Senior Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • UT-Other
  • Senior Level

Website SoFi SoFi

Shape a brighter financial future with us!

The role

We are looking for eager software engineers excited to dive into one of the largest opportunities at SoFi and help drive the next generation of lending products. SoFi is trying to push the boundaries of lending and provide next-level products for our members. We are seeking anyone with big ideas and a drive to help our customers secure financial stability.

On our team, you will be in the middle of it all – implementing new functionality, architecting our system, squashing bugs, maintaining the health of our code, and continually growing as an engineer. You will be involved in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through building, testing, deploying, monitoring and supporting mission-critical systems. You’ll face and solve a wide range of challenges: technical, product, and operational, shaping your personal growth and career along the way, as well as helping mold and grow the junior members of the team.

A successful Personal Loans platform is instrumental in the future and success of the company, and you have the opportunity to help shape and guide that future and exponentially grow the customer base of this product.

What you’ll do:

We’re looking for front-end or full-stack engineers who are comfortable:

  • Architecting, designing, and delivering scalable, highly-available services and/or creating responsive, performant, and maintainable React-based web apps.
  • Owning and ideating technical solutions for product requirements and user stories
  • Participating in code and design reviews
  • Generating ideas for new initiatives and technologies
  • Becoming domain experts in the Personal Loans business
  • Collaborating and representing engineering with outside stakeholders in product marketing, operations, business, legal, and compliance
  • Working in a fast-moving, highly-collaborative environment across multiple offices
  • Mentoring more junior members of the team and helping foster a learning environment within the team

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
  • 5+ years of programming experience, ideally on a modern stack.
  • Our core stack is React / Java / Spring / PostgreSQL. Expertise with any modern Javascript frameworks, REST APIs and relational databases is a great start.
  • 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 diving deep into the details
  • Experience working in a collaborative coding environment, refining designs together, working through code reviews and managing pull requests
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies as well as software testing: unit, integration, and end-to-end
  • A passion for writing maintainable, well-tested code

Nice to have:

  • Full-stack engineering experience, or a willingness and passion for broadening your technical skill set
  • Experience with React, GraphQL, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, REST, grpc, gradle, gitlab, ActiveMQ, Kotlin, cloud infrastructure and CI/CD
  • Fintech/finance experience
  • Experience with WCAG & accessibility testing
  • Experience with React, XState

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

*These benefits are only applicable to full time employees

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