Backend Engineer at Ivella (S21)
Building the future of banking for couples.
About Ivella

Ivella is building the best banking products for couples, starting with a new way for couples to split expenses.

About the role

Ivella is building the best banking products for couples. We're on a mission to improve the way that couples approach finances, and we’re starting with a new way for couples to split expenses called the Split Account. We're a small team backed by Y Combinator and 26 other amazing investors.

What We’re Looking For‍

Ivella is looking for a talented software engineer to help lead our backend development. We’re a small, but ambitious team with lofty goals to reshape how couples think about their finances. We’re looking for an individual who isn’t intimidated by ambiguity, likes solving hard problems, and wants to take ownership in multiple projects.

Our Tech Stack

Swift UIKit & SwiftUI , GraphQL, Node.js, PostgreSQL, AWS Lambda, CodeBuild & CodePipeline

What You’ll Do

⚡️ Architect and maintain our financial ledger

⚡️ Support real-time transaction decisioning logic

⚡️ Design and implement a joint points & rewards system

⚡️ Ensure backend stability & reliability

You Have

⚡ Experience with AWS resources (Lambda, Aurora, and CloudFormation)

⚡ Skilled and fluent in Node.js

⚡ Experience working with SQL and scaling relational databases

⚡️ A strong technical background and grasp of CS fundamentals - you can learn new frameworks, platforms, languages, and understand best practices

Nice to Have

⚡️ Experience using GraphQL

⚡️ Experience working with CDK, CodePipeline, and CodeBuild

⚡️ An understanding of PCI Data Security Standards


⚡ Competitive compensation and equity

⚡️ Health insurance & benefits

⚡️ M1x MacBook Pro, 5k Ultrafine Monitor, & more

⚡️ Home office setup stipend

⚡️ $100/month mental health credit

⚡️ Complimentary Whoop Band

⚡️ Discounted Eight Sleep products

⚡️ Regular team off-sites (San Diego, Palm Springs, Yosemite, etc).


Swift & SwiftUI , GraphQL, Node.js, Lambda, PostgresSQL, CodeBuild & CodePipeline, AWS

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