Happy Money

Manager, Software Engineering

Happy Money

Remote job description


Happy Money? is building a happier and more equitable financial ecosystem that seamlessly blends psychology, technology, and a focus on happiness to help consumers go from borrower to saver, investor, and giver. The company provides a path toward improving financial well-being and securing greater happiness - beginning with paying off credit card debt - through its science-enabled, purpose-driven marketplace between mission-aligned capital and consumers.

Backed by leading investors including Anthemis Group, Tencent Holdings and CMFG Ventures, Happy Money has helped nearly 150,000 members pay off more than $2.7 billion in credit card debt since inception through its award-winning Payoff Loan?. Founded in 2009, Happy Money has a diverse employee base of over 350 people across the United States.


    • Develop and build products that provide an exceptional customer experience for our members
    • Help develop, mentor, and evaluate engineering staff
    • Add new functionality and iterate on existing products
    • Participate in all phases of the software development life cycle, including QA, deployment and bug-fixing
    • Collaborate with team to architect, build, and document products that improve our members' lives
    • Understand the tradeoffs inherent in software development


    • 10+ years of professional experience with full lifecycle software development
    • We have React, Node, JAVA and Python in our stack and require solid demonstrable skill in two or more languages: Javascript, Java, Clojure, Scala, Ruby, Python, C#, C/C++, etc. (we have a language agnostic interview process)
    • Experience developing and integrating with public API's
    • Successfully implemented a microservice-based architecture as part of system build out
    • Strong hands-on experience with relational and non-relational databases
    • Solid experience with quality processes, such as test-driven/behavior-driven development (TDD/BDD)
    • Strong experience with Agile and Lean software engineering methodologies and able to mentor others in these practices
    • Strong hands-on experience with at least one SQL and one NoSQL variant, e.g. PostGres, MySQL, Mongo, Cassandra


    • Development of high volume consumer facing mission-critical sites, systems, or processes
    • Experience with financial systems or Loan Origination Systems
    • Hands-on experience with Apache Kafka, Spark and/or Hadoop Stack
    • React web and React-Native app development
    • Comfortable using the Atlassian stack (i.e. JIRA, Confluence, etc.)
Here at Happy Money, we live by our core values of Love, Trust, and Hustle and welcome all. Love is shown in how we develop meaningful relationships with everyone we interact with; whether it's a member or your manager. Trust is shown through how we empower each other to come to work as our true selves and embrace our differences. Hustle is shown through how we fail fast and learn from our mistakes. No one is perfect, we're all human; if this job description doesn't exactly match your background, we encourage you to apply anyway!

Company name: Happy Money
Remote job title: Manager, Software Engineering at Happy Money () (allows remote)
Job tags: react, python, java

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