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Senior Backend Engineer

Company: Storm2
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

--- Role: Senior Backend Engineer--'- Industry: FinTech - Personal Finance---- Location: San Francisco (Remote)
A leading Personal Finance Startup, who are currently looking for an experienced Senior Backend Engineer to join a team of extremely talented engineers from companies like Square, Credit Karma, and To date they have raised more than $20M in funding from some of the biggest VCs in the Finance space.
As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will work on a variety of projects ranging from establishing and maintaining connections to essential third-party vendors to architecting and implementing secure and scalable money movement through their systems, and everything in between.
This is a rare opportunity to help shape the strategy, product, and culture alongside the Founder and core team.
About you

  • You're excited to work at a small and nimble venture-backed startup
  • You're a self-starter who wants to move fast and have a bias toward making things happen
  • You're comfortable being uncomfortable and can navigate through ambiguous situations
  • You want to be at the forefront of pushing the company forward
  • You're data-driven in your approach and measure the magnitude of the problem as well as the impact of the solution
  • You have an insatiable desire to learn, expand your skills, and grow
    What you'll be doing
    • Work directly with the founder, product managers, and engineering team to bring products to market
    • Write high-quality code that scales to the needs of our platform and users
    • Design, build, and maintain the backend of our bill pay offerings
    • Design, build, and maintain SQL databases
    • Build and maintain important third-party integrations, including bank connectivity and payments execution
    • Enhance the dev ops stack and workflows
    • Enhance and maintain AWS infrastructure
    • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes
    • Be expected to balance immediate business impact with scalability and/or long-term considerations
    • Consistently execute on your deliverables in a timely manner
    • Surface blockers that inhibit the pace of development
    • Fearlessly take on projects across the stack
    • Operate with a sense of urgency
      Your background
      • A college degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math, or Physics
      • 5+ years of full-time Software Engineering experience after getting your degree
      • Familiar with Python, Django, and Node.js
      • Experience with relational databases and SQL
      • Experience deploying and scaling applications on AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, etc
      • Experience with web technologies: Javascript and CSS. React knowledge is a plus
      • Bonus: Startup experience
      • Bonus: Experience working at a FinTech or financial institution
      • Bonus: Payments or consumer lending experience
        • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance with employer contribution
        • Unlimited vacation and sick days
        • Brand new Apple laptop
        • Competitive salary
        • Parental leave

          ---- Interested in applying? Please click on the 'Easy Apply' buttonAlternatively, send your resume to for more info or to have a confidential conversation.
          --- Storm2 is a specialist FinTech recruitment firm with clients across Europe, APAC and North America. To discuss open opportunities or career options, please visit our website at and follow the Storm2 LinkedIn page for the latest jobs and intel.
          If you have any extra requirements to support your application, then please just add a note along with your resume to let us know.

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