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Senior Software Engineer, Digital Identity

SoFi

SoFi

Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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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 financial services company and national bank 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 seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the Member Benefits engineering team at SoFi, where we are designing for the future of personal finance. We are looking to help our Members find their path to financial independence by providing them with the tools, resources, and guidance they need to get there. We want to be part of the customers financial journey by providing them timely insights, tailored to their needs, that will establish and build trust. Building this will involve taking a thoughtful and personalized approach towards every user’s financial needs.

The ideal candidate is collaborative, product-minded, and pragmatic, with a strong sense of ownership and accountability for the quality of both the code and finished product. 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. We also pride ourselves on a philosophy of continuous learning, and you should likewise be committed to furthering your own career growth as well as to providing mentorship for your fellow team members.

What you’ll do:

  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code, provide thoughtful code review feedback to peers, with an understanding of coding best practises
  • Lead the technical execution of partially defined features mostly within their team, coordinating closely with team members to ensure successful delivery
  • 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
  • Works with product and engineering managers to ensure that system dependencies are well understood and aligned to feature outcomes

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
  • 4+ years programming experience, ideally on a modern stack, with 2+ years of Java or Kotlin programming experience
  • Experience working with frameworks and tools like Spring, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform
  • Experience with cloud platforms (eg:, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Strong understanding of relational databases, ORMs and REST APIs
  • Experience working on a SOA or microservice-based application
  • 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 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)
  • Experience building data insight products
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.
The Company hires the best qualified candidate for the job, without regard to protected characteristics.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
New York applicants: Notice of Employee Rights
SoFi is committed to embracing diversity. As part of this commitment, SoFi offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email accommodations@sofi.com.
Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.
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