Backend Software Engineering Manager
Billing Engineer, Cambridge
Updated on 2/1/2024
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

$141.8M

Founded

2011

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

42%
Locations
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Science
Ruby
SQL
Java
Go
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 8+ years of software development experience
  • 2+ years of software engineering management experience
  • Experience developing with the programmatic API of one or more subscription and/or payment management providers
  • 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
  • Knowledge of billing/subscription ecosystem trends and changes
Responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership to members of the billing team
  • Enhance, implement, deploy, and monitor the Philo multi-biller billing system
  • Collaborate with our 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
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Philo’s payment provider, Stripe
  • Experience with product/billing platforms such as RokuPay, AmazonPay, Apple IAP, or GooglePlay IAP
  • 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