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emoji of a pushpinRemote-USemoji of a money bag$140-180k
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We’re building products to improve the lives of people in emerging markets by making it easier to send them money. Our web portal and API helps: non-profits provide assistance to people living in poverty, agricultural firms pay farmers for their crops, and gig economy startups pay workers—and there are many more opportunities for impact.


Your Role

As a Software Engineer at Segovia, you’ll help define, build, iterate and test our core products. More specifically you will:

  • Build new features to expand the capabilities of the Segovia Payment Gateway API and web portal.
  • Research and invent creative solutions to meet the challenges of delivering technology in developing countries.
  • Support our deployment team by delivering new functionality and implementing program requirements for our customers.
  • Work with partners around the world to add new countries and payment methods to our payment network.
  • Collaborate with our operations team to build internal tools and help automate the business.
  • Identify and help fix performance bottlenecks across the whole stack.

Our backend services are written in a mix of languages including Java, Kotlin and Python; we use PostgreSQL as our main datastore and AWS for our infrastructure, which we manage using Terraform and Ansible. Our front end is written in JavaScript, and we use React.


  • You are a strong developer with at least 2 years of experience writing clean, production-quality code.
  • You have a firm grasp of relational databases.
  • You collaborate well with others to make engineering and product decisions.

Ideally you are also:

  • Motivated by our mission and want to build technology that makes a difference
  • Excited to work on a small team across all parts of the stack.
  • Experienced with building and supporting cloud-based web infrastructure with Linux and AWS.
  • A good communicator and natural collaborator who can work with colleagues at all levels.
  • Able to spot bad user experiences and suggest improvements.


  • A forty-five minute non-technical phone screen discussing previous experience and focused on ensuring it's a role that makes sense for both parties (what we do, what are you looking for, etc.).
  • A homework assignment that involves writing some code to talk to a REST API. We want to fit into your schedule so you'll give us a three day window and we'll ask that you spend three hours on the homework during that window.
  • A three part on-site where we'll
  • Discuss the homework
  • Work through a design problem to test your architectural skills
  • Learn more about how you like to work on a team


Our mission as a company is to promote financial inclusion in emerging markets. We think that focus on inclusion should be reflected within our company too.

To that end we:

  • Have been doing a variety of trainings as a company and additional ones for the management team to decrease unconscious bias, better model and elevate good behavior, and develop a humane and inclusive interviewing process
  • Have worked to reduce salary inequity by anchoring to the market and minimizing negotiation
  • Have a clear level ladder to reduce promotion bias and provide actionable feedback on how to move through it
  • Have reasonable and flexible hours that can adapt to people's lives
  • Have an open culture that emphasizes learning and improving as a team
  • Operate an international company that includes folks in the DRC, Nigeria,  Rwanda, and the UK and we work with partners in dozens of countries. To do this well we have to be think inclusively.
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