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Full stack Engineer


About the role:

We're looking for a mid level Engineer to join our team at Unit21. You will be driving new features from end-to-end through prototyping, validation, implementation, launch, and continuous iteration to help our customers fight financial crime. We have a highly customizable interface, and ingest a high quantity of data (up to 2 million transactions/second), leading to challenging technical problems and complex product decisions. The ideal candidate will have experience working cross-functionally with design, product, and engineering to tackle tough design and product problems.

Our engineering team is low process and high autonomy - we emphasize product decision-making and prioritization by folks who own the work. As a result, you'll be expected to become familiar with how the product works, get into the mindset of the customer, and influence the decisions made regarding what you build. Additionally, you'll have a significant say in what you work on, and will be expected to prioritize the most meaningful work for the company. Members of our engineering org are curious, humble, and focused on execution; if you embody these qualities and want to be surrounded by like-minded people, this is the place for you.

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Developing elegant software solutions from Database to Front End for our Case Management product.
  • Writing maintainable, well tested code while following existing coding patterns.
  • Making autonomous decisions on implementation and UX interactions.
  • Participating in on-call rotations where you’ll handle customer bugs and outages.
  • Becoming immersed in our product and understanding how customers engage with it.
  • Reviewing peers code identifying bugs, potential edge cases and optimizations.
  • Keeping an open mind and learning from others.
  • Participating in a SCRUM environment with daily touch points with team members.

What we're looking for:

  • Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Self-awareness and a desire to continually improve.
  • Ability to work independently and has strong debugging skills.
  • Familiar with software engineering best practices such as unit testing and code reviews, design, and documentation.
  • Understanding and experience with RESTful APIs and client server interactions.
  • Proficiency with front-end languages such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Proficiency with server-side languages such as Python, Ruby, and Java.
  • Proficiency with different types of data stores such as Postgres, Redis, MongoDB.

Bonus Points 

  • Professional experience with React, Typescript, React Query, and Jest
  • Professional experience with Python, Flask, Sqlalchemy, and Postgres


The standard base pay range for this role is $149,000 - $175,000 Annually. This base pay range does not include variable compensation including potential commissions, bonuses or other financial or equity incentives. 

About Unit21:

Unit21 stops bad actors by leveraging data to deliver justice and safety in the world. We protect businesses against adversaries engaging in money laundering, fraud, and other sophisticated risks by offering no-code infrastructure to model, detect, and remediate suspicious activity. Our customers range from large Fortune 500 companies to high-potential, pre-launch startups. We have reported over USD $2 billion in fraud and laundered money to the US government using our software.

We are a rapidly growing Series C startup, having raised close to $100m from Google, Tiger Global, ICONIQ Capital, Jack Dorsey, Diane Greene, and other leading VCs. Our team believes deeply in fostering individual ownership, iterative product development, and empathetic communication. There are many challenging problems to solve in this industry, and a huge opportunity for our software to empower companies to define a new standard of eliminating bad behavior on their platforms.

We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. Unit21 is committed to creating an inclusive culture, and we celebrate diversity of all kinds.

*Remote work limited to the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York. North Carolina,Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington.*


$149,000 - $175,000 per year