Senior Manager, Software Engineering (Invest)

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 Manager to join the SoFi Invest team. SoFi Invest is SoFi’s new investment platform that includes our innovative online brokerage (stock and ETF trading), market-leading robo-advisor, and our crypto investing products.

On our team, managers 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 and drive for delivery, and is a good mentor. At SoFi, we pride ourselves on the collaboration between Product, Design and Engineering and you will be overseeing the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through building, deploying as well as continual improvement and evolution.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead one or multiple full-stack development teams through the full development life-cycle from project requirement to deployment ensuring deliverables are met

  • Grow the team – understand what your team needs, define how to find and assess candidates

  • Define the growth plan for individuals on your team

  • Hold the team accountable for delivery

  • Shape and support the team culture with an emphasis on continual improvement, learning, and fun

  • Generate ideas for new initiatives

  • Take initiative and produce timely results in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, deliverables, and goals.

What you’ll need:

  • BS Degree or equivalent from a fully-accredited college or university preferred.

    (As a bonus, in a technical field)
  • 5+ years of experience designing, building, and operating scalable, mission critical systems

  • 4+ years experience managing teams

  • Experience hiring, training, motivating, monitoring, and coaching team members

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

  • Strong sense of responsibility; driving initiatives from inception to completion

  • Ability to hold others accountable

  • Experience with Agile SDLC methodologies

  • A desire to learn

Nice to have:

  • Experience with trading or other investment related systems

  • Experience building systems in the Fintech space

  • Experience with high volume, low latency, scalable systems

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 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.

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

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