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Back End Engineer, Build



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

Alloy is where you belong!

Alloy solves the identity risk problem for companies that offer financial products by enabling them to outpace fraud and confidently serve more people around the world. Banks and Fintechs turn to Alloy to take control of fraud, credit, and compliance risk, and grow with the clearest picture of their customers.

Through our values: Be Bold, Get Scrappy, Collaborate, and Celebrate Our Differences, we are creating a workplace where you can grow, thrive, and belong. See how we’ve been continuously recognized and named one of Inc.Magazine’s Best Workplaces, Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers, Best Fintech to Work for by American Banker, year after year.

Check out our investors and read more about us here.

About the team

The Build team owns the core logic of Alloy’s decisioning platform. We create tools to allow our customers to build out their policies using our flexible decisioning engine in a way that supports a wide range of use cases, from the simplest ones to the most complex. In Build, we focus on unlocking new functionalities for our customers, ensuring that our policy-building platform is both robust and easy to use, and continuously improving the experience of building and maintaining our clients’ unique policies in Alloy.

What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborate with engineers, designers, and product managers to translate our product and technical vision into a concrete roadmap, guiding the team towards success.
  • Architect, develop, test, and deploy significant customer-facing features and projects using cutting-edge tools and technologies.
  • Collaborate with teams across engineering to enhance processes, tools, and systems, aiming to boost the organization's productivity and effectiveness.
  • Providing and receiving technical mentorship and guidance, fostering a culture of learning and growth.
  • Embrace an iterative approach, swiftly iterating on features and solutions based on valuable feedback from both our product team and clients, ensuring continuous improvement and alignment with user needs.

In summary, you will play a pivotal role in driving our product development efforts forward, leveraging your technical expertise and leadership skills to deliver impactful solutions and foster a collaborative and high-performing team environment.

Who we’re looking for

  • Possesses a minimum of 3 years of SaaS B2B software engineering experience developing production-ready software, demonstrating a proven track record of delivering robust and scalable solutions.
  • Exhibits expertise in steering back-end and full stack technical projects, adept at prioritizing tasks, defining requirements, and facilitating productive discussions within the team to drive informed technical decisions.
  • Brings to the table a collaborative mindset, fostering an environment of cooperation and shared success.
  • Demonstrates a remarkable ability to adapt swiftly to the evolving needs of our growing organization and dynamic product landscape, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Strong command of backend technologies, specifically JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, relational databases (ideally PostgreSQL) and working experience in React & HTML / CSS.

Nice to have:

  • Proficiency in AWS.
  • Proficiency in TypeScript.
  • Proficiency in Python (Django).
  • Experience working in Fintech or the financial services industry.

At Alloy, we strive to attract & retain talent by providing compensation that is competitive with other organizations of our size & stage. We are committed to ensuring each candidate has what they need to be successful in their role with a balanced range of compensation, equity, perks & benefits. We actively share our compensation philosophy with employees, with the goal of fostering open and honest dialogue. Finally, we work to administer our philosophy and drive consistency in order to promote equity and monitor the fairness of each outcome.

The following range is based on the scoped level within the organization and only for NYC: 125-150k

Benefits and Perks

  • Unlimited PTO and flexible work policy
  • Medical, dental, vision plans with HSA (monthly employer contribution) and FSA options
  • 401k with 100% match up to 4% of annual employee compensation
  • Eligible new parents receive 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Home office stipend for new employees
  • Learning & Development annual stipend
  • Well-being benefits include access to OneMedical, Headspace, and more

We're a lean team, so your impact will be felt immediately. If this all sounds like a good fit for you, why not join us?

How to Apply

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Alloy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer. We’re committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status. We are committed to an inclusive interview experience and provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with visible and invisible disabilities. We encourage applicants to share needed accommodations with their recruiter.