Software Engineer, Backend (Ukraine based)

Remote - Ukraine Full Time
$3K - $6K Monthly

Published on May 15, 2024

Settle is a FinTech company on a mission to help businesses thrive by taking the worry out of cash flow management. We’re building software making it super easy for finance teams to track, pay, and reconcile invoices. We pair that with lending products to offer our customers the power and flexibility to choose who, when, and how to pay their customers.

Our small but growing team (~70 today) was founded in San Francisco along with an engineering hub in Lviv, Ukraine. We’re building a fully distributed team and support you working from where you are. We're well funded (Series-B) with backing by Ribbit, Stripes, Kleiner Perkins, Founder’s Fund, SciFi Ventures, and others. We provide competitive benefits, compensation, and equity. We're looking for motivated engineers who are eager to build something from scratch to delight our customers!

Who We Are
Settle is on a mission to make buying inventory super easy. Since the company’s inception in 2019, we’ve been building a cashflow management platform that allows founders and small business owners to more easily manage their company’s financial health with a mix of accounts payable and flexible financing tools. We already work with some amazing brands that you probably know and love, like Starface, Ghia, and Italic.
About this role: 
Joining Settle as an early Software Engineer you will play a key role in shaping and constructing impactful, results-driven systems, products, and features. With a solid product-market fit, organic growth, and a comprehensive long-term roadmap, you'll be part of a dynamic team driving Settle's success.
What you’ll do:
  • Design and build data models, services, and APIs to power our web app.
  • Scale and secure our systems to support an increasing number of users, features, business requirements, partners, and engineers.
  • Collaborate with the team to build robust testing and deployment frameworks.
  • Analyze, debug, and fix performance and correctness issues. 
What you’ll need:
  • 2+ years of industry experience, preferably in the B2B fintech and/or startup sector
  • Technical requirements: Proficiency in CS fundamentals, a willingness to learn Ruby on Rails (our primary backend language), and mastery of OOP principles. Familiarity with an ORM framework, eg. Django, Laravel, Sinatra, Flask, Symfony
  • Web-app architecture design. You have curiosity or understanding of how everything fits together from web services up through display and love designing reliable and extensible systems
  • Adaptability. We’re a startup and project needs can change quickly. You love to jump into a new problem, learn what’s needed, and solve it
  • Customer-centric mentality. You care about the user, strive to understand their needs and build tools to solve their problems.
  • Leadership. With rapid growth, we need and expect everyone to be a leader. You have the humility and self-awareness to understand and navigate the unknown while holding yourself and others to a high bar. Additionally, you enjoy mentoring and fostering the development of fellow engineers
The monthly starting salary range for the two different tiers:
  • Mid-level: $3,000-$4,000 USD
  • Senior-level: $5,000-$6,000 USD
While this role is based in Ukraine, please note that some standard benefits and perks typically offered in the United States will not be applicable.
Benefits & perks that we offer:
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible and remote work culture
  • Competitive compensation and equity
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Lunch & commute reimbursement when working in the NYC office located near Union Square
  • $500 home office set up reimbursement
  • $2500 annual growth and development stipend
  • $50 monthly food delivery gift card
  • 401k
  • ERG groups e.g. LGBTQIA+, Women @ Settle, and more!
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Team building events

Our Commitment to You
At Settle we know that cultivating diversity and fostering an inclusive work environment is critical to our impact and success. We create an environment where no individual is advantaged or disadvantaged because of their background. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.
With a commitment to maintaining a bias-free environment in which harassment is prohibited, we respect cultural diversity and comply with the laws of the places in which we operate. We expect our business partners, suppliers, clients, and all of our team members to uphold these commitments.