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Senior Back End Engineer

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Posted 9 months ago

Onfido is the new identity standard for the internet. That means we only need an image of your ID and a selfie to prove that you’re you. In doing so, we help millions of people connect to the services they need and love more easily, speedily and safely than ever before, whether it’s renting a car or opening a bank account. Our vision is to create an open world where identity is the key to access.

We’ve received over $200 million in funding from world-class tech investors including TPG Growth, Microsoft, Salesforce to back our vision. And we’re just getting started.

Onfido’s goal is to work together to promote and celebrate an inclusive and diverse community. Collectively, all Onfidoer’s are committed to creating an environment where everyone can be themselves and where differences are celebrated. We encourage people from all backgrounds and cultures to come together and where neuro diversity is understood.

The Role

Backend Engineers at Onfido help our R&D organisation build and operate resilient, scalable and healthy systems. 

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you’d a talented and friendly team which loves to delight its customers with quality and robust code. We care about user and developer experience and we work in an agile way to regularly ship code to production.

Tech Stack:

We are technology agnostic at Onfido , We are not looking for you to have experience in all these technologies. As long as you’re open to learn, please apply.

We currently use Python, Ruby and Elixir for our service code; AWS for underlying infrastructure.

We’re currently looking for Senior Back-End Engineers in the following teams:

The Integration Experience team build our public API and the integration layer of our SDKs. Its goal is to make Onfido the easiest service to integrate with, which involves understanding and improving the developer experience as well as removing blockers to businesses integrating with Onfido.

The App Fraud team build our behavioural fraud Engine. Their goal is to capture more signals other than media and analyse it all together in context to provide more accurate fraud detection. Its skillset varies from data analysis, data pipeline, and mobile security.

The SDK team develops Onfido’s four SDKs (Android, iOS, React Native & Web), which are embedded into customer applications to help users prove their identity.  They care deeply about image capture quality, accessibility, customisation and reducing friction for end-users.

The Document Fraud team develops advanced techniques to protect Onfido’s customers from fraudsters attempting to exploit their services. They extensively use machine learning and computer vision to perform various checks on images of government-issued identity documents to verify their genuineness.

If you don’t know which is right for you, don’t worry!  We’ll talk about this during the interview process.

Where you will be:

At Onfido, we have a distributed workforce.

For this role, you can work in any EU country where we have a legal entity. We have a hybrid model, and you can choose to work fully-remote, or come to our offices! We let all of our employees choose what’s best for them.

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Onfido Culture

Onfidoer’s share a set of core values and want to hear from you if you believe in:

> Succeeding together; you work collaboratively and put the team first

> Taking pride; you care about quality, producing great work and customer / user outcomes

> Creating customer buzz; you demonstrate a strong user / customer focus

> Learning things & sharing them; you have a natural curiosity and default to sharing knowledge with others

> Finding a better way; you’re adept at finding solutions, experimentation and innovating to make things better

Along with our multi-national team in our London HQ we have offices in EMEA, America and APAC, making Onfido an exciting and culturally enriching place to work.

Onfido Balance

Personal hyper-growth requires a fast-moving environment, a clear career development plan and—crucially—looking after ourselves.

Onfido Balance is the toolkit we’ve developed to succinctly communicate our benefits offering:

Our Body benefits prioritise health, wellbeing, exercise and recovery. 

Our Head benefits are focussed heavily on learning whatever your learning style, mental wellness and flexible working.

Our Heart benefits are framed around sharing our success with our peers, our local communities and our future selves in the form of equity, corporate social responsibility and better togetherness.

Check out Life at Onfido via our LinkedIn Careers Page!

Please note: Onfidoers are all working from home for the time being. We also have switched to a virtual recruitment process and all our Newfidos will be onboarding remotely. Stay Safe!

Onfido is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We’re always on the lookout for talented, passionate people and encourage applications from all backgrounds regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, race or religion. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.


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