Staff Backend Engineer
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, May 8, 2023
Nium was founded on the mission to build the global payments infrastructure of tomorrow, today. With the onset of the on-demand economy, its single platform for global payments and card issuing is shaping how banks, fintechs, and businesses everywhere to disburse and collect funds instantly across borders. Its payout network supports 100 currencies and spans 195+ countries, 100 of which in real-time. Funds can be disbursed to accounts, wallets, and cards and collected locally in 35 markets. Nium’s growing card issuance business is already available in 34 countries. Nium holds regulatory licenses and authorizations in over 40 countries, enabling seamless onboarding, rapid integration, and compliance – regardless of geography. The company is co-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai.
At Nium, we are changing the world one transaction at a time. By eliminating the complexity in global payments, we are moving the world closer to a future of frictionless commerce. It’s our modular platform that helps businesses pay and get paid across the globe with services for pay-outs, pay-ins, card issuance, crypto-as-a-service, and banking-as-a-service.
NIUM is the industry leader in global money movement and issuance operating over 195+ countries. Once connected to our platform, businesses can pay out in more than 100 currencies to over 190 countries - 85 of which in real time. Funds can be received in 27 markets, including Southeast Asia, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, India, and the US. Our growing card issuance business is already available in 34 countries, including Europe (SEPA), the UK, Australia and Singapore. And our license portfolio covers 11 of the world’s jurisdictions, enabling seamless global payments and rapid integration, regardless of geography.
And now we’re building a world-class team in the US to help us bring our mission of powering a future of frictionless commerce to life. If you’re a risk taker, a maverick who embraces our values of simply, better, together. If you see the world as it should be, not what it is. If you’re a problem solver and a builder, then be a part of our element of success, and come join us today.
About the role:
Our ideal candidate has deep experience in building scalable and reliable backend systems, services and APIs that deliver value to our customers. This role will make impactful contributions and will proactively identify gaps and future work for the team.
- Be the go-to person for the team’s technical questions and decisions
- Lead and launch team-wide initiatives for new capabilities which are critical to Nium’s success
- Develop scalable and extensible solutions to solve customers’ needs
- Recruit, interview, and develop interview questions
- Mentor other engineers in the company
Collaborate with our product team to plan, scope, and drive from inception to production
Contribute to operational efforts to ensure the continual availability and high quality of our platform
- 7+ years of backend engineering experience, recommended not required.
- Proficiency in at least one of Java, Python, C++, C#, Golang
- Strong technical knowledge of CS fundamentals
- Strong experience with scalable and reliable services/APIs
- Strong design and architectural insights with proven accomplishments.
- Thrive in ambiguity
- Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
At Nium we center our way of work around 3 core values globally -
#KeepItSimple, #MakeItBetter and #WinItTogether.
What's it like to be a Nium'er?
We cut through complexity, simplify at speed and operate with scale in mind.
We build innovative solutions that make our customers' lives better.
We win in this competitive market by collaborating as one team.
For more information visit www.nium.com
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