Staff Software Engineer

At Chime
  • Full Time
  • Employee

Posted on September 23rd

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Chime is looking for a Staff Engineer to architect, modernize and redesign Mobile Check Deposit. Mobile Check Deposit is one of the key capabilities of Chime App. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a team of engineers and work with a strong multi-functional team passionate about making Mobile Check Deposit features highly available, reliable and smooth. You will work across and with teams at Chime to ensure that the product works seamlessly for the member's needs. You will own projects from end-to-end by influencing decision making, mentor engineers, be the role model, leading others in designing sophisticated code and build and support architecture that scales to meet Chime's growing needs.

For Colorado based roles: In accordance with applicable law, this role has an annual starting salary of $207,200 plus bonus, a competitive equity package, and benefits (see below). The actual pay may be higher depending on your location, skills, qualifications, and experience.

In this role, you can expect to
  • Work with engineering and product leadership to architect a durable platform
  • Contribute to the company-level discovery, vetting and decision-making on critical architecture and technology
  • Architect, design, develop, test, experiment and scale product capabilities along with mobile team that power the member facing app
  • Ensure that technical decisions support our quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security goals
  • Deliver secure, reliable, and high-performance infrastructure and APIs
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to understand member struggles and come up with solutions
  • Proactively find opportunities for improving the reliability and scalability of our systems
  • Identify and resolve bottlenecks in our software infrastructure
  • As needed, play the role of Team Lead during the course of a project
  • Mentor and guide engineers to improve and uphold high technical standards

To thrive in this role, you have
  • 8+ years of experience in backend/enterprise application development
  • Previously built and evolved high-scale back-end solutions
  • Experienced in leading & efficiently delivering complex large scale solutions
  • Strong proficiency in distributed systems, event-driven patterns, streaming, high availability design
  • Strong understanding of public cloud and cloud-native architecture
  • Language and technology stack-agnostic mentality
  • Ability to work in agile setting
  • Previous experience with Ruby on Rails or comparable frameworks
  • Enjoyment in learning and diving into the deepest levels of product development
  • Start-up experience as an added plus

What we offer
  • 💰 Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus the usual medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • 🏝 Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days
  • 🖥 Virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers- think cooking classes, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights, etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • 💚 A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help create a completely new kind of banking service

We know that great work comes from great, and inclusive teams. At Chime, we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice.

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