Senior Full Stack Engineer Technical Lead at Happy Money () (allows remote)

Senior Full Stack Engineer Technical Lead at Happy Money () (allows remote)

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Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-06-18 05:01:59

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Happy Money engineering team incorporates a wide range of technologies and provides fullstack support of these technologies from UI, APIs, to the Database layer. The team focuses on many areas at Happy Money from customer experience to supporting data science modeling. We provide high quality solutions to business problems while also implementing a robust application platform that is resilient and fault tolerant. Our team takes an Agile approach to our Software Development Life Cycle providing flexibility to take on both large and small projects.


*This is a 100% remote job (based in the US)

  • Develop and build products that provide an exceptional customer experience for our members.
  • Own design, test, development and delivery of new and existing features.
  • Participate in all phases of the software development life cycle.
  • Collaborate cross functionally to identify the best solutions.
  • Demonstrates understanding of tradeoffs inherent in software design.
  • Mentoring engineers in best practices and Happy Money culture.
  • Experience leading and coordinating teams to deliver results.
  • Capable of working in isolation to design solutions to complex problems.
  • Ambassador of engineering culture and process.
  • Experience as a scrum master leading and prioritizing tasks.
  • Design and develop maintainable, scalable, fault-tolerant, and efficient systems.
  • Upholding code quality to ensure features are up to standards to deliver a quality product.
  • Aligning team priorities with company OKRs to deliver business value to meet company goals.
  • Prioritize team needs in technical debt and tooling to relieve operational load and evolve the system to meet the changing needs of the environment.


  • 8+ years experience as a full stack software engineer developing solutions for systems at scale.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You thrive in an environment fostering freedom and responsibility.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and developing front-end solutions on multiple platforms at scale.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and developing microservices for highly scalable systems.
  • Strong knowledge of concurrency and asynchronous multi-threading.
  • You are a polyglot, with working knowledge of React, Nodejs, Javascript, Python, and Java with ability to learn new languages and technologies quickly.
  • Experience developing and integrating with third party APIs.
  • Believe strongly in testing everything you design and develop using automation.
  • Hands-on experience with relational and non-relational databases and their trade-offs.
  • Strong experience with Agile software engineering methodologies and practices.
  • Strong leadership skills to help guide engineers in technical decisions in design, implementation, and risk analysis.
  • Ability to scope, scale, and prioritize tasks to help team project plan and deliver on their milestones.
  • Ability to coordinate feature development across multiple teams to align road maps to deliver critical features.


  • Experience with financial services systems
  • Professional experience with Functional Programming and a strong understanding of Functional Programming Concepts
  • Hands-on experience with Apache Kafka, Spark and/or Hadoop Stack
  • Strong hands-on experience with at least one SQL and one NoSQL variant, i.e. Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra.
  • Experience in designing and deploying systems to AWS.
  • Experience developing and deploying solutions using CI/CD.
  • Experience developing cloud-native solutions.
  • Scrum master experience is a plus.

Here at Happy Money, we live by our core values of Love, Trust, and Hustle and welcome all. Love is shown in how we develop meaningful relationships with everyone we interact with; whether it’s a member or your manager. Trust is shown through how we empower each other to come to work as our true selves and embrace our differences. Hustle is shown through how we fail fast and learn from our mistakes. No one is perfect, we’re all human; if this job description doesn’t exactly match your background, we encourage you to apply anyway!