Software Engineer, Platform

Full Time – Redwood City, CA, United States

Inflection is looking for a smart, motivated engineer to support the needs for our ever-growing core platform.

In the role of Software Engineer focusing on the core platform, you will take an active role in leading and fostering innovation across Inflection’s products. You will be responsible for scaling the platform, implementing  new partner and customer flows and architecting the system for high availability. If you get excited by the latest technologies and building innovative solutions for complex problems, this is the role for you. You will be a part of highly experienced technical team that is driven by innovation and excellence.

We also want you to grow with us. This role is designed not only for you to have a material, long-term impact on the business, but also to provide you with an opportunity to learn and improve the complex architecture of the core payments and analytics platform. The platform team works on various widely-adapted as well as upcoming technologies. You will have an opportunity to work on technologies like SalesForce API, MongoDB, AWS - Lambda, SNS, SQS and more.

You belong to the team if

  • Complex problem solving excites you
  • You are a hands-on engineer with a thorough understanding of SDLC
  • You are excited to learn new technologies and tools as the business grows and changes
  • You have experience working with robust and secure e-commerce applications
  • You can work across various engineering, QA and product teams to take a product from design to deploy
  • You have excellent communication skills and can effectively work on cross-functional teams
  • You are excited to develop applications at large scale in the cloud

Experience/ Skills:

  • 5 - 8 years experience developing distributed, highly available online enterprise applications
  • Experience working on relational and non-relational database systems
  • Passion for best practices in computer science disciplines, object orientation, test driven design, and code reuse
  • Experience in Scrum development techniques a plus as is working in a team environment where attention to source management, quality and code documentation is expected
  • Experience working with the .NET technologies is a plus
  • Experience working on payments platform is a plus
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Engineering with demonstrated academic excellence preferred, or equivalent work experience



We don’t want to just be good at what we do; we want to be good for the world. We care about all stakeholders, including customers, employees, and the community.

To wit:

  • Innovative, high growth products that customers love
  • Competitive compensation including equity options
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental coverage, 401K, and life insurance
  • Track record of promoting and hiring internally
  • Startup environment with big opportunities for impact
  • High energy team with mix of experienced entrepreneurs, talented engineers, and successful Silicon Valley veterans
  • Learning and Development funds to enhance and learn new skills
  • 1% of profits donated to charity
  • Extensive Diversity and Inclusion program
  • 3 days off a year to volunteer
  • Flexible work from home arrangements
  • Free lunch every day
  • A start-up’s pantry of complimentary beverages and snacks
  • Conveniently located off the 101 in Redwood Shores