Prosper Marketplace

Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

Prosper Marketplace

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About Us
Since 2005, Prosper has helped advance financial well-being for our users! With over 1 million users gaining access to $19 billion in loans, Prosper is the first peer-to-peer marketplace lender in US. It is built on a simple idea: connect people who want to borrow money with those who have money to invest. We are believers of advancing financial well-being and are passionate about offering our customers a portfolio of products from HELOC to Personal Loans and Credit Card. Our diverse culture rewards accountability and cross functional teamwork because we believe that this this enables the kind of innovative thinking that will accelerate our mission.

We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere. It is important to us that every hire connects with our vision, mission and core values. Join a leading fintech company that's democratizing finance for all!

About Our Technology Team
We are aggressively growing our Technology team to support our various financial products, including a new product to be launched this year. The ideal candidate is passionate about learning the Fintech domain and delivering cutting-edge, high-quality solutions to solve business problems. We utilize a progressive, test-driven, Agile development methodology that places a high premium on communication, teamwork, sound design and clean implementation.

Our Values
Accountability at all levels drives results
Collaboration creates better solutions
Excellence leads to longevity
Diversity fuels our innovation
Simplicity guides our user experience
Integrity defines all our relationships

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The Role

We are aggressively growing our engineering team to support our various financial products, including a new product to be launched this year. We are seeking motivated software engineers to work on our interdisciplinary scrum teams, building large scale systems at Prosper Marketplace. The ideal candidate is passionate about learning the Fintech domain and delivering cutting-edge, high-quality solutions to solve business problems. We utilize a progressive, test-driven, Agile development methodology that places a high premium on communication, teamwork, sound design and clean implementation.

Technology versatility is a critical success factor for our team. The ability to stretch beyond one's specialty by learning new technologies fast and contributing to the team's goal is highly valued. Prosper's team culture encourages teamwork and development of well-rounded engineers who have a holistic view of the problems and solution designs. Above all other factors, we are looking for smart, determined candidates who want to be part of a culture of innovation and creativity as we develop and define the peer-to-peer lending marketplace!

We currently have multiple openings within our Engineering department. You will have the opportunity to work on cutting edge technology with a solid team and will be provided autonomy and career growth. We are looking for strong frontend engineers at all levels, to help continue to grow our business.

Technologies we use: React, JavaScript, Angular

Problems You Will Solve

    • Work with a team of passionate, smart, and ambitious engineers who are working on building large scale systems at Prosper Marketplace
    • Learn from and help shape our company's engineering culture
    • Take ownership, champion best practices, and help grow one of the strongest engineering teams in San Francisco
    • Design, build, and support core backend and frontend software components
    • Partner with cross-functional product and analytics teams to steer or contribute to large scale strategic projects, as well as solve ongoing operational problems at scale
    • Use engineering skill sets in a business organization to drive meaningful business impact by looking at problems through an operational lens
    • Self-identify gaps, problems, needs, and create robust solutions with relative freedom
    • Migrate existing on-prem services to modern cloud technologies

All About You

    • 5 + years of experience building web applications
    • Ability to lead and focus a team of experienced engineers, leading them to an optimal solution
    • Deep understanding of cross browser, cross device, and web speed considerations
    • Solid coding practices, including good design documentation, unit testing, peer code reviews, and a preference for agile methods
    • Proficiency using modern web development technologies and techniques, including JavaScript, TypeScript, and CSS as well as React and GraphQL
    • Experience in developing RESTful services using Spring Boot, Java frameworks preferred
    • 3+ years working in an API-driven environment, consuming RESTful APIs from Node (i.e. Microservices)
    • Passion for building a rich and innovative user experience
    • Experience in OAuth and/or JWTs authentication

What We Offer

    • The opportunity to collaborate with a team of creative, fun, and driven colleagues on products that have an immediate and significant impact on people's lives
    • The opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with experienced industry leaders
    • Flexible time off, comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) employer match, paid parental leave
    • Wellness benefits including access to mental health resources, virtual HIIT and yoga workouts
    • A bevy of other perks including Udemy access, childcare assistance, pet insurance discounts, legal assistance, and additional discounts through Perkspot
    • The ability to work remotely in the United States
Prosper is continuing to grow our team during the COVID-19 pandemic, conducting fully remote hiring and onboarding processes. Our philosophy as a business is to approach the Covid-19 situation with empathy and urgency. Prosper's top priority is the health and safety of our employees and of the communities we serve, including our customers, partners, prospects, and candidates.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.
Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

California applicants: please click here to view our California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") Notice for Applicants, which describes your rights under the CCPA: https://www.prosper.com/plp/legal/privacy-notice-for-applicants/

At Prosper, we're looking for people with passion, integrity, and a hunger to learn. We encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your unique skill set and diverse perspective will stand out and set you apart from other candidates. Prosper thrives with people who think outside of the box and aren't afraid to challenge the status quo. We invite you to join us on our mission to advance financial well-being.

Prosper is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical??? condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Prosper will consider for employment qualified applicants who are non-US citizens and will provide green card sponsorship.




Summary
Company name: Prosper Marketplace
Remote job title: Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer
Job tags: Frontend Web Development, Node.js, UI/UX

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