Senior Software Development Engineer, Pricing

  • Remitly
  • Jul 09, 2018
Full time Developer JAVA PHP Ruby on Rails

Job Description

Are you looking to grow, own meaningful projects, and work in a compelling problem space?

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 over $4 billion globally and we're just getting started.

We’re hiring a Senior Software Development Engineer to build services and systems that price our products. 

What will your experience on the team be like?

  • You’ll be part of a small, early-stage team consisting of a blend of experience levels.
  • You will own projects from ideation through post-release operation.
  • You will influence others by setting a high standard for thoughtfulness and execution throughout the software lifecycle.  
  • We run on modern technology stacks, relying on AWS offerings, automated testing, monitoring, and mature deployment infrastructure.
  • We work closely with in-house experts, and you will get a chance to build new systems from the ground up, providing critical business functions.
  • We aim for quality software as a starting point and believe that work-life balance is required to make this happen.

Some examples of things you’ll work on:

  • Systems to track competitor and market pricing data.
  • Systems to control how we price in the dynamic international money transfer market.
  • Crafting service APIs to back pricing our core products.
  • Researching and deploying new technologies to improve uptime and reduce latency.


  • You are passionate about growing your skill set and building excellent products.
  • You have at least five years of professional experience as a software developer.
  • You have experience building back-end services.
  • You’d enjoy working closely with product managers and data scientists.
  • You have a deep understanding of software development practices, system design, software design patterns, and algorithms.
  • You have a track record of building, shipping, and maintaining services and systems on AWS or another major cloud platform.
  • Expertise in two or more general purpose languages like Java, JavaScript, Go, PHP, Python, Ruby, etc...


Who we are:

Remitly is a mobile payments service that enables consumers to conveniently make person-to-person international money transfers from the United States, Canada, UK, and Australia. Our online service uses the latest technology and mobile devices to eliminate the forms, codes, agents, extra time, and fees tied to the traditional money transfer process. Remitly is a licensed money transmitter currently operating in all US states, Canada, UK, and Australia, sending millions of dollars for thousands of customers each month. A Techstars company, Remitly is backed by Naspers’, Stripes Group, DFJ, QED, Trilogy Partnership, DN Capital, Founders Co-Op, Bezos Expeditions, and TomorrowVentures. Remitly is headquartered in Seattle, WA with additional offices in the Philippines and Nicaragua.

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.