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Software Engineer II - Backend



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 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.
We are looking for a generalist Software Engineer who is excited about creating and supporting web services that provide the core functionality for the financial ecosystem, considering functional and nonfunctional requirements, as well as collaborating with other teams to evolve such services towards our technological vision.
The ideal candidate is passionate about mentoring and supporting other software engineers, and is comfortable collaborating with different teams to accomplish their team's goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Habitually
  • Understand the underlying problem when facing a challenge
  • Design and implement solutions for the problems
  • Write software to achieve the business and team’s goals
  • Fix bugs and resolve incidents Identify and communicate risks
  • Support and promote best practices among the team
  • Mentor and support other Software Engineers
  • Ensure the team remains focused on the objective of the project
  • Periodically
  • Learn and improve the technologies, processes, and best practices defined by the team
  • Write the necessary documentation
  • Troubleshoot bugs and incidents
  • Help the team triage the bugs and problems that arise
  • Code reviewing
  • Monitor the systems and services the team is responsible for
  • Participate actively in the team’s ceremonies
  • Prepare and conduct technical interviews
  • Participate in early discussions for medium to complex projects
  • Help the team break down complex projects into manageable pieces
  • Occasionally
  • Pair programming with teammates when required
  • Support the team to on-board new engineers
  • Collaborate with tech leads and architects to evolve the architecture
  • Propose and carry on initiatives for continuous improvement

Position Requirements

  • Strong computer science fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms
  • Strong technical background in programming, at least 3+ years of relevant experience as a backend software engineer
  • Experience and understanding of software design patterns
  • Experience designing architecture solutions that involve microservices
  • Familiar with A/B testing, and progressive rollouts
  • Experience optimizing backend services performance
  • Experience in developing backend services using some of the next languages : ruby, python, java, javascript
  • Experience in integrating and designing APIs
  • Experience deploying and maintaining software products in production
  • Experience delivering solutions that require multiple iterations
  • Experience identifying root causes and troubleshooting bugs
  • Experience considering non-functional requirements from the very beginning of the design
  • Nice to have:
  • Ruby
  • Swagger
  • AWS
  • Github actions
  • Kafka
  • REST

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
Kueski: Where talent excellence improves Mexican lives
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