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Sr. Platform Engineer



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Whether they’re building great payment software or collaborating with a client, every CardFlight employee is committed to empowering small businesses to accept electronic payments with ease. Our team works primarily remote in over 25 US states and is passionate about delivering easy to use software to help small businesses accept payments from their customers. Joining our team means that you will be part of a fast-moving company, work collaboratively with others, and have a direct impact on making payments simpler for small businesses.

We’re currently looking for a Senior Platform Engineer that will take a key role on our location-neutral team. You will have the opportunity to unlock new ideas and play a key role in designing, developing, and maintaining core platforms that power our products. You will be responsible for a wide range of highly impactful work from building infrastructure to developing automation tools that streamline our development process. You will solve problems in CardFlight’s web stack (built on top of Ruby on Rails), the web front-end (javascript library called Preact, which is a lightweight version of React), iOS application (Swift), Android application, (Kotlin, with both mobile platforms employing a MVVM architecture) DevOps infrastructure is built on AWS, and CI/CD are handled via github actions.

The position is location-neutral remote, with opportunities to get together as a company and team throughout the year.

What You’ll Do

Developing & Building

  • Design, develop, and implement secure, scalable, and fault-tolerant platform services.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and solve complex software problems.
  • Champion innovation and stay-up-to-date with emerging technologies.
  • Continuously improve the platform’s performance, scalability, and maintainability.

Technical Leadership & Mentoring

  • Coach and lead the team in Agile practices such as code reviews and pair programming
  • Mentor and develop a high-performing team of engineers

Architecture & Design

  • Design and develop frontend and backend features for long-term scalability and maintenance
  • Actively participate in architectural design discussions – bringing new ideas and leaning on existing experience
  • Assist in refactoring existing code to ensure maintainability
  • Collaborate with Product on new features and updates

What You’ll Bring To The Table

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering, with a focus on platform development
  • 3+ years as a senior software engineer or higher
  • 2+ years of experience in coaching and mentoring less experienced engineers
  • Proven experience with designing, developing, and deploying scalable software systems.
  • Experience with containerization technologies (we use Docker)
  • Experience with CI/CD methodologies and tools
  • Strong understanding of system design principles and best practices
  • Superior people skills and a positive attitude
  • The ability to be flexible and flourish in a fast-paced atmosphere while remaining focused, working productively, and successfully juggling many tasks

Why You'll Love Being A Part Of Our CardFlight Team

  • Location-neutral work environment
  • Home-office equipment stipend
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Employee Engagement (Lunch & Learns, team building events)
  • Learning & Development culture
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Competitive compensation and company ownership/stock options
  • And more!!

Our signature product, SwipeSimple, is used by 125,000+ small businesses across the country. SwipeSimple is a software solution that enables small businesses to accept payments seamlessly via phone, tablet or computer. SwipeSimple is sold through a partner network comprising financial institutions, merchant service providers, and independent sales organizations. The solution is also sold directly by CardFlight through SwipeSimple Connect.

The standard annual base pay range for this role is $130,000 - $180,000. In addition to a competitive base salary, this position is also eligible for cash bonus and equity awards based on factors such as experience and performance. At CardFlight, we lead with respect for one another, our customers and business partners, vendors, and prospective employees. Our objective is to ensure CardFlight team members are passionate about the growth of our company, supported in their personal growth and development, and connected to their colleagues. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.