Backend Engineer

Remote, LATAM
Engineering – Engineering /
Remote
Rain is a venture-backed fintech with a mission to enable billions of people to reach financial freedom. Our first product gives employees instant access to their earned wages, enabling people to start their journey to financial success. Rain is the fastest-growing startup in the category and was incubated with QED Capital, a top fintech venture fund.

We are looking for a Backend Software Engineer that must have some Golang experience. This position is remote. The candidate will be responsible for managing various areas of our backend platform, including API integrations with 3rd-party vendors and partners.

As a Software Engineer with Rain, you will play a central role as we scale to 1M+ users. You will work with our US based product and engineering teams to implement quickly and contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle. Our ideal candidate is excited to tackle tough technical challenges and looking for opportunities to contribute to our strategic thinking.

Responsibilities:
Translate business requirements into technical solutions, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines 
Operational Excellence - monitoring & operation of production services including implementation of adequate resilience and high-availability models to support 24x7 operational availability
Manage backend API integrations with 3rd-party vendors and partners
Manage integration of user-facing elements developed by our front-end developers with server side logic
Build reusable code and libraries for future use
Optimize Rain application for maximum speed and scalability
Design and implementation of data storage solutions

 Skills and Qualifications:
Proficient knowledge of back-end programming languages, Go / Golang is a MUST.
Familiar understanding with Kubernetes, Kafka & Postgres
Solid understanding of REST API design and development with experience building REST APIs 
Experience with API security standards and implementation (OAuth)
Good experience with API frameworks
Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
Data migration, transformation, and scripting
Setup and administration of backups
Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
 
Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
3+ years of Software Development experience

Note: Examples of past work will may be required as part of the hiring process
As an equal opportunity employer, Rain is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our people bring our products and organization to life, and every unique perspective makes us better. If you need accommodation in the recruiting process due to a disability, please email globalpeopleteam@rain.us or let your recruiter know.