Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Developer Efficiency)

  • Locations
    • Canada
    • United States
    • Remote
  • Date Posted
  • May. 31, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Fintech

We believe the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and infrastructure developers need to create their own products. Today, thousands of companies such as Acorns, Stripe, and Venmo rely on Plaid to connect with the financial system; supporting millions of requests per day and thousands of bank integrations. Our goal is to give people more control over their finances and unlock financial freedom for everyone.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join our Developer Efficiency team. We empower the Plaid engineering teams with tools and processes, spanning from local development, testing, and deployment.

We're guided by our principles, including impact, growing together, embracing openness and positivity, and inventing tomorrow; we're looking for people motivated by those same principles.

  • Apply if you enjoy cross collaboration and want to be part of building new tools and processes to work more efficiently.

What excites you

  • Empowering other engineers
  • Creating high quality shared abstractions
  • Building tools that you’ll be your own user
  • You like efficiency; and you are willing to invest time and effort to have repeatable efficient process rather than doing an one-off work.

What excites us

  • 5+ years of production experience, core fundamentals, and a strong command of at least one language among Python/Typescript/Go
  • CI/CD systems
  • Python/Typescript/Go
  • Grpc
  • Background in computer science, engineering, or another related field
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