Golang / Go Job: Senior Engineer

Bread Finance

Senior Engineer at Bread Finance

New York, New York, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Jun 21 2015)
About the company
Bread wants to make essential purchases affordable to regular people without the outrageous charges, fees, and APRs that are prevalent in today's world. We transform pricing in e-commerce – the $1000 couch you’re looking at is now a $50/month charge. Clear, transparent terms. Fair rates. No hidden fees. And a powerful, flexible merchant API that seamlessly plugs financing anywhere into the ecommerce experience.

Our team is top tier. Our CEO ran credit portfolios at one of the world’s biggest investment funds, and has for years been involved with many successful fintech startups in New York. Our CTO spent years building high-end financial systems at banks and asset managers and then went to Yale Law School for fun. Our lead engineer was employee #1 at Admeld, spending years at Google after it bought his old company. Most importantly, we are a hard working, ambitious group that is devoted to our mission.

And our VCs are top tier, too: RRE, Greycroft, Maveron, Red Swan, Box Group, and others. And they couldn’t be more excited about the ambition and scope of what we are building.

Job position
Permanent - Remote work is NOT possible
Relocation compensation available

Job description
We are looking to hire a senior engineer to join the existing engineering team in building new core features of our platform. This senior engineer will:

● be responsible for leading design and implementation of new features and new versions of our core platform

● continue to develop our core infrastructure for Bread’s scalable and reliable services

● deliver new working code every two weeks in a fast-paced, code-focused agile development environment

● work with the rest of the engineering team to deliver new functionality to face merchants, consumers, investors, and internal users

● design new iterations of our merchant integration APIs

● be on the front lines responding to customer issues and ensuring smooth integrations

Skills & requirements

● Expert knowledge of server-side languages and data stores (our system is built with Go and PostgreSQL, but we’re also happy to speak with those that have strong backend experience with other languages, including JVM languages like Java or Scala; Python; or C++)

● Experience with message-based, loosely coupled architectures (we use RabbitMQ and Redis)

● Experience with public web APIs

● Experience building scalable, reliable distributed systems

● Experience developing systems intended for cloud deployments (we use AWS)

● A passion for engineering and technology


● Knowledge of financial products

● Strong front-end skills in JavaScript, using a framework like Angular or Backbone (we use React)

● Experience with Go/PostgreSQL/Rabbit/Redis

● Knowledge of e-commerce platforms, like Magento, Shopify, Demandware, or others

Instructions how to apply
Apply at http://grnh.se/7efvb0
Company website: Bread Finance

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Company: Bread Finance

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