Software Development Engineer, Store Experience

| Seattle

At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is 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.

Are you excited by working on a team focused on accelerating Remitly’s growth by improving the customer experience? Are you interested in working across the mobile, web, and service stack? Would you be excited to learn about and improve Remitly’s business and customer experience, thinking not just about code, but also collaborating on our product and user experience?

On the Store Experience team, you’ll be focusing on executing a rapid test and learn agenda with the goal of improving our customer onboarding experience resulting in an improvement in our customer acquisition and retention. You’ll be working with a passionate cross-functional team of marketers, analysts, UX designers, product managers and engineers dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and tailoring the customer experience. You will iterate and work in several systems that power multiple customer touch-points including but not limited to our react based content management platform and our customer facing remittance product. As part of this unique team, you will make a meaningful impact every day on both our customers and our business.

To succeed in this role, you should enjoy being in a fast-paced startup environment and working hands-on with others across the company. You know how to make good short and long-term trade-offs to enable a quick test and learn cycle, while not sacrificing performance and user experience. You are comfortable in working on different technologies that range in multiple layers of the software stack. You have the desire to continuously improve and grow your own technical skills and scope of influence.

We're looking for people who meet the following requirements:

  • A BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
  • 4+ years of experience as a software developer
  • Experience working on and shipping full stack features or products and proficiency with front-end development
  • Deep understanding of software development practices, system design, software design patterns, and algorithms
  • Consistent track record of building, shipping, and maintaining web services and systems on AWS
  • Expertise in one or more general purpose languages like Java, JavaScript, Go, PHP, Python, or Ruby
  • Ability to effectively collaborate and work closely with application developers and product managers
  • Ability to/interest in mentoring junior engineers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in e-commerce systems is a plus

Who We Are: 

Remitly is the largest independent digital remittance company headquartered in the United States, transferring over $6 billion in annualized volume from its customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia to loved ones throughout the world. The company’s proprietary global transfer network includes its easy-to-use mobile app, which makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Naspers’ PayU, Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders’ Co-Op, and TomorrowVentures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, with additional offices in London, the Philippines, and Nicaragua. For more information, visit remitly.com.

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.

Remitly is an eVerify Employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • 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
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
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.
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
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.
Parking
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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