Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.Remitly is registered as a Money Services Business in the U.S., Canada, EU, United Kingdom, Singapore and Australia. Each of these jurisdictions require, among other items, that Remitly maintain a comprehensive Risk and Compliance Program.

About the Role:

Remitly Access is an integrated payment experience that allows Remitly to embed our remittance flows into 1st and 3rd-party apps. This initiative represents an incredible opportunity for the business and our customers, enabling a more seamless money movement experience and opening the door to entirely new markets. This is a new product and a new team, and we need builders to come help us fulfill our vision for Remitly Access.

As a staff engineer on the Remitly Access team, you will lead the development of our B2B2C product, building the integration systems through collaboration with PMs, engineers, and designers across numerous domains and departments. You'll be the first owner of the systems that underpin Remitly Access integrations, and set the technical vision for this embedded Remitly experience. You'll also craft technical requirements for partner domains to enable the necessary platform capabilities. This is a unique opportunity to take advantage of Remitly's evolved stack and platforms to expand our product offering to new customers and markets.

You Will:

  • Lead the Remitly Access technical vision and development

  • Push your partner teams to adjust designs and incorporate more flexibility into their platforms

  • Contribute to initiatives both inside and outside the Remitly Access domain to unblock and de-risk program goals

  • Mentor junior engineers on the Remitly Access team

  • Represent the Remitly Access initiative in technical forums and provide architectural feedback to dependent platform teams

  • Report to the Remitly Access engineering manager

You Have:

  • 10+ years experience in software development

  • Expertise in coaching other engineers at different experience levels

  • An understanding of software development best practices, specifically for full-stack web applications

  • Expertise working full stack with one or more general-purpose programming languages including JavaScript/TypeScript, Kotlin, and Go

Our Benefits:

  • Flexible paid time off

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits and 401k plan with company matching

  • Company contributions to your HSA plan, if you choose one

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees

  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

Workplace. This position is a Seattle-based hybrid role with flexibility to work from home and collaborate in-person in our downtown office (lunches, snacks, reservable desks, meeting rooms, and more across 3 floors)

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $187,500 - $202,500. In the U.S., Remitly employees are shareholders in our Company and equity is part of our total compensation plan. Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.