Back End Engineer

New York, NY, United States • $130k - $185k • 0.01% - 0.15%

Alloy APIs

Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States


  • $130k - $185k
  • 0.01% - 0.15%


26 - 50 people


41 Elizabeth St Ste 501
New York, NY, 10013, US

Tech Stack

  • Node.js
  • React
  • Python
  • R
  • Django
  • PostgreSQL
  • Elastic Search

Role Description

The Role

Alloy is looking to hire a back-end developer with strong systems administration capabilities to help our small engineering team create a great and stable product. We're a small team (16 total, 6 engineers) so we're looking for someone who loves to take initiative and can bring solid real-world experience to the table.

About you

5+ years of real-world experience and demonstration of: Ability to work with a team on complex engineering projects Familiarity with common software engineering workflow and tools Mastery of: Node.js/ Javascript AWS and Linux server administration Designing and querying PostgreSQL or other relational databases Git or a similar version control system NGINX Know your way around a command line Designing fault-tolerant and distributed applications Continuous integration and deployment Some familiarity with: Python (Our dashboards are written in Django) Dogs (two of us have dogs that we bring to the office) Chef College degree in computer science is helpful, but not necessary

Responsibilities include

Create structure where there is none - you will help us build an API that can dynamically pull from multiple data sources and display the results in a consistent and structured manner Write good code Mostly Node.js - see +About Our Stack for more details Some scripts (Chef for managing deployments, cron jobs, Node.js bots, etc.) Help administer a fleet of AWS machines! We need to be ultra-HA so you must know your way around a production web deployment; we aren’t looking for people who haven’t administered their own applications before Write test cases for your code

Perks & Benefits

Flexible PTO plan encourages team members to take time off so they come back refreshed Premium medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their dependents Up to 10 weeks of parental leave options and support in returning to work Flexible work hours to accommodate your needs Memorable team events, retreats, and off-sites Conveniently located office (New York’s Chinatown) Pet-friendly work environment And so many snacks

How to apply

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Alloy APIs

Alloy builds identity verification APIs to protect companies and consumers from identity thieves.

Our product allows fintech companies (checking accounts, savings accounts, credit cards, investment accounts, etc) to use data to verify the identities of customers signing up for their accounts online. We provide data source integrations, a decision engine, and a robust set of analytics and reporting dashboards to decrease fraud by 50% while increasing the number of approvals by 30%.

Company Culture

We're a people-first culture. We believe that you should be able to bring your best self to work so you can do your best work.

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