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API Backend Engineer

jaris is an embedded finance company focused on delivering full stack financial services for SaaS companies and payment provider partners. jaris offers commercial credit products built on a back-end, enterprise-grade ecosystem to deliver a frictionless, one-stop shop experience

NAMED ONE OF “10 Leading Companies with the Most Disruptive Solutions in 2021” by Analytics Insight, jaris is partnered with industry leaders like SpotOn and HoneyBook, offering over $750mm in capital to small business customers so far.

We’re looking for intellectually curious people who are passionate about small business and startups. You’ll help create unique and accessible opportunities to change the way we impact small business and small business impacts the economy.



  • Industry veterans in finance, fintech, engineering, legal, servicing, underwriting, and compliance

  • Team of 46 (29 in software development)

  • Series B with $42mm+ raised

  • Backed by notable investors Wing, GSR Ventures, and Franklin Templeton

  • Headquartered in Burlingame, California (Bay Area) with a distributed workforce

Position Summary

Our engineering team is seeking experienced backend engineers who will help us to build our credit as a service platform, bringing easy to access capital to small and medium-sized businesses. While we have a small and flexible team, we’re looking for a candidate who will be part of the core group of developers building our consumer facing APIs. As an early member of our engineering team, your work will have a direct impact on our product and consequently, our business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own solutions end to end from ideation through planning and scoping to implementation and launch

  • Collaborate with people across the business and engineering, translating functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design

  • Troubleshoot and debug applications across multiple layers of our application stack

  • Participate in architectural and solution design discussions, ensuring our infrastructure is performant, fault tolerant, and maintainable

  • Build well-designed, reusable systems to model customer data, credit review procedures, and borrower experiences

  • Build software that collect and maintain customers confidential data securely

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Have experience and enjoy building developer-centric APIs

  • Real world experience building and shipping backend systems

  • Have built products/services end-to-end from technical design, implementation, testing to delivery

  • Understand that good software is built through collaboration and teamwork. You are as energized by reviewing code and giving feedback as you are by writing it.

  • Have worked in a startup or startup environment within a larger company where the focus has been on moving quickly and building products

  • Take pride in and feel a strong sense of ownership in your work


  • Python

  • Java

  • Postgres

  • Docker

jaris Culture

At jaris, our own team uses inclusive, intelligent, innovative, and iterative to describe our culture. We combine a diversity of perspectives and approaches, while investing in you – personally and professionally – to provide opportunities for growth and impact on your ever-growing skillset. Cross-collaboration is par for the course here: get ready to work with colleagues that inspire you – and make an impact with it – each and every day.

Please send your resume to Recruiting@jaris.io.