Senior Manager, Software Engineering (Lending)

Murray, Utah
Seattle, Washington
Helena, Montana


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 looking for eager software engineers excited to dive into one of the largest opportunities at SoFi and help drive the next generation of lending products. SoFi is trying to push the boundaries of lending and provide next-level products for our members, and we are seeking anyone with big ideas and a drive to help our customers secure financial stability. 

On our team, you will be in the middle of it all – designing new functionality, architecting our system, squashing bugs, as well as facilitating the productivity of the team,  continually growing as both an engineer and a leader. You will be involved in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through building, testing, deploying, monitoring and supporting mission critical systems. You’ll face and solve a wide range of challenges: technical, product, and operational, shaping your personal growth and career along the way. You will also be instrumental in planning the future of the product, assisting in the decision making process and design of both the system architecture as well as the customer experience.

A successful home loans platform is instrumental in the future and success of the company, and you have the opportunity to help shape and guide that future and exponentially grow the customer base of this product, as well as grow the Home Loans engineering team itself. SoFi is looking to expand our business opportunities, and we need talented individuals excited to lead the charge. 

What you’ll do:

We’re looking for someone to help us guide and lead the team who is responsible for:

  • Designing and delivering resilient and scalable code

  • Owning and ideating on technical solutions for product requirements and user stories for the team

  • Driving ideas for new initiatives and technologies in the Home Loans space

  • Becoming a domain expert on aspects of the Home Loans business

  • Leading communications with outside stakeholders in product marketing, operations, business, legal, and compliance on behalf of engineering.

  • Working in a fast-moving, highly-collaborative environment across multiple offices

  • Take a direct hand in the growth and development of your team members, fostering an inclusive and world-class engineering team

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. Internships and relevant school experience will be considered.

  • 4+ years of experience leading and managing high performing teams

  • Experience with microservice architecture and launching cloud-based services.

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

  • Affinity for solving problems and diving deep into the details

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

  • Expertise with Agile methodologies, SCRUM, and SDLC best practices 

  • An understanding of scalable and resilient architectures and design patterns

  • Experience leading multiple engineers and/or large-scale projects

  • A passion for helping others grow their careers and learn new skills

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, React, AWS.

  • Fintech/finance experience

  • A passion for well-tested code and utilizing testing frameworks (Cypress/Nightwatch/Selenium/Spock)

  • Masters’ degree in a relevant technical field

Why you’ll love working here

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays

  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees

  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning

  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs

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

  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program

  • Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)

  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)

SoFi does not seek salary history information from job applicants.

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.

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