Senior Staff Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure
As one of the first pioneers of earned wage access, our passion at EarnIn is building products that deliver real time financial flexibility for those with the unique needs of living paycheck to paycheck. Our community members access their earnings as they earn them, with options to spend, save, and grow their money without mandatory fees, interest rates, or credit checks. Since our founding, our app has been downloaded over 13M times and we have provided access to $15 billion in earnings.
We’re fortunate to have an incredibly experienced leadership team, combined with world-class funding partners like A16Z, Matrix Partners, DST, Ribbit Capital, and a very healthy core business with a tremendous runway. We’re growing fast and are excited to continue bringing world class talent onboard to help shape the next chapter of our growth journey.
We're on a mission to reinvent the financial system and make it work for people. We are looking for passionate and resourceful engineers to join our backend teams. You will have the opportunity to make an impact with your technical contributions and how people think about money. While we are based out of our Headquarters in Palo Alto, CA, we welcome our employees to “work from anywhere”. Currently, we are considering candidates across the US, Canada and Latin America.
Our current team is largely composed of experienced, senior engineers who are excellent mentors. Many of them have worked in elite tech giants such as Meta, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google, Uber, Dropbox, etc.
As a Staff Engineer at EarnIn, you will work cross functionally with various teams and will have the opportunity to contribute to the design and development of our services and both new and legacy products. Come make a difference with us and have fun doing it!
This is a remote position. The US base salary range for this full-time position is $188k to $330k + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location.
What You'll Do:
- Drive the design & implementation of new features - break down complex problems into their bare essentials, translate this complexity into elegant design and create high quality, maintainable code.
- Make a meaningful impact in the lives of our community members.
- Design & deliver robust microservice integrations via REST/gRPC APIs using various communication, consistency, and coordination strategies.
- Collaborate and mentor other senior engineers while providing thoughtful guidance using code, design and architecture reviews.
- Contribute to defining technical direction, planning the roadmap, escalating issues, and synthesizing feedback to ensure team success.
- Estimate and manage team project timelines and risks
- Care passionately about producing high quality designs and code
- Participate in hiring and onboarding for new team members.
- Lead cross-team engineering initiatives.
What sets us apart:
- High impact roles at a fast-moving company that’s aggressively growing our user base.
- We are a collaborative team and genuinely enjoy working with each other.
- We believe in empowering our people to be successful.
- We’re building a product that reimagines the way money moves to empower human potential.
What We're Looking For:
- 12+ years of development experience in backend or full-stack software development including IC Leadership experience
- Bachelor's, Master’s or PhD degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related technical discipline or equivalent industry experience
- Expertise in trade off analysis for distributed architectures.
- Proficient in at least one modern programming language, and the ability to understand more than one - we currently work in C# and Kotlin.
- Familiarity with clean architecture approach.
- Experience with various data storages, including relational and document databases.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Being self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.