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Software BE Engineer



Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 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.

As a Backend Engineer at Remitly Tel Aviv, you will build innovative products that affect our customers' lives directly, act as a developer on mission-critical systems, and build top-notch consumer-facing applications for millions of monthly users using the most advanced technologies.

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our R&D team to build out our products and services to support new initiatives.

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

You Will:

  • Build a performant and scalable system that will serve more than a Million monthly customers, with minimal computing requirements.
  • Create complex core business logic and flows.
  • Work on a product for real people that brings them one step forward to financial inclusion.
  • Responsible for all aspects of software development - from technologies to security, scalability, and reliability.
  • As a backend engineer, you will focus on resilient distributed systems, which have to comply with strict performance and data integrity standards

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience building and delivering production code.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Experience building web servers using Node.js, Python, or Go.
  • Deep knowledge of API standards such as REST, GraphQL, gRPC, etc.
  • Experience with both relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Utilize TDD methodologies.
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic about building consumer-facing products with great experience, as a backend engineer you have accountability on performance and error flows.
  • Proactive person with a Experience ensuring that code meets all functionality and acceptance criteria for details, who constantly wants to improve the system and grow


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.