Senior Software Engineer

Salary
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Job Description

BOULEVARD | ABOUT US

Boulevard was founded with the fundamental belief that personal care should be convenient for all. Our mission is to maximize potential for salons and spas, as well as the clients they serve.

Developed in collaboration with industry-leading owners and operators, our scheduling, point of sale, and conversation platform was carefully designed to drive revenue, automate workflows, and convert customers from visitors into valuable, long-term clients. By facilitating a better, personalized experience across every transaction and interaction, Boulevard’s technology not only helps salons and spas to survive, but thrive. Take a look at how we (and YOU) can make that happen.

DARE TO DISRUPT | INSPIRE INNOVATION

We are diligent about solving hard problems and are not afraid to challenge conventions or question the status quo. If our ambitions aren’t terrifying, we aren’t pushing ourselves enough.

We have an insatiable curiosity and embrace experimentation. We believe that simple solutions require the most sophistication and we design each and every detail to maximize potential, power and impact. Do our values match? Read through our story and what we value the most.

Come do the best work of your life at Boulevard.

Our engineering team has one simple but lofty goal: deliver a delightful experience to our service providers and their customers. You’ll have the opportunity to build extraordinary applications that are massive, scalable, and highly available.A critical component of our technology offering revolves around payments processing. As a leader in our payments processing infrastructure, you will be responsible for designing and building the core services to run payments processing at scale. You’ll have a direct impact on the product roadmap, regularly collaborating with the Infrastructure and Product teams to architect the best solutions, not the easiest. We pride ourselves on using the best technology for the job, maintaining high code quality while iterating with extreme speed, and sharing learnings along the way (both internally and externally).

What you’ll do here

  • Learn all the nuances of payments processing (interchange fees, chargeback disputes, EMV Chip Readers, etc) and get customers their payments faster.
  • Collaborate with an extraordinarily talented team of engineers to implement systems to deliver a delightful commerce-based product.
  • Design and develop software interfaces, microservices, and/or system abstractions to allow our teams to move quickly & efficiently and optimize the way payments are made.
  • Build & implement robust, fault-tolerant, global payments platform.
  • Measure and monitor systems to make data-driven decisions; build dashboards for important metrics.
  • Build and contribute to open source projects

What you’ll need to thrive

  • Experience: Have at least 5 years of functional programming experience as an engineer (Must have experience with functional languages like Elixir or Erlang)
  • CS Foundations: Strong knowledge of computer science principles
  • Payment$ Experti$e: You’ve interfaced with payments processing systems
  • Database Expert: Complicated SQL statements roll off your fingertips with ease
  • Building Solutions: Desire to shape our engineering culture by coming up with ideas, tools, and infrastructure wherever you see a problem to be solved
  • Mentor and Mentee: Smarts, humility, communication skills, and equal willingness to teach and learn
  • Analytical: Impressive problem-solving, critical thinking skills, business acumen within the SaaS industry
  • Timely: Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • BONUS POINTS for experience building and maintaining a PayFac or any other form of payments platform | Demonstrating work beyond the back-end, experienced in creating front-end interfaces or architecting server infrastructure | Loving data and having implemented data stores | Built, documented, and monitored a public API platform | Experience building PCI and HIPAA compliant systems | You maintain or contribute to an open source project

Within 1 month you’ll…

  • Graduate from Boulevard’s platform training course
  • Connect with the payments team and with key payments stakeholders across the company
  • Learn and understand the current engineering workflow
  • Learn and understand the core business objectives and areas for improvement
  • Become familiar with the Payments roadmap

Within 3 months you’ll

  • Suggest best practices and improvements for payments infrastructure and processing
  • Help develop safeguards to identify fraudulent merchant transactions through pattern matching or suspicious activity
  • Build dashboards for important metrics and provide important merchant statement backgrounds while being pragmatic about the data
  • Design and develop software interfaces, microservices, and/or system abstractions to allow our teams to move quickly & efficiently and optimize the way payments are made.
  • Be able to independently field requests and organize process for payments projects, prioritizing recurring requests from customers
  • Fully understand your contributions to the Payments roadmap

After 6 months you’ll…

  • Implement suggested improvements and best practices
  • Be a key part of a growing team with potential leadership opportunities
  • Show a clear, scalable path to effectively address enterprise client needs and expand our market share internationally or to other markets
  • Expand your knowledge for your own career development and work on countless opportunities that have a meaningful impact to the business’ bottom line

BENEFITS

In addition to the wonderful people you’ll get to work with (meet some of them here!) and challenging projects that’ll push you – Boulevard is here to make sure you’re always at the top of your game emotionally, mentally, and physically.

  • Take a break whenever you need to with our unlimited vacation day policy.
  • Fully remote so you can choose where you want to work.
  • Health is a priority so we’ve got you covered with dental, medical, vision, and life insurance.
  • Investing in the future with a 401(k) option.
  • Equity: get ahead on the ground floor and grow with Boulevard.

NOT CONVINCED?

Hear what Leo, one of our architects, has to say about life at Boulevard.

Read through what our customers are saying about our product.

Check out our latest product release and how we’re continuously working to improve.

Our team values and celebrates our diverse backgrounds. Being open about who we are and what we do allows us to do the best work of our lives. We believe in equal opportunity for all, and you should too.