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Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

At Level, we believe using your benefits should be as easy as buying a cup of coffee. We’re unlocking the full value of compensation by rebuilding benefits as a simple payments experience — fast, flexible, and transparent. Our mission is to empower people to build better financial futures, and we’re accomplishing that by transforming the status quo of benefits.

Level is a B2B2C fintech company comprised of a diverse team from industry-leading companies like Square, Apple, Google, Uber, and Airbnb. Together, we’re creating a new payments tech stack to help employers offer more accessible and personalized benefits for their teams — and this is just the beginning.

At Level, collaboration is our superpower. By leveraging each other’s strengths and curiosity, we’ve been able to build a best-in-class product, culture, and business.

What You'll Do:

  • Design and build scalable real-time systems to solve problems that enhance utilization of employee benefits
  • Creating data models that are easy to use by various stakeholders
  • Partner closely with cross functional counterparts (product, design, ops, data etc.) to set and execute towards the vision for the team
  • Build high quality systems to help launch intentional benefits that delight users
  • Provide hands-on leadership on multiple fronts (architecture/design, code reviews, quality assurance and incident management) to other engineers
  • Establish and drive adoption of design and coding best practices within the team
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling and processes

Who You Are:

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience
  • Experience building data models and rule engines
  • Experience converting complex APIs into simple solutions
  • Domain knowledge with configurations around managing/designing plans and enrollment of members
  • Experience working cross-functionally on high performing teams and handling sensitive data
  • Passion to build highly available and scalable processing systems and architectures
  • Owned the technical roadmap for large business areas
  • Enjoy mentoring other engineers in their technical careers to help them grow
  • Deep interest in changing the benefits landscape in the US and globally

Our Technologies:

These are some of the technologies we use today. You don’t need to be familiar with all of these—many people on our team learned them with us. During our interview process, you’re welcome to use any language you’re most comfortable with.

  • Go, AWS
  • Protocol Buffers, gRPC
  • Kafka, ElasticSearch, PostgreSQL
  • Kubernetes, Terraform
  • React

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity
    • Remote first, with an office in NYC (HQ) as an option to work from
  • For those outside of the NYC area, we offer up to $500 monthly for renting a co-working or office space
  • 100% employer paid medical
  • 100% employer paid dental through Level with a $2,500 benefit allowance
  • 100% employer paid vision through Level with a $600 benefit allowance
  • 401(k)
  • Generous additional fringe benefits offered through Level’s platform:
    • $150 monthly through our Wellbeing lifestyle spending account
    • $500 in New Hire Office Funds available in your first 90 days to assist with getting your remote workspace set up
    • $1,000 annually through Level’s Mental Health EAP
    • $3,000 annually in Education benefits (made available upon your 1 year anniversary) that can be used to continue professional education or be applied towards student loan payments
    • $4,000 lifetime balance through our Medical Travel EAP
    • $5,000 annually through our Gender Affirmation Fund
  • Flexible paid time off: take the time you need when you need it!
  • 10 days of paid sick leave per year
  • Company paid STD, LTD and life insurance
  • Voluntary life, legal and pet insurance
  • 8-16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Quarterly company sponsored events
  • The chance to work at a leading innovator and trailblazer in the world of benefits and payments!

This position has a minimum base salary of $135,000 and a midpoint base salary of $150,000. The base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards.

Level is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Please apply to this role if you feel you are a good fit, regardless of your race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other perceived limiting factor. We welcome applicants from all walks of life.

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