Senior Backend Engineer
Unit is building the platform to power the next generation of financial services. Our mission is to help companies expand financial access for all. Our simple and powerful banking-as-a-service API helps companies launch bank accounts, cards, payments, and lending in weeks - not years.
Unit was founded by a team with deep fintech and financial services experience and the first banking-as-a-service platform to reach unicorn status. We have raised over $169 million to date from top investors including Insight Partners, Accel, Better Tomorrow Ventures, Aleph, and Flourish and serve 140+ customers including AngelList, Honeybook, Roofstock, and many more.
As a key member of our team, you'll have a significant impact on shaping the direction of the company and product. You will manage Unit features from design to deployment, solve complex issues, and collaborate with different teams.
For the right candidate, this is a rare opportunity to help build an industry-defining company from the ground up.
Implement enterprise-grade backend services which can handle Unit’s scale and use cases.
Own and develop Unit features end-to-end - from design, through implementation, testing and deployment.
Solve diverse, complex problems at a large scale distributed microservices environment
Interact with various teams across Unit and work together to deliver ground breaking features in the fields of Banking, Payments, Cards and Lending.
Develop solutions for developers, with a strong emphasis on performance and quality.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR?
5+ years of backend development experience, in a microservice environment
Hands-on experience with building, deploying and maintaining testable, scalable systems in a cloud environment
Good understanding of critical production systems concepts - high availability, reliability, and scalability
Experience with cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)
Experience with CI/CD
Production experience with Kubernetes - advantage
Experience with Scala - advantage
Passion for Software and Functional Programming - advantage
Experience with ZIO / Cats / scalaz - advantage
Experience with DDD, EventSourcing, CQRS - advantage
LIFE AT UNIT
Working at Unit means joining a global team on a mission to create a more equitable financial ecosystem.
We’re a fast-growing team of individuals who are passionate about their work, see the big picture and always seek to empower our clients and their end-customers.