Sr. Backend Software Engineer
Billing Engineer, NY
Updated on 4/3/2024
Philo

51-200 employees

Subscription-based online TV streaming service
Company Overview
Philo has successfully redefined the TV experience by offering over 60 top-rated channels, unlimited DVR, and multi-device streaming without the need for a traditional cable subscription. The company's competitive advantage lies in its cost-effective, user-friendly platform that includes popular channels like A&E, AMC, Discovery Channel, and Comedy Central. As an industry leader in the streaming service market, Philo's commitment to customer satisfaction is evident in its 7-day free trial offer, allowing potential subscribers to experience the service before making a commitment.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$144.8M

Founded

2011

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

41%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Science
Ruby
SQL
Java
Go
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
FinTech Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 8+ years of software development experience
  • Experience with the programmatic API of one or more subscription and/or payment management providers
  • Experience developing within the ecosystem of one or more product/billing platforms
  • Familiarity with payment networks, card authorizations, dunning policies, refunds, chargebacks, and reversals
  • Proven track record of building highly efficient and highly available software using Ruby/Rails, Golang, Java, C++ or similar programming languages
  • Experience operating in cloud computing environments using modern software deployment technologies
  • Experience working with large amounts of data and making data-based decisions to prioritize projects
  • Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases and modern data warehousing and querying with SQL
  • Experience and aptitude for collaborating and communicating with internal and external stakeholders in both business and technical roles
  • Knowledge of billing/subscription ecosystem trends and changes
Responsibilities
  • Enhance, implement, deploy, and monitor the Philo multi-biller billing system
  • Collaborate with partners to engineer billing platform solutions
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders across marketing, support, finance, and data science teams
  • Drive continuous improvements to the reliability, performance, accuracy, and security of Philo’s billing service
  • Build and enhance tools to proactively monitor and troubleshoot billing issues
  • Help build reporting systems for accurate financial analysis
  • Provide technical leadership to other team members