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Sr. Staff Software Engineer (Backend), Risk Platform



Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 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

At Bill, our team is at the heart of the enterprise risk platform, powering millions of successful onboarding and payments for all our businesses. We're on a mission to create a robust risk platform that handles everything from Onboarding, KYC/KYB to transaction processing. Our work is critical in building trust and efficiency for our customers, making their financial operations seamless and secure. As a key member of our team, you will be focused on building and expanding our fraud platform.

We are seeking a passionate and innovative technical leader with experience in building 0 to 1 products for users. This is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with peer developers, product managers, designers, architects and data scientists to define and develop low-friction, high-precision fraud detection & mitigation systems that protect our customers and vendors.

We’d love to chat if you have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum 12 years of relevant experience in software engineering, including building enterprise platforms.
  • Leading the discovery phase of projects to produce high level design by partnering with the product management, project management, and business and user experience teams.
  • Exceptional problem solving, critical thinking, communication skills, and a bias towards action
  • Proven experience in leading the design and implementation of scalable SaaS applications in Java. Experience with AWS or equivalent services is preferred.
  • Expertise in building and maintaining large-scale, high-volume, high-availability, low-latency systems.
  • Experience mentoring other engineers in a technical capacity through sharing your learnings and providing feedback that will help the team grow.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to influence across teams and departments.
  • Strong understanding of security, compliance, and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in the payment industry or in developing fraud detection applications.
  • Proficiency in version control, code reviews, testing, and deployment automation.
  • Ability to mentor and guide other engineers in best practices and advanced technical concepts.

Nice to Have: Familiarity with machine learning model integration and data pipeline design.Experience in front-end or full-stack development.

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
$188,700$235,900 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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