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Senior Software Development Engineer



Software Engineering
New Westminster, BC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 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:

The Customer Authentication Platform team’s (part of the larger Identity and Trust org) mission is to offer Remitly’s global customers a way to securely access Remitly’s varied products, features, or services through a consistent, modern, and a low friction experience thereby reinforcing Remitly’s mission to transform lives with trusted financial services that transcend borders.

As a Senior Software Engineer in the Customer Authentication Platform team, you will be leading large projects utilizing your experience building backend, distributed systems and frontend. Knowledge or interest in learning authentication and authorization systems and standards is a plus. You will report to the Sr. Engineering Manager of the Customer Authentication platform team.

You Will:

  • Influence the technical strategy and the architecture for the team, in partnership with the Engineering Manager, Product Manager and other senior engineers
  • Lead large initiatives from inception to planning to delivery.
  • Mentor other engineers in the team, setting the standards for engineering and operational excellence
  • Build frontend systems based on ReactNative, NodeJS. Build backend APIs and systems, working with technologies like Go, RDS/DynamoDB, event-driven systems (SNS/SQS)
  • Participate in code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and collaborate with team members to maintain code quality and standards.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues, perform root cause analysis, and implement solutions to ensure the reliability and performance of our applications.

You Have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience.
  • 7+ years of software development experience
  • Experience mentoring other engineers and providing technical leadership within a team
  • Experience performing root cause analyses of issues that span multiple systems
  • Experience driving alignment through clear, objective written artifacts (decision memos, design docs, strategy docs )
  • Experience with CI/CD and advanced deployment strategies
  • Experience with full-stack engineering including multiple languages, frameworks and systems. Familiarity with Go, RDS and DynamoDB, ReactNative and NodeJS.
  • Experience with Identity and Access Management (IAM) systems including Authentication (OpenID Connect or OIDC) and Authorization (OPA, OpenFGA, Cedar, Zanzibar)
  • Proficient at working across multiple languages, microservices, technologies and systems.

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is $148,000 to $180,000. In Canada, 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

  • Three weeks vacation
  • Health Benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Life Insurance & Disability
  • 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 equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.