Senior Java Engineer [Backend]

Full time @Tarauli posted 5 months ago

Job Description

Title: Senior Java Engineer [Backend]

Location: Remote

What We’re Up to at Tango

Tango believes that rewards, incentives, and payments are more than transactions. They’re opportunities to fuel stronger relationships with people, and better performance for business. Whether you’re focused on customer loyalty or employee engagement, wellness or research participation, we can help you seamlessly send smiles and drive results.

Why Work for Us

We care about each other and our customers. Our team is autonomous, collaborative, creative, and eager to learn. We are an inclusive and diverse company that offers excellent health, dental, and vision benefits, flexible PTO, and competitive compensation packages. We’re doing incredible things with awesome people, and we’d love for you to join us!

The Job

Tango is hiring a Senior Backend Java Engineer for the Transactions Team. This team is responsible for developing microservices to manage payment flows and transactions on Tango’s platform. They are in charge of the internal ledger of the platform, and solve problems related to payment processing, accounting, transfers, 3rd party integrations, authentication, audit, etc.

If you have experience in large-scale design projects, are well-versed in microservice architectures, have worked with high-throughput systems, and have the ability to work effectively across teams – we want to meet you! Bonus points for experience in financial services, or other regulated environments.

You’ll work on greenfield projects with passionate teams and see the impact of your work on thousands of businesses and reward recipients every day.

Here at Tango Card, we’re proud of our cutting edge engineering org. Through thoughtful innovation, Tango’s engineers play an influential role in our mission: making rewards easy to send and awesome to receive! The group is entirely on-shore, working across all US time zones, and 100% remote.

We like being a place where people enjoy working! Come join us in building quality, secure functionality, as you learn and grow in your craft.

Reports To: Engineering Manager (Accounting Team)

As a Senior Software Development Engineer at Tango, you will:

  • Develop creative software products and applications in the FinTech, payments, and rewards space, contributing to product design, roadmaps, and architecture.
  • Deliver high-quality solutions for internal and external customers, focusing on performance, scalability, and resilience.
  • Continuously measure and monitor system functionality for performance enhancement.
  • Work both autonomously and collaboratively, as a part of a tight-knit, fully-remote team.
  • Build and nurture a technical community culture of transparency, rapport, and support.

To be effective in our Senior SDE role, you must have:

  • At least 5+ years of experience in software development
  • Expert level experience in designing and implementing microservice architecture using Java and Springboot
  • Professional experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS Preferred)
  • In depth understanding of service-oriented and event-driven architectures.
  • Proficiency in developing and integrating services using Protocol Buffers and gRPC.
  • Proficient in SQL, and experienced with ORM frameworks, with a focus on transaction management and data design.
  • Experience in technical engineering practices for reviewing, testing, deployment, and release of internal and customer-facing functionality.
  • Proven track record working in a collaborative team, shipping high-quality distributed systems software.

Our ideal Senior SDE at Tango will have most of the following skills and experience:

  • Practical experience with PostgreSQL, familiarity with NoSQL databases.
  • Expertise in developing applications using SpringBoot and Micronaut
  • Experience with containerization tools like Docker, along with CI/CD processes, and Terraform
  • Experience with messaging systems and interservice communication tools
  • Proficiency in telemetry, tracing, system observability, and performance analysis.

Salary: The targeted pay range for this position is between $120,000 to $206,000. Please note that the actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, location, and experience. Certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonus.

This posting is open for applications through 1/12/2024. After this date, we’ll remove the posting while we review the applicant pool.


Please note: visa sponsorship is available for this position.

What You’ll Get From Us

  • Competitive compensation package (money isn’t everything, but it helps)
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits (100% employer paid premium)
  • Flex PTO and a generous holiday schedule
  • 401(k) matching up to 6% and equity opportunities
  • Choice-First Plan allows employees to choose to work from home, at our Seattle HQ, or hybrid
  • A work-from-home monthly stipend for all employees
  • Award-winning culture that fosters autonomy, creativity, inclusion, transparency, and ownership
  • Dog-friendly Seattle office!

Remote Work Eligibility

Tango has a flexible work policy, allowing most employees to work from home, in our Seattle office, or in a hybrid format. There are a handful of states that we are not currently able to hire in: Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania. If you currently reside in one of those states and relocation is an option for you, we welcome your application! Your recruiter will be able to share more details with you.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

Tango is an equitable and equal opportunity employer; we’re strong because we’re diverse and prioritize inclusive practices. All applicants will be recruited and considered for employment regardless of their social identities, including but not limited to race, gender, color, religion, belief, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, and other protected classes. We thrive in the areas of recruiting and hiring when we have a growing awareness of the challenges faced by underrepresented candidates during the application and hiring process. We encourage all candidates to apply for roles they feel they have the skills to fulfill or a willingness to learn.

We at Tango take the protection of your personal information very seriously. We will never ask for financial information of any kind or for payment during the job application process. Please take extra caution while examining the email address of the individual you are communicating with, as scammers may misspell an official Tango email address or use a slightly modified version. Emails from us will come only from an official email address. If you suspect a role or job ad is fraudulent, or that you are being contacted by a scammer pretending to be a representative of Tango, please contact us. If you believe you are the victim of fraud resulting from a job listing, please contact your local authorities.

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