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Manager, Software Engineering (SoFi At Work)

SoFiFull-time$100k - $250k*San Francisco, California; Seattle, WashingtonMay 8, 2024

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Who we are:

Shape a brighter financial future with us.

Together with our members, we’re changing the way people think about and interact with personal finance.

We’re a next-generation financial services company and national bank using innovative, mobile-first technology to help our millions of members reach their goals. The industry is going through an unprecedented transformation, and we’re at the forefront. We’re proud to come to work every day knowing that what we do has a direct impact on people’s lives, with our core values guiding us every step of the way. Join us to invest in yourself, your career, and the financial world.

The role

This role is focused on leading a team of engineers responsible for our B2B business channel called SoFi atWork. The goal of this platform is to provide new ways for our partners to help their employees get their money right across every life stage. Our mission is to help our members find their path to financial independence by providing them with the tools, resources, and guidance they need to get there. 

We are looking for a strong Senior Engineering Manager who is passionate about building diverse and inclusive teams, creating a culture of learning and experimentation, has a strong sense of ownership, and embodies a growth mindset. At SoFi, we pride ourselves on the collaboration between Product, Design and Engineering and so you will be involved in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through building, deploying and continual improvement and evolution. 


What you’ll do:

  • Build and foster cohesive, high-functioning teams that thrive in a culture of trust, respect, and inclusion.

  • Mentor the professional development of each direct report through personal and performance management.

  • Build strong relationships with Product, Design and Engineering stakeholders. 

  • Take ownership for the group’s short-term and long-term strategy. Define the team's roadmap, success metrics, and priorities in close collaboration with other engineering teams and multi-functional partners. Maintain a balance between building sustainable, high-impact projects and shipping things quickly.

  • Generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies.

  • Deliver highly available and scalable services in a production environment.

  • Maintain code quality, performance, and sound architectural principles.

  • Communicate with project leads, product managers and other software engineers.

  • Working in a fast-moving, highly-collaborative environment across multiple offices.

Who you are:

  • You care deeply about building diverse teams.

  • You’re an experienced manager of software engineers who believes your success is measured by the success of your team which is ultimately measured by the success of your customers.

  • You believe in providing useful abstractions, clear customer SLOs, and meaningful KPIs, all while avoiding accidental complexity.

  • You’re confident in asking difficult questions and challenging your team while being highly collaborative and open to input.

What you’ll need:

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science and a strong computer science foundation with a prior track record of excellence as an engineer.

  • Previously led a team of engineers and have 2+ years of leadership experience.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, collaborative coding environment, refining designs together, working through code reviews and managing pull requests.

  • A strong perspective that drives change and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to complex problems..

  • Strong sense of responsibility; driving a project from inception to completion

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Agile Development Experience

Nice to have:

  • Setting and measuring strategic goals.

  • Defining a long-term strategic roadmap.

  • Leading a geographically distributed engineering team.

  • History of mentoring and growing engineers with varying levels of experience and skills.

  • Experience with public cloud infrastructure, preferably AWS.

  • Experience managing customer-facing products.

  • Bonus: Experience in FinTech. 

Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location. 
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi page!
SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.
The Company hires the best qualified candidate for the job, without regard to protected characteristics.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
New York applicants: Notice of Employee Rights
SoFi is committed to embracing diversity. As part of this commitment, SoFi offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email [email protected].
Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.
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