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Senior Software Engineer - Payments

$140k – $160k • 0.002% – 0.002%
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1. a tech company changing the way the world reads
2. a membership that gives users access to the world’s largest online library of books, audiobooks, sheet music, news, and magazines

We value trying new things, craftsmanship, being an open book, and the people that make our team great.
Join us and build something meaningful.

//About the Team
Our engineering team is organized to allow for impact, autonomy, ownership, and responsibility while still allowing the team and product to scale efficiently and painlessly.
The payments team makes sure our loyal subscribers are able to use local currencies, their preferred method of payment, and any web or mobile platform-- crucial to the success of Scribd!

We believe in continuously improving our skills and codebase, work/life balance, and doing things right over doing them fast. We’re looking for engineers who share this view and are excited about writing quality code, trying new technologies, and playing well with others.

//About the role
You'll be responsible for the user transactions throughout the site, helping maintain a positive relationship with our customers.
There is a lot of flexibility on the team! We want you to work on projects that match your interests, develop your career, and maintain a good work-life balance. This is a new and growing team with opportunities for leadership and mentorship.

On any day you might work on:
• Developing and improving our internal tools, like the N-Way testing framework, which supports our product development process.
• Collaborating with our Security team to find instances of fraud and put security practices in place to mitigate them
• Support promotional events including plans, bundles, and sales rolled out by our excellent Marketing team
• Building GUI interfaces for content curation and admin panels to help out our customer service
• Working with finance to track and maintain financial data integrity
• Working closely with our Data team to analyze results, and plan a course of action.

//About you
You’re a strong engineer who enjoys collaborating with different teams. You care about code review as both a chance to share your work and to learn from others. You focus on well-written, elegant solutions, not just the quick fix, and you never skimp on testing. You are always learning and always working to improve your craft.

• 3+ years of professional Ruby on Rails programming experience
• You have a CS/CE degree or equivalent professional experience
• Experience with or interest in Payments
• You love seeing your work get into production quickly

Why we work here
• We are located in downtown San Francisco, just a few minutes’ walk from BART
• Health benefits: 100% employer covered Medical/Dental/Vision for regular, full-time employees
• Generous PTO policy plus we close for the last week in December
• 401k matching
• Paid Parental leave
• Monthly wellness budget and fully paid membership to our onsite fitness facility
• Professional development: generous annual budget for our employees to attend conferences, classes, and other events
• Three meals a day, catered from local restaurants
• Apple laptops and any equipment you want to customize your work station
• Free Scribd membership and a yearly reading stipend!
• Company events that include monthly happy hours and offsites (past events include Santa Cruz, bowling, arcades, geocaching, ropes courses, etc.)

In the meantime, check out our office and meet some of the team at scribd.com/about

Scribd values diversity, and we make all hiring and employment decisions based on merit, qualifications, competence, talent, and contribution, not who you are by choice or circumstance. We value the people who make Scribd a great place to work and strive to create an environment where your work is supported and personhood respected.

Full health + dental

Scribd provides paid parental leave for the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child.

Matching 401(k)

You’ll have the option to contribute to a matching 401(k).

Paid parental leave

Scribd provides paid parental leave for the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child.

Gym membership

Fully paid gym membership to the fantastic new facility in our San Francisco headquarters.

Wellness benefit

$50 per month in wellness allowance for activities including yoga, fitness classes, exercise, or pilates.

Professional development

We love to send employees to conferences like WWDC, Droidcon, RubyConf, and RailsConf.

Scribd at a glance

Thousands of the best books, audiobooks, and more. all in one app

Scribd focuses on Social Media, Music, Publishing, News, and File Sharing. Their company has offices in New York City, San Francisco, New York, Phoenix, and Toronto. They have a large team that's between 201-500 employees. To date, Scribd has raised $105.762M of funding; their latest round was closed on November 2019.

You can view their website at http://scribd.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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