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Senior Software Development Engineer



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 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.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our dynamic New Initiatives Team. You will help shape the future of our products, driving innovation, and leading the technical direction for all new initiatives within Remitly. You'll report to the Engineering Manager for the New Initiatives team.

You Will:

  • New Product Development: Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other partners to conceptualize and design new features and products that enhance our B2C customer experience. Guide the innovation process and ensure understanding of our goals.
  • Architecture & Design: Architect complex systems, ensuring they are efficient, maintainable, and scalable. Evaluate and select appropriate tools, and frameworks to achieve team goals.
  • Engineering Excellence: Lead by example, writing high-quality code, and providing code reviews to maintain the highest standards of software craftsmanship within the team. Promote best practices and improve software development processes.
  • Be a Cultural Leader: Be a role model in upholding Remitly's cultural values and use them as a framework to mentor other engineers across the company to achieve their full potential. You will help set and hire against a high-engineering talent bar for the team.

You Have:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Expertise in one or more general-purpose programming languages such as Java, Go, or TypeScript.
  • 6+ years of overall software development experience including leading the development of reliable, available, and scalable distributed systems
  • Experience as a technical leader on complex engineering projects with multiple partners and working in partnership with Product, Design, and Data.
  • Experience driving and building long-term technical strategy
  • Experience mentoring engineers up to Senior levels. Inspire and motivate team members to achieve their full potential.

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $180,000 to $225,000. 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.


Our Benefits:

  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Paid parental, medical, military and family care leave.
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

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

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