Senior or Principal Software Engineer - Core Services (San Mateo, CA)

Silicon Valley, CA, United States, San Mateo, CA, United States

Upstart Network, Inc.

Role Locations

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States
  • San Mateo, CA, United States


501+ people


2 Circle Star Way Fl 2
San Carlos, CA, 94070-6200, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails
  • PostgreSQL
  • React
  • Redshift
  • Airflow
  • Hadoop
  • Python
  • Kafka
  • Django
  • Flask
  • AWS
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker

Role Description

Upstart Senior/Principal Software Engineer - Core Services Full-Time| San Mateo, CA, USA

Upstart is a leading AI lending platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit. Forbes recently ranked Upstart #12 on its list of most promising AI companies in America. Inc. Magazine also recognized Upstart as one of the Best Workplaces for 2020.

By leveraging Upstart's AI platform, Upstart-powered banks can have higher approval rates and lower loss rates, while simultaneously delivering the exceptional digital-first lending experience their customers demand. Upstart's patent-pending platform is the first to receive a no-action letter from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau related to fair lending. Upstart is based in San Mateo, California and Columbus, Ohio.

Most Upstarters join us because they connect with our mission of enabling access to effortless credit based on true risk. If you are energized by the impact you can make at Upstart, we’d love to hear from you!

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Core Services squad, you will help evolve our technology platform and will play an active role in developing the longer term vision for our technology. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of contributions to platform teams, and is eager to share their knowledge with other engineers.

How you'll make an impact:

Help define our longer term technical roadmap and align it to the product/business. Develop tools and scaffolding that makes it easy to adopt best practices by default when spinning up a new application. Make active contributions to improve the reliability of our software and maintainability of our code base. Own central parts of our application and core services that are consumed across teams. What we're looking for:

8+ years software engineering experience, Experience in developing applications using microservices or service oriented architectures. Experience working on products where accuracy and security are paramount (i.e. payments, healthcare). Experience with some or many of the following: Ruby on Rails, Python, Kafka, SQS, Postgres, Kubernetes and AWS. Desire to be part of a dynamic and fast paced startup What you’ll love:

Competitive compensation (base + bonus & equity) Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage Personal development and technology & ergonomic budgets Life insurance and disability benefits Clubs and activities (Game Nights, Fitstarters, Superwomen, Book Club, Investing Club, Money Discussions, Photography Club and Basketball teams) Generous vacation policy 401(k) Upstart is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to ensuring that underrepresented classes receive better access to affordable credit, and are just as committed to embracing diversity and inclusion in our hiring practices. We celebrate all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, and know that we can only become better together.

About Upstart Network, Inc.

Upstart is a profitable Series D start-up founded by ex-Googlers with an amazing leadership and advisory team: We are the first consumer lending platform to use machine learning to price credit and automate the borrowing process. We've originated over $5.5B in loans (huge milestone!) and have some exciting new revenue streams and projects in the works. We are currently recruiting for more stakeholder engineers to join our Engineering Team and aid our exponential growth.

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