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Senior/Principal Software Engineer - Core Services


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Location: Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA Posted: Jan 28, 2020

Job Description

Here at Upstart, we’re on a mission to reinvent lending. Our proprietary algorithm predicts income potential, default rate, and fraud more accurately than models based on traditional data alone. By considering more than just credit scores, our lending platform is helping thousands of people on their way to a better financial future.

Our team and product is rapidly growing and we’re establishing a new team to help evolve our technology platform. The ideal candidate will take an active role in developing the longer term vision for our technology, has a proven track record of contributions to platform teams, and is eager to share their knowledge with other engineers.

Your role:

  • Help define our longer term technical roadmap and align it to the product/business.
  • Develop tools and scaffolding that makes it easy to adopt best practices by default when spinning up a new application.
  • Make active contributions to improve the reliability of our software and maintainability of our code base.
  • Own central parts of our application and core services that are consumed across teams.

If you:

  • Have 8+ years software engineering experience.
  • Have developed applications using microservices or service oriented architectures.
  • Have worked on products where accuracy and security are paramount (i.e. payments, healthcare).
  • Are experienced with some or many of the following: Ruby on Rails, Python, Kafka, SQS, Postgres, Kubernetes, and AWS.
  • Want to be part of a dynamic and fast paced startup.

Then we’d love to hear from you!

About Upstart

Upstart is the first lending platform to leverage machine learning to price credit and automate the borrowing process.

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