Senior Backend Engineer
New York | Miami | Remote (Eastern Time Zone)

We started Novo to challenge the status quo—we’re on a mission to increase the GDP of the modern entrepreneur by creating the go-to FinTech platform for small businesses (SMBs). Novo is flipping the script of the FinTech world, and we’re excited to lead the small business FinTech revolution.

We are looking for people of character. Pragmatic and capable people who want to see their work drive better outcomes for small businesses — the backbone of our economy. You will join our team and work on the building blocks of everything Novo ships.

Why Novo?

  • Novo is a rapidly growing series B fintech startup with a mission-driven team that’s passionate about helping every small business in America
  • Positive, inclusive, supportive culture cheering you on your journey
  • We work with very new technologies and architecture patterns
  • We provide learning and development budgets to help you grow and bond with your team
  • Hybrid work culture
  • Offices in NYC, Miami, and India for those that want to whiteboard in person

What you’ll be doing

  • Joining one of three new payments domains at Novo to build out internal financial software
  • Utilizing Golang to build out the code from the ground up
  • Help the team define and maintain engineering processes that let us develop quickly while keeping a high threshold for quality — including writing tests and technical documentation
  • Routinely ship high-quality software that adds capabilities to the Novo small business platform
  • Help establish Novo as a professional, high-quality engineering organization through contributions to open source, blogs, conference talks, etc

Things you’re good at

  • You have depth with more than one back-end language or framework, and you have experience shipping into production. We build our backends with NodeJS and Golang
  • You have experience with databases and understand when to rely on normalized data, denormalized data, or both
  • You set a high bar for technical excellence, and you want to help your peers achieve it
  • You are able to anticipate technical and operational risks and can help mitigate them

About our stack

  • Golang
  • NodeJS 10-12
  • AWS/Kubernetes via EKS
  • CircleCI, Datadog, PagerDuty
  • React 16.13 w/ Typescript 4.0
  • IOS Swift
  • Android Kotlin


  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • 401k

Novo values diversity as a core tenant of the work we do and the businesses we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other protected characteristic.