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Life at Chime

Chime’s story is best told by those writing it—Chimers themselves. Our Life at Chime blog takes a look behind the scenes at the work Chimers do and the people they are.

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Chimers in leadership: Meet Sam Krause, VP, Member Strategy & Experience Operations

“I’ve always been someone who gravitates towards opportunities to have an impact broader than what’s right in front of me,” says Sam Krause (she/her/hers) of becoming a leader. “That’s what ultimately led me to take on leadership roles in my…

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Behind the scenes: Chime® Launches Chime Deals

“Our members have often told us that the early part of the Chime member journey is full of excitement. We wanted to create a Chime feature that would continue to bring excitement — and help them unlock financial progress™ — long after they enroll.”

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Chime Celebrates Women’s History Month: Finding your version of success

We sat down with a few ChimeHers members to learn what success means to them and how their concepts of success have changed over time.

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It’s a Chimed Life: Meet Celeen Rusk

Hear Celeen's career story and learn about her journey to Chime.

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Chimers Chime In: The value of our Blackness at work

We sat down with a few Chimers to explore how their Blackness and being perceived as Black people by others (through stereotypes and biases) have shaped them.

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Black History Month Chimer spotlight: Chad Foster

For Black History Month 2024, AfroChime, the Chimer Resource Group (CRG), whose mission is to uplift and nurture the Black community at Chime, set the month’s theme as We Are The Culture: ‘We Are The Culture’ centers on the vibrant tapestry of Black…

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It’s a Chimed Life: Meet Nicolette Chambers

Follow Nicolette Chambers' inspiring career journey from studying English to navigating various roles until finding her passion in software engineering. Discover her insights on transitioning careers, pursuing coding, and finding fulfillment in the tech industry.

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‘We Are The Culture’ Chimer spotlight: Nicole Clarke

Read more about the impact Nicole Clarke’s (she/her/hers) Blackness has had on her life by diving into what her Black identity means to her, how she shares it with others, and how it impacts her approach to work.

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How we preview Kubernetes changes at Chime

At Chime, we’re committed to GitOps, and all of our application and infrastructure changes are carried out with reviewed and approved pull requests. We’re also committed to safety: every change has the potential for unanticipated consequences, and we…

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Chime Engineers: 2023 Hackathon Recap

Chime hackathons are intended as an opportunity to switch gears and work outside the constraints of day-to-day expectations and projects across Chime. Learn more about our 2023 Hackathon here.

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Redesigning Large File Processing at Chime®

Chime® is a financial technology company that partners with The Bancorp Bank, N.A. and Stride Bank, N.A. (Chime is a financial technology company, not a bank. Banking services provided by The Bancorp Bank, N.A. or Stride Bank, N.A Members FDIC) to…

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Mitigating Risky Pull Requests with Monocle Risk Advisor (Part 2)

By David Trejo, a member of Chime’s Security Engineering Team In case you missed it, check out Part 1: Monocle: How Chime creates a proactive security & engineering culture (Part 1) At Chime, we’re big fans of Gitops, where all application and…

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How we reduced our AWS bill by seven figures

By Ben Whaley Chime handles a lot of data — petabytes of data — on behalf of our members. We use the data to make decisions about things like fraud detection and prevention, bill processing, and SpotMe overdraft protection, to name just a few use…

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