Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Remote) at Upgrade | Powderkeg

Location: Remote - US

Employment Type: Full-Time

Team: Software Development

Upgrade is a fintech unicorn founded in 2017. We are the fastest-growing company in the Americas (Financial Times). Our innovative Upgrade Card is the fastest-growing credit card in America (Nilson Report). Upgrade has been named a “Best Place to Work in the Bay Area” and received “Best Engineering Team", "Best Company for Women” and “Best Company for Diversity” awards from Comparably. Come join us if you like to tackle big problems and make a meaningful difference in people's lives.

This is a remote position based in the United States.

What You'll Do:

  • Work closely with multiple stakeholders to help shape its direction and implement new features.
  • Be responsible for all technical aspects of the system.
  • Design and develop complex applications using Java and Spring Boot and scale micro-services.
  • Build complex application software using modern continuous integration tools like JIRA/Git/Jenkins.
  • Maintain best practices for code hygiene and health, including test coverage and deployment.
  • Support a robust test framework and architecture, including integration with third parties.
  • Contribute to documentation of the system and help with trouble-shooting and problem solving.

What We Look For:

  • Excellent design and Java programming experience.
  • Knowledge of unit testing methodologies.
  • SQL and database programming expertise.
  • Knowledge of Spring Boot, Hibernate, ORM frameworks.
  • Experience working on AWS and micro-services is a strong plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

What We Offer You:

  • Competitive salary and stock option plan.
  • 100% paid coverage of medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • Unlimited vacation.
  • Learning stipend for personal growth and development.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Health and wellness initiatives.

Interested in joining Upgrade but don't think this role is for you? Check out our careers page!

Interested in joining Upgrade but don't think this role is for you? Check out our careers page!

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.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Remote)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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