Software Engineer at Finix Payments | Powderkeg

Location: San Francisco, California

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Post Processing

**About Us: **

Finix is the smartest way for businesses to own, manage, and monetize payments. Built by payments experts from Klarna, PayPal, and Worldpay, Finix is trusted by companies like Lightspeed POS Inc., Passport, and Clubessential to build and scale their payments infrastructure. Finix is headquartered in San Francisco, with an additional office in Chicago, Illinois. Finix is a privately held company funded by American Express Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Homebrew, Inspired Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Visa, and others. To learn more, visit

About the Role:

The Engineering team owns the delivery and stability of our product end-to- end. The Engineering team owns our customers' ability to capture revenue through our platform. The Software Engineer role centers around envisioning superior technical solutions to our customers' payment needs, leading its implementation, and continuously ensuring reliable service to our customers. You will have broad autonomy and responsibility for formulating the best solution possible and working with your peers to deliver your vision. Finix is looking for a team member to join our Engineering team who brings exceptional technical acumen, attention to detail, interest to grow, and an obsession with building excellent scalable software.

You Will:

  • Deep dive into our customers’ needs and work with product management to define new services.
  • Own the design, implementation, and best practices within your domain.
  • Get involved in design reviews and code reviews.
  • Develop close relationships with product management and peer engineers.
  • Proactively improve our architecture, frameworks, tooling, automation, and best practices.

You Are:

  • Comfortable continuously delivering code, infrastructure, and tests throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Obsessed with finding edge cases, understanding requirements, and design implications.
  • Proactive in monitoring running systems and troubleshooting production issues.
  • Committed to communicating and working cross-functionally with other teams to ensure the delivery of quality code and features.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience building web APIs and services.
  • Experience with Java, Scala, Kotlin, C#, C++, or any other object-oriented languages.
  • Experience designing and building concurrent and asynchronous systems.
  • Comfortable working with SQL.
  • Comfortable working on an Agile team.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field (advanced technical degree preferred)

Bonus points for

  • Payments, Fraud, Risk, or Finance background
  • Experience with Spring, Gradle, Docker, K8s, and/or AWS infrastructure.
  • Previously implemented secure, highly available and observable REST APIs and services.

Finix is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other protected class.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Software Engineer
  • Company
    Finix Payments
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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