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Financial services for immigrants - building a more financially inclusive world

Senior Software Developer - Backend

$90k – $130k • 0.01% – 0.25%
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Stilt (YC W16) is building an online bank for those typically underserved by the existing credit bureau reporting process, customers who are new to the United States banking system, and those with “thin” or no files. We are a Y-Combinator backed company founded by an immigrant team with expertise in finance, technology, and machine learning. We are working hard to make financial services simple for underserved applicants by building an institution that uses cross-country data, better credit risk scoring, and operational efficiency. Stilt has now served immigrants from 100+ countries.

What will you do?

  • Architect and design large scale data processing system, and service-based architecture
  • Build and maintain APIs, services, and systems
  • Drive effort to improve the engineering process, testing, tooling, and coding standard
  • Lead engineering effort and work with teams across the organization to improve business metrics

You will be a great fit for the role if you

  • Have a good product understanding, not just focused on solving an engineering problem, but also in improving business metrics and user engagement
  • Drive end to end effort with the team members, and make sure to deliver the best quality of code
  • Hold yourself accountable for shipping quality code in production, and maintaining it over the time

What will you work on?

  • Design and build new features for Stilt Core Business
  • Explore and use third-party tools for solving Stilt’s internal engineering challenge
  • Build a new API for our lending platform, or iterate on existing APIs
  • Build new tools for our operation teams, or iterate on existing tools
  • Integrate third-party APIs for security/payments/wire
  • Consolidate data from multiple platforms and create a platform for marketing and accounting team to use
  • Implement tools to improve operational efficiency and reduce the DevOps work

You should have:

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science or a relevant field
  • 5+ years of experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with various technologies, and take pride in being a generalist
  • Familiarity with server hosting, cloud-based systems and systems operations
Canada • United StatesRemote
Hires remotely
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
4+ years
Hiring contact

Priyank Singh

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Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Nikhil Wason

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Building @Stilt and @Columbia University alum groups • Earlier helped people optimize their cards @Cardback • ex @Adobe Systems, @Startup Weekend

Medical, vision, and dental

Receive company-sponsored coverage for you and your family.


Option to contribute towards a better financial future.

Competitive equity

We offer all team members competitive equity and want them to be rewarded as the company becomes successful.

Unlimited vacations

We encourage team members to unplug and recharge.

Dog friendly

Furry friends at work always make us happy.

Professional development

We believe you should have all the resources to be the best at your work and we help with it.

Happy hours and team lunches

We frequently go for happy hours, team lunches, and ice cream trips.

Stilt at a glance

Financial services for immigrants - building a more financially inclusive world

Stilt focuses on Financial Services, Consumer Lending, Big Data Analytics, and Fin Tech. Their company has offices in San Francisco and Remote. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Stilt has raised $2.92M of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2017.

You can view their website at https://www.stilt.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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