Senior Full Stack Developer

| Greater NYC Area

NYC tip #528 There’s a Brooklyn beyond Williamsburg.

Money transfer tip #2 There’s a better exchange rate beyond your bank.

Career tip #6 Join TransferWise to help build money without borders.

Seen any of our top tips on the Subway recently? It’s all part of our campaign to help more US customers save money using TransferWise. So far, we’ve saved over 3 million customers more than $1 billion in bank fees so far. Yet we’re moving less than 1% of the world’s money. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.

Your mission:

  • Help us help to scale our product to impact millions more customers
  • Take ownership of the entire TransferWise user experience for our U.S. customers, helping to make their international transfers faster, easier and cheaper (this covers: banking; payment processing; verification; compliance & marketing)
  • Integrate payment methods and partners, creating a scalable and automated payments engine
  • Understand our customers and the impact our product is making (through data analysis and user research) to drive our team and product roadmap.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Develop your expertise in the fast-growing FinTech market in the US working alongside our CTO and growing engineering team based in the Flatiron district
  • Choose your path to success - you’ll have the freedom to define the vision & the responsibility for making it happen
  • Be flexible in how and where you work, we understand everyone needs a little something different so we’ll do our best to make it happen
  • Travel to work and learn with our dev teams in London, Tallinn, Budapest, Singapore and more

 A bit about you:

  • You’ll be passionate about product and user experience - customers are at the heart of what you do and that empathy drives your decisions
  • You’ll have used a back-end MVC Framework, Java/Spring Boot preferred;
  • You’ll have experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • You’ll have previously developed a modern front-end framework. Angular.js is preferred, but experience with Backbone, Ember, Knockout or React is also relevant
  • You’ll have experience working with SQL DBs, writing custom queries and designing schemas
  • You’ll have an understanding of test-driven development (TDD) and the desire to write tests
  • You’ll be familiar with Continuous Delivery approach mindset

Some extra skills that would be awesome:

  • You’ll have experience with commercial software development and may have built modular scalable systems
  • You might have used DB abstraction layers like Hibernate or messaging services (Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ, JMS etc)
  • You have knowledge of payment platforms, foreign exchange and highly complex systems
  • You have a broad understanding of the concept of minimum viable product (MVP)

For a sneak - peek into our Engineering world check: http://tech.transferwise.com/ 

Some of your benefits...

This is a full-time position with our growing North America team and our scaling-up engineering office in New York City. All of our full-time employees are eligible for our great benefits, including:

  • Competitive package including salary, stock options, and company matches to a 401k plan
  • Generous vacation policy, including an all-expenses-paid company holiday in Europe and paid sabbatical after a certain period of time in the company
  • Travel to and work with teams in our UK and European offices
  • Peace of mind with terrific medical, dental, and vision plans alongside family leave
  • Many social events, including team lunches on Friday

A bit about TransferWise:

Since 2011, we’ve had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

We’re just at the beginning of our story and we’re growing at an incredible pace. We won’t stop until anyone, anywhere can send, spend and receive money wherever they are, whatever they’re doing. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.

Our People:

At TransferWise, you’ll be joining a movement of people who believe in a better, fairer, more transparent way of moving money around the world. You’ll collaborate to do your best work and take on problems that no one has looked at before.

If you’re keen to learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.

How we work:

At TransferWise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams. Teams stay closest to our customers, so they choose what problems to solve and where to spend the most time.

You’ll experience radical levels of ownership and empowerment within your rolePlus the opportunity to see the direct impact of your work on our customers.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • MailChimpEmail

Location

Our NYC office is located on 24th street, in the Flatiron district amongst all the best places to eat!

An Insider's view of TransferWise

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

"We work in autonomous teams that focus on specific customer problems. We define the top line KPI for the company and then teams have full autonomy on what customer problems to solve to move that KPI. This structure empowers people closest to the customers to make their own decisions. Teams move fast and in parallel."

Harsh

CTO

What are TransferWise Perks + Benefits

TransferWise Benefits Overview

We listened to what our employees wanted from us as an employer and have tailored a benefits package around them, which includes; 6 weeks paid leave for people who have been at the company for four years, a flexible-working policy, generous maternity and paternity leave, and an annual all company trip away.

When we designed our new offices, we asked our teams what they’d like to have in their workplace. We’ve created office environments where people enjoy coming in and where they can do their best work.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Our employer paid short-term disability insurance pays you a portion of your earnings if you miss time at work because of a disabling illness or injury.
Dental Benefits
We offer individual and family plans which include preventative examinations and contribution towards basic and major dental treatments.
Vision Benefits
We provide cover towards your annual eye exams, frames and lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
We have options for family and individual insurance plans
Wellness Programs
Our wellness programme includes gym discounts and other local offers.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
We offer all our employees stock options because we’re all creating TransferWise together and we want to share the value of our success.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We care about your important life events and want to make sure you take the time you need with your family. In NY everyone gets 16 weeks fully paid leave to care for their child.
Flexible Work Schedule
We offer a flexible schedule that works around you and your team.
Remote Work Program
You may need to work remotely or take some time to work from home or abroad with your family. Whatever it is, you can chat to your team lead and we’ll do our best to make it happen.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We offer 23 days per anniversary year plus public holidays and a day off on your birthday!
Paid Volunteer Time
We offer a full days paid volunteering per year
Sabbatical
After 4 years at TransferWise, all our employees have the option to take 6 weeks paid time off.
Paid Holidays
We offer all employees paid time off for public holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Our Commuter Benefits Plan reduces your commuting expenses by allowing you to set aside pre-tax money for qualified transit and parking expenses you incur while getting to and from work.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
You can pay for parking at or near your regular place of employment tax-free.
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

23 days holiday (PTO) + your birthday off + bank holidays and volunteer days. International Travel + 1 Abroad Company Holiday per year.

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