Software Engineer - Full stack (Sr/Staff/Principal)

Full-Time in San Francisco Bay Area, CA - Remote OK

About Promise:

Promise is a payment facilitation platform that modernizes, humanizes, and personalizes government payments. Each year, thousands of individuals face significant consequences for the failure to pay government debt. Promise has found that many want to pay but are blocked by a confusing and rigid system. We’re solving this problem with a more humane approach that leads to significantly higher payments. This means people pay off debt faster, consequences are reduced, and the government is more efficient. We have generated great traction from our customers and our investors are extremely bullish about our future.

About the role:

We are in early stages of building our core product and offerings. You will have tremendous opportunity to build a product from the ground up and influence the strategic direction of the company. We are changing the way the government operates and interacts with its constituents. This is a unique opportunity in an extremely fast-growing startup that is poised to become the next unicorn.

You will:

  • Build out our consumer app and portions of our communications and integration platform
  • Take a data-driven approach to drive product strategy, platform capabilities, and user experience
  • Work across the stack and collaborate across the organization to ensure our technology solves real-world problems for our users
  • Own the roadmap and execution of a significant portion of the product, including soliciting feedback, and iterating to success
  • Drive technical and product decision making that aligns with our goal of making government work better for individuals

You have:

  • 4+ years of strong software development experience building consumer-facing or enterprise applications
  • A drive to build software that promotes equity and accessibility
  • A desire to learn from and contribute to a growing engineering team
  • Experience working across the tech stack
  • Experience delivering end-to-end user experience


  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • 100% paid medical, dental & vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • 401k available for participation
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Generous PTO
  • Company retreats
  • Opportunity to build from the ground up and grow