Senior Backend Engineer at delt.ai
About the role
The backbone of Latin America’s economy consists of SME’s which do not have access to proper financial services and lack the expertise to effectively manage their operations. We are trying to fix this problem.
delt.ai is an early-stage startup whose goal is to create the first digital bank for business, that effectively manages transactions to records as automated as possible. We are to become the go-to platform for operational viability and financial expertise. delt.ai is backed by reputational VC’s that include Y Combinator, Foundation Capital, Soma Capital, Plug and Play Ventures, Venture Souq, and founders of other YC-backed companies.
As we prepare to grow and further develop our product, we are seeking a passionate individual to fill the position of Senior Backend Engineer. The candidate must have excellent documentation, attention to detail and time management skills. We are seeking an individual that can develop and help us create a next-level platform for the digital bank for business. The Senior Backend Engineer will report directly to the Director of Engineering. While we appreciate contractors' interest, this is a full-time position only.
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Senior Backend Engineer Responsibilities:
Integrate APIs, libraries, and SDKs developed by third parties.
Construct correct, robust, and efficient software systems.
Write tests to ensure correctness using unit and integration tests, automated through a continuous integration pipeline.
Implement and maintain internal libraries to encourage code reuse and minimize technical debt.
Contribute to the long-term vision and strategy of the engineering team by staying informed, proposing, and implementing best practices for improving overall code quality.
Collaborate with managers to define tasks, deadlines, and deliverables.
Participate in active communication with team members to coordinate development efforts and resolve blocking tasks.
Provide guidance and mentoring to junior engineers on the team.
We seek autonomous people willing to work in a fast-paced environment, willing to learn, and interested in making a real difference in the financial sector in Latin America.
Senior Backend Engineer Requirements:
- B.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other related field
- 7+ years of total experience in backend roles
- 2+ years of experience as a Senior Engineer
- 3+ years of experience using Python
- Solid understanding in object-oriented programming fundamentals
- Driven, self-motivated, and can manage multiple projects
- Experience with at least one Python framework such as Flask or Django
- Experience using testing frameworks such as pytest
- Can approach problems with a team player mentality
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Nice to Have:
- Experience working with agile methodologies in a distributed team
- Excellent documentation skills
- Experience in API design and fundamentals
- Experience with AWS or GCP
- Experience using Docker
- Experience with MySQL or other relational databases
- Previous experience working in startups
What we offer:
- Work in a passionate and high-skilled team
- Opportunities for growth and constant learning
- Competitive salary for a startup
- Flexible schedule, including home office
- Ground floor opportunity to shape the direction of a fintech company
- An excellent work environment
Why join delt.ai?:
In delt.ai we are changing the way SMB’s do business and we are creating a workplace that propels their growth. We believe in doing things right which is why we foster an environment of transparency and honesty. Additionally we care about the career development of our fellow deltas by creating constant opportunities to become better versions of themselves by developing new skills. If you are looking for this kind of work environment join us!
At delt.ai, we are building the next digital for Entrepreneurs, Small and Medium Companies. Our goal is to create a digital services platform that manages your finances from transactions to records. By combining the power of banking tools and administrative automatization, delt.ai can provide peace of mind to business owners so that they can focus on what matters most - growing their businesses.
Deltas: Our People
We aim to hire not only the best-in-class talent but also high-potential individuals with the aspiration to grow, learn, build, create and win.
We know we can always learn from others, so we are open to other people’s ideas and ways.
We enjoy solving problems with the tools available, we also like to choose our battles and tools.
Open & decentralized
Our teamwork philosophy is to manage less, produce more. We invest time in a common vision and open work environment.
We like to do things right
We love doing things in the right way, while mindful of tight schedules.
We love engineering, but we love understanding the product and making users central to our design.
We like to feel human
We are very demanding with our results, but we don’t want to forget we are humans. We make robots, but we don’t become them.
Why you should join delt.ai
delt.ai is creating true digital financial services for businesses in Latin America.
We are set to financially empower the underserved SMEs and Startups that comprise 90% of all businesses in Latam. We believe that we can untap the power of businesses by making easy for them to integrate into the digital economy.
There's a +450B Market of business deposits in Mexico, so we are looking for passionate, smart and talented individuals that want to make a huge impact in this nascent industry.