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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly's vision is to transform lives with trusted financial services that transcend borders. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to people who send money around the world. Today, we are reimagining global financial services and building products that extend beyond traditional barriers to give customers access to more of the services they need, no matter where they call home. Join over 2,700 employees worldwide who are growing their careers with purpose and connection with our customers while having a positive impact on millions of people around the globe.
The team in Israel pushes forward and aims for the stars. We hire top talents and invest in promoting their career by providing opportunities, challenges, and a great work environment that places an important emphasis on work-life balance.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a backend orientation to join our R&D team. You will build innovative products that affect our customers' lives directly. You will lead the architecture and development of new cross-team features, and will help identify and bridge technical gaps in our software, while being a technical mentor to a team of accomplished engineers.

Our stack is based on TypeScript, Node.js, React, React Native, Kubernetes, GCP.

You Will:

  • Lead complex, long-term, cross-team engineering efforts, collaborating with other functional and engineering leaders
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other partners to conceptualize and design new features and products that enhance our customer experience
  • Architect complex systems, and evaluate and select appropriate tools and frameworks
  • Promote best practices and improve software development processes. Lead by example, writing high-quality code, and providing code reviews.
  • Work on a product for real people, that brings them one step forward to financial inclusion.

You Have:

  • 6 years of experience as a backend engineer, building and delivering production-grade products
  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience with multiple programming languages such as TypeScript, Go, Python, or Java
  • Experience building modern distributed architecture, working with cloud services, message brokers and different database systems
  • Experience owning complex engineering projects


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