Lithic creates card issuing and payment infrastructure for technology companies that just works. We help some of the world’s fastest-growing digital banks, fintech companies, and software companies process billions in transactions annually.

We are hiring a Senior Software Engineer for our Processing team to lead Lithic’s next phase of growth - you’ll be doing as much technical leadership as you will be writing code. The Processing team maintains and builds the backend services that manage the flow of transactions between Lithic and external networks. The distributed systems we maintain have high standards of reliability and correctness.  You will become an expert in the card payments space. The team uses a combination of Java and Python.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Ensure high reliability and correctness for Lithic’s transaction gateways
  • Develop new features to better serve Lithic customers
  • Ensure that the team is delivering reliable, secure, and scalable code with minimal tech debt
  • Own initiatives from planning to launch, keeping stakeholders informed and aligned along the way
  • Lead efforts to improve systems and processes both within the team and across engineering
  • Help drive strategic planning in collaboration with the engineering manager and product manager 
  • Mentor, sponsor, and empower team members to help them grow
  • Participate in the team on-call rotation

Qualifications: 

  • Experience shipping in a production environment and leading projects 
  • Advanced distributed system instincts and design skills
  • Ability to lead large cross-functional projects and step in as a strong individual contributor
  • A proven commitment to empathy and inclusion
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Growth mindset and continuous desire to learn and improve are a must
  • Technical leadership skills are a plus
  • An interest in fintech and the payments space is preferred

Base salary range for US candidates: $145,000 - $195,000

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Benefits

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401(k) match 
  • Life Insurance and AD&D policy 
  • 3% cashback on all Privacy purchases

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