Senior Software Development Engineer - Transaction Engineering

| Seattle
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At Remitly, we help people around the world send over $6 billion around the globe inspired by our mission to accomplish our promise to immigrants to send money across the world. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. We want to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

As a Senior SDE at Remitly, you’ll report to an Engineering Manager and lead the design and implementation of complex components of our backend systems. You’ll build, own, and operate scalable and reliable services in a distributed environment. You’ll partner with other engineers and product managers to understand and meet our customers’ needs. You should reflect a growth and improvement mindset and have a passion for solving customer problems with quality engineering.

The Transaction Engineering team owns and operates the systems that orchestrate and process every remittance we serve. As part of the team, you’ll help ensure the reliable delivery of our customers’ money to their recipients, allowing them to understand where it is along the way. You’ll work directly with partner teams and product management to implement new product and business use cases, and you’ll drive system improvements to core components to increase their flexibility and scalability for the years to come.

Key Responsibilities

  • You’ll design solutions for ambiguous, large, or difficult technical or business problems.
  • You’ll set the standard for quality and long-term code maintainability within the team.
  • Your designs and implementations will be simple and scalable, and include guardrails for junior engineers.
  • You’ll solve internal tooling and process problems, improving developer productivity and product quality.
  • You’ll break down large projects into milestones and stories that can be accomplished by more junior engineers.
  • You'll mentor more junior engineers, helping them grow in their careers.

Qualifications

  • A BS in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience.
  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer.
  • Experience building scalable services and distributed systems.
  • Experience driving technical designs within a team.
  • Expertise in one or more general purpose programming languages like Java or Go.
  • Experienced mentor for other engineers.

Our Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA or FSA plan, if you choose one
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits
  • Scholars program

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman’s potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Remitly' is in the heart of downtown Seattle. Situated near tons of bars and restaurants, with easy access to public transport, it's an ideal location

What are Remitly Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Remitly's executive leadership is as diverse as our staff, and our Director of Diversity & Inclusion is focused on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives.
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
At Remitly, our nine affinity groups are open membership - any employee who self-identifies, self-affiliates, or is an aspiring ally who wants to connect, learn, and share is welcome to join!
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Remitly partners with Modern Health to provide enhanced employee benefits that support a holistic approach to employees' well-being. This includes sessions with licensed therapists for clinical needs.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Remitly offers the opportunity to purchase stock options through its Equity Incentive Plan.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 20.5 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Remitly sponsors family-oriented events semi-annually (e.g., holiday party and company picnic).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All King County-based employees receive the ORCA Card transportation benefit on day one. The ORCA Card can be used on all regular buses, Regional Rail, and a few other modes of transportation.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Remitly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and the flavored Bevi water you can handle.
Happy Hours
Virtual happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Remitly hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
Remitly allows employees to set aside 8 hours of designated learning and development time, per employee, per month.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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