Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr’s product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued to scale into serving enterprise companies across various industries. As a company that provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups, Checkr knows first hand how difficult it may be for individuals with prior criminal history to find employment and we want to help provide fair chances for the formerly convicted. A career with Checkr provides the opportunity to make an impact on the professional lives of millions of people and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply for our roles.
Checkr is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Decisions team in building a “best-in-class” products that delights our customers. We are seeking someone who has a strong technical background and is passionate about driving new features from inception through release. This involves building high-quality features for our customer dashboard and designing plus implementing APIs that focus on flexibility, performance and reliability. Checkr was founded by engineers for engineers; we want to create the best environment for developers to build, learn and love their work.
What a typical week may look like at Checkr
- Collaborating with Product, Sales, and Customer Success to design new product ideas
- Solving challenging and highly rewarding problems posed by Checkr’s largest customers
- Whiteboarding with the Verifications team on feature architecture and design
- Building, testing and releasing features across the entire stack
What we value in a Software Engineer:
- 5+ years experience as a software engineer
- A strong communicator who can bridge concepts across Sales, Product, and other Engineering teams
- A cunning problem solver well-versed in considering and making technical tradeoffs
- Experience with modern web frameworks (Rails, React, Angular, etc.)
- Experience with ORMs and datastores (MySQL, MongoDB)
- Experience designing and building APIs
- Academic background in computer science or equivalent (BS or MS)
- Experience with microservices
- Experience building and delivering products for enterprise customers
- Experience with scrum or other agile development
What you get:
- A fast-paced and collaborative environment where we leverage the latest technology
- Hands-on coaching and professional development
- Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement – a true meritocracy
- 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
- Flexible PTO policy
- Gym membership, transportation reimbursements
- Catered lunch, dinner, and snacks
Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr
Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.
Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history (in accordance with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance as well as state and/or federal laws).