Staff Software Engineer - Backend

Technology – Software Development /
Full-time /
Nium, the Leader in Real-Time Global Payments 
At Nium, we operate at the intersection of an increasingly interconnected world, where the traditional finance industry has been disrupted, and on-demand is in demand. Our payments infrastructure is leading a transformation in payments, enabling anyone, anywhere to make and receive payments instantly, regardless of the location or currency. We currently support: 
-Regulatory Licenses and Authorizations in 40+ Countries, enabling seamless onboarding, rapid integration, and compliance
-190+ Pay Out Markets – 100+ in real time
-35+ Pay In Markets
-30+ Card Issuance Markets
-100+ Supported Currencies 
Today, Nium is the leader in real-time global payments and the fastest way to send money across borders. We are co-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, with regional offices in Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lithuania, London, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, and UAE. 

Your Next Exciting Role

Our ideal candidate has deep experience in building scalable and fault-tolerant systems and can creatively come up with practical and efficient solutions to solve customers’ needs.

Responsible for leading and managing projects end to end, mentoring junior developers, and staying updated with industry trends. The objective is to deliver high-quality, user-friendly applications.

What would a day @ Nium look like?

    • Be the go-to person for the team’s technical questions and decisions
    • Lead and launch team-wide initiatives for new capabilities which are critical to Nium’s success
    • Develop scalable and extensible solutions to solve customers’ needs
    • Collaborate with our product team to plan, scope, and drive from inception to production
    • Contribute to operational efforts to ensure the continual availability and high quality of our platform
    • Recruit, interview, and develop interview questions
    • Mentor other engineers in the company

Which Skills & Experiences will make you successful?

    • 6-8 years of backend engineering experience.
    • Proficiency in at least one of Java, Python, C++, C#, Golang
    • Strong technical knowledge of CS fundamentals
    • Strong experience with scalable and reliable services/APIs
    • Strong design and architectural insights with proven accomplishments.
    • Thrive in ambiguity
    • Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
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What we offer at Nium  
We Value Performance: Through competitive salaries, performance bonuses, uncapped sales commissions and robust performance reviews, we ensure that all employees are rewarded and incentivized for their hard work. 
We Care for Our Employees: The wellness of Nium’ers is our #1 priority. In addition to many other benefits, we offer medical coverage, 24/7 employee assistance program, generous time off policies, and a year-end shut down. We also provide a hybrid working environment (3 days per week in the office). 
We Upskill Ourselves: We are curious, always want to learn more and upskill ourselves. As well as role-specific training, we also offer a global learning stipend. 
We Constantly Innovate: Nium continues to be globally recognized for its constant innovations, growth, and employee-centric mindset since our inception: 
-2022 Great Place To Work Certification
-2023 CB Insights Fintech 100 List of Most Promising Fintech Companies
We Celebrate Together: Work is also about having fun with your colleagues and forging deep relationships. We host company-wide social events onsite and virtually, provide team morale budget and bonding activities, happy hours, team offsites, and much more!  
We Thrive with Diversity: Across 33 nationalities and 18+ countries, our diverse and multicultural team embodies our commitment to a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.  
What it’s like to be a Nium'er 
At Nium we center our way of work around 3 core values globally: 
#KeepItSimple: We cut through complexity, simplify at speed and operate with scale in mind. 
#MakeItBetter: We build innovative solutions that make our customers' lives better. 
#WinItTogether: We win in this competitive market by collaborating as one team. 

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