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(Archived) Scalability Software Engineer [US Remote]

Last Updated: 10/15/21

Job Description

Dwolla is one of the fastest growing financial technology companies in the United States and has been recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies. We believe in challenging the status quo and building teams with diverse experiences, ideas and people.

Joining the team at Dwolla means entering an always evolving, fast-paced, remote-first work environment. Your unique skills and talents will help build a world that can move money simply and securely, giving businesses the tools they need to access the ACH or RTP® Networks and improve their payment processes. At Dwolla, we are never done.


We care about mastering the ideal platform to move money simply and securely. At Dwolla, you will be empowered to select the right languages, tools, and libraries for the job and deliver products based on those choices. If you want to become a master of your craft while building a platform that moves millions of dollars every day, Dwolla may be right for you.


As a Scalability Software Engineer, you'll challenge the status quo to design & build the products and services that will scale the Dwolla Platform. From small enhancements to large migrations, you will get the chance to work on really hard problems that have a direct impact on how our systems perform. What will you work on daily at Dwolla?

  • Build systems with techniques like Test Driven Development and programming languages such as Scala, JavaScript, Java, C#, and Python (and we’re open to learning more)
  • Breakdown complex projects into deliverables
  • Analyze system performance to identify areas of opportunity
  • Design and build solutions that will scale beyond future growth
  • Design & deploy solutions with containerized microservices using technologies like AWS, Docker, Lambda, ECS, Thrift, Finagle
  • Help care for systems by keeping them up-to-date, adding features, refactoring code, and fixing bugs
  • Collaborate with the team via code reviews and architecture discussions
  • Participate in team planning using Agile methodologies
We're excited to talk if you have:
  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • Designed & developed applications using object oriented or functional programming languages such as Scala, JavaScript, Java, C#, Python, Go, Ruby, PHP, Perl
  • Are familiar with and excited about Agile/XP software development practices for delivering projects
To learn more about the types of projects we work on, check out these blog posts highlighting some work by the team:
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Perks to working at Dwolla:

- Remote-first work environment (ability to work from home or from our Des Moines office) - Remote First Home Office Stipend - Competitive salaries - Stock Options - 401K with 4% company match - Unlimited Paid Time Off - 12 weeks paid parental leave - Paid parking - Medical, dental & vision insurance - Long-term disability insurance - Medical leave - Life Insurance - Flexible Spending Accounts - Casual dress

At Dwolla, we value diversity and hold the core belief that the best teams are built by the inclusion of diverse ideas, experiences, and people.


Join our team and bring your unique perspective to help build the ideal platform to move money simply and securely.


We are able to sponsor visas.

Company Details

Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Dwolla is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the Midwest and has been recognized nationally by Fast Company as one of the ‘world’s most innovative companies’ and Inc 5000s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. Joining the Dwolla team means you will be entering a unique, open and fast-paced working environment.We believe our success is directly re...