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Senior Software Development Engineer



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 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 reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

As a Senior SDE at Remitly, you will 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 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 improve crucial components to support our exponential growth.

You Will:

  • Partner with product managers and engineers across teams to help achieve product and business goals

  • Design solutions for ambiguous, large, or difficult technical or business problems.

  • Set the standard for quality and long-term code maintainability within the team.

  • Implement simple and scalable systems, and include guardrails for junior engineers.

  • Solve internal tooling and process problems, improving developer productivity and product quality.

  • Break down large projects into milestones and stories that can be accomplished by more junior engineers.

  • Mentor more junior engineers, helping them grow in their careers.

You Have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience.

  • 6+ years of experience as a software developer.

  • Experience building and owning scalable services and distributed systems.

  • Experience driving technical designs within a team, setting ambitious and quantifiable goals, and achieving them.

  • Proficiency in several general-purpose programming languages like Java or Go.

  • Experience mentoring other engineers and positively supporting their growth.

  • Ability to handle moderate levels of ambiguity

  • Passion for cross-team collaboration

Our Benefits:

  • Flexible paid time off

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • 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 on 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. #LI-Hybrid

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $159,090-$189,000. 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.

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