Software Engineer

Engineering - São Paulo / (and/or Remote)

Xerpa is building a new generation of technology-enabled financial services that improve the lives of millions of working Brazilians.  Employer-sponsored fintech benefits are more inclusive and less costly than products traditionally offered by banks, and they save companies millions.  Xerpa’s position at the intersection of the HR-Tech and Fintech worlds allow us to lead this revolution through Xerpay, our “salary-on-demand” product and through our mobile-first HR platform.  Xerpa is backed by Kaszek Ventures, Redpoint, QED Investors and two of the founders of Nubank

What you’ll do:

We are looking for an engineer lead that is passionate about building financial products.

How Xerpas work: 

  • We are a “rope team”: we challenge and support each other, and we celebrate together. 
  • We are committed to constantly improving our products so that our customers love every one of them. 
  • We each act boldly in pursuit of the summit. 
  • We invest heavily in our team members, who invest heavily in us. 


  • Comfortable with XP practices (pair programming, TDD, focus on small releases);
  • Product-minded engineering, interest in the product itself, collaborating with your peers to build a better product;
  • Strong software architecture fundamentals;
  • Strong communication skills; ability to explain your approach and the impact of your work to non-technical stakeholders in a way that is clear to them;
  • Proven track record of planning and shipping financial products is a bonus;

Bonus points for:

  • Experience working with Elixir and Absinthe (GraphQL framework);
  • Experience with cloud providers (GCP or AWS);
  • You are interested in functional programming;

Compensation & Benefits: 

  • We have a beautiful office in Vila Madalena and a “remote first” culture.  You can choose to work at the office or remotely. 
  • We pay for health insurance plans for our team members and their children (under 18).  We also offer dental insurance plans.
  • Salary on-demand (Xerpay!)
  • We offer (pre-tax) restaurant and grocery benefits (“vale refeição” and “vale alimentação”).
  • We’re friends with each other and work in a supportive and casual environment.
  • Work closely with the top venture capital funds operating in the Brazilian market, and their portfolio companies.

Our philosophy on diversity:

We believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to better decision making, a better environment for Xerpas and a better experience for our customers.

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