Job Type: Full Time
Gr4vy (pronounced Gravy), is a “no-code” Cloud payments orchestration platform. Gr4vy’s mission is to become the platform-of-choice by which all retailers deploy payment infrastructure around the world. Founded by former PayPal fintech leaders, Gr4vy is set to disrupt the $4 Trillion global retail payment space by removing the complexity of merchants running their own payment infrastructure.
2021 is the year the Gr4vy rocket ship takes off. With a $1.1M seed round closed in December and series A closing in March, and product and brand launching in the spring, it’s an exciting time to join the engineering team of this innovative B2B startup. You’ll have the opportunity to build with the best in the industry while helping define the technical direction for Gr4vy’s platform going forward.
About the role
Software Engineers at Gr4vy join a fresh new team and collaborate across product, engineering, design, and other stakeholders. We work in short two week sprints & regularly share, reflect on and iterate on our work.
Our platform uses Python 3.9 and the FastAPI framework along with React and Typescript for most of our frontend. We use unit, integration and acceptance tests to drive design and keep everything working.
As a software engineer at Gr4vy you’ll collaborate in a multidisciplinary product team to deliver working software thatwill be used by merchants around the globe. This will include writing HTML, CSS, Python and Typescript to deliver new features for our customers, as well as refactoring our codebase to make it more pleasant and productive to work on.
You’ll be comfortable writing modular code and thinking about how your work fits into the big picture.
You’ll have strong communication skills, and be comfortable discussing problems and solutions with your team-mates. You’ll be asked to give your input & ideas to help make decisions and shape features via product planning and other product development activities.
You’ll enjoy learning, teaching & sharing your experience with your colleagues in various ways; we encourage code review, pairing, mentoring, and getting & giving regular feedback.
We’re looking for developers with experience writing Python or Typescript, preferably using either the FastAPI framework or React. Experience with some libraries like Starlette, AsyncIO, as well as the ability to create accessible HTML would also be valuable.
You’ll have experience writing high-value tests and have an understanding of software design principles.
Why you’ll love working at Gr4vy
You’ll be joining at a truly momentous time in our company’s life cycle. We want your imprint on how the world experiences Gr4vy as the leader in the fast-growing cloud payments space. Come and bring your skills to a growing team of 11. You’ll influence, challenge and help build our inclusive culture and passion for equity. A global identity is in Gr4vy’s DNA, with employees currently spanning Europe and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our Fine Print
We choose laughter first. Sometimes our standups veer into debates about food, family (furballs included), and unlimited lifehack fails. We’re committed to learning, to advocating, and to doing better for our customers and ourselves, every day.
We value all the great benefits that diversity brings and encourage everyone to bring their whole self at work, regardless of gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or disability.
We encourage people who have been made redundant as a result of COVID-19 to apply for opportunities at Gr4vy. We believe that in these difficult times, good employers have to rise to the occasion and play their part in the community.
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Compensation: Competitive salary + equity + benefits