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Senior Engineer, Payments



Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Join a leading insurtech company that is unlocking the potential of digital insurance to help everyone protect what matters most! Are you up for the challenge?
Sure was founded in 2015 and is the digital insurance platform that empowers brands and carriers to distribute products quickly. Our solutions reach and engage customers wherever they are on their journey. We are on a mission to provide a hassle-free way to buy insurance anywhere by powering insurance carriers and brands with our SaaS platform. Together we are building products that make digital insurance accessible to all.
🤝 Culture is everything. Join an incredible team of smart, passionate, collaborative and driven individuals. We empower our teams and promote autonomy and independence wherever we can.
🌐 We are remote first. We work from home and we love it!
🏆 Strive for greatness. We’ve been named 13th Fastest Growing Company by Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Best Place to Work in 2022 by Built In and recognized for Transforming the Global Insurance Industry by InsurTech 100.
💰Funding. In October 2021, we raised $100M in our Series C with a $550M valuation.
We’re growing!
We are looking for a strong Senior Engineer who has a strong understanding of payment platforms and the ability to optimize them for efficiency, security, and performance.
You’ll work closely with other engineers and our product team, with a direct impact in the products you’ll be building. As a small distributed team, we rely heavily on effective communication and autonomy in order to build, iterate, and ship rapidly.
Our philosophy is that you would be teaching us as much as you'd learn from us. By learning and inspiring others, you'll help cultivate an environment that makes us better at what we do each day.

What you'll be doing:

  • You'll contribute to all aspects of the software process: including architecture, specification reviews, implementation, automated testing, code reviews, debugging, and documentation.
  • Yeah Provide technical input and knowledge to the planning, design, and requirements process for new products and features.
  • Implement elegant, scalable web-facing solutions to solve complex business problems in the payments space.
  • You'll design, build, test, and maintain scalable APIs with the applications that rely on them.
  • Collaborate across different teams within the company to design solutions that fit multiple stakeholders needs
  • Resolve bug fixes and troubleshoot incidents from our partners and customers including identification, resolution, and remediation.
  • Help build automation tools, define processes, and add documentation to improve our developer experience and enable the business capabilities for Payments and Billing.

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, with a focus on payment platforms and optimization.
  • 3+ years experience with Python, Ruby, Java or Go, Python and Django experience is a huge plus
  • 3+ years of working and integrating with payment processors or building gateways for payment processors to interface with card networks, banks, etc.
  • Great experience building apps in a secure and PCI-compliant environment.
  • Solid understanding of building streaming systems that produce large quantities of immutable, auditable data at scale that have complex aggregation
  • Great experience participating in the design and architecture of a project
  • Self-directed and self-motivated individuals comfortable working with diverse teams
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud services


  • Familiarity with payment fraud prevention and risk management
  • Experience with large data tools such as Databricks and PySpark
  • Experience with payment forms beyond Credit Cards i.e. ACH, Check, and other payment forms
  • Familiarity of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in software development including concepts like Journal Entries, Corrections, etc.

What we do for you:

  • Unlimited PTO… no really, we want you to take it!
  • Mental Health Breaks - company provided meditation app and a weekly wellness hour
  • WFH stipend to help you work your best while being remote
  • Countless Medical, Dental and Vision plans … we are an insurtech company after all!
  • Equity and 401K
  • Generous parental leave
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.
For more information, visit https://www.sureapp.com/. Follow @SureHQ on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Employment at Sure is contingent upon a satisfactory verification of a general and criminal background check and education and employment verification. Upon an offer of employment, all prospective employees may be required to complete an employment application. Any background verifications will be obtained with written consent from the individual.