MoneyLion is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our New York City engineering team to help build the future of financial technology. As a Backend Engineer, you will work with several teams to continue building out a world-class financial platform. This position involves design, architecture, implementation, and operation of large scale cloud systems.

MoneyLion is America's most powerful financial membership, which empowers people to take control of their finances. Since its launch in 2013, MoneyLion has amassed more than five million members and has earned its customers' trust with new mobile online banking and managed investment services that offer a one-of-a-kind cashback rewards program, no-fee checking account, overdraft protection, and loans funded in 15 seconds. From a single mobile app, users can get a 360-degree snapshot of their financial lives and have access to personalized tips and tools to build and improve their credit and achieve everyday savings.

MoneyLion's success relies on finding ways to make its members' money work as hard as they do. MoneyLion is headquartered in New York City, with offices in San Francisco, Salt Lake City and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


What You'll Do:

  • Take a technical leadership role in scaling out our systems and team with our quickly growing product
  • Deliver high quality, scalable and heavily tested software across our stack
  • Participate in setting architectural strategy, roadmap, standards, policies, and procedures
  • Help steer technical decisions about software architecture
  • Architect and implement event-driven backend systems that provide support for our core systems
  • Be a critical voice in design and code reviews

Who You Are:

  • Strong experience with Java including idiomatic usage
  • Experience with Java, specifically JDK 8+ and use streaming and lambdas to keep your codebase concise
  • Experience with REST applications and services using open-source Java Frameworks - Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Spring Data
  • Analytical mindset and an ability to identify and weigh architectural design tradeoffs
  • Experience with AWS, Kubernetes, CI/CD systems
  • NoSQL and Relational databases (We use MongoDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL)
  • Experience designing and developing platform level, reusable components, including event architectures, messaging and caching (JMS, ActiveMQ, Kinesis, Apache Kafka, etc)
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience building highly available critical systems
  • Proven experience in demonstrating architecture skills at a multi-system level
  • Strong soft-skills including working via influence and supporting a growth mindset for your peers

What We Provide:

  • Unlimited PTO
  • People. Work with talented, collaborative, and friendly people who love what they do
  • Great WFH policy
  • Hack Days
  • Commuter benefits
  • 401k w/ matching
  • Medical, dental, vision, & life insurance
  • Conferences
  • Summer Fridays