Senior Software Engineer, Relay

Engineering San Francisco, California Murray, Utah


Who We Are

SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.

The Role

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the SoFi Relay team, where we are building a financial intelligence platform that will serve as the metadata and analysis layer powering all products within SoFi. Using ML among other approaches, and drawing from data sources both within and outside of SoFi, our objective is to collect, clean, analyze and transform member financial data to provide a complete financial profile of our members, enhancing all products across SoFi, and delivering actionable insights that help our members achieve financial independence and get their money right. 

The ideal candidate is collaborative, product-minded, and pragmatic, with a strong sense of ownership and accountability for the quality of both the code and finished product. At SoFi, we pride ourselves on the collaboration between Product, Design and Engineering and so you will be involved in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through building, deploying and continual improvement and evolution.  We also pride ourselves on a philosophy of continuous learning, and you should likewise be committed to furthering your own career growth as well as to providing mentorship for your fellow team members. 

What You'll Do:

  • Lead the development and testing of system components/services, code and design reviews

  • Participate in shaping the technical architecture of the product

  • Help translate product requirements into user stories and technical solutions

  • Deliver highly available and scalable services in a production environment

  • Mentor other engineers, support the technical culture, and help grow the team

  • Generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies

  • Communicate with project leads, product managers and other software developers

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in a technical field, but we understand great engineers come from all sorts of different backgrounds and also consider relevant work experience

  • 6+ years programming experience, ideally on a modern stack

  • Our core stack is Kotlin / Spring / PostgreSQL, and we run on Kubernetes in a service oriented architecture with over 100 services in production. 

    • You should have 4+ years Java, Kotlin or Scala programming experience 

    • You should have a strong understanding of relational databases and ORMs

    • You should have worked on a SOA or microservice-based application.

  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves, collaborate with others and get stuff done

  • Strong sense of responsibility; driving a project from inception to completion

  • Affinity for solving problems and shipping impactful features, not polishing perfect code or architecture

  • Experience working in a collaborative coding environment, refining designs together, working through code reviews and managing pull request

Nice To Have:

  • Interest in personal finance

  • Experience managing your own investments or experience taking out loans 

  • Experience scaling highly available, mission critical systems

  • Experience with kafka, docker, and strong command of POSIX shell

  • Experience building front-end web applications

Why You'll Love Working Here:

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses.

  • 90-100% of medical premiums paid by SoFI for employees and their dependents. A choice of 3 medical plan options with Cigna. California employees have the additional option of Kaiser.

  • 100% of dental, vision, basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability premiums paid by SoFi.

  • Generous vacation and holidays.

  • Paid parental leave of 4 weeks at 100% base pay.

  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning.

  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year with a lifetime maximum of $25,000.

  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans.

  • Great health & well-being benefits including: Maven- a telehealth parental support program, subsized gym & fitness program, identity theft protections and employee discounts via LifeMart.Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)

  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.