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Senior Manager Software Engineering, Invest

SoFiFull-timeCottonwood Heights, UtahJun 7, 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:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineering Manager to join our SoFi Invest Engineering team. SoFi Invest is SoFi’s investment platform that includes our market-leading robo-advisor, online brokerage (stock, ETF, Mutual Funds, and Alts trading).

On our team, you will be in the middle of it all – implementing functionality, architecting our system, squashing bugs, maintaining the health of our code, and continually growing as an engineering leader. The ideal candidate is both forward-thinking and hands-on, has a solid sense of ownership and drive for delivery, and is a good mentor and co-worker. 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:

  • Provide strategic leadership in the planning and execution of SoFi Invest initiatives.
  • Lead and mentor a team of software engineers.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the cloud infrastructure teams.
  • Drive the design and implementation of scalable, secure, and high performance software systems and services
  • Define and communicate team objectives, set performance goals, conduct performance evaluations, and provide ongoing feedback and coaching.
  • Identify skill gaps within the team and coordinate training programs to enhance technical capabilities.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables, and create project plans, schedules, and budgets.
  • Allocate resources effectively, manage project priorities, and resolve conflicts to ensure efficient project execution.
  • Track and report project progress, identify risks, and implement mitigation strategies to ensure successful project outcomes.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to ensure alignment and collaboration throughout the software development process.
  • Foster strong working relationships with cross-functional teams, promoting effective communication, coordination, and knowledge sharing.
  • Collaborate with other senior leaders to develop and execute strategies that drive operational excellence and improve software development practices.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related technical field.
  • 6+ years of proven experience as a Software Development Manager or similar technical leadership role.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading software development teams, with a track record of successfully delivering complex projects.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members to achieve high performance.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
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!
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