Chime

Software Engineer, Financial Platform

San Francisco, CA
USD 119k - 207k
AWS API Go Ruby Java Python
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Description

About the role

We are looking for a Software Engineer to help build our new financial platform that is highly reliable, scalable, and will serve as the backbone for Chime. This platform will power the most important financial activities that millions of Chime members undertake every day. You will ensure that we build the highest levels of trust with our members by making our platform lightning-fast, available, secure, resilient and auditable. This is an exciting opportunity to be an invaluable member of a strategically important initiative for Chime.

The base salary offered for this role and level of experience will begin at $119,000 and up to $207,300 Full-time employees are also eligible for a bonus, competitive equity package, and benefits. The actual base salary offered may be higher, depending on your location, skills, qualifications, and experience.

In this role, you can expect to 

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy components of a new financial platform
  • Deliver secure, reliable, and high-performance infrastructure and APIs
  • Work with our infrastructure engineering team to minimize the operational overhead of production systems you deploy
  • Develop thoroughly tested code and conduct quality assurance on all new code alongside our QA team
  • Learn and execute on agile methodologies, follow test driven development approach
  • Be on an on-call rotation to address any issues with the platform

To thrive in this role, you

  • Must have experience in Go
  • Experience in additional backend languages such as Ruby, Java and Python is preferred
  • Have 4+ years of engineering experience
  • Have contributed to the development of backend systems
  • Experience in payment processing systems
  • Take a rigorous approach to testing backed development
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud platforms, Cloud Native technology, No-SQL Databases as a bonus!
  • Have an understanding of architectural patterns of large, mission-critical production services as a bonus!
  • Have worked in continuous integration/deployment environments as a bonus!

A little about us

At Chime, we believe that everyone can achieve financial progress. We’re passionate about developing solutions and services to empower people to succeed. Every day, we start with empathy for our members and stay motivated by our desire to support them in ways that make a meaningful difference. 

We created Chime—a financial technology company, not a bank*-- founded on the premise that basic banking services should be helpful, transparent, and fair. Chime helps unlock the access and ability our members need to overcome the systemic barriers that block them from moving forward. By providing members with access to liquidity, rewards, and credit building, our easy-to-use tools and intuitive platforms give members the ability to have more control over their money and to take action toward achieving their financial ambitions.

So far, we’re well-loved by our members and proud to have helped millions of people unlock financial progress, whether they started a savings account, bought their first car or home, opened a business, or went to college. Every day, we’re inspired by our members’ dreams and successes, big and small. 

We’re uniting everyday people to unlock their financial progress—will you join us? 

*Chime partners with The Bancorp Bank and Stride Bank, N.A., Members FDIC, that power the bank accounts used by Chime Members.

What we offer

  • 💰 Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus great medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • 🏝 Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days 
  • 🫂 1% of your time off to support local community organizations of your choice
  • 🧠 Mental health support with therapy and coaching through Modern Health
  • 👶 16 weeks of paid parental leave for all parents and an additional 6-8 weeks for birthing parents
  • 👪 Access to Maven, a family planning tool, with up to $10k in reimbursement for egg freezing, fertility treatments, adoption, and more.
  • 💻 Hybrid work perks, like UrbanSitter and Kinside for backup child, elder and/or pet care, as well as a subsidized commuter benefit
  • 🏢 A thoughtful hybrid work policy that combines in-office days and trips to team and company-wide events depending on location to ensure you stay connected to your work and teammates, whether you’re local to one of our offices or remote
  • 🎉 In-person and virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers—think cooking classes, guided meditations, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights, etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • 💚 A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help millions unlock financial progress

We know that great work can’t be done without a diverse team and inclusive environment. That’s why we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas to join our team. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Cook County Ordinance, and consistent with Canadian provincial and federal laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 

To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice.

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