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At Amount we have a thriving culture and possess a truly entrepreneurial spirit. We value innovation and individual voices, we are committed to active inclusion and diversity, and we support each other's growth. Most importantly, we’re always ready to hustle!

If you’re ready to thrive in a fast-paced environment, come join an organization with visionary leadership and FinTech disruptors. With your help, we will continue to reinvent banking by helping our Amount platform partners innovate and digitize their banking products and services!

Amount is excited to announce the recent strategic acquisition of LinearFT, a leading small business banking technology provider. Learn more about the acquisition here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220201005132/en/Amount-acquires-Linear-Financial-Technologies

Amount, a leading technology provider for financial institutions, is growing and we are looking for ambitious and self-driven Software Engineers to join our team. You will be responsible for implementing partners on our platform and developing custom solutions that power the processing of financial services transactions.
 
Our teams are cross-functional, and own delivery from end-to-end. The ideal candidate is a generalist - comfortable working across both front-end and backend, and even sometimes data and DevOps disciplines. If you are a “T-shaped”, specialized generalist that can anchor a particular discipline within a team, but you are also comfortable operating outside of a single expertise, you will be a great fit with the engineering culture at Amount.

Similar job titles: Software Engineer, Associate Software Engineer, Software Developer, Associate Software Developer

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for full stack development using Ruby on Rails and React
  • Responsible for design, building and implementation of SaaS applications
  • Participating in the design, documentation and creation of scalable and secure software
  • Proficient in both frontend and backend languages, frameworks and databases
  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions
  • Define, document, and communicate technical requirements
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills to interact with cross functional teams
  • Good Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

Technical Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of web application development experience
  • 2+ years of programming experience using Ruby on Rails, Java, or Python
  • 2+ years of front-end web development experience using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • 2+ years of experience with the modern JavaScript framework React
  • Experience with databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL and Presto
  • Experience with optimizing database queries
  • Experience with modern microservices architecture
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
  • Experience with RESTful Web Services, APIs, and asynchronous data flow
  • Write unit, integration and functional test for Rails
  • Demonstrated ability to work with clients, UI/UX design and back-end developers
  • Demonstrated expertise in continuous integration/delivery/deployment
  • Experience with Git/GitHub version control

Bonus Skills

  • Prior experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes (Containers and Orchestration)
  • Cloud development experience with AWS, Azure and/or Google Cloud

About Us

Amount delivers the technology that financial institutions need to build and enhance the digital experience.

Built by digital lending industry veterans, Amount helps partners go digital in months—not years. Amount empowers multi-product omnichannel retail banking experiences and a robust point-of-sale financing suite underpinned by core platform features including fraud prevention, verification, decisioning engines and account management.

Amount partners can optimize performance across product categories by tapping into various service offerings including customer acquisition, funnel and performance assessments, and risk analytics.

Our values:

Optimistic: We believe technology has the power to improve the financial lives of everyone. 
Teamwork: We make the best technology work for our clients by working together. 
Risk Aware: We understand the impacts of each and every decision we make in our high risk industry. 
Integrity: We work honestly and undivided in our commitment to make more possible. 
Eager: We are self-starters, fully engaged and committed to pushing great ideas forward quickly and responsibly.
Respectful: We honor diversity, value inclusion, and create an environment of belonging for people of all backgrounds. 
Committed: We are dedicated to the highest standard for our partners, their customers, and our people. 
Curious: We seek to understand the core of each problem, enabling us to find the right solution. 

Benefits and Perks:

Enjoy each other's company over happy hours, yoga and meditation sessions, lunch and learns, team demo days, game nights, and more!
Take the time you need when you need it through our Flexible PTO policy.
Save $$ on taxes by using our commuter and transit benefits! We also have a bike storage room available onsite.
Take advantage of our comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision coverage, 401(k), parental leave, HSA match, and an Employee Assistance Program.
Interested in having a stake in Amount? We offer a meaningful equity program.
Have a pet? Then, we're paws-itively certain you're going to love our My Pet Protection plans.
Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance are options too!

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An Insider's view of Amount

What are some social events your company does?

The whole Chicago office holds demo days every other Thursday where we have drinks and watch presentations. These are always a fun way to take a break from work and meet new people.

Irma

Data Quality Analyst

What are some things you learned at the company?

Working at Amount, I learned more about retail banking, working effectively with different teams, and taking on responsibilities to get the job done.

Hannah

Prod Dev Sr Associate

How does your team reward individual success?

Hard work does not go unnoticed here. Managers regularly provide positive feedback to their teams and the company comes together each quarter for a town hall where employees are recognized for their achievements.

Hamza

Compliance Analyst

What are Amount Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We love being in Chicago! We'll run donation drives for local schools, pack lunches for city shelters, host events for young people interested in fintech, and whatever else comes up!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Like the Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the Fun Committee, to name a few.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 10 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Amount also provides 10 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Amount provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program

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