Senior Software Engineer @ River (Bitcoin/Fintech)

Introductory paragraph

River ( is a quickly growing fintech company on a mission to help people establish and grow their Bitcoin wealth. Our brokerage, mining, and Lightning Network-powered products are unparalleled in the industry. We are looking to hire a senior Elixir/Full-stack engineer with experience building financial applications with an interest in Bitcoin.

About us:

My name: Alexander Leishman

My position: CEO & CTO

Company name: River Financial


Country: USA

Company info and history:

River has raised over $20mm in venture capital and is quickly becoming the premier Bitcoin financial services company in the United States. River was founded in early 2019.

About the job

Job title: Senior Engineer

Job description: Full-stack Elixir Web Engineer

Salary range: $170k-$230k with significant equity grant.

Position on remote work: Open to remote

What you will be doing

  • Architect and develop new features and products in the Elixir codebase powering our web applications and API
  • Work closely with product management to plan and scope new projects and initiatives
  • Write high-quality, tested code
  • Participate in code-reviews
  • Help shape the culture of the engineering organization for years to come

What we look for in you

  • 4+ years of experience in software engineering
  • You have designed, built and maintained production services at scale and understand how to build reliable systems
  • You write high-quality, reliable code and take ownership of systems you work on
  • You have experience developing solutions to ambiguous problems
  • You’re excited about what we are building at River
  • You have a solid understanding of web security fundamentals

Nice to haves

  • Fintech experience
  • You have worked with Elixir, Kubernetes, Postgres
  • You have worked at a rapidly scaling company
  • Interest in Bitcoin

About the interview process

  1. Phone screen/introductory call and take home technical challenge
  2. Two live technical interviews, one live product interview, and one culture interview with the CEO

Further info

Please apply here!