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Staff Software Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Driving relevant and real revenue for Nerdwallet's lending division
  • Serving as a mentor to the engineers on the team you are assigned to
  • Being a trusted advisor and tech lead for our Engineering Managers
  • Delivering large amounts of features to live in a high quality fashion, serving as an example of what good looks like to the team
  • Helping to drive our existing values as a team towards better engineering practices, strong continuous improvement thinking, and failing fast / repairing faster mentality
  • Partnering with Management to continuously develop the engineering roadmap for our team
  • Biased to action and are happy to iterate along the way based on what we learn. You tend to believe that time to market is more meaningful than perfection
  • Not afraid to fail. We take informed risks and chances, they often work, sometimes they don't. You learn from those mistakes and incorporate them into how you think in the future
  • Aware that “fast” and “quality” are not mutually exclusive. We can deliver high quality, well engineered code fast. You do not cut quality first to meet timelines, you often thoughtfully try to figure out how to do both
  • Interested in being a mentor and a teacher to make those around you better. We aren't perfect, neither are you. You believe that together we are more than the sum of our parts and you expect others to help you to grow and learn too
  • Keenly aware of the cost of fetching data from various sources such as local browser, CDN, distributed cache, memory, and disk
  • Expert in React
  • Expert in TypeScript
  • Strong in Node
  • Familiarity with NextJS
  • 8+ years in a professional software engineer position
  • 2+ years relational database experience
  • 2+ years working on a public facing website (Should understand: SEO, ADA, responsive, etc)

201-500 employees

Comprehensive personal finance app
Company Overview
Nerdwallet's mission is to provide the tools, information, and insight people need to navigate all of life's financial decisions. So they can easily find what they need and get back to life.
  • Health and wellness
  • Retirement support
  • True work-life balance
  • Career development
  • Employee resource groups
  • Employee engagement
Company Core Values
  • Consumer, Company, Team, Self
  • Relentless Self-Improvement
  • Open, Candid, and Constructive
  • Informed Risk-Taking
  • Ownership