Hiring Backend Software Engineer - Open Banking | Belvo

Backend Software Engineer - Open Banking

Belvo

Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time

Remote

Yes

Employees

11-50

Total Funding

$68.4 billion

  A little bit about us:

We are Belvo, a financial API platform with the bold vision of democratizing access to financial services in Latin America. We enable any company or developer to access and interpret their end-users’ financial information. We are turning the rich and diverse Latin American financial ecosystem into a set of developer-friendly tools and APIs.

We’re a highly-technical, passionate and driven team. We are more than 100 people, our team currently represents 26 nationalities and we have offices in Barcelona, Mexico City, and São Paulo - while a large portion of us works remotely.

We are tackling a very stimulating problem: connecting fintech innovators with legacy financial infrastructure. We strive to go beyond the limits of what is possible today and to do so in an elegant and developer-first way.

Since starting our adventure in May 2019, we have raised $56m from the leading VC investors globally.

You can read more about our company here and about our team and culture here. Also, head to our blog for more news about our growth and how we have fun together.

About the team:

  • We work in cross-functional, autonomous teams. We follow continuous delivery best practices executed on top of a modern technology stack. 

  • Our products are built for developers, by developers. Technological excellence is at the heart of what we do.  

  • We are pragmatic and customer-focused. We strive to find the right set of trade-offs in order to validate our hypothesis as early as possible, iterating on our products based on customer feedback. 

  • We communicate transparently. We do weekly all-hands where we get together to discuss company performance and goals.

  • We are a flexible international team focused on creating cool stuff. Some of us prefer to work together in one of our offices and others prefer remote. For us, there's no difference as long as you have an excellent internet connection and are able to overlap with the team between 3 pm and 6 pm, CEST timezone. 

  • Also, we are backed by some of the leading investors in Silicon Valley and Latin America, including Founders Fund, Kaszek Ventures, and YCombinator.

Your opportunity:

  • Develop and maintain private and public facing APIs for payments services considering highly regulated environments in Latin America

  • Build excellent documentation, SDKs, client libraries. Continuously improve the “developer experience” of Belvo’s platform

  • Be customer-focused, think as a user of our APIs. Proactively tackle potential improvements and customer pain points.

  • Carefully manage API retro compatibility, document API changes and implement deprecation plans

  • Implement automated quality assurance and monitoring modules

  • Act in a team with growing challenges and fast development pace to deliver products to several countries

This position may be for you if:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

  • Strong experience designing and developing RESTful APIs

  • Professional experience with Python.

  • You appreciate good documentation, internal and external.

  • Detail-oriented developer, coding so others can read and work with your code

  • Willingness to solve challenging problems

Amazing if:

  • Fintech and SaaS past experience

  • Payment initiation products experience (PIX - Brazil, PSE - Colombia, SPEI - Mexico)

  • Knowledge of regulation implementation in Latam (IFPE - Mexico, Open Finance - Brazil)

  • Past experience with Django Rest Framework

  • Relevant programming knowledge in other languages such as Javascript, Go or Java

  • Experience building large-scale platforms with a global reach

Our tech stack:

  • We’re building our platform using modern technologies, putting the focus on reliability and long-term maintainability

  • We primarily use Python on the backend. We use battle-tested technologies such as Django, and we are heavy users of Python’s asyncio for some parts of our stack

  • We use Javascript, Vue.js and Sass on the frontend. We are developing and leveraging our own design system and component library

  • We run our infrastructure on top of Amazon Web Services, leveraging managed services. We tend to favor the use of managed services wherever possible, in order to focus on our business problems

  • We observe and monitor our services using Datadog

  • We follow Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery best practices

Our process steps:

At Belvo every hire is so important to us, that we share the decision to hire as a team.

  • People team chat

  • Take-home challenge

  • Challenge presentation

  • Team fit chat

  • Meet the founders

Our perks:

🚀 Stock options (we are all owners and this is very important to us)

📈 Annual company bonus

🔆 Flexible working hours

🔝 Remote friendly

🐶 Pet friendly

🧘🏾‍♀️ Access to mental health service

👩🏻‍⚕️ Health Insurance

🎊 Paid time off on your birthday

🌎 Work from any office twice per year

💻 Renew your laptop every 3 years

🙋 Training Budget

😎 Team building events

🙀 Bank holidays swap inside the same month

🔋 Fitness/ wellness stipends

🚀 Yearly offsite

🍒 Fresh fruit every week, all-you-can-drink tea and coffee

🏝 1 week off on your 2-year anniversary

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