Sr. Backend Engineer


We are seeking a consumer product oriented engineer that is exciting to own and manage the entire back-end code base as the primary contributor. Ideally you are passionate about personal finance and rewards programs and encourage financial wellness/literacy. On a professional level, you have a track record of shipping high quality production code (we're using AWS/GraphQL/Node.js). You also understand the demanding nature of working in an early stage startup environment, Ex: Being resourceful, flexible and learning from mistakes quickly. 

The Role:

You will be working as a contributor to help build out the initial service(s) and infrastructure for Point. This includes building out services in a service oriented architecture from our API monolith, build systems to protect against fraudsters, and building services and accounting system for rewards points.

Tech Stack: 

We always strive to use the tools appropriate for the job. Our stack consists of Node.js, Express, GraphQL, PostgreSQL, Docker, and Fargate in AWS, with a strong bias towards a microservice architecture.

We’re also leveraging AWS Kinesis streams and Lambda to consume our data pipeline as close to real-time as possible.


    • 3+ years experience in JavaScript (Node.js) and SQL database experience (PostgreSQL)
    • Familiarity creating and consuming GraphQL APIs
    • Extensive knowledge of performing basic devops tasks (AWS)
    • Shipped a product, service, or API from scratch
    • Implement best security practices

Nice to haves

    • Experience working in a financial technology startup with real-time/online processing.
    • Experience with server-less function development (AWS lambda)
    • Design and detail oriented
    • CS or related degree