Point is hiring a

Senior backend engineer (Node.js/AWS)

San Francisco, United States
Point is looking for a founding senior backend engineer. We are building a modern and aspirational banking experience by bringing rewards and benefits to the everyday debit card. 

Learn more about Point's team and culture here.

You are:

  • A product minded engineer that wants to be a meaningful contributor to the backend codebase.
  • You have a track record of shipping quality production code leveraging JS, AWS, GraphQL, Node.js.
  • You have worked at an early stage startup before (pre Series B).
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset.

What we're built in:

  • Our stack consists of Node.js, Express, GraphQL, PostgreSQL, Docker and Fargate in AWS, with a strong bias towards a micro-service architecture. 
  • We also leverage AWS Kinesis streams and Lambda to consume our data pipeline as close to real-time as possible.

You have:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in JavaScript (Node.js) and SQL database experience (PostgreSQL)
  • Experience working at a consumer technology or fintech startup -- ideally on systems that are highly scaled
  • Extensive knowledge of performing basic devops tasks (AWS)
  • Shipped a product, service, or API from scratch
  • Implemented best security practices


  • Competitive salary and stock options based on experience
  • 401k
  • Full health benefits (medical, dental, and vision insurance).
  • 20-day vacation policy. Can roll over up to 10 days per year. And we shut down the office in between Christmas and New Year's. Flexible WFH and sick day allowance.
  • Education Credits: $25/mo. Keep learning — books, courses, training, etc.
  • Wellness Credits: $50/mo. Take care of yourself — gym, fitness classes, meditation, etc.
  • Commute Credits: $100/mo. Don't stress rush hour — public transit, bike, lyft, etc.

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