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Tech Stack: OOP Python
HQ Locations: Remote Worldwide

Senior Backend Engineer - Cards Specialist

Full-time, Permanent, Remote Job anywhere Worldwide

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With one of our trusted partners, we are hiring a 

Senior Backend Engineer - Cards Specialist

Our partner is a remote-first internationally recognized FinTech company. They build the digital bank of the future.
The platform bridges the gap between traditional finance and cryptocurrencies.

Since their foundation in 2014, they have successfully launched one of the leading Bitcoin storage solutions.
Over 4 million users adopted it. Currently, they are the first institution of its kind to offer access to both BTC and USD.

Right from the beginning they have been operating fully distributed and have been attracting worldwide talent without any exceptions.
The team size consists of over 150 professionals across 50+ countries distributed anywhere around the globe. And scaling even more. 

We are now looking to onboard more talented professionals, as the organization is currently expanding all of its teams.
There are many open positions with room for high career growth. 

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer – they believe that diversity is critical to success as a global company.
An inclusive workplace is the foundation and allows them to create products that cater to clients around the world.

Are you open for a challenge?

Job Scope

We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer with experience in banking card processing (ideally on the issuer or processor side).

As a Senior Backend Developer, you will provide guidance and coaching around technical good practices.
You will play an active role in the upbringing of the development practice and work in a cross-functional collaborative team.

Our Tech stack includes:

  • AWS for all of our Infrastructure
  • Docker
  • Python / Flask
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • Redis

Note: Previous experience with Python is not mandatory. However, it is essential that you have a willingness to learn it and work with it.

Main responsibilities

  • Develop card application updates and provide technical support on the cards daily operations with the development team
  • Designing, developing, and deploying backend services with a focus on high availability, fault tolerance, low latency, and security. 
  • Your team will take full end-to-end responsibility for the services your team owns, from development through to production operation
  • Collaboration with team members across multiple functional areas to ensure delivery of the best solutions for our customers.


  • 3+ years of experience building and maintaining card programs, familiarity with card transaction processing and authentication methods with Visa and Mastercard;
  • Significant software engineering experience in one or more general-purpose programming languages (we use Python)
  • Great teamwork and communication skills in English, comfortable preparing high-quality documentation and designs to aid understanding and knowledge sharing. 
  • Understanding of microservice architectures, container-based 12-factor apps, and cloud-native patterns around fault tolerance.
  • Practical experience applying Domain-Driven Design and understanding the principles behind building software that is testable, observable, reliable, and sustainable to maintain.
  • Experience building contract-first services and adopting patterns and frameworks to enable appropriate automated testing at unit, contract, service, and end-to-end levels. 
  • Experience building services that can be deployed on-demand, quickly, and with quality. Excellent understanding of CI/CD patterns and good practice. 
  • Understands the role of high-quality observability in building highly scalable and performant software
  • Experience working with a public or private cloud vendor 
  • Working in Finance or Banking is beneficial
  • Experience with PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) Requirements and Certification process is an advantage

Company Offer

  • 100% Work from anywhere
  • Equal employment opportunity 
  • Open date B2B contract with excellent terms 
  • Get paid based on skills, not based on location
  • High growth career opportunities in a rapidly growing company
  • Top-notch tech stacks and processes 
  • High salary, DOP
  • 35 days of paid vacation per year 
  • Access to trainings and certifications
  • Company Shares because ownership mentally matters 😉 

And there is more… 

Interview Process

  1. 45-min call with HR
  2. Coding challenge 
  3. Technical Interview with a team member and leads
  4. Final conversation with Head of Engineering
  5. Offer

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