Software Engineer, Frontend - Home Buying Journey

San Francisco, New York 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 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.

Reducing friction and helping consumers access loans is only one part of the puzzle for home buyers. As Blend expands, we are taking a consumer-first approach and seeking to remove friction and add transparency to all aspects of the home buying process. Getting a mortgage is but one step along a journey of additionally required services—each with its own supplemental experience. The Home Buying Journey team at Blend is set out to build systems that unify this ecosystem into a holistic 11-star experience for consumers. 

We’re looking for team members whose curiosity and drive will propel this next generation experience. You’ll work alongside business line owners,  product managers, and design in an iterative and collaborative environment. As part of the team, you will play a major role in guiding the direction of several fast-growing product lines part of Home Buying Journey.

How you'll contribute:

  • Work multi-functionally to deliver user-facing features from end to end
  • Own and improve the user experience across Home Buying Journey products
  • Design and implement software and tools to empower Blend subsidiary agencies to do their workflows and operations
  • Integrate Blend's service with the best external solutions when possible, and actively manage the integration with vendors

Who you are:

  • You have 4+ years of experience building high-quality production software
  • You have strong communication skills and the ability to distill and convey complex information to multiple stakeholders
  • You have deep experience with one or more modern JavaScript frameworks, such as React, Angular, or Vue.js. We use React, but we know you’ll pick it up quickly if you haven’t used it in the past
  • You understand accessibility (a11y) best practices
  • You’ve worked in a modern product development organization and can effectively collaborate with product and design to guide complex projects to successful outcomes

Bonus Points!

  • Experience with TypeScript
  • Experience building enterprise software
  • Experience building a UI platform

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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