Principal Software Engineer
Auto Retail
Posted on 11/30/2023
INACTIVE
Upstart

1,001-5,000 employees

AI lending marketplace connecting consumers to banks
Company Overview
Upstart, a leading AI lending marketplace, offers a unique work environment that emphasizes digital-first operations, allowing employees to work from anywhere in the U.S. The company's AI models and cloud applications provide a competitive edge by enabling lenders to approve more borrowers at lower rates, resulting in an 80% instant approval rate. Upstart's commitment to improving credit accessibility, demonstrated through their diverse loan offerings, positions them as an industry leader in the financial technology sector.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Financial Services

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$244.1M

Founded

2012

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

-7%

2 year growth

14%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
JavaScript
React.js
Node.js
TypeScript
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 8+ years of software engineering experience
  • Track record of creating and leading new initiatives to improve engineering infrastructure and efficiency
  • Experience working on a user facing product in a product driven environment
  • Ability to identify and improve on gaps in organizational knowledge, tools, and practices
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to build consensus amongst multiple stakeholders
Responsibilities
  • Drive key initiatives to define the future architecture of the Auto Retail product
  • Work directly on complex multi-team projects that directly improve user conversion
  • Establish new engineering practices and processes that improve overall developer efficiency
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to influence the technical and product roadmap of the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Possesses sound business and technical judgment. Thinks in terms of ROI, tradeoffs, and risks. Analytical in areas outside of technology
  • Has defined and executed on a longer term (multi-quarter +) technology visions or strategies for multi-team organizations
  • Experience with Javascript, Typescript, React.js and Node.js
  • Experience working in an agile environment with distributed teams