Sr. Software Engineer, Backend

Remote US
USD 138k - 222k
TypeScript JavaScript C++ React Node.js Docker Java Python Go Kubernetes GCP MySQL
Dave is one of the leading US neobanks and a pioneer in financial services, using disruptive technology to provide best in class banking services to millions of members at a fraction of the cost compared to incumbents. The anchor of our banking value proposition, ExtraCash, provides up to $500 of short term, interest free advances to members within minutes of joining. The speed to value, access and pricing of ExtraCash compared to traditional overdraft sets us apart from incumbents and is a key to our strategy to efficiently acquire transacting Dave debit card members.

Dave is looking for a talented Senior Backend Engineer to build and maintain engineering systems that powers our core lending product, ExtraCash. Our ideal candidate is someone that’s excited about launching new features, enhancing the user experience, and won’t back down from the challenges of scale. If you're excited to join a high impact, tight-knit collaborative team with a mission of helping others, we'd love to hear from you!

What you’ll do:

    • Design, build, and maintain the backend code to support features used by millions of users
    • Define roadmap and architecture based on technology and business needs
    • Backend development in Typescript
    • Regularly participate in code reviews and other team functions
    • Provide technical leadership and assist guiding the team's overall technical direction
    • Offer mentorship and pair with other engineers regularly

What you’ll need:

    • Bachelor’s degree (or above) in Computer Science or related discipline.  Other majors will be considered in conjunction with related experience and/or training.
    • 4+ Years of Software Engineering Experience with a focus on Backend feature development.
    • Strong CS fundamentals and problem solving skills
    • Experience programming in one or more general purpose programming languages, including but not limited to: Java, JavaScript, Python, C/C++ or Go
    • Effective communication skills, a positive attitude, and ability to give and receive constructive feedback


    • 3+ Years of experience in the FinTech vertical.
    • Knowledge of banking, payment system, and money movement.
    • Backend kubernetes infrastructure operation  in the GCP ecosystem.

Technologies we teach and use:

    • React
    • React
    • Native
    • Typescript
    • NodeJS
    • MySQL
    • Spanner
    • GCP
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
$138,000 - $222,000 a year
Dave has established a nationally applicable pay program that recognizes that regardless of where Daves choose to live, their time and effort is of equal value to the company. As such we utilize base salary ranges that are intended to be competitive in all markets and do not differentiate pay based on employee work location.
Don’t let imposter syndrome get in your way of an incredible opportunity. We’re looking for people who can help us achieve our mission and vision, not just check off the boxes. If you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

Why you’ll love working here: 
At Dave, our people are just as important as our product. Our culture is a reflection of our values that guide who we are, how we work, and what we aspire to be. Daves are member centric, helpful, transparent, persistent, and better together. We strive to create an environment where all Daves feel valued, heard, and empowered to do their best work. As a virtual first company, team members can live and work anywhere in the United States, with the exception of Hawaii. 

A few of our benefits & perks:
• Opportunity to tackle tough challenges, learn and grow from fellow top talent, and help millions of people reach their personal financial goals
• Flexible hours and virtual first work culture with a home office stipend
• Premium Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans
• Generous paid parental and caregiver leave
• 401(k) savings plan with matching contributions
• Financial advisor and financial wellness support
• Flexible PTO and generous company holidays, including Juneteenth and Winter Break
• All-company in-person events once or twice a year and virtual events throughout to connect with your team members and leadership team

Dave Operating LLC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is dedicated to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants and do not discriminate on any basis protected by federal, state, or local law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.

Banking Financial Services FinTech

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