Golden Gate Ventures

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Software Engineer - Growth at Xendit
Jakarta, ID
Xendit is an Indonesian fintech company that provides payment infrastructure across Indonesia. Xendit processes payments, runs marketplaces, disburses payroll and loans, detects fraud and helps other businesses grow exponentially. We serve these companies by providing a suite of world-class APIs and a dashboard UI that simplifies processes. 

Our main focus is to build the most advanced payment rails for Indonesia, with a clear goal in mind — to make payments in Indonesia simple, secure and easy for everyone. We currently serve local SMEs to some of Indonesia’s largest tech startups and also giant-sized businesses like Samsung. We process millions of transactions monthly, growing 25% month on month for the last 2 years. We are trusted and backed by some of the largest VCs in the world, who invested in Facebook, Slack, Twitch and Grab, and are alumni of the prestigious YCombinator (S15).

Mission
Help us deliver quality user experience which our users will love

Outcomes
  • Develop and enhance the user experience by using the best practices in modern Full Stack development
  • Build scalable and reliable solutions to drive business growth 
  • Produce high-quality maintainable code, test it, collaboratively review it and ship it.
  • Identify areas to improve and scale our architecture and application design.
  • Collaborate extensively with product management, design, and engineers to develop product features that drive our metrics.
  • Work with data team to provide insights into our customers’ behavior
  • Build what customers want
  • Do whatever it takes to make xendit succeed
 
You may be a good fit if
  • Successful track record of developing quality software products and shipping production-ready software
  • JavaScript expertise, and a familiarity with TypeScript, understanding of Java and GoLang is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of REST and pub/sub design patterns
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL database schema design and query optimization
  • Experience with unit, integration, and E2E test frameworks such as jest, mocha, supertest, and cucumber
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Ability to understand business domains in order to synthesize solution of a problem
  • Ability to break down complex product requirements into well-groomed user stories
  • Experience working with distributed systems on cloud computing platforms such as AWS, GCP, or AliCloud (including serverless approaches)
  • Ability to guide a team through refactoring high-throughput legacy code

What we care about
  • Solve for the customer first: You build what customers want.  You think about what is right for customers, not what is easiest for you
  • Demonstrate mastery of honey badgery: You make ambitious goals. Then execute…no matter what stands in the way.  When knocked down, you get up
  • Take on challenges willingly and can be trusted to execute: You can be trusted to get things done right the first time quickly.  You hit your deadlines
  • You’re like us: You smile a lot, think work is fun and don’t take yourself too seriously. You measure yourself against the best and believe feedback is the breakfast of champions.  You follow the golden rule
  • You’re remarkable: People naturally talk about how awesome you are.  If we can’t find someone who raves about you then it’s unlikely we will too

About Xendit
  • Growing 25% month on month: We are one of the fastest growing companies in Southeast Asia and have done so for the last two years.  We process close to 1b USD annually in payments by providing simple APIs for payments on a modern tech stack
  • YCombinator Batch S15: YC is the best incubator in the world, producing Airbnb and Dropbox; 120 companies out of 6,000 applications get in
  • Funded by investors behind Facebook, Slack, Kaokao, Path, Twitch, Grab, Tokopedia