Senior Software Engineer - Backend



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023

About Cardlytics
Remember that time you got cash back on a cup of coffee through your banking app? That was us!

Cardlytics (NASDAQ: CDLX) is the industry-leading purchase intelligence and incentives platform. We are a product-driven company that cares about three things: our people, our customers, and our partners. Together, we make commerce more rewarding for everyone by helping businesses attract, understand, and incentivize consumers through their banks’ digital channels.

About the Position
Reports to: Manager of Engineering
Location: Remote, US; Austin, TX


  • Help evolve our groundbreaking platform by generating Cardlytics consumer API services deployed in AWS that are auto-scalable, self-contained and modular
  • Help development on our consumer gateway services, providing the interface and corresponding resolvers for all of our client requests across the consumer experience
  • Develop, test and support restful web services that integrate and interact with internal and external applications, services and databases
  • Work with SDK and Dosh app mobile engineers in supporting and building features for millions of consumers

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 6+ years software development experience in a combination of the following:
  • Experience developing and deploying backend APIs or full stack applications
  • Experience with application development, including services development in Node.js and GraphQL
  • Experience with data modeling and backend data stores, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, or DynamoDB (or similar data stores)
  • Deep knowledge of frameworks, tools/IDEs, testing and documentation
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud-based architectures, development, and deployment
  • Architectural and system design expertise developing highly scalable and performant systems
  • Hands-on coding experience with the ability to directly build key product features, functional prototypes, and architectural elements
  • Ability to make strategic trade-offs between technical and business needs; finds pragmatic solutions that balance technical purity with speed-to-value
  • Experience working in agile teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with TypeScript is a plus

At Cardlytics, our people, partners and product are the driving force behind everything we do. Our shared values embody our commitment to those three things. Across all roles, we are looking for teammates with these values:

  • Customer and Partner-first
  • Act with Urgency and Focus
  • Integrity with our partners and data
  • Accountability even when challenged
  • Empowerment over hierarchy
  • Growth over comfort

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible paid time off plus company holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance begins on your first day
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match, plan also includes a student loan debt repayment option
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • New hire home office stipend
  • Monthly phone/internet stipend
  • Educational assistance for continuing education
  • Lifestyle Spending Account for physical, emotional, and financial wellness (like gym memberships, home down payments, art classes, park passes, and more!)
  • Complementary Calm app subscriptions to support employee mental health and wellbeing

As an equal opportunity employer, Cardlytics is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our people bring our products and organization to life, and every unique perspective makes us better. If you can do the job and you’re excited about growing with us as we scale our best-in-class advertising platform, we’d love to hear from you. If you need accommodation in the recruiting process due to a disability, please email or inform your recruiter