Senior Software Development Engineer, Growth Platform

  • Remitly
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Jul 09, 2018
Full time Developer JAVA Marketing PHP Ruby on Rails

Job Description

Are you looking for a team where you can develop yourself and those around you? Are you motivated by working on and being given ownership of projects that result in meaningful impact and growth for a rising company?

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. We've helped our customers send nearly $4 billion globally and we're just getting started.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer on the Growth Platform at Remitly, you will be both builder and leader on a passionate cross-functional team of engineers, designers, product managers and marketers. Together, the team improves customer experiences to enable expanding acquisition and retention, along with building the backend systems that empowers growth at scale. As a senior member of the team, you will be responsible for designing and building core components of the platform that need to be both resilient and performant. Your work will directly impact Remitly’s growth.

Successful candidates are experienced at internalizing end-user needs and evaluating technical options to meet those needs. They partner effectively across teams and disciplines to scope the right problems and articulate designs that balance accomplishing business goals and technical elegance. They build systems that are meant to be evolved, are resilient, and easy to monitor and maintain. As leaders, senior engineers also act as mentors, evangelize engineering practices, and continuously encourage technical excellence across the company.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage our content management system that enables our marketing teams to design and modify our landing pages without any code change. This low-latency isomorphic React platform was developed in Typescript and NodeJS to create world-class landing pages.
  • Building a robust, scalable and real-time system to manage promotions and rewards, based on rules and constraints, and also dynamically configurable.
  • Building frictionless feedback experiences within our apps and website to understand how our customers perceive our product.
  • Building systems and tools to automate and scale digital marketing efforts
  • Integrating our experimentation framework into our CMS to enable a fast test and learn marketing team

What you should possess:

  • A BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience.
  • 6+ years of experience as a software developer.
  • Must have worked on and shipped full stack features or products
  • Front-end experience with React is a plus
  • Have a deep understanding of software development practices, system design, software design patterns, and algorithms.
  • Track record of building, shipping, and maintaining services and systems on AWS.
  • Expertise in one or more general purpose languages like Java, JavaScript, Go, PHP, Python, or Ruby.
  • Passion for scalable, distributed systems.
  • Enjoy working closely with application developers and product managers.
  • Strong ability to mentor and influence other engineers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Who we are:

Remitly is a group of passionate people working to make international payments easier and more transparent on both the web and mobile devices. We are seeking team members to join us that want to make a difference and change an industry. We pride ourselves on aiming high and delivering results, data being at the heart of everything we do, and encouraging our team to own business decisions and outcomes. Does this sound like the place for you? Join us!

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.