OnDeck is hiring a

Technical Lead

Arlington, United States

Department summary:

Technology at OnDeck is a mix of building cutting edge systems to provide a world-class user experience to our customers and partners, aggregate mountains of data to make real-time lending decisions, and of course move lots of money every day.  We have an emphasis on scalability, reliability and accuracy.

The "Alpaca" Team is primarily focused on building software to automate and streamline the work done by the Operations team at OnDeck in order to increase productivity and efficiency.

In this role you will: 

  • Lead a team of highly capable engineers to build, deploy and maintain our automation platform
  • Work closely with Product Managers and the team to brainstorm, define, scope and deliver features to our end users
  • Collaborate with peers on work estimation/planning and implementation of new versions/features of the automation platform
  • Remain hands-on, contributing to multiple codebases while also guiding the team

Qualifications for success:

  • Ability to nurture & manage a team
  • Experience designing and building flexible & reusable software & APIs that enables users to be more productive
  • Experience and interest in Java and popular Java-based frameworks and libraries, even though we are a language agnostic company
  • Experience building software in a team environment, specifically some comfort level with Git, or similar collaborative tool
  • A working knowledge of and/or an interest in using Scala for software development
  • Passion about technology and a craftsman's mindset toward building software
  • RDBMS DDL and DML competency, PostgreSQL in particular
  • Ability to work with non-technical users, QA, TechOps & Security counterparts to clarify and prune requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfort working in an agile development environment
  • Driven and eager to learn
  • Strong development background

What we offer you:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits from day one.
  • Paid/flexible sick-leave, vacations, and holidays so you can take off the time that you need when you need.
  • Up to four months paid parental leave for all new parents. Adoption assistance with reimbursement of up to $5K. We want you to have time to bond with your new bundle of joy.
  • Order lunch on us from Seamless. You can order what you want, when you want and from where you want.
  • We’ll match your 401(k) contributions and offer a discount through our Employee Stock Purchase Plan. All to complement your personal financial strategy.
  • We want to help advance your career. Take classes relevant to your job and the first $5K is on us.
  • Enjoy our annual company summer party, holiday party and department quarterly outings.
  • Semi-annual Hackathons to give our teams a fun way to innovate together and come up with awesome ideas.
  • Our partnership with SoFi gives you access to student loan refinancing, personal loans and even mortgages. 
  • We work hard, we play hard. Build or join an OnDeck intramural club, group, and/or sports team and be part of our OnDeck Community.
  • Fully stocked kitchens with free snacks & drinks.

About OnDeck

What excites us at OnDeck? Technology. Innovation. Small businesses. We believe in our employees and power their growth through being challenged every day and offering careers that inspire. We’re all about teamwork, passion and making an impact. Oh and having fun – Whether it’s a game of Ping-Pong, team get-togethers or weekly happy hours in the office.

OnDeck (ONDK) uses data aggregation and electronic payment technology to evaluate the financial health of small and medium sized businesses to efficiently deliver capital to a market underserved by banks. Through the OnDeck platform, millions of small businesses can obtain affordable loans. We are changing the way small businesses borrow money by combining our passion for Main Street with cutting-edge technology. We evaluate businesses based on their actual performance, not personal credit, and that’s enabled us to say “yes” more often and faster than traditional lenders.

OnDeck Stats & In the News:

  • In 2015, OnDeck & JP Morgan Chase partner to offer small business loans, named the biggest deal in the history of marketplace lending
  • Our first $3 billion in loans led to 74,000 jobs and $11 Billion in U.S. economic impact.
  • On December 17, 2014 OnDeck rings in the biggest NYC tech IPO since 1999
  • OnDeck was New York’s largest VC-backed tech exit ever

 Awards we've received:

  • Fortune.com and Great Place to Work 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, 2015
  • Fortune/Great Place To Work Great Rated! People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services, 2015
  • Crain’s New York Best Places to Work, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Colorado SHRM Best Companies to Work For in Colorado, 2015
  • Built in Colorado, Top 100 Digital Companies in Colorado, 2015
  • Forbes’ America’s Most Promising Companies, 2013, 2014
  • Selling Power Magazine Best Company to Sell For, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Inc. 500|5000, 2013, 2014
  • Crain’s New York Business Fast 50, 2013, 2014

 

OnDeck provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, OnDeck complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

OnDeck expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of OnDeck’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

**No recruiters or agencies, please.**