We know that paying bills isn’t fun. At Papaya, we work tirelessly to help make that experience better. With our app, users can snap a photo of any bill and it’s paid - no more calls, mailing checks, or tedious web forms. We are one of the fastest-growing startups in Los Angeles, backed by successful investors including Sequoia Capital, First Round Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank. We have already made payments on behalf of tens of thousands of users in all 50 states and our goal is to expand mobile share of the $4T US consumer bill space. Our impact-driven team receives competitive salary, benefits, and equity.
Flexibility, communication, and a willingness to learn are of the highest importance. Papaya believes that diversity helps build an inclusive culture where all team members can grow, contribute, and feel valued. If you agree, we’d love to hear from you!
About the Role:
If you want to build scalable backend products, and want to be a part of revolutionizing the way people pay their bills, then we need your help.
As Backend Engineer, you will have experience working with Java, and will be excited to architect Papaya's backend systems to support our next generation products and initiatives.
What you would be doing:
Develop backend architecture and code for our mobile and web apps
Build RESTful APIs and optimize systems
Develop backend applications and components, and integrations with third party systems
Collaborate with product and other stakeholders in the business
Work with the following languages and systems that we use: Java, AWS, MongoDB, SQL
Coding, architecture, bug fixing and assistance in the deployment to production as well as anything else that may pop up
We’d like to hear from you if you:
Have 4+ years of proven Java experience
Have knowledge of REST, Spring, Gradle/Maven
Open to working with PHP
Some proficiency in SQL and NoSQL (MongoDB)
Experiene with Git for version control
Have impeccable verbal and written communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences
We’d be especially excited if you have familiarity with microservices. If you have prior experience in Fintech and/or Healthtech, don’t forget to mention it.