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LendKey // lending-as-a-service for banks & credit unions
Engineering, Full Time    New York, United States    Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019
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LendKey is solving a complex challengeto improve lives with lending made simpleby helping financial institutions compete in the digital age & provide a delightful customer experience, while providing borrowers with the simple, transparent, digital borrowing experience they have come to expect & desire. LendKey works with hundreds of credit unions & banks to conduct their education & home improvement loan programs.

This is a hands-on Engineering role that will focus on solving complex technical problems & creating scalable solutions for our platform. This person will help lead one of our cross-functional squads, which is staffed with a Product Manager, Business Analyst, & one or more engineers.

What youll do:

  • Design & develop high quality & extensible applications
  • Lead a cross-functional squad in story-mapping & functional requirements exercises; in certain cases sharing the responsibilities with the product owner; participate in release plan overview as well as identifying areas of risk & exposure in group discussions
  • Code at least 70% of the time & often more
  • While we expect collaboration within our development squads, the lead software engineer has the responsibility to assign engineering resources to execute the backlog. They are responsible for execution
  • Work with stakeholders to define technical options & agree on solutions
  • Ensure that the squad follows good engineering practices
  • Communicate the status of their backlog to stakeholders both within & outside Engineering. Our technical leads know how to manage their squads & their customers.
  • Mentor & motivate less-experienced squad members to enhance code quality & velocity; lead by example
  • Keep a continuous line of feedback open with their direct manager & the Head of Engineering on squad progress, escalating areas of concern on an ongoing basis; communicate standing of work-in-progress & initiatives to the business periodically
  • Lead in retrospectives, sprint planning, & sprint reviews for the squad
  • Help to direct dedicated QA testing resources for the squad youre working on
  • Lead cross functional squad through the SDLC; collaborate with product owners, technical team members, business stakeholders & designers to implement enhancements or new applications
  • Propose innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Work closely with local & remote squad & team members & management, to achieve high team morale & productivity
  • Share best practices & improve processes within & across development squads
  • Add new functionality to our Loan Servicing & Financial Operations platform
  • Create technical documentation related to new functionality you add to the platform
  • Complete version control & deployment build requirements
  • Interact with our business stakeholders
  • Participate in weekly team project meetings
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