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Senior Software Development Engineer, Mobile



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 1, 2023

Job Description:

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial services on the planet. For nearly 10 years, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants by helping send their hard earned money home. Today, we are proud to have served millions of customers globally, and we continue striving to build peace of mind for customers into everything we do. Join over 1,300 employees across 9 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

The App Experience organization focuses on core experiences within the Remitly application as well as the tooling and platforms that support them. In this role, you will be primarily working on evolving our mobile gateways through the adoption of GraphQL. We're looking for someone who's enthusiastic about driving innovation, optimizing performance, and enhancing the overall user experience, ensuring our APIs are at the forefront of technology.

You Will:

  • GraphQL API Development: Your primary responsibility will be designing, building, and maintaining GraphQL APIs that empower our mobile applications. You will be instrumental in crafting APIs that are efficient, adaptable, and well-suited for our evolving needs.

  • Performance Optimization: Take the lead in monitoring and fine-tuning API performance. Your efforts will be geared towards achieving low latency and seamless data retrieval, ultimately enhancing the end-user experience.

  • Documentation: Create comprehensive API documentation that fosters an in-depth understanding among both internal and external developers.

  • Security and Authentication: Implement security measures, including authentication and authorization mechanisms, to safeguard sensitive data and maintain compliance with industry standards.

  • Collaboration: Engage in active collaboration with product and platform engineers to onboard new domains into our federated supergaph.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience.

  • Knowledge of RESTful API principles and experience with API gateway solutions.

  • A solid understanding of database systems and data modeling.

  • Sound knowledge of security practices, including OAuth, JWT, and SSL.

  • Exceptional problem-solving and debugging abilities.

  • Professional experience with one of the following programming languages: TypeScript, JavaScript, Kotlin, Java, Go.

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.

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 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

Compensation Details: The starting base salary range for this position is typically $116,710- $135,495. 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.