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Lead Software Engineer

Do you want to be a part of a high-growth payments startup? Sipree is looking for a senior back end developer eager to apply their mastery in the creation of an exciting new product and company. 

About Sipree:

Sipree’s mission is to help large companies and government agencies create novel payment solutions, including the ability to move money without involving paper checks. Our products and services remove unnecessary cost and frustration, and provide more efficiency and accountability, as well as opportunities to extend customer loyalty, to all parties in the payment process. We are profitable, funded, and leverage cutting edge technologies that help us scale fast and delight our customers. Join us, it will be an adventure and an awesome way to advance your skills and career.


  • Leads feature development among a strong and capable team of engineers.
  • Designs and deliver code for upcoming products and features.
  • Provides oversight via thoughtful and constructive design reviews across the development team.
  • Influences architecture, quality, product, and process beyond the current list of projects.
  • Designs and implements Java Play Framework Micro Services and APIs for the Sipree platform.
  • Ensures high-quality releases thorough robust regression testing
  • Leverages modern logging mechanisms where appropriate.
  • Implements security protocols protecting our data storage and transmissions.
  • Automates service creation and instantiation as much as possible.
  • Abstracts and leverages AWS services in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Uses queues, load balancers and other tools to allow for easy scalability.

Required skills:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Extremely strong Java programming skills
  • Demonstrated success implementing MVC-style frameworks
  • Basic understanding of cryptographic tools
  • Familiarity with Bash, Git, Docker, AWS EC2, IAM, S3, and Elastic Beanstalk
  • Ability to create prototypes quickly
  • Strong understanding of REST API design
  • Employs test-oriented development
  • Eager to learn new technologies and motivated to move mountains (efficiently)

Nice to have:

  • Scala
  • Hibernate
  • Postgres
  • Java Play Framework
  • Node.js
  • Experience with npmjs (Node Packaged Modules) and JavaScript based Task runners (such as Grunt, Bower)
  • Python experience
  • Javascript, CSS and HTML
  • AngularJS
  • Bootstrap
  • React.js
  • Webpack

Please point us to your github account and projects that you can share with us!


Competitive Base Salary

Equity / Stock Options 

Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
Company Provides Lunch on T Days

Fully stocked Kitchen

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