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Senior Software Development Engineer - Developer Experience



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Job Description:

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard-earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 2,200 employees across 8 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

The Developer Experience owns most of the software development life-cycle at Remitly. Our mission is to provide our developers with world-class tools, workflows, and processes so that they can ship amazing products efficiently and with confidence. As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you'll work on highly technical problems including developer environments, test infrastructure, developer frameworks and build systems and debuggers. Our business operates in a highly regulated financial technology domain, serving customers across the entire globe. You will have the opportunity to build intricate solutions that reconcile developer productivity with strict requirements pertaining to security, privacy, and compliance. This position will report to the Engineering Manager of Developer Experience.

You Will:

  • Design, develop and maintain large-scale developer tools and infrastructure

  • Own core developer products: Source-control, build systems, test infrastructure, developer environments, developer frameworks and continuous integration and deployment

  • Be passionate about end-to-end software development life-cycle and establish and maintain best practices for developer productivity

  • Be a trusted partner with Infrastructure and Security teams holding Remitly to the highest standards for security and compliance

  • Stay up to date with the latest industry best practices to constantly improve our developer experiences on par with the size and complexity of our tech stack

You Have:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field or equivalent practical experience

  • 5+ years of engineering experience in a team environment

  • 2+ years of experience with developer tools, and cloud infrastructure

  • Proficient in at least one high-level programming language such as Java, Go, Python, and Typescript

  • Innate curiosity and a desire to be responsible for all aspects of building Remitly's Developer Platform in a small but growing team

  • Strong written and in-person communication skills

  • A passion for learning new technologies and systems

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

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees

  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

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 discharged/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

Compensation Details: The starting base salary range for this position is typically $159,090 - $210,000. In the U.S., Remitly employees are shareholders in our Company and equity is part of our total compensation plan.

Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.