Staff Engineer

Full Time / Remote
Master's Degree
Olga Shmigol Olga Shmigol

Оur cliеnt is аn US-based fintеch cоmpаny that develops a pеrsоnаl loans platform. The goal is to provide customers with a workaround for the unеxpеctеd еxpеnsеs. The company is currently looking for Staff Engineer who’ll create the technical strategy for key systems in the platform taking into account company’s growth in business and growth in the Engineering department.

  • 10-12 years of experience in software development with a focus on designing systems architecture, which includes hands on experience writing code or building infrastructure;
  • 8+ years of experience in Ruby on Rails;
  • Demonstrated experience contributing in an Agile and TDD work environment building SaaS applications in the cloud (AWS);
  • You have led projects from inception to completion and have mentored other engineers;
  • You have an understanding of building modern web apps at scale;
  • You have built well-documented API’s and third-party integrations;
  • Deep understanding of API design and best practices;
  • Data driven, analytical, strong communicator, who understands the big picture, but understands the importance of every detail;
  • Natural problem solver who starts from the why, and uses first principles to get to a meaningful what and how.
Would be a plus:
  • Experience in fin-tech and lending a big plus;
  • You enjoy working at growth stage companies and building systems from the ground up;
  • Exceptional leader with ownership mentality.
  • Provide architectural leadership across a number of interdependent engineering teams, systems, business departments;
  • Connect multiple independent systems  to provide discoverable, visible, and clean customer data across marketing, operations, analytics, and product teams;
  • Partner with business stakeholders to improve the tech stack for all the business needs, including but not limited to: data governance, reporting, and site performance analytics;
  • Level up your teammates’ technical design and Ruby on Rails skillset;
  • Contribute to architecture design and code reviews for all key application functional components;
  • Provide critical thinking, technical innovation and attention to detail when serving as a trusted advisor and mentor to your team;
  • Support QA, verification and validation activities to ensure system quality, functionality and performance.
Thе соmpаny оffеrs:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including material equity grant;
  • Casual dress policy;
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment;
  • Dynamic start-up culture;
  • Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company;
  • Convenient downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the city;
  • Equal opportunity employer.
Olga Shmigol
Olga Shmigol