API for global consumer credit information.

Senior Backend Engineer (NodeJS)

SF, NY, Remote / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

At Nova Credit, we’re on a mission to make financial access easier, no matter where you’re from or where you go. We’ve built a platform that enables lenders to access a single, predictive cross-border credit database to help underwrite immigrants and other global citizens.  In effect, we are the first global infrastructure for financial identity to seamlessly move around the world. We’re passionate about financial inclusion, and committed to building a diverse and fulfilling work culture.

As a backend-focused engineer, you’ll be joining one of the following teams: 

  1. “Cash” (Cashflow Analytics) Team, building a cash-flow analytics system to provide lenders with an alternate system of trust for the "credit invisible".

  2. Credit Passport Engineering Team, integrating global credit bureaus as well as maintaining and improving our integration platform

For a more in-depth look of our engineering culture, check out our page on KeyValues: https://www.keyvalues.com/nova-credit

We're remote friendly within the continental US and we will continue to be after the pandemic. Our only ask is for you to join us in-person for two company-wide offsites each year. Our US compensation will be tied to pay ranges of high-cost areas such as SF and NY, _ regardless of where employees live _ 👀 _ . _  


  • Work closely with Product to provide solutions that differentiate our product within the emerging market space
  • Collaborate with our Data team to define and implement core features of our analysis
  • Be responsible for extending, improving, and managing the complexity of our codebase and our dev working environment
  • Provide guidance and direction for more junior members of the team
  • Have support, resources, and space to grow your career on the job


  • Mission-driven and passion to make a social impact
  • Eager to learn and mentor others
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience with core parts of our stack (Node.JS, Express, React, ES6, Typescript, Postgres) (Preferred, but not required)
  • Experience working closely with a data team (Preferred, but not required)
  • Experience at a fintech startup (Preferred, but not required)


  • Step 1: The phone screen gives us a chance to learn more about you, your goals, and your interests. It’s also a chance for you to learn about us and get answers to your questions. 
  • Step 2: The technical assessment (a one-hour coding challenge) is intended to give you a taste of what you’ll be doing at Nova Credit. We avoid asking algorithmic questions, so you can expect to be asked to complete more practical tasks, such as working with an existing API, parsing JSON responses, or building a UI component.
  • Step 3: The virtual on-site will give you the opportunity to meet additional engineers, have a conversation with your potential manager, and expose you to the Nova Credit culture. It is broken down into three one-hour technical sessions (coding challenges/systems design sessions) and a forty-five minute chat with the hiring manager.

Everyone is welcome at Nova Credit. We are an equal opportunity employer where our diversity and inclusion are central pillars to our company strategy. We look for applicants who understand, embrace and thrive in a multicultural and increasingly globalized world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why you should join Nova Credit

We're connecting credit reporting agencies across the world into a single, predictive cross-border credit database. We make this information available through a standardized and modern API to unlock financial services, housing and employment for immigrants around the world. In effect, we are creating the first and only global infrastructure for financial identity to move across the world.

Nova Credit
Team Size:85
Location:San Francisco
Misha Esipov
Misha Esipov
Nicky Goulimis
Nicky Goulimis