Engineering Lead needed! | FinTech start-up NY

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    New York City

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    Software Engineering

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    $170k + Bonus + Equity

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Engineering Lead needed! | FinTech start-up NY 

The company:

Our client is solving a complex challenge—to improve lives with lending made simple—by helping
financial institutions compete in the digital age and provide a delightful customer experience, while
providing borrowers with the simple, transparent, digital borrowing experience they have come to expect and desire. They works with hundreds of credit unions and banks to conduct their education and home improvement loan programs.

There is a large and exciting project underway...the migration from an old legacy system to a modern service-oriented Java infrastructure utilizing the cloud and CI/CD principles. 


  • Design and develop high quality, scalable, multi-threaded, multi-tier, web-based applications using the latest technologies and software best practices
  • Lead a cross-functional team in story-mapping exercises; in certain cases sharing the
  • responsibilities with the Principal Engineer in outlining the overall scope and user story process of product developments and enhancements for a project; participate in release plan overview as well as identifying areas of risk & exposure in group discussions
  • Code, at least 30% of the time, and often more
  • While we expect collaboration within our scrum teams, the Technical Team Lead has the responsibility to assign engineering resources to execute the backlog. They are responsible for execution

Desired skills:

  • 4+ Years of experience as a software engineer; experience in Java
  • Facts driven; disciplined, thorough, and detail oriented in the way you write code—always
  • thinking about protecting the customer first
  • Needs strong understanding of quality systems, continuous integration, unit and integration
  • testing
  • Strong understanding of design patterns
  • Strong understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Loan/lending system experience a huge bonus


Salary + Bonus + Equity