Backend Platform Engineer

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Backend Platform Engineer
Development
AffiniPay is looking for Backend Platform Engineers to help us build our next generation payment platform. You are someone who really wants to make a difference and have a direct impact on the company’s business. You will work alongside a team of software engineers passionate about delivering secure, high performance, and highly scalable REST services supporting professional practices nationwide. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Continuously deliver high-quality, usable features for an array of both internal and external consumers in a timely manner
  • Leading the design and implementation of platform features within our Scala/Java service stack
  • Developing client- and server-side infrastructure for platform access from web and server integrations
  • Working to improve processes and technologies
  • Iterating on new and existing features to improve usability, performance, and security
  • Deploying and leading platform services within AWS
  • Holds team accountable for accurate design and quality of features produced and is results-oriented
Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Experience with professional backend software development
  • Proficient in Java or Scala
  • Knowledgeable in MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle DB environments and ORM frameworks
  • Familiar with distributed programming techniques
  • Experienced implementing and debugging large scale solutions in cloud-based environments
  • Familiar with Linux environments
  • Experienced with security-related development practices, cross-domain API access, big data processing frameworks, and additional programming languages/frameworks (Rails, Node, Scala) is a plus
About AffiniPay

At AffiniPay, we’re continuously taking on exciting and interesting problems to define the direction of the financial technology industry and transform the way professionals get paid! Our drive to become leaders in FinTech has fostered our fast-paced, growth-focused culture. We’ve assembled teams of highly collaborative problem solvers who are passionate about both personal and company growth. We are eager to build, work together, and go above and beyond to be industry leaders. We also know that our people are our greatest asset and responsible for our ultimate success. As such, we invest in our team members’ growth and development, recognize accomplishments, and celebrate successes together. We’re building a winning team, and we need more creative, collaborative, and fun-loving people to help us get the job done!

 Affini-Perks! We've got you covered...

Competitive compensation structure

401K with automatic 5% company contribution

100% paid medical, dental, and vision benefit plans

100% Company-paid short- and long-term disability and life insurance

Open PTO plan

Paid maternity/paternity leave

Fun offsite quarterly meetings

AffiniPay Swag Package

Company lunches and fully stocked kitchen

All the benefits of a startup culture without the downsides

The chance to be a vital team member of one of Austin's fastest-growing companies!

 
AffiniPay is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

We're located in the beautiful hill country of Austin, Texas, just off of Highway 360. We're surrounded by plenty of shops and restaurants, too!

An Insider's view of AffiniPay

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I LOVE coming to the office every day and solving problems face to face with my colleagues. We have a beautiful office, in a beautiful setting, with amazing perks, plus a group of smart, fun and inspiring people to collaborate with.

Amanda

Partner Integrations Director

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I write the documentation for developers who integrate with our Payment Gateway, and I work with a cross-functional team that includes Business Development, Product, and DevSupport. We guide partners and their developers as they create and maintain their integrations, and we work together internally to make the process quicker and easier.

Heather

Technical Program Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

As part of the Product Management Team, we sit on the intersection of Technology, UX, the Business and the Customer. All of us spend a significant of time with our customers and the market. However, given that we are market leaders, we get to lead and influence our entire industry which requires bold yet analytical product decision making.

Vinay

Director of Product Management

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Dev teams are encouraged to come up with creative ideas both to technically solve existing problems as well as identify business problems which the company may or may not currently comprehend. 

Greg

EVP Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

The project I am most excited about at this time is helping build our integrated payment platform. It presents a ton of interesting problems to solve including how to ensure our customers get paid at scale!

Ryan

Senior Software Engineer

What are AffiniPay Perks + Benefits

AffiniPay Benefits Overview

Employee happiness and well-being are key to our success, which is why we’ll reward your hard work and strive to earn your loyalty with fantastic perks and incentives.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
AffiniPay's AffiniCares team organizes local volunteer activities such as Clean Up Lady Bird Lake, Partnerships for Children's Wish Program, and Build a Bike.
Partners with Nonprofits
AffiniPay partners with non profits such as Partnerships for Children.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our staff has the opportunity to get involved with things such as event planning, volunteer and health committees.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a group that meets periodically called the Diversity Round Table where we cover topics related to and around diversity issues in our world.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
AffiniPay contributes an automatic 5% to our staff's 401(K).
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications
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