Software Engineer, Backend - Platform Products

San Francisco, New York, Remote Engineering 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.

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:

  • Design and build distributed systems for long-term scalability and maintainability
  • Collaborate with feature development teams to understand their needs from the platform
  • Architect solutions that establish good patterns and fulfill development team needs
  • Monitor and support our production systems in an on-call rotation

Who you are:

  • Experience working enterprise grade production systems
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills for collaborating with other teams
  • Solid experience and understanding of maintainable distributed systems
  • Ability and willingness to help others succeed and be productive

Bonus Points!

  • Experience working with TypeScript/Node.js, Go
  • Experience working with PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Experience with migration from monolith to microservices
  • Experience working on horizontal platform teams 

Benefits and Perks:

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, fitness classes, fitness equipment and more
  • Stipends for work from home setup, internet, and meals
  • Company-wide mental health days
  • Weekly remote all hands
  • Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave

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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