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Software Engineer (Backend)

California Hot Springs, California
Job Type
29 Jul 2022
Extra is a consumer finance company on a mission to reinvent everyday banking tools for the next generation. Extra's first product, Extra Debit, is the first debit card that lets you build credit history and earn rewards back everywhere you swipe.

Today, there are over 100 million Americans who dont want, or cant get a credit card. Yet there are very few alternatives for establishing your credit other than with a risky Credit Card. Our mission is to make credit building safer, smarter and more accessible for everyone.

(We couldn't believe this didn't already exist either)

Extra is run by a small, lean, and customer-obsessed team. Our crew has been responsible for internet sensations like Down to Shop , Try Not to Smile , and Coasterville - We are funded by some of the best consumer venture firms including Greycroft, Lerer Hippeau, Firstmark Capital, and more. As of recent, our cofounders Max and Cyrus made the Forbes 30 Under 30 List in 2020.

What we're looking for:

We're looking for a talented Backend Engineer obsessed with APIs, Javascript, backend systems, data flows, models, infrastructure and security, to play an instrumental role in building impactful products and features, to service millions of cardholders. If you're excited to join a tight-knit collaborative team with a mission of helping others, we'd love to hear from you!

What you'll do:
  • Design, build, and maintain backend features, services, and APIs within a variety of areas, like credit/risk/fraud management, internal tools, banking connectivity, payment processing
  • Iterate and improve our existing systems that power Extra
  • Regularly participate in code reviews and other team functions (Like presenting your work!)
  • Work closely with our core teams to design and build features, in a fast-paced environment
Minimum Basic Requirements
  • 2 Years of Backend Node.js Development Experience
  • Fluent with Node.js 14, ES7/8, Express, JEST, MySQL, Postgres, Redis
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong CS fundamentals and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills with technical and non-technical team members, a positive attitude, and ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Plus: knowledge of Digital Ocean, CI/CD, Websockets, Objection.js ORM, ETL, Kafka, Kubernetes, scaling, security, big data
  • Plus: previous fintech experience
Currently we are hiring Back End Developers for the teams below:

Tactical: Works across all teams as Architects and Principal Engineers.

Tech Ops: Works on productivity tools as well as ownership of security and governance.

Core: Works on our core card product of building out, maintaining and upgrading.

Internal Tools: Works on building a CMS and LMS. Drives for value for Extra's services for our customers.

DevOps: Works across all engineering teams building the infrastructure for the organization.

Interactions: Works on everything customer facing from interface, rewards, sweepstakes. Focused on bringing value to our customers through engaging experiences and community feel.

Interactions/Growth: Works on landing pages; both ones on our site as well as ones with our influencer community. They are the key team for customer funnel conversions.

Not your role, but passionate about what we're doing? We'd still love to hear from you. Extra is always looking to hire exceptionally talented people who want to help change the future of wealth creation.
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  • Job Reference: 671164135-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Extra
  • Location: California Hot Springs, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent