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Senior Staff Software Engineer, Shared API

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Posted 4 days ago

Job Type

Full Time


$173k - $297k






  • Mission/Vision: Empower Fintechs and financial institutions to achieve their goals through innovative technology and superior engineering capabilities.

  • Key Responsibilities: Lead development and operation of scalable and robust APIs, mentor junior engineers, shape technical architecture, and ensure high availability of services.

  • Growth Opportunities: Influence multiple teams, foster technical culture, and drive new initiatives and technologies.


Who we are:

Welcoming, collaborative and having the opportunity to make an impact - is how our employees describe working here.  Galileo is a financial technology company that provides innovative and revolutionary software products and services that power some of the world's largest Fintechs. We are the only payments innovator that applies tech and engineering capabilities to empower Fintechs and financial institutions to unleash their full creativity to achieve their most inspired goals. Galileo leads its industry with superior fraud detection, security, decision-making analytics and regulatory compliance functionality combined with customized, responsive and flexible programs to accelerate the success of all payments companies and solve tomorrow's payments challenges today. We hire energetic and creative employees while providing them the opportunity to excel in their careers and make a difference for our clients. Learn more about us and why we work here at .

The role:

We are looking for a Senior Staff Software Engineer who enjoys the challenges of building and shipping code at scale. As a technical leader, you are passionate, pragmatic, and hands-on. You will drive the design, building, testing, evolution, monitoring, and operation of our services. Your influence will extend across multiple squads, projects and locations, shaping both our technical direction as well as the growth of more junior members of the team. You value high performing teams, self-testing code, and shipping frequently.

This role will be part of the Shared API team.  Our team is responsible for defining public facing API standards across Galileo and Technisys and building common functionality that all public facing APIs can leverage.  We have legacy APIs that we want to evolve and wholly new APIs across Galileo Processing and Technisys Banking and we want to ensure teams are able to build scalable and robust public facing APIs that complement each other across the breadth of the functionality that we will and plan to offer.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead the development and operation of our systems and services

  • Write, test, and deploy code that impacts millions of people

  • Ensure that our codebase is continuously improving with clean code, that is easy to change and always shippable

  • Shape the technical architecture of the product

  • Deliver highly available and scalable services

  • Generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies

  • Mentor other engineers, support the technical culture, and help grow the team

  • Collaborate and build a strong relationships with product and design

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 8+ years programming experience, ideally on a modern stack

  • Experience in understanding domain problems, and designing and shipping software solutions

  • Hands-on experience with Continuous Delivery principles and techniques, including automated testing and build & deploy pipelines

  • Ability to lead and influence technical direction across multiple teams

  • Demonstrated expertise with data store and cloud technologies, within a microservice architecture

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing resilient software components within a distributed system

Compensation and Benefits

The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location.

This role may also be eligible for a bonus and/or long term incentives. Your recruiter will provide more information to you. All roles are eligible for competitive benefits. More information about our employee benefits can be found in the link below.


To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our  page!

US-Based Base Compensation

$172,800—$297,000 USD

Galileo Financial Technologies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.
The Company hires the best qualified candidate for the job, without regard to protected characteristics.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Galileo is committed to embracing diversity. As part of this commitment, Galileo offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email
Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.

Internal Employees

If you are a current employee, do not apply here - please navigate to our Internal Job Board in Greenhouse to apply to our open roles.