Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Backend Engineer

Job Posted
November 2, 2022 7:04 PM
Los Altos

Some initiatives you will help lead:

Own the implementation of features in our backend, helping us ensure our API is robust, scalable, and efficient.
Work in a modern Python backend (we’re using FastAPI!) and Devise testing strategies to ensure the systems you’ve built are robust and can handle the billions of rows of data we’ll be throwing at it on a daily basis (unit testing, smoke testing, load testing)
Push to maintain our high technical bar by participating in code reviews and design discussions to affirm that we're applying appropriate rigor to our software development process.
Drive to develop a deeper understanding of our users. Figure out what tools and features would help them improve the financial experiences for their customers. This understanding will contextualize and inform our development roadmap and the endpoints we’ll build!

You'll be a great fit if:

You’re a team player, always ready to review pull requests and give feedback
You’re a self-starter who is eager to ship code
You’re excited to be involved in all aspects of the product
You’re ready to take ownership of product features and see them through from ideation to implementation in production
You’re scrappy! You love proactively finding solutions to problems and you’ve got a get-it-done mindset
At Pave, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


Who else is on the team?
Where is Pave located?
We’re building a fully remote team!
How are you funded?
We incubated Pave out of the Village Global accelerator last summer and closed a seed round with BessemerVillage GlobalBetter Tomorrow Ventures8VC, and execs from Coinbase, Chime, and Sofi

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Compensation disclosure as required by NYC and California Pay Transparency Law $90,000 - $180,000 + equity + benefits