Flex is a growth-stage, NYC headquartered FinTech company that is creating the best rent payment experience. It’s hard to believe that it’s 2024 and paying rent on time is expensive, inflexible, and difficult. We’re here to change that! Flex enables our users to pay rent throughout the month on a schedule that better fits their finances and budget. Our mission is to empower as many renters as possible with flexibility over their most significant recurring expense. After deliberately keeping a stealth profile as we built up unprecedented investor support and an enthusiastic user base, we are looking for motivated individuals to help us keep our mission growing. Will you be a part of the team?

About the role

Flex is looking for a Senior Software Engineer that will be responsible for implementing the service APIs used by our consumer applications.  In this role you will be part of the orchestration team, a small team within our consumer org responsible for the app-friendly APIs that provide access to our core platform services. You’ll be designing, developing, testing, and scaling the APIs needed to deliver great user experiences that simplify the complexities of rent payment processing for our customers.

What you’ll do

You’ll work closely with your product, design and engineering peers to solve our users’ most pressing problems around rent payment. You’ll roll out changes to our customers in an agile manner with a delivery cadence that favors small, frequent iterations.  You’ll be hands-on as an individual contributor, while also providing technical leadership and mentoring junior engineers.The ideal candidate will be comfortable leading scoping, design and implementation for APIs they build and can drive their production rollouts to completion with minimum oversight.

Key qualifications

A minimum of 5 years experience with Java and Springboot is required for this position.Strong computer science fundamentalsAbility to build high quality APIs to specificationsExperience with the Java frameworks and tools we use at Flex such as Spring (core/web/boot), Gradle and JUnitExperience with observability and monitoring tools such as DataDog for maintaining high availabilityExperience with AWS (EKS, Aurora RDS, Elasticache) and containersExperience with CI/CD systems (GHA preferred) and automation to improve build, test and deploy efficiencyExperience implementing and operating services in distributed services environment at scaleAbility to write high quality code that is testable, maintainable, scalable and secureGood understanding of REST and mobile API best practicesGreat communication skills and ability to work with a distributed team

The national pay range for this role is $161,000-$240,000 annually. Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience aligned with Flex’s internal leveling guidelines and benchmarks.

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