Backend Software Engineer - Flexible Rent Servicing

Marlette Funding

Marlette Funding

Software Engineering
Wilmington, DE, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023
Best Egg is a consumer financial technology platform that aims to help people feel more confident about their everyday finances through a suite of products and resources. Our digital financial platform offers simple, accessible, and personalized financial solutions including personal loans, credit cards, flexible rent products and a financial health resource center.
Best Egg promotes diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better we will grow.
Flexible Rent is an innovative rent payment solution that aims to enhance the rent payment experience for both residents and property managers. For residents, it provides the flexibility to create personalized payment schedules that align with their needs, making monthly rent more manageable with smaller, more affordable payments. Property managers benefit from the service as it encourages consistent on-time payments, simplifies the rent collection process with payment reminders and support, and seamlessly integrates into existing rent payment platforms.
We are looking for a mid-level engineer to join our team of 5 talented engineers on the Flexible Rent Servicing team. You'll collaborate with product managers and other engineers to create an orchestration layer for handling user rent payments. Your expertise will ensure accurate reporting for our partners and a seamless payment experience for our residents.


  • Above all else, create meaningful value for our residents
  • Work with a cross-functional team to plan, build, and support Flexible Rent's monthly enrollment, payment reporting pipeline and money movement systems
  • Ensure the accurate tracking of down-to-the-penny money movement
  • Participate in daily team processes and learn all aspects of the software development lifecycle
  • Collect and monitor operational and performance metrics
  • Collaborate via product reviews, code reviews and architecture discussions
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • On-call for a week approximately once every month and a half

About You

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Enjoy working independently and as part of a team
  • Possess the ability to solve real-time technology problems
  • Are a self-starter and possess strong sense of self-motivation
  • Are selfless. Ideas don't have to originate from you in order for you to commit to a path forward
  • Value ownership and autonomy
  • Fluency in Node.js
  • Experience with AWS

Bonus Points

  • Experience with CloudFormation or Terraform
  • Familiarity with at least one CI / CD tool such as Harness, GitHub Actions, AWS CodeBuild, Jenkins, or CircleCI
  • Experience with at least one log/metrics/alerting tools such as CloudWatch, DataDog, Sumologic, FluentD, Prometheus, ELK, or Splunk
  • Experience with DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, Security Scanning Tools, AWS Multi-Region configuration, AWS Athena
  • FinTech experience (payments, lending, underwriting, ledgering)

Our Tech Stack

  • Experience with some of these would be helpful. We'll teach you the rest!
  • AWS Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFormation, S3, Athena, SQS
  • JavaScript (Node.js + Vue.js )
Our Brand:
At Best Egg, we believe money should be accessible so people can reach their goals, live a fuller life, and feel pride in knowing they have taken control of their finances. For those who need extra money to achieve the progress they seek in life, Best Egg is the modern solution-minded finance provider that mixes decades of banking experience with smart technology and deep customer insight to create products designed for today’s borrower, so that people can establish a smoother financial path. The egg symbolizes protection and a fresh start.
Employee Benefits
Best Egg offers many additional benefits for our employees, including (but not limited to):
· Pre-tax and post-tax retirement savings plans with a competitive company matching
· Generous paid time-off plans including vacation, personal/sick time, paid short--
term and long-term disability leaves, paid parental leave, and paid company
· Multiple health care plans to choose from, including dental and vision options
· Flexible Spending Plans for Health Care, Dependent Care, and Health
Reimbursement Accounts
· Company-paid benefits such as life insurance, wellness platforms, employee
assistance programs, and Health Advocate programs
· Other great discounted benefits include identity theft protection, pet insurance,
fitness center reimbursements, and many more!
In compliance with the CCPA, Best Egg is fully committed to handling the personal information and data of employees and job applications responsibly with respect and due care. Review our CCPA Employee Policy here