Are you ready to trade your job for a journey? Become a FlyMate!
Passion, excitement & global collaboration are all core to what it means to be a FlyMate. At Flywire, we’re on a mission to transform receivables and deliver on the most mission critical payments across education, healthcare, travel and B2B. We’ve got a leading technology platform and a global payments networked that is unrivaled. What more do we need to truly be unstoppable? Perhaps, that is you!
Who We Are:
Flywire was founded in 2011 by a former international student, who experienced firsthand all the challenges of paying for college from another country—and made it his mission to solve them.
Today, Flywire has applied our next-gen payments platform combined with our proprietary global payments network and vertical software to expand and digitize the payment experience for over 2,250 education, healthcare, travel & B2B clients world-wide, processing more than $7B annually and covering more than 240 countries and territories globally. And, we’re just getting started!
With over 500 global FlyMates, representing more than 40 nationalities, and in 12 offices world-wide, we’re looking for FlyMates to join the next stage of our journey as we continue to grow.
We, at Flywire, are looking for a Backend Engineer responsible for building applications, including anything from complex groups of backend microservices to command line utilities and data processing scripts. Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop these applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Thus, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and building quality products is essential.
If you care deeply about quality, always strive for simplicity, love to collaborate and are motivated by making the impossible possible, Flywire might be the perfect place for you!
Here’s What We’re Looking For:
4+ years' experience in backend development (any language) with passion for excellence
Experience in designing, developing and supporting scalable, performant and reliable web applications and distributed systems
Excellent understanding of database environments. Familiar with MySQL
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ruby on Rails experience (Don’t worry if you don’t know Ruby, we’ll bring you up to speed)- A plus
Familiarity with continuous integration and delivery - A plus
Familiar with Docker env - A plus
Experience in working in an Agile environment - A plus
Technologies We Use:
Ruby on Rails
System management: Linux, mySQL, MongoDB, Redis, etc
Cloud platform: AWS
What We Offer:
Competitive compensation, including stock options
Flying Start - Our immersive Global Induction Program (Meet our Execs & Global Teams)
Work with brilliant people that will keep you on your toes, learn more about their journeys by checking out #InsideFlywire on social media
Dynamic & Global Team (we have been collaborating virtually for years!)
Wellbeing Programs (Mental Health, Wellness, Yoga/Pilates/HIIT Classes) with Global FlyMates Be a meaningful part in our success - every FlyMate makes an impact
Competitive time off including FlyBetter Days to volunteer in a cause you believe in
WFH Stipend & Digital Disconnect Days
Great Talent & Development Programs (Managers Taking Flight – for new or aspiring managers!)
Our Hiring Process:
We are excited to get to know you! Throughout our process you can expect 4-5 rounds of interviews with different FlyMates including the Hiring Manager, Peers on the team, the VP of the department, and a homework assignment (it is not that bad!). Your TA Partner will walk you through the steps and be your “go-to” person for any questions.
Flywire is an equal opportunity employer. With over 40 nationalities across 12 different offices, and diversity and inclusion at the core of our people agenda, we believe our FlyMates are our greatest asset, and we’re excited to watch our unique culture evolve with each new hire.
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