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Senior Software Engineer, Borrow (Contract)



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

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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.

The role
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the SoFi Borrow team who will help build servicing features for our Loans Platform. You will be part of a team that is empowered to make technical decisions.

On our team, you will be in the middle of it all – implementing functionality, architecting our system, squashing bugs, maintaining the health of our code, and continually growing as an engineer. The ideal candidate is both forward-thinking and hands-on, has a solid sense of ownership and drive for delivery, and a strong team player. At SoFi, we pride ourselves on the collaboration between Product, Design and Engineering and so you will be involved in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through building, deploying and continual improvement and evolution.

What you’ll do:
● Lead the development and testing of our systems and services
● Participate in shaping the technical architecture of the product
● Help translate product requirements into user stories and technical solutions
● Deliver highly available and scalable services in a production environment
● Mentor other engineers, support the technical culture, and help grow the team
● Generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies
● Communicate with project leads, product managers and other software developers

What you’ll need:
● Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
● 4+ years programming experience, ideally on a modern stack
● Our core stack is Java/ Kotlin/ Spring / PostgreSQL/ React, and we run on Kubernetes in a service oriented architecture with over 100 services in production
● 2+ years Java, Kotlin or Scala programming experience
● A proven understanding of relational databases and ORMs
● Experience working on a SOA or microservice-based application.
● Willingness to roll up your sleeves, collaborate with others and get stuff done
● Solid sense of responsibility; driving a project from inception to completion
● Affinity for solving problems and shipping impactful features, not polishing perfect code or architecture
● 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
● Full-stack experience, either toward systems (kafka, docker, posix), databases (postgres), or front-end (javascript/typescript, react)

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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