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Junior Full Stack Developer


Palisades Group is an alternative asset manager in the global residential credit markets having managed more than $32.1 billion of loans, real estate, and fixed income securities since its 2012 inception.  It employs a top-down asset allocation approach across residential whole loans, real estate, opportunistic credit, and fixed income markets in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. The Firm provides clients with a control-oriented management style anchored in asset level risk management, loss mitigation, and value-add strategies.

As of December 31, 2023, Palisades manages mortgage, real estate and fixed income assets that amount to over $15.7 billion in notional balance through a series of separate accounts and discretionary investment funds for globally recognized asset managers, private equity, family office, bank, broker dealer and insurance companies.

Palisades offers individuals an exciting and challenging career in a collegial and collaborative environment. We aim to recruit and retain talented individuals who have demonstrated integrity and intellectual curiosity. We seek individuals who are willing to speak up, constantly striving to improve processes, genuinely excited to tackle complex challenges, technically proficient, transparent, collaborative, highly organized, capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously, detail-oriented with a focus on both form and substance and driven to fulfilling their commitments.



Palisades is seeking a Junior Full Stack Developer to join its growing and dynamic team in either Austin, Texas, or Evanston/Chicago, Illinois.

As part of the Development Team, the candidate will be responsible for learning, maintaining and improving codebases for existing applications as well as contributing to new applications. This individual will work closely with the Development Team to create and maintain applications supporting various teams including Trading & Analytics, Collateral Management, Asset Management, Transaction Management, and Business Intelligence. The candidate's responsibilities will include writing clean, scalable, and efficient code and tests for both the frontend and backend of applications. The Junior Developer will work closely with the lead developer, business users, and stakeholders to achieve project goals.

This is a small team, and any candidate must be a team player, able and willing to work on cross-over projects, able to pick up complex concepts and communicate effectively to both internal and external constituents.  The position will allow the candidate to work collaboratively across the Company’s cross-functional teams (Data Research & Reporting, Trading & Analytics, Asset Management, Capital Markets, Transaction Management, and Collateral Management) and to learn from the firm’s industry-leading professionals. The ideal candidate will be intellectually curious, a self-starter, have a strong attention to detail, and be able to work under time-sensitive deadlines.



  • Learning and maintaining proprietary software.
  • Assisting with the testing and maintenance of back-end and front-end applications.
  • Assisting with creating and maintaining technical documentation and user guides.
  • Collaborating with developers to implement new application features.
  • Running analyses to ensure efficient execution of code.


Our typical stack is:

  • Vue
  • Django
  • Postgres



  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.
  • Experience: 0-4 years of experience. The company will consider a recent undergraduate with a strong academic background.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Experience with a JavaScript framework like Vue, React, or Angular is beneficial.
  • Understanding of server, database, and API interactions. Experience with a backend framework like Django or Node.js is beneficial.
  • Experience with Python.
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL.
  • Knowledge of unit testing and integration testing. Experience with mocking data is beneficial.
  • Understanding of version control systems (Git).
  • Understanding of Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECMS).
  • Understanding of Data Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) tools.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Interest in Finance, Markets, and Real Estate
  • Knowledge of Django Rest Framework, Celery, Redis
  • Knowledge of Vuex/Pinia, fetch libraries
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning, AI
  • Knowledge of UX



  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan matching
  • Charitable giving employee matching program
  • Continuing education and professional certification expense reimbursement
  • Wellness stipend (monthly)
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Remote work option (Fridays)
  • Summer hours on Friday
  • Friday team lunches


Palisades is committed to maintaining a positive and collaborative work environment that is safe and respectful of others; our shared success depends on it. Accordingly, we do not tolerate workplace discrimination, violence, or harassment. 

We are proud to create a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.