Senior Software Engineer - Backend

San Francisco, CA, United States • $145k - $185k • 0.10% - 0.25%

Informed Inc.

Role Location

  • San Francisco, CA, United States


  • $145k - $185k
  • 0.10% - 0.25%


11 - 25 people


1 Bluxome St Apt 207
San Francisco, CA, 94107, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails
  • React
  • PostgreSQL
  • Cloud
  • Heroku
  • AWS
  • Python
  • CircleCI
  • Containerization
  • Docker
  • ML
  • OpenCV
  • TensorFlow
  • PyTorch
  • Scikit-Learn

Role Description

Our Company

DriveInformed is a venture-backed technology company based in San Francisco helping auto lenders automate their loan originations using technology. Banks, credit unions, and auto finance companies increase their top line revenue by using our software-as-a-service products to collect and verify documents and decision applicants across vehicles they otherwise would not know they qualify to finance.

Tech Stack

  • JavaScript/React/Redux
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Postgres


  • Roadmap with stakeholders the back-end changes required to automate how $600 billion in auto loans get originated each year.
  • Write well-crafted, well-tested, readable, and maintainable code.
  • Propose architectural changes that are scalable and supported by the rest of your team.
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure quality and distribute knowledge.
  • Identify and work with stakeholders to handle edge cases.
  • Triage bugs and conduct root cause analysis on issues as they come up.
  • Provision and maintain infrastructure to ensure our services scale.
  • Identify, assess, and integrate outside services that make us more efficient.

About You

  • 4+ years of software development experience in Series B or later start-ups. BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science/Engineering or extensive knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
  • Expertise with Ruby on Rails or another interpreted language/framework
  • Experience building and running RESTful web services on the AWS platform
  • Expertise with distributed caches and relational databases
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up, self-motivate, and own projects end-to-end
  • Ability to write thorough, scalable and clear design documentation

About Informed Inc.

Informed.IQ ( helps banks accelerate their digital transformation with turn-key robotic process automation capable of performing real-time income verification, identity verification, residence verification, and insurance verification tasks. Banks use Informed to reduce their manual costs associated with reviewing documents, catch fraud, and cut down on errors when originating loans and opening accounts.

Informed.IQ processes 4% of the auto loans originated in the United States and works with 4 of the Top 10 auto lenders in the country. Come help us continue to grow in Auto and expand into Mortgage, Student Lending, and beyond!

Company Culture

We're family. We deeply value collaboration, yet promote bias towards individual action. We all work hard and are vested in each others success. We trust each other and look for individuals who want to take ownership and are great communicators.

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