Senior Backend Engineer - REMOTE - (Senior and Staff level only) @ SmartBiz Loans - San Francisco, CA

Job Overview

11 days ago

Senior Backend Engineer - REMOTE - (Senior and Staff level only)

SmartBiz Loans - San Francisco, CA

Overview

SmartBiz is on a mission to transform small business lending.

Our industry-defining marketplace enables small businesses to access the affordable capital they need to thrive, and banks the ability to efficiently meet the unique needs of their SMB customers. To date, SmartBiz has channeled over $8.6 billion of capital to over 235,000 small businesses across the country, and over 50% of loans on our platform have gone to women-owned, minority, or veteran businesses.

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Backend Software Engineer*

We are growing and growing fast. In order to set the team up for success we are looking for additional talent: Frontend, Backend, and Full Stack. There are multiple positions at various levels of experience available. With the business experiencing rapid growth, we are expanding the existing teams and preparing to dive into new areas.

You will be responsible for optimizing our existing applications into better user experiences with more automation, re-implementing functionality into separate services, and building new services and applications to support borrowers and banks.

You will have the opportunity to learn and master new languages, frameworks, and platforms, and work in partnership with backend development teams to understand and improve SmartBiz’s frontend experience.

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How You Will Make An Impact: *

  • Designing and developing financial applications, predominantly backend
  • Driving the design and implementation of applications and/or services
  • Taking a lead role on challenging technical projects
  • Mentoring and elevating the impact of others - not just your team

Deliverables You Will Be Measured On:

  • Consistently planning and delivering high-quality releases at least every 2 weeks according to plan, working with Python and Ruby, deployed on AWS
  • Providing great quality through high test coverage and detailed documentation
  • Helping other team members through design and code reviews and feedback

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with or willingness to learn Lucidchart
  • A passion for quality, reliability, security, and scalability
  • A history of owning issues and driving them to completion
  • Knowing when to make trade-offs for short and long-term objectives
  • Thrive with a high level of autonomy and ownership
  • Clean Design: you love clean design and enjoy thinking about how users (of all backgrounds) interact with the software you write
  • You raise the bar and make peers better, leading by example
  • A great team player who shows humility, listens to feedback, and is unafraid to share their point of view

Opportunities & Benefits We Will Provide:

  • Clear path to an IPO and an opportunity to help us through the journey to becoming a public company
  • Opportunity to help redefine small business banking
  • Competitive salary and equity in a fast-growing start-up
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for you and your dependents
  • 100% paid life and disability insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Work from anywhere in the United States; we're a fully distributed company, and we provide the tools, culture, and support to make your work setup work for you

More About SmartBiz:

  • 50% + of the loans funded by our banks are for women-owned, minority, or veteran businesses
  • American Banker's Best Places to Work in Financial Technology in both 2017 and 2020
  • TechBullion named SmartBiz as one of the 5 Best Fintech Companies to Work For in 2019
  • #313 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. in 2018
  • Named one of the Best Places to Work and one of the Bay Area’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies by the San Francisco Business Times
  • A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and rated "excellent" by review websites TrustPilot, Consumer Affairs, and Google

The company has raised $47 million in venture funding. Investors include Venrock, Investor Growth Capital, and First Round Capital.

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SmartBiz Loans is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law.

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California residents can learn more about how we use your information by visiting https://sites.google.com/view/smartbizloans-employment-ccpa_

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Job Type: Full-time

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