Senior Software Engineer

New York, NY, United States, Remote




Role Locations

  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote


501+ people


14 E 38 Th St Fl 9
New York, NY, 10016-0632, US

Tech Stack

  • AWS
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js

Role Description

We are looking for an experienced, feature-oriented Senior Software Engineer to join the Abacus business unit, which is a fast-growing team in New York City. Reporting to the Software Engineering Manager, this position will play a key role in designing and implementing our expense management solution. At Abacus, we’re reimagining the way businesses move money, starting with the first real-time employee expense system. Making expense reports obsolete is only the beginning - join a team that is leading the charge in how businesses manage their cash flow.

What you'll do

  • Develop sophisticated software without supervision

  • Fix complex bugs and demonstrate advanced debugging skills

  • Take personal responsibility for quality and maintainability of the product and actively identify areas of improvement

  • Perform advanced refactoring

  • Influence team decisions

  • Onboard and mentor less experienced team members

  • Make complex contributions to technical documentation/knowledge base and team/engineering presentations

  • Produce quality API documentation and ensure practices are maintained

  • Identify risks which could impact team performance

  • Write technical stories that will improve product quality/reduce technical debt

  • Provide updates on estimations

  • Identify cross-team dependencies and raise them up appropriately to be addressed

  • Challenge assumptions from product owners and propose viable alternatives

  • Translate business requirements into articulate, and well-formed user stories

  • Understand more advanced system-wide workflows

  • Production Support

  • Advanced debugging for system-wide problems

  • Triage and solve most production issues

  • Advanced contributions to the build, CI and CD systems

  • Establish monitoring and alert framework

  • Identify infrastructure and deployment requirements

  • Learn and apply secure software development practices, review code for vulnerabilities and raise awareness of secure programming practices

What we're looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar field, or equivalent years’ experience

  • 6+ years of software development experience, preferably with Project Lead experience.

  • Experience working in OS X and Linux environments

  • Experience with Node/Express, AWS, MySQL, ReactJS/Redux, AngularJs, Golang, Objective-C, Java, and Android SDK

  • Strong understanding of an agile application development lifecycle (e.g. continuous integration, automated testing, scrum)

  • Experience working with source control (e.g. git, SVN, Mercurial)

  • Proven experience in TDD programming

  • Experience with Jenkins for CI and CD systems

  • Understanding of secure application programming practices or vulnerabilities

  • Strong understanding and practical experience with common design patterns

  • Ability to solve business problems through creative and forward-looking solutions

  • Experience working in a scrum and DevOps environment

  • Ability to write clear, concise documentation

  • Experience designing and building JSON or REST services and APIs is preferred

  • Experience working with 3rd party APIs, workflow and integration architectures is preferred

  • Experience working with AWS toolkits and APIs (SQS, S3, Dynamo, Aurora) is highly preferred

  • Experience with large-scale or distributed web applications is highly preferred

Emburse provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Emburse complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location where the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

About Emburse

At Emburse our mission is to help make our users’ lives — and their businesses – better. We are dramatically transforming how organizations manage corporate expenses and invoices. We humanize work by automating manual tasks and saving users’ time, so they can focus on what matters most — their family, community, or more rewarding work. We help CFO's give their employees a simple and amazing experience while ensuring compliance and reducing costs. Our solutions are tailored for companies from start-ups to enterprises. We have more than 14,000 clients and 4.5 million users globally.

Emburse brings together some of the world’s most powerful and trusted expense management and accounts payable automation solutions, including Abacus, Captio, Certify, Chrome River, Nexonia and Tallie. Emburse has offices across North America, including Los Angeles, Montreal, Portland (ME), San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto, as well as locations in the UK, Germany, Spain and Australia.

Company Culture

We have several tightknit teams located primarily in California, New York, Maine, and Toronto. We expect our engineers to wear multiple hats as we take on the challenges of growing Emburse into a dominant brand. Our platform engineers are focused upon constructing new shared services for app engineers who deliver innovation through our expense products.

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