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Senior Staff Software Engineer, Social Platform

Company: SoFi
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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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 2+ million 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 Staff Software Engineer for the Social Platform! Help unite social platforms across SoFi in this exciting opportunity. You will have the opportunity to set technical direction for a key critical business function within SoFi where the business impact is high. This is a great opportunity to help shape the evolution of the team and the platform capabilities for years to come.

What You'll Do

  • Lead the development and testing of our systems and services
  • Ensure that our codebase remains easy to change and is always shippable
  • Participate in shaping the technical architecture across the organization
  • Lead in the architecture of the member experience area
  • Deliver highly available and scalable services in a production environment
  • Generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies
  • Mentor other engineers, support the technical culture, and help grow the team
  • Communicate and collaborate with product and design
    What You'll Need
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 8+ years programming experience, ideally on a modern stack
    • Our core stack is React / Java / Kotlin / SpringBoot / PostgreSQL, but you don't have to be an expert in all of these.
    • 4+ years Java, Kotlin or Scala programming experience
    • Understanding of relational databases, ORMs, and NoSQL databases
    • Experience working in a collaborative coding environment (and git specifically), refining designs together, writing tests, working through code reviews and managing pull requests
    • Experience designing scalable systems and architecting solutions for multiple teams to implement.
    • Affinity for solving problems and shipping impactful features, not polishing perfect code or architecture
    • Agile-based project development in a microservices environment.
      Nice To Have
      • Experience in several other technologies such as kubernetes, mobile and web.
      • Experience with NoSQL databases
        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)
        • These benefits are only applicable to full time employees
          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.

          Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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