Engineering Intern

Human Resources
San Francisco, California
Murray, Utah
Seattle, Washington


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, with over 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

Are you passionate about building products that impact millions of people? Do you like building and shipping code at a rapid pace and seeing the immediate impact of your work? Are you excited about doing state-of-the-art development work and learning from mentors who can help shape your future?  If so, we want you to join us at SoFi this summer!

As a SoFi Engineering Intern, you won’t be sitting on the sidelines during your internship. You’ll be working as a full-time member of our Engineering team, focused every day on building products and features that fulfill our mission to help our members get their money right.

You will be embedded on an agile development team, partnered with Product Management, Product Design, User Experience Research, and Data Science to build and ship code that is released to the public on a regular basis.

What You'll Do

  • Write, test, and deploy efficient, scalable code to production that impacts millions of SoFi members

  • Design, develop, code, and test software systems, improvements, products and  user-facing experiences

  • Work with multiple languages; Flutter, Java, graphQL, Kafka, React, and Node to name a few

  • Directly contribute to standard methodologies, architecture, and implementation

  • Translate user stories into technical solutions

  • Participate in design and code reviews

  • Contribute to SoFi’s library of automated tests and overall testing infrastructure

  • Work alongside software architects and senior developers doing state-of-the-art development work (native mobile, front-end, back-end, DevOps) 

  • Learn about new technologies, tools and processes that will build your skill set and help shape your career

  • Present your summer project/work to  SoFi’s senior leadership team, including our CEO


What You'll Need

  • Currently enrolled in year two of a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program in Computer Science, or related field, at a North American university

  • Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals and how to apply them in a coding environment

  • Knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and systems architecture

  • Ability to quickly learn new languages and adopt new technologies, methods and processes  in a fast-paced work environment

  • Intellectual curiosity and an affinity for solving problems


Nice to have

  • Some experience building software in a non-academic setting (internship, hackathon, etc)

Why You'll Love Working Here:

At SoFi, you will hit the ground running on Day 1 working as a full-fledged member of our Engineering team, writing code that impacts millions of people.  You will collaborate with a world-class team of Engineers, Product Managers, Designers, Researchers, and Data Scientists to build some of the most innovative products and services in the financial technology space today. This is an opportunity to work on real-world, complex, customer-focused problems that impact millions of people and to make tangible contributions to the business. 

In addition to a unique and challenging professional experience, interns will also receive perks such as special access to games and concerts at our brand new SoFi stadium, invites to Member events, and more! 

Highlights include:

  • Special access to games or concerts at the brand new SoFi Stadium

  • Personalized Mentorship Program

  • Catered Lunch / Lunch Stipend

  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks & drinks)

  • Access to senior leadership, including  weekly round tables and lunches with executives across all functions of SoFi

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

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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