Who we are
SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, with over 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.
Our team at SoFi is looking for a Manager of Software Engineering to join our Lending Division. You’ll help engineer multiple platforms that enable our core lending products and services. You will lead the development efforts and collaborate with a group of talented software engineers. Each team is empowered to make technical decisions. You will collaborate with business and product leadership and solve a wide range of challenges. You will be involved in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation, coding, testing, deploying, monitoring, and supporting mission-critical systems. You will work with the engineers on your team to help them grow their careers along the way, as well as helping mold and grow the junior engineers on your team.
What you’ll do:
Architecting, designing, and delivering scalable highly-available services and/or creating responsive, performant, and maintainable java apps
Identifying, architecting, and owning technical solutions for product requirements and user stories
Participating heavily in code and design reviews
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
Generating ideas for new initiatives and technologies
Becoming domain experts within the Communications domain.
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
2+ years of management experience leading 5 or more software engineers.
5+ years of programming experience, ideally on a modern stack.
Our core stack is Java / Spring / PostgreSQL. Expertise with any modern Java frameworks, REST APIs, and relational databases.
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
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Nice to have:
Full-stack engineering experience, or willingness to expand your skills across our entire stack
Experience with Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, cloud infrastructure, and CI/CD
Experience with Marketing tools such as Braze or Redpoint
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)
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.
SoFi does not seek salary history information from job applicants.