Senior Engineer, Data (Bank Charter)

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, 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 Data Engineer to join our team and work in a fast-paced and fun environment.  Ideal candidates must be enthused about writing SQL, data problem solving and build data pipelines and reports. They must be a quick learner and be self-starting. The role will require extensive hands-on experience with the SQL language, demonstrated understanding and experience with troubleshooting and fixing data issues, provisioning data pipelines and reports.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate first-rate attention to detail and the ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure.

What you’ll do:

  • Design and build data structures in Data Warehouse

  • Build and modify data pipelines via Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) processes

  • Provision, optimize and maintain data feeds to external systems

  • Write SQL to validate quality and clean existing data

  • Build out automated checks for data quality

  • Help analytics team and business users in querying and understanding the Data Warehouse

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree 

  • 4+ years industry experience

  • Expert writing SQL against different database platforms

  • Demonstrated skills and experience in finding, investigating, and resolving data quality issues

  • Demonstrated skills and experience in building data feeds and business reports

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to bring new ideas and promote process improvement

  • Experience with reporting systems such as Tableau

  • 2+ years of of Python

  • First-rate attention to detail

Nice to have:

  • Experience querying data in Kafka

  • Direct experience querying data lakes

  • Understanding of Data Warehouses and ETL

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced growing company

  • Ability to drive a project from inception to completion

  • Enthusiasm for solving challenging problems

  • Team attitude: a willingness to roll up your sleeves, work with others and get stuff done

  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure

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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