Oportun. Inc

Sr. Software Engineer

Req No.
2021-10779
Department
Engineering
Type
Regular Full-Time
Remote / WFH
Yes
Job Locations
MX-GUA-Leon

Department Overview

ABOUT TECHNOLOGY @ OPORTUN

Artificial Intelligence and a digital platform are essential to our ability to fulfill Oportun’s financially inclusive mission. The Technology team @ Oportun is dedicated to this mission which we enable by creating, delivering, and maintaining elegant, intuitive, and performant systems to support the needs of our customers and business partners.

Overview

Oportun is looking for a highly self-motivated, goal-oriented Sr. software engineer to join our Business Application Support team. The ideal candidate for this position will possess a strong technical background in both frontend and backend technologies with excellent trouble-shooting skills .

Responsibilities

  • Lead and take ownerships of software deliveries and testing for projects, initiatives and features along with team members, partners and stakeholders.
  • Work with other engineers to design, develop and test tools and applications used by team on daily basis
  • Play a significant role in the ongoing evolution and refinement of current tools and applications
  • Triage, troubleshoot, escalate and provide resolution to production issues.
  • Provide well-thought out and reliable direction, both in technical and non-technical terms, to help customers.
  • Take ownership of customer issues, including initial troubleshooting, identification of root cause and issue resolution or escalation.

Qualifications

  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills as a fast learner.
  • Enthusiastic with proven ability to work with minimal supervision and efficient time management skills
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Outstanding analytical and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to remain calm, composed and articulate when dealing with tough production situations.
  • Experience working with version control using GIT/BitBucket.
  • Experience in design of new systems or redesign of existing systems to meet business requirements, changing needs, or newer technology.
  • 8+ years’ experience in core JAVA technologies including; Spring Framework, JMS, Hibernate, and Enterprise Integration Patterns.
  • Experience with RESTful services and Service Oriented Architecture design patterns using Spring MVC.
  • Experience with relational DBs like MySQL
  • Experience with log analysis & monitoring tools like Sumo Logic & New Relic
  • Experience using Angular, AngularJS, React, Vue or other modern user interface frameworks
  • In-depth understanding of scripting languages (R, Python, etc.). Ability to write scripts and programs for automation, tools, alerting mechanism.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with NoSQL Database like MongoDB will be a plus.
  • Experience with Groovy is a plus
  • Experience with Search technologies like Solr/Lucene
  • Bachelore/Masters in Computer Science
  • Experience in Machine Learning technologies (i.e. forecasting, clustering, statistical significance test, predictive modelling, and text mining)
  • Experience with financial systems, payment systems and/or credit decisioning systems, preferably in loans or similar products is plus.

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Company Overview

ABOUT OPORTUN

Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT) is a financial services company and digital platform that provides responsible consumer credit to hardworking people in the United States. Using A.I.-driven models that are built on years of proprietary customer insights and billions of unique data points, we have extended millions of loans and billions of dollars in affordable credit to consumers, the majority of whom live in low-and moderate-income communities. Since about half of our new customers come to Oportun without a FICO score, we play a key role in the communities we serve by being able to offer them an affordable and credit-building alternative to payday and auto title lenders. In recognition of our responsibly designed products which help consumers build their credit history, Oportun has been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) since 2009.

 

With headquarters in California and a remote-first corporate culture, our 3,000+ team members work in Oportun locations and remotely throughout the United States, Mexico, and India.  Our global operations include our Mexico contact centers and administrative offices, our India technology development center, and our US corporate, technology, and retail operations.

 

We feel privileged to have been named a “Top Workplace” by the Bay Area News Group for three years running, one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the World for 2020 and recognized as a TIME Magazine 2018 Genius Company for our impact in helping to reinvent the future of lending. For the last three consecutive years, we have been titled Top Workplace by the Bay Area News Group.

 

WORKING AT OPORTUN

Working at Oportun means enjoying a differentiated experience of being part of a team that fosters a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where we all feel a sense of belonging and are encouraged to share our perspectives. This inclusive culture is directly connected to our organization's performance and ability to fulfill our mission of delivering affordable credit to those left out of the financial mainstream. We celebrate and nurture our inclusive culture through our employee resource groups and our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Council.

 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider all qualified applicants for employment opportunities without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, caste, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other category protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

 

We encourage you to apply for this position even if you do not match all the qualifications listed for this position. At Oportun, we will consider all experience on a candidate’s application, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

 

We will also consider those with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of applicable laws in the locations where the role will be based such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance when hiring for roles in locations with such laws.

 

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the application or interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to talent@oportun.com. Please include your name and preferred method of contact in your email. Please also note that this email address is for requests for assistance only and not for the submission of applications or resumes, which will not be considered through this channel.

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