Engineering Manager - Lending Platform

| San Francisco
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Blend makes the process of getting a loan simpler, faster, and safer. With its digital lending platform, Blend helps financial institutions including Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank increase productivity and deliver exceptional customer experiences. The company processes nearly $2 billion in loans daily, helping millions of consumers gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.
Blend is in a very interesting phase right now. We’re no longer a startup that’s just building a product as quickly as possible. Now, it's a balance between moving fast, but also having a more long term view of how our software needs to be architected. We want to take Blend, which has found product-market fit in a market that has infinite possibilities and scale it 50x. Blend is looking for an experienced engineering manager to lead a critical part of the Platform. The Lending Platform team is one of the core horizontal platform teams that provides the foundational components for the entire of Blend engineering to build microservices. We provide a scalable system that enables product teams to build new features with speed and quality. 
The Lending Platform Team provides the fundamental services and shared libraries that other engineers need to build services. The team is also responsible for driving the long term architecture for the company and is currently carving out utility services (e.g. Email Service, File Storage Service) that speeds up the monolith to microservices migration for the company. We do a lot of experimenting with new technologies and frameworks, mapping these to relevant problem spaces in the company and then providing utilities to ease the adoption of such technologies by other engineering teams (e.g. testing out Kafka right now). We also establish standards for engineering practices like code quality, accepted patterns, frameworks etc, and frequently provide guidance around their usage.
Your role will be to support, grow, and advise the software engineers that report to you. You will also collaborate with product, design, and other relevant teams to define and hit key company and engineering goals.

How you'll contribute:

  • Guide a team of talented software engineers and help them achieve a high degree of technical excellence
  • 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 other engineering teams to understand platform implications, identify dependencies and shape the team’s roadmap 

Who you are:

  • 2+ years professional experience managing software developers
  • 5+ years as an engineer working with production software at scale 
  • Shown ability to collaborate with other engineering teams and business stakeholders
  • Strong advocacy and communication skills
  • Strong project management skillsStrong technical background 

Bonus Points!

  • Experience in managing platform teams
  • Experience in platform projects concerning developer productivity, breaking up monoliths into microservices, Infrastructure stability

Benefits and Perks:

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Sponsored gym memberships, ClassPass credits, or wellness stipend
  • Lunch, dinner, snacks, and Pizza Fridays
  • On-site meditation, yoga, and massage
  • Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy
  • 4 months of paid parental or personal leave
  • Convenient location, with parking programs, and flexible commuter options

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.
Notice at Collection for California Applicants 

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

415 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

What are Blend Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
More Jobs at Blend28 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
HR
Operations
Product
Product
new
San Francisco
HR
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Design + UX
new
San Francisco
Operations
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Data + Analytics
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Finance
new
San Francisco
Product
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Finance
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco
Developer
new
San Francisco