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Staff Software Engineer - Backend



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024
About Kueski
At Kueski, we're dedicated to improving the financial lives of people in Mexico. Since 2012, we've been the leading buy now, pay later (BNPL) and online consumer credit platform in Latin America, known for our innovative financial services. Our flagship product, Kueski Pay, provides seamless payment solutions for both online and in-store transactions, establishing itself as the preferred option for a quarter of Mexico's top e-commerce merchants. Notably, we were the first to introduce BNPL on Amazon Mexico.
We're a tech company with a culture geared toward innovation, collaboration, and impact, fostering a strong, diverse, and inclusive company culture. In 2023, Kueski was recognized as the top BNPL platform by Fintech Breakthrough and earned the title of one of Mexico's most ethical companies from AMITAI. Additionally, we ranked as one of the Best Companies for Female Talent by EFY.
Welcome to the Kueski Pay Tribe! As a Staff Engineer, you'll be part of our dynamic team
driving innovation in the Kueski Pay product, revolutionizing Buy Now Pay Later solutions for
both e-commerce and fiscal retail stores. With 6 diverse squads and over 20 engineers, this
tribe is a powerhouse of creativity and collaboration. Join us if you're ready to dive into exciting
new features and elevate our solutions to the next level!

Key Responsibilities

  • 1. Provide technical guidance and leadership to the engineering team.
  • 2. Drive the design and implementation of complex systems and features, ensuring scalability, performance, and maintainability.
  • 3. Participate in architectural discussions and decisions, proposing solutions that align with business goals and technical requirements.
  • 4. Contribute to the evolution of the overall system architecture.
  • 5. Collaborate with front-end and back-end engineers to build cohesive end-to-end solutions.
  • 6. Conduct thorough code reviews, providing constructive feedback to peers and junior engineers.
  • 7. Champion coding standards, best practices, and development processes.
  • 8. Analyze complex technical problems, develop innovative solutions, and troubleshoot issues in production environments.
  • 9. Mentor and coach junior engineers, fostering their professional growth and technical skills.
  • 10. Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and QA engineers.
  • 11. Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices.
  • 12. Contribute to project planning, scope estimation, and timelines.
  • 13. Communicate effectively with stakeholders to provide progress updates and manage expectations.
  • 14. Oversee the merchant integration process to seamlessly incorporate Kueski as a preferred payment method, ensuring a smooth transition and setup for all new merchants.
  • 15. Manage all aspects of payment operations, including cancellation processes, and automatic conciliation of payments to ensure accurate financial handling and reporting.
  • 16. Develop and maintain the consumer payment intent process, creating a robust framework that allows for transparent and efficient handling of consumer payment preferences.
  • 17. Spearhead the implementation of our innovative funding service, which enables users to pay through various flexible options including loans, coupons, and down payments, enhancing customer satisfaction and accessibility.
  • 18. Design and oversee the offering selection process, ensuring that users can choose their preferred installment plans for loan repayments, thereby tailoring our services to meet diverse financial needs and preferences.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • 2. Proven track record of technical leadership, including guiding teams in designing and implementing complex systems.
  • 3. Expertise in architecture and design, with the ability to propose solutions aligned with business goals and technical requirements.
  • 4. Experience collaborating with front-end and back-end engineers to deliver end-to-end solutions.
  • 5. Proficiency in conducting code reviews, enforcing coding standards, and promoting best practices.
  • 6. Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex technical issues and develop innovative solutions.
  • 7. Experience mentoring and coaching junior engineers, fostering their professional growth and technical skills.
  • 8. Excellent collaboration skills, working effectively with cross-functional teams including product managers, designers, and QA engineers.
  • 9. Continuous learning mindset, staying updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices.
  • 10. Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical concepts effectively and provide progress updates to stakeholders.

You’ll love working at Kueski because

  • We have a mission-driven culture focused on customer value, teamwork, humility, and integrity.
  • Everyone is expected to have role clarity, career growth, and a personal development plan. Feedback and recognition is embedded in our company processes, systems, and practices.
  • We ensure competitive salary, medical insurance, and wellbeing through ample and flexible time off as well as mental healthcare benefits. Everyone is an owner and eligible for competitive stock options with a company poised for success.
  • We´re committed to building an inclusive and diverse team and we know this leads to incredible work.


  • Get ready to dive into the heart of innovation as a Staff Engineer! Your role is crucial in crafting, building, and delivering cutting-edge solutions that propel our products and services to new heights of success.
  • Collaborate closely with diverse teams, mentor budding talent, and influence architectural decisions that define the future of our technology stack. It's your chance to make a lasting impact and be at the forefront of tech excellence!
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