Software Engineer – Backend

Engineering, Austin





Salary (annual)

115,000 - 145,000 USD + benefits

Software Engineer – NorthAm Wise Account 

$110,000-145,000 + RSU + Benefits

Wise, one of the world’s fastest-growing companies, is on a mission to redefine global finance by making money without borders the new norm. With 16 million customers worldwide, we are expanding rapidly, evidenced by a remarkable 145% increase in North American revenue from 2021 to 2023.

About Wise: Current banking systems present challenges in seamlessly sending, spending, and receiving money across borders. At Wise, we are crafting a new financial infrastructure to address these limitations. As a pioneer in innovative money transfer solutions, our platform also provides true multi-currency banking, allowing customers to manage their funds efficiently.

Position Overview: We are seeking a Software Engineer to join our team based in our Austin office, offering a flexible combination of in-office and remote work. As an integral part of our mission, you will help us integrate and onboard our new bank partners & help support and maintain our existing infrastructure! 

What does it take?  

  • A strong customer mindset and passion for user experience, you are energized by solving customer problems and designing solutions with the customer in mind
  • Passion about working on backend code serving hundreds of thousands of customers, with billions of dollars under management
  • You have solid Java 11+ knowledge (Streams, Lambdas, Optional, etc), experience with Spring and microservice best practices
  • Experience working with relational databases, query optimization, and designing schemas
  • You enjoy writing testable code and aren’t afraid of diving into other peoples’ code
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines, code review, and debugging distributed Systems
  • Great communication skills; ability to articulate complex, technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • You can inspire teams with your ideas, knowledge and self-starting attitude

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Choose your own path to success – you’ll have the freedom to define the vision, and take responsibility for making it happen
  • Help us scale up and build the best Account out there by finding solutions to complex technical challenges and identifying new opportunities
  • Understand our customers and the impact our products make in their lives 
  • Travel to our offices around the world, working with teams in different geographies

What you get back:

  • 🚀 RSUs in a rapidly growing company 
  • 💪 An annual self-development budget
  • 🩺 Medical, dental, & vision insurance – including HSA and FSA options
  • 💝 Company-paid: Life Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability, and an EAP program
  • 💻 Hybrid working model – a mix of working from home and from the office
  • ✈️  Wisers can work remotely for 90 days a year. By ‘remote’ we don’t just mean from home, but from wherever in the world you choose to
  • 🌍 Relocation expenses covered
  • ☀️ 25 days PTO, 15 sick days, 11 holidays, 5 compassionate leave days, 3 paid “Me” days and a paid volunteer day, annually
  • 🏝️ A paid 6-week sabbatical leave after four years 
  • 👶🏼 18-weeks of paid parental leave, after a year with us
  • 💰 401k with up to a 4% employer match
  • 🏆  2023 Austin BuiltIn Best Award winner for Best Places to Work and Best Large Places to work.

Find out more about our benefits in our Austin location.

Interested? Find out more:

We’re people without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We want to work with the best people, no matter their background. So if you’re passionate about learning new things and keen to join our mission, you’ll fit right in.

Also, qualifications aren’t that important to us. If you’ve got great experience, and you’re great at articulating your thinking, we’d like to hear from you.

And because we believe that diverse teams build better products, we’d especially love to hear from you if you’re from an under-represented demographic.



Salary (annual)
$115,000$145,000 USD

We’re people without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We believe teams are strongest when they are diverse, equitable and inclusive. We’re proud to have a truly international team, and we celebrate our differences.

Every Wiser should feel that they can be themselves at work. Inclusive teams help us live our values and make sure every Wiser feels respected, empowered to share their contributions towards mission zero and able to progress in their careers.

Having diverse teams that reflect our diverse customer base helps us build a better product. We can be more creative and empathetic to our customer’s needs and life experiences and makes sure we leave no-one behind on our journey to mission-zero.

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Wise visit Wise.Jobs.

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