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Innovation Endeavors

Senior Software Engineer, Front-End, Borrow



Software Engineering
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023

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The role

As a FrontEnd Engineer with one of the Borrow teams, you will have the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and innovative startup environment while being able to revolutionize the FinTech space by working alongside inspiring visionaries. You will have the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and innovative startup environment while able to revolutionize the FinTech space by working alongside inspiring visionaries. As a FrontEnd Web developer, you will have the opportunity to design and develop complete web applications and websites.

You will define, design, and implement highly scalable multi-tier distributed services that provide lending related services to SoFi customers. You will be part of a fast growing fast-paced fun group that explores cutting edge technologies, with a culture of learning from each other and developing each other. Your work will be highly impactful as you support cool new initiatives such as state of the art POS/AI services that create convenient first-class SoFi customer experience on websites and mobile devices.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop, code, test and deploy user-facing resilient and scalable products and experiences

  • Owning and ideating on technical solutions for complex user stories, often coordinating multiple teams and efforts at once

  • Participating, and sometimes leading code and design reviews

  • Deep-diving and proving out new initiatives and technologies

  • Influencing the system architecture and platform design for multiple products/verticals

  • 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

  • Driving the team strategy and technical direction, demonstrating efficient solutions and sustainable development practices for the entire 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

  • 2+ years of professional experience developing Web applications using JavaScript or JavaScript MV* frameworks like Angular or React, supported by REST/GraphQL.

  • Experience using JavaScript/TypeScript, React, CSS/HTML in a large, enterprise environment, preferably as part of a team of Web engineers.

  • Participated in the release of at least 1 Web application, participating from inception to launch using automated tooling like Gradle etc.

  • Strong JavaScript, Typescript, CSS, HTML & Browser Developer tools.

  • Understand Async code (Promises, Callbacks, Event Loops)

  • JS Tooling (ESLint, Webpack , Grunt, Gulp)

  • JS MV* frameworks (Angular, React)

  • Understanding and Experience with GraphQL

  • Automated Testing and Continuous Delivery

  • Collaborating with architecture, and UXD to build architecturally-compliant apps

  • Pairing with platform squads to define web engineering standards, best practices, and tooling

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

  • Exceptional sense of ownership and responsibility; driving projects 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

Nice to have:

  • Interest in personal finance

  • Experience managing your own investments or experience taking out loans

  • Experience scaling highly available, mission critical systems

  • Experience in API Design & Development, MicroServices Architecture.

  • Experience in XState

  • Full-stack experience, with systems like (Kafka, Kubernetes, Docker), databases (Postgres, MongoDB), and back-end (Java/Kotlin)

Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location.
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi page!
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