Software Engineer

( IT / Development )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

The Company

Plentina Inc.

Plentina is a Silicon Valley-headquartered early stage fintech start-up company that aims to give access to credit to the world’s dynamic emerging middle class. There are close to 4B underbanked people in the world, and mostly do not have readily access to credit even if they deserve it. We believe that through the use of data in your everyday lives and in collaboration with large corporate partners, we can assess creditworthiness of an individual and offer credit specific to the emerging middle class. Plentina was started by two Stanford graduates that are alums of tech companies like Google and finance giants like Bridgewater Associates and Charles Schwab.

The Role

Plentina is seeking a full-stack Senior Software Engineer that can quickly build, monitor, and maintain both backend and frontend components. We’re seeking candidates who are comfortable with a high level of responsibility, taking ownership by designing and building independently, and fixing problems as they arise. Your strengths will be in server and data engineering, while you’ll also be able to provide auxiliary mobile app development support. You’ll collaborate with technical teams of our business partners on integrations and features. In addition to engineering tasks, you’ll use your backend expertise to support our privacy compliance efforts.

The Full Stack Senior Software Engineer will report to the technical Chief Executive Officer.

What is expected in the role:

Excellent communication and debugging skills

Strong sense of ownership of their work and its impact to our customers’ experiences and livelihoods

Comfortable being part of a high risk / high reward startup environment as a member of our founding team

Responsible for designing, building, testing, iterating, launching, and maintaining server, data, and mobile applications

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to quickly adapt to company learning

Assist with ensuring data security and privacy compliance.

Comfortable in being transparent in both the successes and setbacks of work

Minimum experience:

3+ years of experience with object-oriented software development experience

1+ years of professional experience deploying scalable server applications to production

1+ years of professional experience developing and launching an Android app to the Google Play Store

Experience in Google Cloud Platform or AWS

Experience building data pipelines

Practical experience building and testing RESTful services

Deep understanding of the performance of Android apps on a diversity of Android devices and OS versions

Strong knowledge of software testing strategies

Experience with planning, creating, and maintaining APIs with front-end teams

Experience with versioning and change management with APIs

Preferred but not required:

1+ year of experience in a fast-growing start-up company, preferably in the fintech space

Working with remote teams and US-based remote leadership

Familiarity with data privacy compliance

Expert level experience in Python, Kotlin, Javascript, and familiarity with Spring Boot/Ktor/Flask frameworks

Experience with client and cloud security

Expected salary range: P60k - P80k

Expected start date: ASAP

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