iLoan is focused on one simple thing: making borrowing better. We’re pioneering the future of consumer lending by creating a different online loan experience. The key? A simpler process with a personal touch. Our goal is to help connect people with the funds they need in order to take charge of their financial future.

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our Digital team in Chicago. You'll work as part of a full-stack agile development team to design and implement web applications.

The ideal candidate understands how to balance a desire for perfectionism with the need for pragmatism. You will integrate with and leverage our existing systems as you simultaneously help build longer lasting and more scalable solutions from scratch.

What we will want you to do:

  • Build RESTful APIs & customer facing web applications 
  • Write automated tests & ensure test coverage
  • Conduct code reviews for your team

 Skills or Experience we want you to have:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with a BS degree OR a minimum of 3 years of experience with a MS degree developing web applications with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience running a development team as a technical lead
  • Experience with concurrent, service-oriented, and object-oriented programming
  • Experience with building & consuming RESTful API’s
  • Knowledge of SQL optimization as well as schema and database design, especially as it relates to PostgreSQL

 Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience working in Financial Services industry
  • Experience working in a start-up environment
  • Worked with a TDD workflow

 

Why iLoan?

We possess varying talents but share a common goal. The iLoan team is built of incredible talent from a mix of industries and backgrounds. Everybody has a voice. Everybody contributes. The team collaborates and succeeds together.

We’re uniquely positioned for success. Envision a young company with a startup feel but distinct advantages. As part of OneMain, we operate with the financial backing of one of the nation’s largest personal loan lenders. This stability allows us to be agile while further scaling in a growing marketplace.

We strive to make an impact. In less than a year we rebuilt and relaunched OneMain's digital platform while building out the iLoan lending platform from idea to launch. That said, there are a lot of exciting challenges and opportunities ahead. This is just the beginning.

We seek excellence. We’re self-aware, reflective, and learn from our mistakes. Our team is built on strong common sense and logic. We’re not afraid to speak up and make suggestions for improvement.

We encourage continuous learning. Each employee gets an annual learning budget to elevate their skills. Attend a conference. Take a night class. If you find something that will take you to the next level, we will support you.

We’re social. It’s not all work around here. Daily catered lunches serve up the perfect setting to get to know your colleagues. Bi-weekly happy hours tend to spark up a few interesting conversations as well. Simply put - we believe in the power of socializing both on and off the clock.

We take care of our employees. Working late? Have dinner on us and a free ride home on our company account. Prefer a certain keyboard or set of headphones? Tell us and we’ll foot the bill. It’s the little things that count.

We’re iLoan. You know about us, we’d like to know about you. Let’s chat.

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Why work with us
We’re pioneering the future of consumer lending. Let’s create something great together. What makes iLoan such a great place to grow? We’ve got the agility of a start-up. We have the resources of an established and growing financial company. We’ve got big ideas and an innovative team to seize big opportunities.
Culture
All for one and one for all—we’re all about collaboration. We work together to tackle complex problems. Got some great ideas? Awesome. Bring your newest and coolest, because we’re big fans of thinking big. We are a team of doers and dreamers who’ve grown a variety of small and large businesses. Join the team and grow with us.
Perks & Benefits
Daily catered lunches
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Access to unlimited learning & development books
Kitchen filled with healthy snacks & drinks
Company will match up to 4% of your 401(k), 100% vested day one
Generous vacation policy + office "Winter break"
Your pick of computer hardware, keyboard & headphones of choice
Working late? Enjoy dinner on us and take a safe ride home with our Uber business account
Flexible hours in a casual environment
Annual learning budget of 5k

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