Staff Engineer

Climb Credit · Remote (USA)

Engineering
Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
Education
Posted 2 months ago

Security
Data Science
Node.js
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Who we are
Climb Credit (NMLS# 1240013) is an innovative student financing and payments platform that makes career creation and transformation more accessible, affordable, and accountable than ever before. Driven by a mission to expand access to career-advancing education – Climb identifies programs and schools with a demonstrated ability to improve the earnings of their graduates. Then they provide learners with financing and payment options that are priced and structured to meet the unique needs of those seeking career elevation and increased earning power. Recognizing the dynamic and diverse nature of an economy in rapid change, Climb partners with schools that teach everything from cybersecurity to healthcare, heavy machine operation to data science, and culinary arts to coding. While some colleges are struggling to meet the real-world needs of their students, Climb and its partner schools are committed to an inspiring practicality that brings real career results as individuals own their next chapter. Climb earned a spot on Inc Magazine’s 5000 fastest growing companies in 2020!
 
Climb’s Values
- Put our learners first
- Build a better system
- Own the solution
- Iterate and experiment
- Succeed together
 
 
Overview of Role
We are looking for a software engineering craftsman that will expand the capabilities of our high performing engineering team. The ideal candidate will have significant experience owning the development and roadmap of technical products where your engineering colleagues are your major stakeholders. Previous experience in FinTech (payments, loans, or underwriting) would be a considerable bonus. Remote friendly, but locality to NYC a plus.

As part of the Product Engineering team, you will:

    • Develop deep understanding and ownership of a core aspect of our stack and business
    • Be continuously learning and introducing new concepts and tools to the organization
    • Advocate for best practices and demonstrate engineering craftsmanship
    • Advise on the technical roadmap of the engineering organization

Your Background and Skills:

    • Have had complete ownership over a critical technical project and its roadmap
    • Demonstrated deep thought leadership in software development
    • Have conviction in building high quality software
    • Mastery over Node.js with a DevOps mindset
    • Experience in FinTech is a major plus
    • Values diverse, inclusive teams and creating an environment where people of all identities, experiences, and backgrounds can thrive

Nice to Have:

    • Demonstrated passion for Climb’s mission to expand access to quality education
    • The capability of expanding quickly into larger responsibilities as the company grows rapidly
    • Knowledge and experience in lending or financial services
    • Knowledge and experience in higher education

Benefits and Perks:

    • Competitive compensation package including equity
    • Health benefits including dental, vision and covered insurance premiums
    • Flexible vacation/remote working policies and happy hours
    • Sponsorship for professional development and training programs
    • Collaborative, dynamic, balanced, and fun team environment
    • General sense of well-being and excitement
This role is not eligible for H-1B visa sponsorship.
 
We’ve raised hundreds of millions of dollars of lending capital from financiers such as The Blackstone Group and Goldman Sachs. We are currently 40 passionate technologists and business people excited to be changing the face of modern education.
 
Read about us in the news, check out our company values, and find us on Comparably.
 
Climb Credit is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
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