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Senior Software Engineering Manager, Engineering Enablement



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 14, 2023

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Who we are:

Shape a brighter financial future with us.

Together with our members, we’re changing the way people think about and interact with personal finance.

We’re a next-generation fintech company using innovative, mobile-first technology to help our millions of members reach their goals. The industry is going through an unprecedented transformation, and we’re at the forefront. We’re proud to come to work every day knowing that what we do has a direct impact on people’s lives, with our core values guiding us every step of the way. Join us to invest in yourself, your career, and the financial world.

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 3,000 employees today, with over 5 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 a Senior Software Engineering Manager to join our Engineer Enablement team who is passionate about delivering software that makes other software developers efficient and productive. This is a high impact role to build the tools and processes that support developer velocity at SoFi. You will lead a team building tools and processes to enable our engineers to build better and faster features every day. You will have opportunities to make a significant immediate impact on the success of the company while growing the team and members of the team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Shape the vision for platforms and tools enabling our engineers and engineering teams to scale

  • Lead and mentor a team of software engineers, providing guidance, support, and fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.

  • Define and communicate team objectives, set performance goals, conduct performance evaluations, and provide ongoing feedback and coaching.

  • Identify skill gaps within the team and coordinate training programs to enhance technical capabilities.

  • Foster a culture of innovation, professional growth, and continuous improvement.

  • Oversee the software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to deployment, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality software solutions.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables, and create project plans, schedules, and budgets.

  • Allocate resources effectively, manage project priorities, and resolve conflicts to ensure efficient project execution.

  • Track and report project progress, identify risks, and implement mitigation strategies to ensure successful project outcomes.

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to software development teams, promoting best practices, architectural standards, and code quality.

  • Work closely with stakeholders to ensure alignment and collaboration throughout the software development process.

  • Foster strong working relationships with cross-functional teams, promoting effective communication, coordination, and knowledge sharing.

  • Collaborate with other senior leaders to develop and execute strategies that drive operational excellence and improve software development practices.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

  • Strong technical background and expertise in software development, including proficiency in multiple programming languages, frameworks, and technologies.

  • Proven experience as a Software Development Manager or similar leadership role, preferably in a fast-paced software development environment.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading software development teams, with a track record of successfully delivering complex software projects.

  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members to achieve high performance.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

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!
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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