Senior Back End Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/28/2021
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  • Company Address: 417 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA

About EarnUp

EarnUp is a consumer-first fintech platform that intelligently automates loan payments for the 200 million Americans with debt. We help you put a few dollars aside for your loans when you can afford it - then we make your loan payments for you, allocating funds in the way that gets you out of debt faster. We are dedicated to giving control back to everyone who is frustrated managing their finances.

Job Description

As a Senior Back End Engineer at EarnUp, you will design, build, extend, refactor, maintain, and monitor critical systems across a variety of projects while developing the next-generation platform for consumer finance management. You’ll report directly to the Director of Engineering and help the team fulfill technical, operational, and business requirements by putting yourself in the trenches. You’ll guide architecture and delivery of software products. The ideal candidate will have a passion for delivering robust software systems and be driven to deliver incredible customer experiences.


What does a Sr Backend Engineer do?

  • Design, build, manage, maintain, and monitor our systems and  infrastructure
  • Configure and optimize services for performance and scale
  • Automate development and deployment procedures and processes
  • Create accurate and clear technical documentation
  • Mentor junior engineers and lead technical development

What skills and experience do you need?

  • 5+ years professional experience
  • Familiar with Python, NodeJS, and SQL
  • Passionate about testing and automation
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration (Jenkins)
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and written
  • Familiar with containers (Docker)
  • Familiar with microservice architecture, development, and deployment
  • Knowledge of AWS infrastructure

Why you’ll love working at EarnUp

  • Fast-paced start-up community with great growth opportunities
  • Ability to put your stamp on an innovative product
  • Passionate, diverse, and supportive team member
  • Strong company culture with weekly lunches and off-site team outings
  • Office located in the heart of San Francisco
  • Great compensation and benefits package!
*EarnUp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.*

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