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Senior Backend Engineer

About the position

Who are we?

We are Nominal, and we’re building the financial operating system for the most ambitious and fast-growing companies of our generation. We combined big data and AI to disrupt the ERP space that hasn’t changed in the last 25 years - and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. Joining us isn't just about filling a role—it's an unparalleled chance to actively shape the culture and direction of a company that's poised to make a lasting mark. It's an opportunity to dive deep, contribute actively, and embark on what could be the defining journey of your professional life.

Our Team

We are a team of seasoned executives and world-class engineers with a proven track record. Our leadership has been down this road before and our collective experience and insights are now channeled into creating a groundbreaking financial platform. We push our limits and challenge the status quo. We are backed by top VCs alongside prominent industry leaders.

Join our journey

If you're passionate about leveraging generative AI to automate complex workflow, enthusiastic about designing sophisticated data pipelines, and motivated by having an impact on the business, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities and Impact

  • You'll work alongside a talented team of engineers and play a critical role in designing, building, and launching new capabilities and features that bring significant value to our customers.
  • You will engage in the creation and automation of complex user workflows using the latest generative AI technologies, significantly streamlining operations and enhancing user experiences.
  • As a key member of our team, you'll also work with a wide range of systems, processes, and technologies to own and solve technical and product problems, end to end. 
  • You'll be responsible for everything from architecture, development, deployment and testing of complex event driven system, and backend services.
  • Be a part of critical, core system technical decisions.
  • You'll be expected to uphold best practices in engineering and design and to continually strive for excellence in all that you do.


  • 5+ years of experience in complex Backend systems
  • Strong background on DBs architecture, SQL, and data/event pipelines.
  • Familiarity with the full life cycle of software development, from design, implementation to testing and deployment
  • High standards for code quality and a constructive attitude to help others raise the bar.

Preffered qualifications

  • Experience in generative AI, and an ability to leverage these tools to automate complex processes and workflows.
  • Experience development SaaS microservices on a cloud based environment.
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with event/streaming platforms such as Kafka.
  • Experience with Docker and K8s
  • Prior knowledge in fintech technology space


  • A clear path to promotion for leadership and individual contributor roles.
  • A hybrid working environment.
  • Opportunities to attend conferences, take courses, and participate in other enriching activities for personal and professional growth.
  • Semi-annual company retreats.
  • Free lunches, dinners and a fully stocked kitchen.
  • WFH stipend

Nominal is an equal opportunity employer

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