Senior II Fullstack Software Engineer (Payments) at Guild Education

Full time @Tarauli posted 10 months ago

Job Description

Guild Education
Guild Education

Title: Senior II Fullstack Software Engineer (Payments)

Location: United States

At Guild, we believe talent is everywhere and that opportunity should be too. We continue to have our home and headquarters in Denver, but we have embraced a distributed model of working to reach the best talent in the United States. While some roles may require proximity to our Denver office, roles based outside of our Denver office can sit in any of the following 30 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and Washington D.C. Please only apply if you are able to live and work full-time in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.

At Guild, we uphold our Core Values in everything we do. Our team emphasizes our Core Values in the following ways:

  • Nurture A Learner’s Mindset -using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and development areas
  • Build Shared Success – building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Be an Owner – holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Create Belonging – recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to our company

Guild is hiring a Senior II Fullstack Engineer. This role will involve building user features, designing and implementing APIs, and leading in solving engineering problems within the Payments engineering group. The Payments group at Guild handles large cash flows between partners on a daily basis, while ensuring that the process is auditable and reliable. In the next year, we will be building out a new platform which can support more use cases in moving money and reporting on it.

As Senior II Fullstack Engineer, you will:

  • Build and design well-tested full stack React applications from the ground up
  • Proactively engage with your team in daily stand-ups, planning meetings, and retrospectives
  • Collaborate with a Product Manager or Designer to ensure that plans, stories, and estimates are accurate and prioritized properly
  • Mentor engineers in our engineering organization we’ll succeed, learn, and grow together
  • Collect and use metrics to guide the scaling of our products
  • Suggest process improvements within the team

You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

Required Competencies

  • Reliable Software Delivery consistently releasing software to production that is high quality, maintainable, and readable
  • Lead Engineering Planning empowering team members, proactively finding issues with upcoming plans, and improving engineering planning to maximize throughput
  • Steward Software Design Patterns identify and enforcing existing design patterns within codebases, and suggesting new patterns when required
  • Improve Team’s Processes be a leader in the team’s engineering processes, and maintain team processes even in the absence of more senior team members.

Preferred Competencies

  • Financial Service Experience will be really helpful as we build a more modern platform for payment facilitation at Guild
  • Domain Thinking – design software with domains in mind to reduce churn and improve communication clarity
  • GraphQL Guild primarily uses GraphQL to encapsulate APIs
  • AWS Lambda Guild is using AWS and Lambdas as the primary technology for handling synchronous web requests

We feel passionately about equal pay for equal work, and transparency in compensation is one vehicle to achieve that. Total compensation for this role is market competitive, including a base salary range of $170,000-$192,500, as well as company stock options. We are committed to providing opportunities that align with our larger company strategy of Career Mobility. We believe that skills are transferable and value candidates that have a passion for our mission and a learner’s mindset. If you don’t have 100% of the qualifications but can see yourself doing a great job, we invite you to apply.

At Guild, we unlock the talent and economic potential of America’s workforce for employees and their companies. We partner with the nation’s largest employers including Walmart, Chipotle, Discover, Hilton, Macy’s, Target, and The Walt Disney Company to create cultures of opportunity that help them attract and retain top talent, while building the workforce of the future from within. By using our proprietary Career Opportunity Platform to develop education and learning programs that work in the real-world, thousands of employees at those companies have gained the skills, knowledge, and guidance they need to build a brighter future for themselves and their families all without paying for tuition or career services on their own.

Guild is female-founded and a certified B Corp. The company has been named to the TIME100 Most Influential Companies of 2022 list, CNBC Disruptor50 list three years in a row, Inc. Best Led Companies list, Fast Co. World Changing Ideas list and the B Lab Best for the World list among many others.

Guild is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let your recruiter know. We currently offer the following benefits:

  • Access to low-cost, high-quality health care options through Cigna and Kaiser (due to coverage limitations, Kaiser is currently only available in CA & CO)
  • Access to a 401k to help save for the future
  • Open vacation policy for employees to rest and recharge
  • 8 days of fully-paid sick leave, to take the time to heal and or recover
  • Family-friendly benefits, including 12 weeks of parental leave for non-birthing parents and 18-20 weeks for birthing parents; 4-week ramp-up period for when employees return from a leave of 6 weeks or more; as well as employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, employer-sponsored life insurance, fertility and caregiving benefits.
  • Well-rounded wellness benefits including free and low cost mental health resources and financial wellbeing support services
  • Education benefits and tuition assistance to help your future development and growth


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