Senior Software Development Engineer, Accounting (Seattle or US Remote)

Remitly, Seattle, WA

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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. For nearly 10 years, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 1,600 employees across 9 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

The Customer Transactions Accounting Engineering team ensures the accuracy of our financial data, tracking millions of transactions each month flowing through 200+ bank accounts worldwide. We build event-based systems that create a financial source of truth, helping Remitly expand quickly while complying with financial regulations in countries we serve.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you'll build scalable, reliable, distributed services to report accurate financial data for the years to come. Lead projects to automate accounting and financial processes with a focus on reducing time and effort spent on recurring manual accounting tasks as we grow to serve millions of customers in new markets. As a Senior Engineer you will also mentor, promote best practices and push for technical excellence across the company. You will report directly to the Engineering Manager

You Will:

  • Design and implement high quality software solutions for ambiguous, large, or difficult technical problems often involving multiple systems and teams
  • Build robust and scalable systems that detail recordings of millions of customer transactions
  • Build and maintain complex data pipelines
  • Help guide the technical direction and set standards to ensure that we are moving quickly while setting ourselves up for success in the future
  • Partner with product managers and engineers across teams to help achieve product and business goals
  • Work side-by-side with the Reconciliation team on monthly and yearly deliverables for Month End CloseDe

You Have:

  • A BS in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
  • 6+ years of experience shipping high-quality products
  • Have Data Streaming, experience working with large volumes of Data or related data pipeline technologies
  • 2+ years leading large features with multiple engineers
  • Experience driving technical designs within a team
  • Proficiency in one or more general purpose languages like Java, JavaScript, Go, PHP, Python, Kotlin, C# or Ruby
  • Proficiency in an RDBMS like MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server, Data Streaming, ETL, or large data processing
  • Comfortable building, shipping, and maintaining services and systems with Kubernetes, AWS
  • Understanding of software development best practices, systems design patterns, and agile practices
  • Experience mentoring other engineers and defining best practices across a team

Our Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA or FSA plan, if you choose one
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

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 E-Verify Employer

About Remitly

Remitly is the largest independent digital remittance company headquartered in the United States, transferring over $2 billion in annualized volume from its customers in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada to loved ones throughout the world. The company’s proprietary global transfer network includes its easy-to-use mobile app, which makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, including World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders’ Co-Op, and TomorrowVentures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, with additional offices in London, the Philippines, and Nicaragua. Remitly Fast Facts: Established in 2011, Remitly got its start in the United States helping people send money to the Philippines 300 employees worldwide in 4 locations: Seattle, London, Manila, and Nicaragua Allows people to send money from 3 countries: United States, United Kingdom, and Canada Helps people receive money in 10 countries: Philippines, India, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Peru Remitly customers send over $2 billion in annual remittance volume around the globe Global network of over 40,000 bank and cash payout partners Raised $100 million total in financing from Stripes Group, Vulcan Capital, World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), DFJ, DN Capital, Bezos Expeditions and Trilogy Equity Partners

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