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Software Engineer - Backend



Software Engineering
Argentina · Remote
Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2024

Who we are:

We are a leader in financial crime prevention. Using unparalleled device intelligence and behavior biometrics, we apply machine learning to detect and stop fraud before it happens. The platform includes tools for identity verification, fraud prevention and investigation, AML monitoring, and case management. Over 250 companies use Sardine to prevent fake account creation, social engineering scams, account takeovers, bot attacks, payment fraud, and money laundering. We raised $75M, led by Andreessen Horowitz Growth, XYZ Capital, Google Ventures, Visa, Activant Capital, Experian, and ING Ventures.

Our culture:

  • We have hubs in the Bay Area, NYC, Austin, and Toronto. However, we have a remote-first work culture. #WorkFromAnywhere

  • We hire talented, self-motivated people and get out of their way

  • We value performance and not hours worked. We believe you shouldn't have to miss your family dinner, your kid's school play, or doctor's appointments for the sake of adhering to an arbitrary work schedule.


  • Remote - Brazil or Argentina

  • From Home / Beach / Mountain / Cafe / Anywhere!

  • We are a remote-first company with a globally distributed team. You can find your productive zone and work from there.

About the Role:

As a Backend focused Software Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, constructing, and maintaining APIs, services, and systems across our engineering team. This multifaceted position involves developing new features on a large scale, refining internal tooling and processes, contributing to product and technical roadmaps, and assuming diverse responsibilities within the organization. The ideal candidate for the backend role will have a proven track record in building highly available APIs, with additional proficiency in data pipelines and the relevant domain.

You will:

  • Research different vendors and integrate their API into Sardine.

  • Design, create, and maintain robust, efficient, and reliable backend services to meet the evolving needs of our platform.

  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders to architect and implement new services from inception to delivery.

  • Work in tandem with various engineering and product teams to synchronize efforts and deliver cutting-edge solutions.

  • Craft and maintain user-facing technical documentation, enhancing user understanding and facilitating seamless adoption of our services.

  • Play a pivotal role in shaping our company's engineering culture, ensuring the maintenance of high engineering standards across the organization.

An ideal candidate has:

  • A minimum of 4+ years of proven experience as a Software Engineer

  • Is proficient in REST/Postman/GraphQL

  • Proficiency in Golang is a significant advantage.

  • Additional experience in data engineering is highly desirable.

  • A track record of successfully delivering high-quality production services and systems.

  • Demonstrated customer-centric approach with a strong emphasis on empathy towards users.

  • Relevant industry experience, particularly in banking or fintech, and domain knowledge in areas such as fraud prevention or compliance are considered significant advantages.

Compensation: Base pay range of $50,000 - $70,000 + Series B equity with tremendous upside potential + Attractive benefits

Technologies we use:

  • TypeScript (React + node)

  • Golang

  • Ruby

  • Bigtable

  • Postgres / PostgreSQL

  • GCP dataflow (apache beam)

  • BigQuery

  • Python

  • Java

  • Terraform

Benefits we offer:

  • Generous compensation in cash and equity

  • 7-years for post-termination option exercise (vs. standard 90 days)

  • Early exercise for all options, including pre-vested

  • Work from anywhere: Remote-first Culture

  • Flexible paid time off

  • 100% of health insurance, dental, and vision coverage for employees and 60% for dependents - US specific

  • 4% matching in 401k - US specific

  • Company-wide offsites, the last one was in Miami

  • MacBook Pro delivered to your door

  • One-time stipend to set up a home office — desk, monitors, etc.

  • Monthly meal stipend

  • Annual health and wellness stipend

  • Monthly meet-up stipend

  • Annual Learning stipend

  • Unlimited access to an expert financial advisory

Join a fast-growing company with world-class professionals from around the world. If you are seeking a meaningful career, you found the right place, and we would love to hear from you.