Lead Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Dwolla Dwolla

Programmable Payments

Dwolla is one of the fastest growing financial technology companies in the United States and has been recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies. We believe in challenging the status quo and building teams with diverse experiences, ideas and people. Joining the team at Dwolla means entering an always evolving, fast-paced, remote-first work environment. Your unique skills and talents will help build a world that can move money simply and securely, giving businesses the tools they need to access the ACH or RTP® Networks and improve their payment processes. At Dwolla, we are never done.

We care about mastering the ideal platform to move money simply and securely. At Dwolla, you will be empowered to select the right languages, tools, and libraries for the job and deliver products based on those choices. If you want to become a master of your craft while building a platform that moves millions of dollars every day, Dwolla may be right for you.

As a Lead Software Engineer, you’ll lead a team that designs & builds the products and services that power the Dwolla Platform. From public APIs and user interfaces to internal operational systems and 3rd party integrations, the solutions you build will solve real customer problems. If you like diving deep into technical problems, but also enjoy mentoring and growing your teammates, this is the opportunity for you!

What will you work on in your first few months?
Technical Leadership
Build systems with techniques like Test Driven Development and programming languages such as Scala, JavaScript, Java, C#, and Python (and we’re open to learning more)
Follow an API-first approach to solving customer needs
Design & deploy solutions with containerized microservices using technologies like AWS, Docker, Lambda, ECS, Thrift, Finagle
Help care for systems by keeping them up-to-date, adding features, refactoring code, and fixing bugs
Collaborate with the team via code reviews and architecture discussions
Team Leadership
Lead a team of engineers focused on a project or theme
Allow the team to stay focused by analyzing, prioritizing and breaking down upcoming work
Grow the team by providing coaching and feedback to teammates and hosting regularly scheduled 1:1s
Evaluate team performance and perform yearly reviews
Work closely with Product team members and cross functional stakeholders to collaborate on business requirements
Actively participate in production issues as needed
To learn more about the types of projects we work on, check out these blog posts highlighting some work by the team.
The Value of Webhooks for API Customers
Detect Fraudulent Behavior with Bank Account Fingerprinting
Plaid’s Bank Verification + Dwolla’s ACH API
We’re excited to talk if you have:
5+ years of professional software development experience
Experience leading, mentoring and growing the skills of software engineers
Ability to balance technical and management responsibilities
Developed applications using object oriented or functional programming languages such as Scala, JavaScript, Java, C#, Python, Go, Ruby, PHP, Perl
Knowledge of high scale performance and optimization techniques
Familiarity with and excited about Agile/XP software development practices for delivering projects
Perks to working at Dwolla:

– Remote-first work environment (ability to work from home or from our Des Moines office)
– Remote First Home Office Stipend
– Competitive salaries
– Stock Options
– 401K with 4% company match
– Unlimited Paid Time Off
– 12 weeks paid parental leave
– Paid parking
– Medical, dental & vision insurance
– Long-term disability insurance
– Medical leave
– Life Insurance
– Flexible Spending Accounts
– Casual dress

At Dwolla, we value diversity and hold the core belief that the best teams are built by the inclusion of diverse ideas, experiences, and people.

Join our team and bring your unique perspective to help build the ideal platform to move money simply and securely.

We are able to sponsor visas.

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