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Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails) - Remote



Software Engineering
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

PayNearMe develops technology to facilitate the end-to-end customer payment experience, making it easy for businesses to accept, disburse and manage payments. Our modern and reliable platform lowers the total cost of payments by increasing acceptance rates, driving self-service and simplifying exceptions. We future-proof our clients’ payments roadmap by including all payment types and channels through a single contract and integration. With PayNearMe, businesses can transform the outdated systems holding them back from achieving progress.

PayNearMe has over 200 employees, closed a $45M Series D round in June 2023, and is processing over $1B in payments monthly. We’re headquartered in Silicon Valley with our employees distributed all across the U.S. Help us solve our clients’ biggest payment problems.

We’re in growth mode and looking to add a dynamic Software Engineer to our PayNearMe team, reporting to the Director of Engineering for our CSE team. Help us reimagine payments!

Job Description

  • Develop code against Rails 6.1
  • Build reusable tasks to reduce the flow of engineering work from support
  • Build maintainable ISVs to connect our systems to third parties
  • Add critical features to our APIs
  • Assist onboarding of new clients and help solve escalations
  • Be instrumental in building the next generation of internal tools and services
  • Write specs for automated coverage of your code. (We have over 95% coverage)
  • Code review other developers' changes as they will review yours


  • Team player, good communication and kindness are a must
  • Be able to explain technical challenges to non technical coworkers
  • Adaptive and agile to changing priorities
  • 2-5+ years experience in Ruby on Rails + MySQL
  • Resilience in tracking down bugs
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

Additional Information


  • Base salary per year (paid semi-monthly)
  • Fast- paced and professional work culture
  • Stock options with standard startup vesting - 1 year cliff; 4 years total
  • $50 monthly communication expense stipend to go towards your phone/internet bill
  • $250 stipend to enhance your WFH setup
  • Reimbursement for peripheral equipment: monitor (up to $400), keyboard and mouse (up to $200)
  • Premium medical benefits including vision and dental (100% coverage for employees)
  • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance
  • Paid parental bonding leave
  • Paid sick leave, jury duty, bereavement
  • 401k plan
  • Flexible Time Off (our team members typically take off ~3-4 weeks per year)
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • 13 scheduled holidays
  • 4-6x / year in-person team meet-ups

Salary Range: $125,000 - 150,000

PayNearMe strives to create a workplace where all employees thrive. Our core values represent who we are today and we take pride in the way we work with each other as well as with our stakeholders.

We’re in this together to do the right thing. We deliver real results we are proud of while remaining respectful, transparent, and flexible.

PayNearMe is an equal opportunity employer. We are diligently and thoughtfully working towards cultivating a diverse workforce which in turn, enhances our products and services for the communities we serve. Applicants who represent all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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