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Posted Apr 12

Backend Java Engineer @ Returnly

Larkspur, California 94939, United States Full Time

About us:

Returnly was born from a vision of a radically improved online marketplace and e-commerce experience where consumers and merchants have aligned interests.

We’re using modern technology to build the catalyst that will enable a de-risked online marketplace. By offering the simplest, and fastest, product returns experience, we achieve amazing repurchase conversions at no-risk, and increase free cash-flow and customer loyalty.

We are a rapidly growing seed stage FinTech company focused on providing E-Commerce companies and shoppers a better returns, exchanges, and refunds experience.



You will:

  • Solve new and challenging problems around ecommerce payments, credit issuance and settlement, fraud detection, SaaS integration, big data ingestion
  • Design and build products, services, infrastructure and tools, primarily using JVM ecosystem (Java, Kotlin) and other languages and frameworks (Ruby, Python, Go)
  • Design and build systems with automated instrumentation and monitoring
  • Live and breathe resiliency and uptime
  • Drive quality by writing unit, integration, and performance tests in a continuous delivery environment
  • Consistently improve maintainability and stability of the codebase
  • Be part of a world-class team of engineers with decades of experience
  • Work cross-functionally with some of the best people in different disciplines like data science, finance, product management, marketing & sales, design



Our ideal candidate has:

  • 5-7+ years of professional expertise in Java or similar language (such as C++ or C#)
  • Strong familiarity with *nix environment including bash and command-line tools
  • Experience with at least one of Ruby, Python, Kotlin, Scala is a plus
  • Knowledge of various technologies, frameworks and libraries in the JVM ecosystem
  • Courage and discipline to dig-in and refactor other people's' code and explore new technology and solutions
  • Proven track record of shipping software in a delivery-focused environment
  • The desire to improve broken processes and make your own job easier over time
  • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate and influence effectively across various departments
  • Data-driven mentality
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; attention to details
  • Knowledge of web service technologies and REST best-practices
  • Understanding of scalability challenges and performance of server-side code
  • Ability to design and develop horizontally-scalable, resilient and efficient systems
  • Understanding of and experience with NoSQL data stores is a plus



Bonus points for:

  • Deep understanding of distributed systems in a cloud environment, and event-driven architecture
  • Exposure to Amazon Web Services
  • Deep understanding and experience with relational databases and SQL
  • Familiarity with RDBMS design for both OLTP and Data Warehousing is a plus
  • B.S. degree (or higher) in Computer Science or related field is a plus
  • Prior history of driving impact in a high-growth e-commerce/technology startup is a plus



What we can offer:

  • Full Health Coverage - Medical & Dental
    • 100% of employees premiums paid
    • 90% dependents premiums paid
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter benefits
  • Custom computer and standing desk setup





Returnly is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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