Software Engineer, Backend - Platform Products

United States Engineering

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

The Platform Products team helps to realize that vision by providing foundational products leveraged by other engineering teams to deliver those end-to-end experiences. We are responsible for functionality across Blend’s product lines for experiences like communication, e-sign, and authentication/authorization. We are core drivers of Blend’s migration to microservices and stewards of the long term architecture for the company. 
 
The challenges we face are both highly technical and highly impactful, providing a lever for all of engineering to deliver value to our customers faster and better. We are looking for engineers who are passionate about distributed systems design, software architecture, scalability, and building intuitive products for their users. Our ideal candidate is a strong collaborator who is willing to work with feature development teams to understand their needs from the platform, to design solutions that fulfill their immediate needs but that also establish good patterns for the long-term scalability and maintainability of our products.

How you'll contribute: 

  • Build one of the first online closing solutions
  • Build a closing platform for partners to integrate with
  • Build tooling and support for tracking and triage
  • Design systems that can scale

Who you are: 

  • A senior engineer with 7+ years of professional experience
  • Experience moving from monolith to microservices
  • Deep experience supporting production systems, particularly as they move through multiple phases of their lifecycle
  • Have experience building platforms and APIs for other developers to use
  • Enjoy building point-to-point and event based integrations
  • Proactively think about potential failure scenarios and how to handle them properly

Bonus Points!

  • Experience working with Go, TypeScript, Node.js
  • Experience working with PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Experience integrating with video conferencing applications
  • Experience integrating with e-signature applications

Benefits and Perks: 

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
  • Daily meal stipend during COVID-19 (lunch, dinner, snacks, and Pizza Fridays when working from the office)
  • Diversity and inclusion training 
  • Four months of paid parental or personal leave
  • Generous vacation policy, company-wide mental health days during COVID-19
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19
Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable laws.
Notice at Collection for California Applicants 

If you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment, please contact Blend at (650) 550-4810 or hraccessibility@blend.com.

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