Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack (Contract)



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2023

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The role

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced backend focused Senior Software Engineer to join our AML team at SoFi. The AML team is responsible for supporting the AML compliance business unit by building and maintaining robust compliance systems that ensure our customers are legitimate and not involved in any illegal activities.

You will be involved in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through the building, testing, deploying, monitoring, and supporting mission-critical systems. You’ll face and solve a wide range of challenges: technical, product, and operational, shaping your personal growth and career along the way, as well as helping mold and grow the junior members of the team.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead the development and testing of our systems and services
  • Architecting, designing, and delivering scalable, highly available services
  • Owning and ideating on technical solutions for product requirements and user stories
  • Participating heavily in code and design reviews
  • Collaborating and representing engineering with outside stakeholders in product marketing, operations, business, legal, and compliance
  • Working in a fast-moving, highly collaborative environment across multiple offices
  • Mentoring more junior members of the team and helping foster a learning environment within the team
  • Generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field
  • 5+ years of programming experience, ideally on a modern stack.
  • Our core stack is Java/ Kotlin/ Spring / PostgreSQL/ React, and we run on Kubernetes in a service oriented architecture with over 100 services in production
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves, collaborate with others and get stuff done
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership, driving a project from inception to completion
  • Affinity for solving problems and diving deep into the details
  • Experience working in a collaborative coding environment, refining designs together, working through code reviews, and managing pull requests
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience working on an SOA or microservice-based application.

Nice to have:

  • Full-stack experience.
  • Interest in personal finance
  • Experience managing your own investments or experience taking out loans
  • Experience scaling highly available, mission-critical systems

Due to the temporary nature of the engagement, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location.
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi page!
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