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Senior Backend Engineer, Data Services



Software Engineering
Mexico · Remote
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024
Why TrueML?
TrueML is a mission-driven financial software company that aims to create better customer experiences for distressed borrowers. Consumers today want personal, digital-first experiences that align with their lifestyles, especially when it comes to managing finances. TrueML’s approach uses machine learning to engage each customer digitally and adjust strategies in real time in response to their interactions.
The TrueML team includes inspired data scientists, financial services industry experts and customer experience fanatics building technology to serve people in a way that recognizes their unique needs and preferences as human beings and endeavoring toward ensuring nobody gets locked out of the financial system.
About the team/role:
Join our dynamic Data Services team at TrueML where we lead the charge in the development, deployment infrastructure, and support of data-serving services. We're at the forefront of innovation, managing both our legacy MySQL systems and cutting-edge streaming services.
Our legacy services boast an impressive implementation stack including Scala, MySQL, Play, Akka, ProtoBuf, and ElasticSearch, all seamlessly deployed in AWS-hosted Kubernetes clusters. Meanwhile, our streaming services are powered by TypeScript and GoLang, leveraging Confluent Cloud-based Kafka streams for unparalleled performance.
As a team, we're driven by the mission to standardize data access across TrueML, streamlining the development and migration process for services with data access requirements. Additionally, we're focused on developing robust tools to enhance visibility and measurability of data flow and integrity, ensuring our data ecosystem remains resilient and efficient.
If you're passionate about revolutionizing data infrastructure and thriving in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, join us and be a part of shaping the future of TrueML's data services.
Goal/Impact of work:
Our goal is to provide robust and reliable data access services. Also, to impact the bottom line by making Engineers at TrueML more efficient, thus increasing their ability to deliver more for our business and our clients.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead a stream of work from design, testing, implementation, and maintenance once releasedImplement new features.
  • Design and develop fault-tolerant, user features backed by multiple services.
  • Work closely with product and business owners to collaborate on requirements
  • Write infrastructure code, and work with DevOps to validate production changes
  • Embrace an environment that is changing quickly by learning new things and contributing new ideas
  • Mentor other engineers, effectively communicate complex systems simply
  • Contribute to overall engineering initiatives including recruiting and the evolution of our tech stack
  • Build highly scalable distributed services that can process millions of events daily as our company on-boards the nation’s largest banks.
  • Design and implement new components and features in our platform.
  • Write high-quality unit tested code that will run in our continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Own work-streams end to end

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • Insatiable desire for continuous learning and continuous improvement
  • Great interpersonal skills, and you enjoy working with members of other teams.
  • 5+ years of programming experience with a proficiency in Scala or Java or GoLang
  • Experience with event-driven architectures and streaming solutions such as kafka
  • Experience in debugging and troubleshooting complex systems
  • Proficient in object oriented modeling and functional programming
  • Demonstrated success in shipping backend rock-solid API systems in Python, especially using RESTful techniques
  • High quality software deliverables via rigorous testing such as Test Driven Development
  • Strong hands on experience in cloud technology


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience
Benefits, Perks, and Culture
- Unlimited PTO
- Medical benefit contributions in congruence with local laws and type of employment agreement
We are a dynamic group of people who are subject matter experts with a passion for change. Our teams are crafting solutions to big problems every day. If you’re looking for an opportunity to do impactful work, join TrueML and make a difference.
Our Dedication to Diversity & Inclusion
TrueML and TrueAccord are equal opportunity employers. We promote, value, and thrive with a diverse & inclusive team. Different perspectives contribute to better solutions and this makes us stronger every day. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.