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Tusk Venture Partners
Tusk Venture Partners

Software Engineer

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, July 3, 2023

About Us
Our mission is to make payments safer and easier for everyone. We started with a consumer product that helps people spend more safely using virtual payment cards. Then we launched a simple, modern API to make our payment and card issuing infrastructure available to other startups, fintechs, and brands. Today, that infrastructure powers hundreds of millions of dollars in payments for consumers and some of the most innovative companies in the world.

As an early member of the team, you will make a significant impact on both the product and culture. You'll have the chance to work on a multitude of interesting challenges across card processing, API architecture, fraud and abuse detection, scaling, and new product development.

About this role:
As a software engineer at Lithic, you should be just as comfortable working with Javascript callbacks as you are with multiprocessing in python, as well as wearing the occasional DevOps hat. Depending on your interests, you'll have the opportunity to work on a variety of areas and languages, including:

  • Improving our fraud modeling and ML classifiers that detect anomalous behavior and prevent fraud
  • Updates to our real-time transaction processing engine with millisecond response times
  • New features for both the hundreds of thousands of consumers using our product and the hundreds of businesses using our API
  • Building out growth hooks, A/B testing and supporting growth and retention efforts

What we're looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience shipping code in a production environment
  • Proficiency in at least one language - we work in Javascript / Python / C++ / Java / SQL, but care much more about general engineering skill than knowledge of a particular language or framework.
  • An understanding of the balance between perfection and shipping quickly
  • Awareness that code is written as much for humans to read and maintain as it is for machines to interpret
  • Ownership of the features from start to finish
  • Understanding of algorithms, systems, and design

Lithic is an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to ensuring a safe and inclusive workplace by welcoming people of all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We encourage people from traditionally underrepresented groups to apply. If you have a disability or other need that requires accommodations in the application process, please let us know.