Lead Frontend Engineer (Hybrid)

Enova International

Enova International

Software Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas or take over sponsorship at this time.

About the role:
As a Lead Frontend Engineer, you’ll be designing and implementing technical solutions to business problems. You’ll collaborate with other engineers to build the best systems for the problem at hand while mentoring junior developers. Most problems have multiple solutions and we need your expertise to figure out which one is best and drive to completion. In addition, you will work with Product Management, Analytics, and Operations to deliver business value.

Our most successful Lead Engineers are able to tackle a variety of tasks from designing microservices, operational issues, production debugging, risk mitigation and management, and the ability to pair with others outside of your immediate team in order to accomplish any task.

Technology & Opportunities:

  • Experience a diverse tech stack, featuring modern programming languages and frameworks such as React, Vue, Ruby on Rails, and Golang.
  • Immerse yourself in the world of microservices architecture and containerization, leveraging industry-leading tools like Kubernetes.
  • Get hands-on with AWS Cloud Services, unlocking the potential of cloud computing in real-world scenarios.
  • Enhance your expertise in modern databases with our use of PostgreSQL, Redis, and DynamoDB.
  • Dive into our DevOps philosophy, deploying continuously through CI/CD pipelines using CircleCI and Jenkins, and utilizing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with Terraform.
  • Embrace the flexibility of Scrum and Agile methodologies in our workflow, fostering a culture of adaptability, collaboration, and rapid delivery.
  • Invest in your future with our commitment to continuous learning and development, including conference attendance, webinars, and other professional development initiatives.
  • Experience the thrill of rapid deployment, with our robust approach enabling multiple live deployments per day.


  • 5+ years of experience in a full stack development role
  • Proficiency in one or more object-oriented programming languages.
  • The ability to solve problems in more than one language, and know exactly why one of them is better
  • Expertise with building software features, enterprise architecture, and API integration to facilitate first in class software.
  • Project management skills, specifically the ability to oversee projects end-to-end, estimate work, and break up problems into deliverable parts.
  • Deployed multiple web applications from a full-stack perspective.
  • Experience collaborating with product managers to plan and scope products iteratively.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Flexible work schedule (In-office T/W/Th and remote M/F for hybrid-eligible roles)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance including mental health benefits
  • 401(k) matching plus a ROTH option (U.S. Based employees only)
  • PTO & paid holidays off
  • Sabbatical program (for eligible roles)
  • Summer hours (for eligible roles)
  • Paid parental leave
  • DEI groups (B.L.A.C.K. @ Enova, HOLA @ Enova, Women @ Enova, Pride @ Enova, South Asians @ Enova, APEX @ Enova, and Parents @ Enova)
  • Employee recognition and rewards program
  • Charitable matching and a paid volunteer day…Plus so much more!

About Enova

Enova International is a leading financial technology company that provides online financial services through our AI and machine learning-powered Colossus™platform. We serve non-prime consumers and businesses alike, while offering world-class technology and services to traditional banks—in order to create accessible credit for millions.

Being a values-driven organization is at the core of Enova’s success. We live our values by listening to our customers, challenging assumptions, thinking big, setting high expectations, and hiring and developing the best. Through our values and our commitment to making Enova an awesome place to work, we maintain an environment of inclusion and culture where our employees can thrive. You can learn more about Enova’s values and culture here.

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