Lead Java Development Engineer (7334)

Software Developer in San Francisco, CA

Posted 2019-06-13

Oportun is looking for experienced and motivated Staff Software Engineers across several of our internal Engineering teams. A little but about you… You are a solid engineer… someone that other engineers respect for cleanliness of code and someone that product managers love to work with because you understand the roadmap and are always thinking ahead in your design. You are curious, creative and constantly think of new ways to improve what we do so that we can fulfill our mission. A willingness to do whatever it takes to ship a product to market.

Responsible for creating and influencing innovative solutions that meet not only functional, but also performance, scalability and reliability requirements.
Highly motivated self-starter who loves ownership and responsibility while working in a collaborative and interdependent team environment.
Work with multiple teams of engineers to design, develop, and test major software and systems components using an agile, vertical-slice based methodology.
Work with QA to ensure product meets high quality standards.
5+ years of development experience using Java 6+, Spring, Hibernate, JMS/AMQP, etc.
4+ years’ experience with RESTful services and Service Oriented Architecture design patterns using Spring MVC.
5+ years of application development experience with OO analysis and design experience using Design Patterns.
4+ years experience with design and development of relational databases (MySql preferred).
Experience working with version control using GIT/BitBucket.
Experience leading agile software development projects (e.g. SCRUM, TDD, CI/CD).

Preferred Skills:

Experience working with loan management system, payments, collections system is a strong plus.
Experience with build technologies like Gradle, Jenkins will be a plus.
Experience with NoSQL Database like MongoDB will be a plus.
Experience with AI/Machine Learning is a plus.
Experience with Groovy is a plus
Experience with Search technologies like Solr/Lucene is a plus.
B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field

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Company summary

The Technology team @ Oportun is dedicated to delivering and maintaining performant, elegant, and intuitive systems to our business partners and retail customers. We provide the platform, technology services, and interfaces that have enabled Oportun to serve over 1.3M customers with over $6 billion in life-changing, responsible loans disbursed.

We work on a very unique platform, combining service-oriented platform services with sophisticated user experiences, all enabled through a best-in-class (and fun to use!) automated development infrastructure. We prove that FinTech is more fun, more challenging, and in our case, more rewarding as we build technology that changes our customers’ lives. At the corporate level, Oportun delivers a very supportive and welcoming service experience, with bilingual staff across channels, and operates more than 300 locations in CA, IL, AZ, FL, NM, TX, UT, NV & NJ, with mobile services available in MO, ID & WI.


We offer competitive salaries, bonuses, stock options, great benefits and a fully loaded laptop of your choosing. We have strong opinions about work/life balance, and seek to create a comfortable and productive environment where we can ship apps that we’re proud of and that best serve our customers. The Bay Area News Group recognized Oportun as a Top Workplace in 2019

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