Software Development Engineer II at Remitly

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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.

About the Role

As a Software Development Engineer reporting to an Engineering Manager at Remitly, you are a customer-centric builder and a leader, responsible for taking on complex technical and customer problems and creating great products backed by great systems. We use languages, tools, and frameworks to build applications and services on top of a scalable cloud architecture. Our systems handle customer transactions at scale and employ myriad technologies spanning mobile and web apps, distributed back-end services, data pipelines and machine learning. We are looking for software engineers who produce high-quality code with a focus on efficiency and code quality.

Our startup work environment is passionate, and growing quickly. Our engineers have a sense of ownership, and apply new skills and patterns; they also have an eye for best practices and maintainability. No task is too big or too little, and Remitly developers challenge themselves with a diverse range of tasks to accomplish our customer promises.

You Will:

As a Remitly software engineer, you develop scalable solutions to challenging product, business, and technical problems within your area and with diverse teams. As a part of small teams, developers partner with a passionate and multi-functional team of Product, Marketing, Design, and Executive team members, and make a customer impact every day. Most of all, you should care deeply about our customers' experiences. We need our engineers to be role models, embodying Remitly's cultural values and be excited to directly improve quality and timeline of our products.

You Have:
  • BSc. in Computer Science or equivalent equivalent work or academic experience.
  • 2+ years of relevant experience as a software developer.
  • Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages like Java, Go, PHP, Python or Ruby.
  • Experience with common professional technologies like Git, Linux/Unix, etc.
  • Familiarity with cloud-computing concepts and technologies (e.g. Amazon Web Services, Azure).
  • A strong desire to learn.
Our Benefits
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Health, dental and vision insurance benefits.
  • Company contributes to your HSA plan if you choose one.
  • 401k plan with company matching.
  • Free snacks, hot and cold beverages.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Remitly is an eVerify Employer.

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Technology we use

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


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

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
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.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
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.
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.
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Professional Development Benefits
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.
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