Senior Software Engineer, Lending

Murray, Utah
Seattle, Washington
Helena, Montana


Position at SoFi

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 – implementing new functionality, architecting our system, squashing bugs, maintaining the health of our code, and continually growing as an engineer. 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, as well as helping mold and grow the junior members of the team.

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. 

What you’ll do:

We’re looking for front-end, back-end, or full-stack engineers who are comfortable:

  • Architecting, designing, and delivering scalable highly-available services and/or creating responsive, performant, and maintainable React-based web apps

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

  • Participating heavily in code and design reviews

  • Generating ideas for new initiatives and technologies

  • Becoming domain experts on the Home Loans business

  • Collaborating and representing engineering with outside stakeholders in product marketing, operations, business, legal, and compliance

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

  • Mentoring more junior members of the team and helping foster a learning environment within the 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

  • 5+ years programming experience, ideally on a modern stack.

  • Our core stack is React / Java / Spring / PostgreSQL. Expertise with any modern Javascript frameworks, REST APIs and relational databases is a great start.

  • 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 diving deep into the details

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

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies as well as software testing: unit, integration, and end-to-end

Nice to have:

  • Full-stack engineering experience, or a willingness and passion to broaden your technical skill set

  • Experience with Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, cloud infrastructure and CI/CD

  • Fintech/finance experience

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

  • GraphQL experience

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)

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