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 those cities.
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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.
Do you thrive on enhancing, developing and implementing system architecture that will meet business & customer needs? Does the idea of helping to shape and deliver high-performing and innovating technical architecture drive your professional goals? Our Engineering leadership team is looking for an innovative Solutions Architect for Loan Servicing domain to develop and implement systems architecture that will play critical role in serving our customers better. This is a hands-on role, requiring the ability to self-manage and to communicate effectively with persons at all levels and departments. You'll be a part of Oportun's Application Architecture team: A group of thought leaders responsible for Technology strategy (Mobile, Web, Data, Core Services, Machine Learning, etc.).
As a Solutions Architect of Loan Servicing, you’ll work with some of the brightest engineers and technical/product managers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive FinTech companies today. You’ll assess our current software systems, identify areas for improvement, oversee development teams, and help drive future architectural frameworks. You’ll often experiment, get your hands dirty with technologies that aren’t explored yet by Oportun engineering team, be the pioneer to provide technical strategy and optimal cost-effective solution.
The right candidate will be a balance between a technical expert and a person who can understand and support Oportun’s business priorities and risk appetite.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION