Oportun is looking for an experienced and motivated Lead Software Engineer to lead the Originations product team. 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. You can lead large initiatives and distribute workloads amongst teammates.
The Origination team develops and maintains the systems that allow our agents in more than 300 stores to provide a streamlined loan origination experience to over a million borrowers. We do this using software built on a robust micro-service based platform using a Restful architecture. This allows multiple front-end UIs to seamlessly access shared services to create different loan application workflow processes. As a member of the Origination team you will leverage Java, Groovy, and Spring to create new paths for borrowers to access the money they need at rate they can afford while building a positive credit history.
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.
10+ years’ experience in core JAVA technologies including; Spring Framework, JMS, Hibernate, and Enterprise Integration Patterns.
5+ years’ experience with RESTful services and Service Oriented Architecture design patterns using Spring MVC.
5+ years’ experience with relational DBs like MySQL
4+ years’ experience working within an Agile/Scrum and CI/CD environment.
Experience with Test Driven Development using JUnit/TestNG testing frameworks.
Experience working with version control using GIT/BitBucket.
Experience in the design of new systems or redesign of existing systems to meet business req’s, changing needs, or newer technology.
3+ years’ experience leading small teams of other engineers
Experience with one or more Front-End frameworks will be a strong 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
Experience in financial services
B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field
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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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