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Staff Software Engineer, Social Platform

Company: SoFi
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: January 6, 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

We are seeking a Staff Software Engineer to join our Social Platform team. This is a new team that will interact with and touch every part of SoFi's systems. We are seeking individuals with big data and backend experience. 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. We 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
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
8+ years programming experience, ideally on a modern stack
Our core stack is Java/ Kotlin/ Spring / PostgreSQL/, and we run on Kubernetes in a service oriented architecture with over 100 services in production
5+ years Java, Kotlin or Scala programming experience
Experience with big data technologies is a plus
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

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.

Keywords: SoFi, West Jordan , Staff Software Engineer, Social Platform, IT / Software / Systems , West Jordan, Utah

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