Software Engineer, Back-End - App Engine

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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.
The App Engine Team builds a framework that provides the backbone of the microservices architecture at Blend. Our mission is to provide a scalable system that enables product teams to build new features with speed and quality.
The app engine handles the interaction between the UI, the platform, and the microservices that host the business logic in our application. It contains several large scale systems controllers: a state machine that manages transitions between different forms in which the user to fill out information to complete an application, a data request dispatcher that manages data setter and getter requests between different services, a pub-sub system to enable services to react to data changes in other services, a rules engine to dynamically add and remove workflows based on data updates, and a registry of components, workflows, and data fields present in these services. 
The challenges we face are highly technical and highly impactful for other engineering teams in the company! We are looking for engineers who are passionate about distributed systems design, performance optimization, software architecture and scalability. You are 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 the application.

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience working on high-quality production software
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills for collaborating with other teams, you've worked in cross collaborating teams before
  • Solid experience and understanding of maintainable distributed systems
  • Ability and willingness to help others succeed and be productive (along with a consistent record of doing so to date)

Bonus Points!

  • Experience working with Go, TypeScript or Node.js
  • Experience working with PostgreSQL or MongoDB
  • Experience with AWS

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 massages
  • 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.
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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.
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