Introduction For over a year, the Cash team at Wealthfront has been working towards a consistent transfer experience across the Wealthfront ecosystem. Before beginning this project we had a number of separate transfer flows that each had their distinct user experience. Each transfer flow was built with its own set of UI components, models, and… Read more
Universities excel at preparing students for their coming careers through foundational teaching. To complement this, Wealthfront seeks students who are motivated to gain professional experience before graduation by working as a software engineer within our 12 week summer internship program. Why intern at Wealthfront? As described in a recent blog post about the new college… Read more
Background Asynchronous programming plays a vital role in mobile development, ensuring that applications remain responsive to user input even while fetching data from databases or networks. At Wealthfront, we heavily rely on asynchronous programming for making network calls to the Wealthfront API server on Android. Initially, RxJava was the go-to choice for this purpose, serving… Read more
At Wealthfront, we’ve observed that the cost of resolving an issue becomes exponentially higher the later it is discovered. For example, a defect discovered at design time is far easier to resolve than one which has already reached our clients. And between those extremes, we can discover issues at code authoring, compilation, or automated test… Read more
Unlocking Your Potential: Join the 2024 New College Graduate Class at Wealthfront and Set Your Career on a Thriving Path!
As you approach the final year of your university program, you have a pivotal decision coming that will shape your career trajectory. Your first job after graduation can be the stepping stone to a fulfilling and successful journey ahead. And when it comes to propelling your career, Wealthfront is among the best places to learn,… Read more
Wealthfront’s trading system evaluates hundreds of thousands of client accounts daily for tax-loss harvesting and rebalancing opportunities, requiring high throughput to process all accounts within market hours and low latency to minimize price movement while making investment decisions. In a system with heavy database usage that has low-latency SLA’s such as ours, database queries must… Read more