Software Engineer

Flexa, Fort Lee, NJ (United States)

Category: Programming

Posted on: 19 Nov 2020

Kubernetes Rust

Job Description

At Flexa, our mission is to make payments more efficient and accessible for everyone. Our team is passionate about the transformative power of digital currencies, but were also not daunted by starting from scratch to make the world a better place. So every day, we re-build and reconsider the very concept of what it means to use money while we enable faster, safer, and more private payments to help merchants streamline checkout, save money, and delight customers.
On the Flexa engineering team, we trust and support each other to write software that works and that we each fully understand, and we encourage (continuous) self-deployment. We also expect each other to take the time needed to build software thoughtfully and maintainably. Were comfortable with modern tool chains, technologies, and practices, and we strive to continuously learn and improve our infrastructure and techniques.
We are currently looking for a software engineer to help us design, develop, and deploy the software and services that help make Flexa the leading retail payments network for digital assets. Our development process is lightweight and productive, and revolves around our mutual respect for each other as well as our individual dedication to building high-quality products. You may be a fit for this position if you have a strong background or interest in building successful APIs, SDKs, and other systems; you have comfort with the full breadth of the software development lifecycle; you practice exceptional attention to detail; and youre comfortable learning new technologies and systems.

What youll do
    Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to design, develop, and document APIs, SDKs, and other services or tooling from inception through to deployment;Write well-designed, reusable, and testable service and library code that youand your fellow software engineersare happy to maintain;Exercise ownership and accountability over your own parts of Flexas infrastructure;Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade existing software systems, including the development and integration of new components or automation pipelines when necessary;Ensure that the appropriate telemetry and other metrics are properly captured and communicated for the services and software to which you contribute; andParticipate in code review with fellow team members to improve your work as well as theirs.


    Experience with building and documenting testable and publicly-distributed software as part of a team (within the financial, retail, or blockchain technology sectors a plus)An analytical approach to problem-solving thats informed by an awareness of evolving technology and software development techniquesFamiliarity with or interest in writing Go, Rust, and/or TypeScript codeExcitement at the prospects of owning, operating, and observing your own softwareInterest in using well-established software interfaces, databases, tools, and approaches, such as:
      REST, protocol buffers, and gRPCPostgres and NoSQLDocker, Kubernetes, and TerraformContinuous integration and delivery/deployment (CI/CD)Open-source software development and maintenancePrometheus, Grafana, and more
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skillsA passion for learning and growing


    Full healthcare and life insurance (premier medical, dental & vision plans)Unlimited paid time off (with suggested minimum vacation time)Pre-tax commuter benefitsPaid parental leave

Flexa was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in New York City. To learn more about how Flexa is building a better, all-digital payments network, visit us at

Building a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can all learn from each others experiences is core to our values at Flexa. We are an equal opportunity employer, and welcome people of different backgrounds, abilities, experiences, and perspectives to our team. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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