Back End Engineer

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/10/2021
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  • Company Address: 41 Elizabeth St #500, New York, NY, 10013


Alloy is a service for reducing false positives during the KYC process. Alloy’s API and dashboard helps financial institutions integrate multiple sources of data and custom CIP rules to both increase the number of customers that can be successfully onboarded without manual review and improve transparency and efficiency into the process.

Job Description

We’re the leading provider of digital identity management and transaction fraud detection. We support innovative FinTech companies and top tier banks to manage KYC, AML, and other components of ongoing client account monitoring. Alloy’s API enables its clients to access over 50 third party data sources in real-time to improve decision-making and streamline client experiences. We're backed by venture capital firms that have taken countless companies to IPO like Bessemer Venture Partners, Primary Venture Partners, Eniac Ventures, and others. We are well-positioned to bring on incredibly talented individuals who can help take us to the next level!

What your role is

As a Backend/API Engineer on our engineering team, you will build an outstanding product trusted by the top financial services companies. You will work at the intersection of user experience, engineering, finance, compliance, and security. We are an agile, cross-functional team and you will have a lot of ownership over the product and a meaningful impact on our success.

What you'll do

  • Work with other engineers, and product managers to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap
  • Build, test, and ship customer-facing features/products using modern tools. Our API engineers use Node.js (TypeScript), PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, and AWS
  • Write high-quality, well-tested code to meet the needs of our clients
  • Iterate quickly based on product and client feedback

What we're looking for

  • 3+ years of experience developing and scaling production services
  • Experience developing REST APIs and familiarity with relational databases/SQL, and integrating with third-party APIs
  • Ability to write high quality, well tested code that meets the needs our customers
  • Experience working collaboratively on an engineering team

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working with Node.js (TypeScript), PostgreSQL, Redis, ETL, or AWS
  • Experience working in the FinTech or financial services industry

We're a lean team, so your impact will be felt immediately. If this all sounds like a good fit for you, why not join us?

Benefits and Perks!

  • Unlimited PTO and Remote for now (we plan to safely go back into the office one day)
  • Company Paid Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • 401k with 100% match up to 4%
  • $500 to just set up your WFH space - a one time thing
  • Annual Professional Development Budget
  • Annual Citi Bike Membership
  • Monthly Commuter Budget 
  • Monthly stipend for groceries from Public Goods
  • Weekly lunch allowance on Seamless
  • Contribution to Lifetime, NYSC, or ClassPass
  • Four Free Therapy Sessions

How to Apply

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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