Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023

About Routefusion:

Routefusion is the first embeddable cross-border-payments-as-a-service company founded by software engineers for software engineers. Routefusion's API enables neo-banks, payroll providers, platforms, and marketplaces to begin offering cross-border payments to their customers in as quickly as two days. With a single integration, Routefusion customers have access to more than seven different banking and FX providers. In February 2021, the company closed $3.6 million in seed funding, led by Silverton Partners with additional participation from Initialized Capital, NextWorld Capital and William Hockey, co-founder of Plaid.

Routefusion was founded in 2018 by Colton Seal and Richard Scappaticci and is based in Austin, TX.

Role Overview:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to produce and implement functional software solutions. You will work with upper management to define software requirements and take the lead on operational and technical projects.

In this role, you should be able to work independently with little supervision. You should have excellent organization and problem-solving skills as well as strong communication skills.

As a Senior Engineer, you should be comfortable communicating with multiple internal organizations, as well as working in a team-oriented environment.


  • Lead and own roadmap projects from A to Z

  • Work with product and engineering to identify requirements and design solutions;

  • Develop high-quality software & architecture that is aligned with user needs and business goals;

  • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to build, improve, and fix products;

  • Mentor, assist, and help grow junior level engineers;

  • Share technical support responsibility with the team;

  • Kickass and have a blast doing it!

Ideal Candidate:

  • Proven experience as a Senior Software Engineer and architect;

  • In-depth knowledge of the following technologies: Javascript, Node.js, HTTP, Pub/Sub, Postgres;

  • In-depth understanding of Web API standards such as REST, and GraphQL;

  • Extensive knowledge of relational and non-relational databases;

  • Maintain a “Team first” mentality;

  • Is obsessed with solving the problem at hand in the most efficient way possible;

  • Motivation to grow and win, individually and as part of a team (aka. failure is not an option);

  • Extraordinary communication skills, both written and oral;

  • Ability to thrive in an ever-changing, upbeat environment;

  • Ability to work autonomously while maintaining focus and an unwavering work ethic.

Nice to have experience:

  • GCP (Google Cloud Platform)

  • K8s (Kubernetes)

  • Docker (containers)

  • React.js

  • Vue.js

  • All forms of network communication

This is a high-velocity performance-based role that requires an entrepreneurial mindset. Perfect place to launch your career in one of Austin's hottest startups.

If you're looking for a career:

  • With an early-stage startup;

  • Where you will have a direct impact on shaping the future of the company;

  • With an exciting FinTech firm in the international payments space;

  • Where you can open your own doors into other parts of the overall company; and

  • Where you can express your passion for driving results and wants to help small businesses succeed then this is the place for you.

With headquarters in the nation's hottest city for tech startups - Routefusion hires only the best talent to launch our organization to the next level. Our unique company culture and 'never give up' mentality creates a dynamic environment for anyone who is passionate about building a new business.

What to look forward to:

  • Directly impact the success and culture of Routefusion;

  • We believe a healthy employee is a happy employee! Routefusion offers competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for both employees and their dependents, plus unlimited vacation time;

  • Equity compensation


  • We believe in an active, healthy lifestyle - we think that if you take care of your mind, body, and soul that directly translates into a happier life which directly impacts the quality of your work.

  • We believe in a family-first culture. The most important aspect of one’s life is their family, and relationships outside of work. We think if we build a culture around family values, that will directly translate into a happier employee and a more performant culture at Routefusion.

  • We are a glass is half full company. We are realistic optimists that bring sunshine and rainbows into the office or Zoom calls every day. Problems are a good thing because they lead to solutions and better products.

  • We believe in leveling up ourselves and one another. We work hard to build ourselves up in activities outside of work, whether that is Mountain Biking, Skiing, Sand Volleyball, Yoga, Gardening, Fashion, Spiritual life, or anything in between.

  • We believe that if you are working at Routefusion you are here because you are meant to be here. You are here to build the future of payments and international banking, creating a one-world financial operating system. We look for people that are mission-driven not paycheck-driven. We think this is the healthiest environment to work in, and also the most fun!

Routefusion is Austin’s fastest-growing FinTech startup. We are backed by top investors in Austin and San Francisco. We strive to make Routefusion the best place to work in Austin. If you have an unwavering desire to build a company and be a part of something that is truly special, we want to meet you. Please do not apply if you do not have a “put it all on the line” attitude. Please do not apply if you are just looking for a salary. We are looking for builders. Our Philosophy is simple, “Work with the best, build the best”.