  • Headquartered near the Santa Monica Beach, Third Street Promenade, and Metro Expo Line


To apply for a role at Trust, please send your resume and any supporting material to Please include the job title that you’re applying for in the subject line. Qualified candidates will be contacted for additional information and an interview.

Don't see the role you're looking for? That’s okay! We're always looking to expand our team with people that are smart, driven, and have a knack for solving hard problems. Please feel free to submit your resume to and include a brief message about why you want to join the Trust team.