Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT) is a financial services company and digital platform that provides responsible consumer credit to hardworking people. 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 in affordable credit, providing our customers with alternatives to payday and auto title loans. In recognition of our responsibly designed products which help consumers build their credit history, we have been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) since 2009.
Since extending our first loan in 2006, Oportun has made over 4 million loans, totaling over $10 billion to hardworking low- and moderate-income individuals. In turn, Oportun has helped more than 905,000 people begin establishing the credit history required to enter the financial mainstream. At the same time, Oportun’s customers have saved an estimated $1.9 billion in interest and fees compared to the alternatives typically available to them.
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.
Oportun’s Engineering team is growing rapidly and quickly adapting to our business goals while keeping up with the latest and greatest technology! We operate in small, full stack teams that are dedicated to a given product area in order to create strong focus, alignment with business objectives and reduce dependencies wherever possible. We encourage our engineers to take end-to-end responsibility of their features to drive the highest levels of personal accountability and ownership of working with any other teams they need to ship.
As a Director of Engineering at Oportun, you will be responsible for leading a diverse development team and collaborating across the entire organization to ensure the successful launch of new products and ongoing refinements of existing products. The ideal Director of Engineering will have a demonstrated track record of building high performance teams and delivery of enterprise level SaaS products. The Director of Engineering must have a passion for developing a team culture that inspires excellence in what we deliver, collaboration in how we deliver it and the innovation required to enable Oportun to help anyone who comes to us with a financial service need.