About the role:

Forter is on a search for a Software Engineer who possesses a strong sense of ownership and a dedication to crafting scalable, resilient systems, particularly within the dynamic landscape of our Billing system.

Our Billing team crunches high scale volume data into industry top-standard reports across Forter’s diverse product lines.

As we continuously evolve to integrate new products, the team actively collaborates in a cross functional effort for shaping Forter's product integrations.

If you're passionate about architecting robust systems that drive success, we invite you to join us in molding the future of Forter's Billing infrastructure.

Why should you join us?

The Billing domain is one of the cornerstones of Forter’s suite of offerings. We are a key step in every new product launch, we empower our stakeholders and support various contractual structures, and we make sure the systems are performant, accurate, and adhering to strict financial standards.

As an engineer joining us, you'll play a central role in making the above happen, taking a crucial part in Forter’s revenue stream. Some of the challenges you’ll face:

  • Design and implement scalable, performance-oriented systems, responsible for digesting hundreds of millions of transactions per month
  • Enable the extension of Forter’s offering, by bringing the billing process perspective to the decision-making process
  • Take part in a cross-team effort to define a common language between the various products and the financial systems
  • Constantly aim towards improving the systems to meet the highest quality, observability, and monitoring standards

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead hands-on significant development efforts while collaborating with teammates and individual contributors at Forter
  • Work with on data oriented tasks for the integration of task orchestration mechanisms for enhancing the system's management and processing efficiency
  • Initiate and own complex projects, work with PMs to define features and scope, while guiding through technical decisions and tradeoffs
  • Hold yourself to high standards, as we value accountability and testing just as we value our production systems. We achieve this by employing advanced monitoring and testing solutions.
  • Collaborate in an environment involving various stakeholders within the company by planning, brainstorming, and sharing feedback.

What you'll need:

  • 7+ years of experience writing and maintaining complex backend systems using a modern programming language 
  • 3+ years of thorough Python experience 
  • Proficiency in various storage solutions such as MySQL, Snowflake, and Redis
  • Proven track record of leading technical projects through all stages of the Software development life cycle - from requirements to deployment
  • Experience with AWS or other public cloud services
  • Enthusiasm for providing technical solutions that bring an immediate business impact
  • Strong design, development, delivery, and quality assurance skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to convey technical concepts to diverse audiences effectively.

It would be cool if you have:

  • Familiarity with NoSQL data stores such as Elasticsearch 
  • Previous background in the fintech industry
  • Experience building and maintaining data pipelines using industry-standard frameworks like Airflow, Kafka, Delta Lake, etc
  • Experience with Kubernetes or other container orchestration platforms
  • Familiarity with observability systems such as Honeycomb, Datadog, Grafana, etc
  • Passion for coding and mentoring others
  • Previous experience working on B2B products
  • Experience maintaining billing / ERP systems

About us:

Digital commerce is built on trust. At every point along the eCommerce journey, businesses must make a critical decision: Can I trust this customer? Answering this simple question accurately and instantly is powerful—it can accelerate revenue growth and strengthen a company’s connection with its customers. How do we do it? Forter was founded on the insight that it's not about what is being purchased, nor where— but who is behind the interaction.

The Forter Decision Engine finds patterns across more than one billion identities in our dataset. We isolate fraudsters and protect customers—ensuring everyone gets the experience they deserve.  Given that trust is central to how we operate, Forter is very much driven by a defined set of values. We attract remarkable talent and have retention and engagement levels that are well above benchmarks. We’re meticulous about strengthening our culture as we grow and ensuring this is an environment where people can have outsized impact. 

Trust is backed by data –  Forter is a recipient of over 10 workplace and innovation awards, including: 

Life as a Forterian:

We are a team of over 500 Forterians spread across 3 different continents. Since 2013, we've raised $525 million from investors such as Tiger Global, Bessemer, Sequoia Capital, March Capital and Salesforce Ventures. We're on a mission to bring trust to global digital commerce so that companies like Nordstrom, Priceline, Instacart and ASOS can block fraud, drive revenue and improve customer experience.

At Forter, we believe unique people create unique ideas, and valuable experience comes in many forms. So, even if your background doesn't match everything we have listed in the job description, we still encourage you to apply and tell us why your skills and values could be an asset to us. By welcoming different perspectives, we grow together as humans and as a company.

Forter is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at interviewaccommodation@forter.com. This information will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of determining an appropriate accommodation for the interview process.

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