Backend Engineer

Bengaluru   |   Full Time

Xflow is building cross-border payments infrastructure that provides businesses access to global markets, starting with those in India and subsequently other parts of South & South East Asia. We are enabling users to accept and payout money globally in a simple, reliable, compliant, transparent and financially compelling manner.

Building payments infrastructure is hard, and elegantly solving for cross-border payments infrastructure for businesses even more so. The complexity stems from the different changing regulatory requirements of the many countries that we will operate in, building payment guarantees in existing rails (or for that matter, creating a new payment rail altogether) and capturing value in a way where we are net additive to our users. This complexity excites and motivates us because we know that when we get it right, businesses around the world and their customers will be better off for it.

Finally, and we cannot stress this enough, culture eats everything else for breakfast. We aim to be an engineering driven company that believes finance problems are rooted in code and strongly prefer individuals who share a similar belief.

You will:

  • Solve complex problems in an innovative way and deliver quality solutions while taking ownership and accountability of assigned things.

  • Adopt infrastructure is safely extensible, scalable, reliable and meets SLAs for both external and internal users

  • Set a standard in sustainable engineering by producing best in class of code, external and internal documentation, testing, and monitoring

  • Design, build, and maintain APIs that users can rely on for decades

  • Develop object-oriented models, implement business logic and data models with a suitable class design.

  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack

  • Be responsible for inculcating and maintaining an engineering first culture

  • Meet with users to gather feedback, and take pride from working on projects that solve acute real world problems

You have:

  • B. E or B. Tech in Computer Science or any equivalent degree

  • 0.5-2 years of professional software development experience

  • Strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and their space-time complexities

  • Highly proficient with at least one language (e.g: Ruby, Python, Java, C++, etc.,)

  • Ability to convert design into an efficient code fluently

  • The skills and inclination to think rigorously about API design and diving deep into the details

  • Dealt with solving ambiguous problems and can think laterally when faced with a new problem

  • Excellent debugging skills

Bonus Points (nice to have):

  • Worked on data serialization standards such as protocol buffers, json

  • Worked on distributed systems, data stores & message queues

  • Experience working in the Fintech / Payments industry

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