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Staff Software Engineer (FE) - Card Payments



Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Do the best work of your career as a champion for small and mid-size businesses.

BILL is a leader in financial automation software for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). As a champion of SMBs, we are dedicated to automating the future of finance so businesses can thrive. Hundreds of thousands of businesses trust BILL solutions to manage financial workflows, including payables, receivables, and spend and expense management. With BILL, businesses are connected to a network of millions of members, so they can pay or get paid faster. Through our automated solutions, we help SMBs simplify and control their finances, so they can confidently manage their businesses, and succeed on their terms.

BILL is a trusted partner of leading U.S. financial institutions, accounting firms, and accounting software providers. We have operations in San Jose, CA, Draper, UT, Houston, TX and are continuing to expand into other geographic locations. If you’re looking for a place that helps you do the best work of your career, look no further than BILL.

Make your impact within a rapidly growing Fintech Company

The Card Payment teams are responsible for building enhanced capabilities for card issuing & processing in the cloud-based Bill.com Accounts Payables and Accounts Receivables platforms. You’ll be working with peer developers , product managers, designers, architects, and your manager to create new product capabilities to grow and scale card payments for Bill.

Enable customers to pay & get paid using streamlined card payment options from rapid to instant payouts across multiple channels. Our spotless & smart methodologies define solutions for effortless card payment CX. We are looking for a strong , passionate engineer to join us on an exhilarating journey to clock colossal payment volumes, build & ideate towards next-gen capabilities, & invent new revenue streams in the Card Issuing space.

We’d love to chat if you have:

  • Expertise in making step-function improvements in performance and scale of platforms
  • Architect and Re-architect current application stack and design patterns
  • Design and develop cutting edge payment applications driving innovation.
  • Build solutions using cloud technologies and drive adoption of cloud technologies (e.g. AWS) within the organization.
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers, product managers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces
  • Have a full cycle engineering mindset and perform duties of an architect, software developer, a quality assurance tester, automate test cases and hold yourself and the team accountable for successes and failures.
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
  • Engineer code for the card payments team.
  • Interact with cross-functional heads and eventually be the SME on card payments
  • Be the champion of the system, the processes and develop excellent relationships with peers, leadership, product managers and cross-team partners.
  • Will coach and mentor junior engineers to build and maintain large scale software with higher reliability and best coding practices
  • Review design and coding of peers and junior engineers
  • Assist with the documentation of new processes and technology and help adoption of new technology across the company.
  • Lead RCAs for the team and learn from the failures to avoid them in the future.
  • Familiarity and expertise in writing Unit tests
  • Responsible for making recommendations which would normally result in serious impact on the success of an important product or version.
  • Help debug live production issues by raising the initial investigation of live production issues and escalating to the senior technical staff.
  • Active participants in team meetings and occasionally facilitates team meetings (technical or non-technical)

Required Skills:

  • At least 8 years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree; 12+ years of work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Familiarity with micro frontends architecture and principles.
  • Experience with containerization technologies (Docker) for packaging, distributing, and running applications in a consistent and isolated environment.
  • Knowledge of serverless architectures.
  • Extensive practical experience in several commercial engineering efforts. Experienced working on large scale, complex applications
  • Demonstrated deep understanding of past project objectives, scope, risks and economics.
  • Ability to challenge the norm and maturity to advocate for changes for the greater benefit of the business
  • Possesses excellent judgment and decision making skills.
  • Expert level programming knowledge in Javascript (ES6), including writing cross-browser code, writing testable code.
  • Knowledge of best practices & patterns for large scale applications in javascript.
  • Project development using Angular and TypeScript
  • Web development experience with HTML(5), CSS(3), BootStrap/Foundation
  • Experience with SOAP/REST, NodeJS, GraphQL, Application scalability
  • Efficient DOM manipulation
  • Build systems for SPA - webpack, ES6 transpilers, CSS frameworks
  • Experience in Fintech/Payments industry
  • Strong Agile software development leadership; continuous integration or even more advanced continuous delivery concepts including test automation strategies not only on functional level but also on the typical “-ability” requirements like usability, stability, scalability and performance


The estimated salary range for this role is noted below for our San Jose based role. Our ranges for each role and job level are based on a variety of factors including candidate experience, expertise, and geographic location and may vary from the amounts listed above. The role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending & health savings account, paid holidays, paid time off, and other company benefits.

San Jose pay range
$167,300$200,800 USD

Let’s talk about benefits

  • 100% paid employee health, dental, and vision plans (choose HMO, PPO, or HDHP)
  • HSA & FSA accounts
  • Life Insurance, Long & Short-term disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 11+ Observed holidays and wellness days and flexible time off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with employee discounts
  • Wellness & Fitness initiatives
  • Employee recognition and referral programs
  • And much more

For positions that are in office we support a hybrid work environment with on-site and remote work days. Check out our LinkedIn Life Page for each location and discover BILL.

We live our culture and values every day

At BILL, we’re different by design—it's our culture. Our CEO is a trusted entrepreneur who lives our cultural values: Humble, Authentic, Passionate, Accountable, and Fun. People here love being their authentic selves, contributing unique experiences, sharing ideas, perspectives, and intellectual curiosity. We celebrate our diversity as the heart and soul of how we work, grow, and succeed together. Inspiring people with meaningful career experiences they love really does make the dream work and our successes just keep getting better. There’s no limit to what we can build and where we can go from here. We’d love you to join us.

BILL is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer where everyone is welcome. Our innovation and technology are inspired by an inclusive culture unlike any other. Everyone brings a different personal story and perspective and this diverse mix of minds, backgrounds, and experiences is where our greatest ideas come from. We welcome people of all races, ethnicities, ages, religions, abilities, genders, and sexual orientations to make us an even more vibrant company. We want everyone to bring their authentic selves here, to share our values, shape our vision, drive innovation, and become part of a culture we celebrate every day.

Our promise to our candidates is to be transparent, diligent, and engaging while guiding individuals through each step of our hiring process. At BILL we strive to achieve an inclusive and positive candidate experience that aligns with our core values and focuses on diversity.

If you require a reasonable accommodation for your application, interviews, or another aspect of the hiring process, please contact interviewaccommodations@hq.bill.com.

BILL Culture:

  • Humble - We check our egos at the door. We are curious. We listen, accept feedback.
  • Authentic - We earn and show trust by being real—embracing our authentic selves.
  • Passionate - We care deeply about each other and our customers.
  • Accountable - We are duty-bound to each other, our customers, and society.
  • Fun - We wrap it all together by building connections and enjoying time spent together.

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