A leading digital bank in the US offering personal and business…

Principal Backend Software Engineer, Python

$170K - $230K / 0.07% - 0.01%
United States / Remote (United States)
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

Oxygen is a modern digital banking platform designed for the 21st-century economy, tailored to meet the unique needs of today's digital native consumers and small businesses (freelancers, solopreneurs and modern SMBs). We are a multi-award winning (Best Overall Fintech App, Best Digital Bank), hyper-growth company. We believe beauty lies in simplicity, from design to utility, and build our ever-growing product suite with this in mind. And we’re just getting started.

At Oxygen, we’re focused on lifting up those who dare to push boundaries and redefine what's possible by delivering on our promise to be a more fair financial partner. The next generation building the future is writing their own rules and shattering expectations. So are we. For those who reject the status quo, welcome to Banking for the Extraordinary. Let's create the future.

We are looking for an experienced backend software development engineer with advanced Python (we use Django framework) skills to help build new financial products and maintain and extend existing ones. At Oxygen, you will be involved in both the product vision and execution. If you enjoy working in highly collaborative and fast-paced environment this is the job for you.

You Will:

  • Solve ambiguous and complex problems.
  • Clarify technical requirements and provide accurate estimates.
  • Mentor, grow, and lead a team of engineers.
  • Drive and set a high bar for software development processes, documentation, and testing.
  • Collaborate and communicate well with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Roll up your sleeves alongside the team and assist with backend development

You Have: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. 7+ years professional software development experience in developing and maintaining high availability distributed software systems. Experience and deep knowledge of AWS technologies at scale in a production environment. Experienced with Continuous Integration and Deployment processes. Strong server-side development experience in Python, preferably with Django framework. Strong experience in identifying and resolving root cause of software defects. Experience in mentoring and leading a group of engineers to solve complex problems. Able to write and enforce logical and maintainable code. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate and work remotely with cross regions, cross cultural, and geographically dispersed teams.

Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field. Good knowledge and experience in Java and Javascript. Full stack software development experience. Previous experience working for a fintech company/startup. Previous experience working at a fast-pace startup. Perks and Benefits Competitive salary based on experience. Equity in a high growth Fintech startup. Fully remote (we were remote before it was cool) Medical, dental, and vision insurance and HSA. Paid time off, sick leaves, COVID sick leave, paid maternal leave, and paid paternal leave. 401(K) and retirement planning. A great startup in banking with proven growth potential. Lots of autonomy and massive career growth opportunities for the go getters. The coolest coworkers you could ever dream of. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Oxygen is backed by Runa Capital, Y Combinator and other leading fintech investors. For more information, visit www.oxygen.us and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Banking services provided by The Bancorp Bank, Member FDIC.

At this moment, we are not able to sponsor any new H1b work visa or Green Card applications. H1b transfer might be possible subject to company policies.

About Oxygen

Oxygen is a modern financial platform designed for the 21st century economy - providing digital natives, creators and entrepreneurs pushing everyday boundaries a banking partner that understands how they live and work (can cut here is desired) by offering a seamless user experience for both personal and business accounts that makes them feel in their element. Available on iOS and Android, Oxygen users enjoy no monthly fees, early direct deposit, simple transfers, and Cashback rewards on everyday purchases. Businesses can easily control their finances with integrated solutions that are elegant, simple and secure. Reject ordinary. Banking for the Extraordinary.

Team Size:68
Location:San Francisco
Hussein Ahmed
Hussein Ahmed