Senior Software Engineer 1, Ongoing

New York, NY
USD 154k - 181k
Go API React PostgreSQL AWS DynamoDB Python
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Alloy is where you belong!

Alloy is an Identity Decisioning Platform, enabling banks and innovative fintech companies to manage KYC, AML, fraud, risk, and other components of customer onboarding. Alloy’s API enables its customers to access about 150 third-party data sources in real-time to improve decision-making and streamline customer experiences. 

Alloy is an industry leader, working with companies like Brex and Marqeta and top 20 banks. We're backed by venture capital firms that have taken countless companies to IPO like Lightspeed Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Canapi Ventures, Primary Venture Partners, Eniac Ventures, and others and we’re looking to bring on incredibly talented individuals to help take us to the next level!  

Alloy operates in a hybrid-work environment. We look to foster collaboration and community by having our New York team on-site twice a week, and our remote employees on-site three times a quarter. Join an exciting startup company in the fintech space named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces, Best FinTech to Work for by American Banker, and Best Place to Work by Built in NYC year after year.

About the team

Alloy operates in a hybrid-work environment. We look to foster collaboration and community by having our local employees onsite twice a week, and remote employees onsite once a quarter. 

The Ongoing team is a mix of Backend, Frontend, and Data Engineers and they focus on enabling decisioning post account opening. The team is responsible for creating and maintaining that decision capability in a scalable way that solves our customers needs for compliance, fraud and credit monitoring. The team is very product-driven and even works directly with clients to design solutions.

What you’ll be doing 

You’ll be helping us build features to support new customer use cases around onboarding or ongoing monitoring end to end. As a Senior Engineer, you’ll also be shaping our API architecture as we continue to build out our monitoring offering.  Our engineers work very closely with our product team as well as directly with clients to build out the best solutions.  Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to work collaboratively with engineers from other teams on bigger picture initiatives around scalability, system optimization and monitoring.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for an engineer that is passionate about fullstack engineering. Someone that can really bridge the gap between our user interface and backend architecture as we continue to build highly available and scalable systems for our ongoing monitoring use case. 

  • Software engineering experience - APIs, UI (React)
  • Strong experience with Databases and Data Architecture - PostgreSQL
  • AWS Experience - EC2, Lambda, SQS, S3/Cloudfront, RDS/Aurora/DynamoDB/DMS,
  • Experience with JS/TS/Python/Go
  • Experience working with and on Design Systems
  • Experience with highly available, highly scalable systems
  • Experience with observability/monitoring/incident response - Datadog, Pagerduty, Runscope, etc
  • Worked on high impact projects and lead or cognizant engineer

At Alloy, we strive to attract & retain talent by providing compensation that is competitive with other organizations of our size & stage. We are committed to ensuring each candidate has what they need to be successful in their role with a balanced range of compensation, equity, perks & benefits. We actively share our compensation philosophy with employees, with the goal of fostering open and honest dialogue. Finally, we work to administer our philosophy and drive consistency in order to promote equity and monitor the fairness of each outcome.

The following range is based on the scoped level within the organization and only for highly targeted geographies: $154,000-$181,000


Benefits and Perks 

  • Unlimited PTO and flexible work policy
  • Medical, dental, vision plans with HSA (monthly employer contribution) and FSA options
  • 401k with 100% match up to 4% of annual employee compensation with immediate eligibility and vesting 
  • Eligible new parents receive 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Home office stipend for new employees
  • Health & wellness monthly stipend
  • $1,000 learning & development annual stipend
  • 5 free teletherapy sessions and Headspace membership
  • Well-being benefits include access to Carrot, Cleo, OneMedical, Gympass, and more

We're a lean team, so your impact will be felt immediately. If this all sounds like a good fit for you, why not join us?

Alloy’s Covid-19 Company Statement 

Alloy does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing may be mandated by the relevant local laws with which the company will comply. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on-site for events, travel, and/or work in our New York City offices, those actions will be subject to any relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).

How to Apply

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Alloy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer. We’re committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status. We are committed to an inclusive interview experience and provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with visible and invisible disabilities. We encourage applicants to share needed accommodations with their recruiter.

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