Senior Software Engineer - Backend

San Francisco

Come drive the transformation of financial services, solve big problems and make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Join the Upgrade team, the same team that built Lending Club and is now set to innovate again. Upgrade is combining a marketplace lending approach with credit monitoring and credit education features designed to be even more helpful to more people. The company is still at an early stage; this is your opportunity to join early and have a significant impact.
Come join a team of just over 70 talented and passionate fintech engineers, product, credit, finance, legal, compliance, operations and marketing professionals.  We are looking for new team members who get excited about constantly learning, and always seeking to design and implement new and better solutions.

As a SME of the platform, you will work closely with multiple stakeholders to help shape its direction and implement new features. You will be responsible for all technical aspects of the system, including:
Developing complex application software using modern continuous integration tools like JIRA/Git/Jenkins
Maintaining best practices for code hygiene and health, including test coverage and deployment
Supporting a robust test framework and architecture, including integration with third parties
Contributing to documentation of the system
Helping with trouble-shooting and problem solving

Excellent Java programming experience
Knowledge of unit testing methodologies
SQL and database programming expertise
Knowledge of Maven, Hibernate, ORM frameworks, and the Spring family of frameworks
Experience working on AWS is highly desirable
Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server environments, especially scripts and job schedules, and working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server

Great OPEN office location!  
Conveniently located in San Francisco Financial District
Close to BART and Public Transportation
Comprehensive benefits package: Medical, dental, & vision
Unlimited vacation policy
Kitchen stocked with beverages, snacks & treats
Weekly & monthly social gatherings / happy hours
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.