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Software Engineer (Mid - Sr)



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020


Current is a leading U.S. fintech serving people who have been overlooked by traditional banks with nearly 4 million members. Headquartered in NYC, our results-driven environment enables us to build better products, grow faster and empower everyone on our team to have an impact on our business and our mission to improve financial outcomes for our members.

Current’s Engineering team is dedicated to building our products and infrastructure. With our applications running on Google Cloud Kubernetes Engine, we support a proprietary banking core that can scale to handle millions of transactions a day. We use a variety of databases, including MongoDB, Neo4j, and Postgres. Our services are written in Java and TypeScript.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join our team in New York. This role has a salary range of $125,000 - $235,000. You will work to deliver on key business initiatives, improve existing architecture and services, and design large-scale data-intensive applications. The ideal candidate should have a background in backend development and experience working with cloud-hosted services. This person should also be a motivated self-starter who is able to feel at ease working in a fast-paced environment.


  • Owning the end-to-end delivery of key business initiatives from product discovery, to system design, and all the way to feature launch
  • Learning and applying distributed system optimization patterns
  • A strong culture of code and architecture review
  • Designing and delivering large-scale data-intensive applications with cutting edge techniques in:
    • Real-time transaction decisioning
    • Stream-processing
    • Machine learning
  • Evolving the company standards for engineering excellence by helping to improve architecture, testing, and monitoring practices
  • Helping Current’s users access new decentralized financial systems for wealth creation


  • Significant professional backend development experience
  • Production experience with a JVM language
  • Experience with cloud-hosted services, like AWS or GCP
  • Proficiency in both RDBMS and NoSQL databases
  • A good grasp of concurrency and multi-threading


  • Hybrid workspace
  • Competitive salary
  • Meaningful equity in the form of stock options
  • 401(k) plan
  • Discretionary performance bonus program
  • Biannual performance reviews
  • Medical, Dental and Vision premiums covered at 100% for you and your dependents
  • Flexible time off and paid holidays
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Commuter benefits
  • Fitness benefits
  • Healthcare and Dependent care FSA benefit
  • Employee Assistance Programs focused on mental health
  • Healthcare advocacy program for all employees
  • Access to mental health apps
  • Team building activities
  • Our modern Chelsea-based office with open floor plan, stocked kitchen, and catered lunches