Integration Engineering Manager (West Coast)

Various Locations Integrations Full-time

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.

Blend’s Integrations Team is tasked with designing, developing, deploying and scaling our most important external integration patterns between Blend’s platform and major system of record like Loan Origination Systems, Core Banking Systems, Customer Relationship Management systems (CRM’s) and the like.  In this capacity we work closely with Prospects, Customers, System Vendor Partners and Consulting Partners to bring these integrations to life.  The team is in rapid growth and 2021 will represent a year of heads-down focus on heavy scaling of customer base, infrastructure and team capacity.

Some projects that the team is working on:

- Developing scalable integration patterns for Ellie Mae and Jack Henry solutions; intended to scale to 200+ customers

- Hardening an automated end-to-end testing suite for full integration use case coverage

- Scaling our infrastructure to support a dramatically higher transaction volume expected in 2021

- Implementing a server-less architecture-driven approach to run quality assurance checks on our services

How you'll contribute:

  • Guide a team of talented Integration engineers and help them achieve a high degree of technical excellence
  • Manage the capacity and allocation of work to external development partners
  • Help engineers grow and meet their career goals, and set the pace for the team
  • Recruit top-tier talent as the team grows
  • Encourage a healthy work environment that’s both supportive, challenging and inclusive for all
  • Partner closely with product managers, deployment teams and external partners to roll out and scale new integration patterns

Who you are:

  • 1+ years experience managing software engineering teams
  • 5+ years experience as an engineer working with production software at scale 
  • Shown ability to recruit, mentor, and retain great people
  • Shown ability to thrive with a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • Shown ability to collaborate effectively with other engineering teams and business stakeholders

Bonus Points!

  • Experience integrating and working with major financial systems of record (e.g. Core Banking Systems, Loan Origination Systems, Credit Decisioning Engines, etc.)

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 for non-regularly remote employees during COVID-19 (and lunch, dinner, snacks, and Pizza Fridays provided in offices outside of COVID-19)
  • Weekly mindfulness meditation class
  • Weekly remote company all-hands 
  • 4 months of paid parental or personal leave
  • Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy and companywide 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 law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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