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Senior Software Engineer, Affiliates

Company: SoFi
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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

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 strong sense of ownership and drive for delivery, and is a good mentor and co-worker. 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.

This role is focused on our Affiliate partnerships and how we bring in new potential members via these acquisition channels. We strive to have easy to understand APIs and accurate data so that we can continue to optimize this channel for both our members and partners.

What You'll Do

  • Design, develop, code, test and deploy user-facing resilient and scalable products and experiences
  • Work with multiple languages; Java, Kotlin, graphQL, Kafka, React to name a few to build performant and scalable backend applications in a cloud based microservices architecture
  • Work with engineering, and product stakeholders in order to build the best financial products and tools. Collaborate with a team of like-minded engineers focused on building industry-leading software
  • Owning and ideating on technical solutions for product requirements and user stories with minimal supervision
  • Participate in design and code reviews, generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies
  • Mentor other engineers, support the technical culture, and help grow the team
  • Working in a fast-moving, highly-collaborative environment across multiple offices
    What You'll Need
    • Bachelor's Degree, ideally in a technical field, we understand great engineers come from all sorts of different backgrounds and also consider relevant work experience
    • 3+ years programming experience, ideally on a modern stack. Internships and relevant school experience will be considered.
    • Willingness to roll up your sleeves, collaborate with others, and get stuff done
    • Affinity for solving problems and diving deep into the details
    • Strong sense of responsibility; driving a project from inception to completion
    • Agile Development Experience
    • Our core stack is React / Java / Spring / PostgreSQL. Fluency of any OOP language and an understanding of relational databases is a great start.
    • Experience working in a collaborative coding environment, refining designs together, working through code reviews and managing pull requests.
      Nice To Have
      • Familiarity or interest in online marketplaces and acquisition efficiency
      • Experience with public cloud infrastructure, preferably AWS
      • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
      • Full-stack experience
      • Bonus: Experience in FinTech.
        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.

          The health and safety of our employees and their families is our top priority. Due to the ongoing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, and because unvaccinated employees pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace, effective on November 1, 2021, U.S. employees must be fully vaccinated to work from any of our offices, travel for business or attend work-related meetings.

          The company will make reasonable accommodations when possible for employees who are unable to be vaccinated because of a disability, pregnancy, sincerely held religious belief, or for other legally required reasons..

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

          Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.

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