Senior Software Engineer

GetUpside

Posted: 
January 20, 2021

GetUpside is a digital platform that connects millions of users with tens of thousands of gas stations, restaurants, and grocery stores nationwide. Shoppers know us as the mobile app that offers 2 to 3 times more cash back than anyone else, and brick-and-mortar businesses know us as the platform that’s helping them earn more profit than ever before (and proving it). We know ourselves as community-builders. When people and businesses are better off, communities grow stronger.

Meet GetUpside Engineering

The engineering team at GetUpside is a close-knit group of hardworking, fast-learning individuals that believes in our mission to help communities thrive. We believe in a data-driven approach to decision-making and an encouraging culture that emphasizes learning from our mistakes. We debate and deliberate on the best ideas to improve our tech stack, and strive for an inclusive atmosphere that champions the psychological wellness of all of our teammates.

Our technology stack:

  • AWS to run our microservices in a message-oriented-architecture
  • Java 8 / Dropwizard / 12-factor apps
  • Python 3 / Serverless AWS Lambdas
  • MySQL & DynamoDB
  • S3 & Athena
  • Jenkins / Github / Terraform

What will you do?

  • Work in a team of 2-3 engineers and a product manager on our larger projects and sometimes individually on smaller, bite-sized improvements.
  • Deliver new product features in support of our mobile apps for users and web dashboards for merchants and improve our existing products’ ability to scale with a growing user and merchant demand.
  • Build Java REST services to act in concert with our AWS-based message-oriented architecture and also build Python “glue” logic, deployed on AWS Lambda using the Serverless framework.
  • Identify, design, lead and/or contribute to anything and everything that needs to get done.

What You Bring:

  • You have previous experience working on back-end jobs and services in Java
  • You have strong analytical, organizational, and prioritization skills.
  • You demonstrate the ability to bring code from whiteboard scribbles to running in production.
  • You are passionate about working in a dynamic and growing startup environment with a tight-knit, supportive engineering team that strives to make work interesting, challenging and fun.
  • You have a constant desire for learning and self-improvement.

The Fine Print:

  • GetUpside employees are currently working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Once it's safe to return to the office, this role will sit full-time at our Washington, D.C. headquarters.
  • Notice to recruiters and placement agencies: This is an in-house search. Please do not submit resumes to any person or email address at GetUpside. GetUpside is not liable for, and will not pay, placement fees for candidates submitted by any party or agency other than its approved recruitment partners.

We're 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.

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