Senior Software Engineer

Los Angeles, CA /
LA - Technology – Product Development /
Full-Time
Take your career to new heights working with an amazing company doing next level work in the FinTech industry.  At Amount we have a thriving culture and possess a truly entrepreneurial spirit.  We value innovation and individual voices, we are committed to active inclusion and diversity, and we support each other's growth.   Most importantly, we’re always ready to hustle!

About Us
Amount is a technology company focused on accelerating the world’s transition to digital financial services. We create technology experiences that help financial institutions better understand their customers while enabling them to live their best financial lives. We aim to make it easier for financial institutions to provide greater access and smarter tools, so everyone has the opportunity to tackle the financial challenges they face. Our technology is shaping the future of financial services by enabling our partners to better understand and serve their customers, and we are looking for talented team members to join us on the journey.

What you'll do at Amount:

    • Work with other engineers and technical product managers to write, test, and deploy your code safely and automatically to production. We deploy multiple times a day
    • We work mostly in Ruby and Javascript (Typescript, React, and GraphQL) along with some Python, R, and Elixir but many employees come from other areas. We want strong programmers and our interview process is unbiased and language agnostic
    • Be a part of a strong culture of ownership, pragmatism, and testing
    • Contribute to tooling as well as our technology architecture and direction
    • We have a culture that treats engineers as both teachers and students, and encourage this by presenting weekly Lunch and Learns, hosting hackathons, and attending conferences

What you might own at Amount:

    • Onboard several bank partners onto our white label lending platform by providing APIs and configurability
    • Expand our unsecured installment loan product and launch a new credit card product
    • Power our credit decisioning, credit pricing, fraud prevention, customer verification, and credit reports
    • Accounting system, process ACH and credit card payments, and enable scale on our ability to collateralize and sell loans
    • Create workflows and the backend that powers internal service tools and provide external visibility to our partners
    • Improve the customer experience and automation on our web app and mobile app through self service

Who you are:

    • You have at least 5 years of programming experience, preferably in Ruby on Rails, but we are open to other languages as well if you are willing to pick up our tech stack
    • You’re a pragmatic generalist programmer who will not only help execute, but also will provide a strong voice for technological direction of systems at Amount
    • You are excited about refactoring and system design as we migrate to a service-based architecture and prepare for scaling and increasing data flow
    • You’re entrepreneurial, self-driven, and takes pride in improving our customers’ experiences
    • You have strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals and coding/testing best practices
    • You thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts and enjoys working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
    • You like communicating directly with business units from all over the company to ensure you understand and can best handle the pain points and the wide range of stakeholders needs
Our values:

Optimistic: We believe technology has the power to improve the financial lives of everyone. 
Teamwork: We make the best technology work for our clients by working together. 
Risk Aware: We understand the impacts of each and every decision we make in our high risk industry. 
Integrity: We work honestly and undivided in our commitment to make more possible. 
Eager: We are self-starters, fully engaged and committed to pushing great ideas forward quickly and responsibly.
Respectful: We honor diversity, value inclusion, and create an environment of belonging for people of all backgrounds. 
Committed: We are dedicated to the highest standard for our partners, their customers, and our people. 
Curious: We seek to understand the core of each problem, enabling us to find the right solution. 

Benefits and Perks:

In light of COVID-19, we have transitioned to working fully remote temporarily.  We will continue to work remote in accordance with the CDC and local health authorities' recommendations.  Please consider that this position will not be remote long-term and our expectation is that this individual will join us in our Los Angeles office when it is safe to do so.

Enjoy each other's company over virtual happy hours, yoga and meditation sessionslunch and learns, team demo days, game nights, and more!
Take the time you need when you need it through our Flexible PTO policy.
Save $$ on taxes by using our commuter and transit benefits! We also have a bike racks easily accessible out front.
Take advantage of our comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision coverage, 401(k), parental leave, HSA match, and an Employee Assistance Program.
Interested in having a stake in Amount? We offer a meaningful equity program.
Have a pet? Then, we're paws-itively certain you're going to love our My Pet Protection plans.
Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance are options too!