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Senior Front End Engineer, Affiliates

San Francisco, California
2 Sep 2022
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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 millions of 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 Senior Front End Engineer for the Affiliates team at SoFi. You will have the opportunity to set technical direction for a growing and critical business function within SoFi where the overall architecture is still relatively greenfield and the business impact is high. This is a great opportunity to help shape the evolution of the team and the platform capabilities for years to come.

Our mission is to help our members find their path to financial independence by providing them with the tools, resources, and guidance they need to get there. We're building a free app for anyone who wants to feel more empowered and proactive about their money, whether they want to keep tabs on their spending, track their goals for the future, or work toward paying off their debts.

Key Responsibilities
  • Use React/HTML/CSS/JavaScript to turn designs into performant and maintainable user interfaces
  • Use React/HTML/CSS/JavaScript to turn designs into performant and maintainable user interfaces
  • Develop testable and accessible web applications
  • Work with designers to identify and solve potential implementation issues
  • Help translate user stories into technical solutions
  • Generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies
  • Communicate with project leads, product managers and other software developers
  • 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
  • 3+ years related experience or demonstrated equivalent
  • Experience with React
  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling
  • Strong knowledge of semantic HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with responsive design/development and mobile-web best practices.
  • 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 shipping impactful features, not polishing perfect code or architecture
  • Experience working in a collaborative coding environment (and git specifically), refining designs together, working through code reviews and managing pull requests
Nice To Have
  • Experience working with Redux, Typescript, material-ui, razzle and working on large-scale applications
  • Full-stack engineering experience, or a willingness and passion to broaden your technical skill set
  • Expertise with Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, AWS, CI/CD.
  • Fintech/finance experience
  • Experience working in customer facing websites
  • Awareness of the digital marketing ecosystem
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
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 local legal requirements, effective on August 17, 2022, employees must be fully vaccinated and boosted (when eligible) to work from, travel to, or attend work related meetings in our NYC office.

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.

New York applicants: Notice of Employee Rights

SoFi is committed to embracing diversity. As part of this commitment, SoFi offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email accommodations@.

Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.

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  • Job Reference: 702677931-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: SoFi
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application