Vice President, Engineering Invest

Engineering San Francisco, California


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

SoFi Invest is SoFi's new and unique investment platform that includes our market-leading robo-advisor, an online brokerage for stock and ETF trading, and a crypto investing service. This is the only service that offers these all in a single platform! If you're interested in helping people achieve financial independence and shaping the future of how people invest, we would love to speak with you! On our team, leaders aren't bureaucrats with a clipboard. You will be expected to show servant leadership, inspiring the engineers on your team and making the team greater than the sum of its parts. The ideal candidate is both forward-thinking and hands-on, has a strong sense of ownership, a drive for delivery, and is a great mentor.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead and inspire multiple full-stack development teams
  • Build and grow a world-class engineering team
  • Hold the team accountable for delivery
  • Shape and support the team culture
  • Collaborate with the product owners from conception of product through finalization
  • Work with other leaders across SoFi's products

What You'll Need:

  • 15+ yrs experience successfully shipping products and features from start to finish
  • 10+ yrs leading teams of Engineers
  • 3+ years managing Directors
  • Experience managing remote teams and stakeholders
  • Strong sense of responsibility; driving initiatives from inception to completion
  • Some programming experience and understanding of modern technology
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves, collaborate with others and get stuff done
  • Ability to hold others accountable
  • Experience working on personal finance, investing, financial services, and social experiences
  • Experience with operating trading systems at scale, include some of the following : Trading Desk, Risk mitigation, operational controls, compliance/regulatory, OMS, settlement
  • Strong project planning, time management, and collaboration skills
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, preferably with Scrum

Why You'll Love Working Here:

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life insurance as well as disability benefits; 100% of premiums paid by SoFi for employees and their dependents
  • Monthly contribution to help you pay off your student loans
  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year
  • A flexible vacation policy allows you to truly relax and reboot
  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning
  • Company paid lunch program, and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • And of course, competitive salary packages and bonuses

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

‚Äč 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.