Backend Engineer at Rize (Arlington, VA)

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Rize is looking for a full-time Backend Engineer to work in our Arlington, VA office right across from the Clarendon metro!

We're looking for a talented Mid to Senior level engineer with data security experience who brings creativity and confidence to our team. You are a quick study on existing code and are able to find new technologies and tools to help build software. You get excited about building something from the ground up and having a say right from the get-go.

You should have experience developing applications where data security and protecting a user's sensitive information is of utmost concern. Experience in a regulated financial environment is a definite plus! You have a deep understanding of concepts like encryption, key management, tokenization, and access control. You should enjoy teaching others and be willing to provide guidance on how to incorporate the right processes into our designs.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

• Building out a RESTful API for our banking platform
• Designing and implementing our backend infrastructure
• Writing thorough unit and integration tests
• Integrating our platform with third-party services and APIs
• Implementing best practices for managing and securing personal data
• Leveraging open-source software
• Helping our business team analyze our data

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

• Ruby and Ruby on Rails
• RESTful architectures
• Object-oriented design
• SQL databases
• Server-side web-application frameworks
• Git and developing in linux-like environments
• Experience with PCI compliance and/or a regulated financial environment is a plus
• Experience designing deployment strategies for high availability and performance is a plus

YOU SHOULD APPLY IF

• You want to play a key role in changing the financial world for the better
• You want to be part of building something from the ground up
• You want to solve a new problem every day
• You work well with the fast pace and ambiguity inherent in a start-up