Enova is an online financial services provider driven by technology and analytics. Since its founding in 2004, Enova has provided online loans to more than four million people on five continents. We’re proud of our global business model, which is driven by a smart and motivated workforce and a dedication to customer satisfaction.

Lead Software Test Engineer at Enova

What you’ll be doing:As a Lead Software Test Engineer, it’ll be your job to test not only projects, but processes. Is our CI deployment reliable and scalable? How can our build/release process be improved? What does product quality and confidence mean across projects, and how do those values play into the dev cycle? You’ll use your technical chops in wiring up automation, your collaboration and people skills to understand and improve process, and your leadership ability to establish solidarity in intentional quality. Your charge will be the health of our engineering practices, and you’ll work with project teams to implement, standardize, grow, and tune those strategies across the organization.

What you should have:

  • Experience with Ruby, Perl, Python, Java, or PHP
  • Strong understanding of TDD
  • Experience testing complex, high risk projects
  • Passionate about software quality, using open source technologies, and learning new things
  • Have managed test infrastructure and strategy
  • Have proven project management skills, specifically the ability estimate scope, break down problems into deliverable chunks, and pivot when requirements change.
  • Experience leading testing projects
  • Can balance multiple concurrent projects with varying priorities
  • Love to stretch and break other people’s code
  • Can communicate with non-technical team members about progress, challenges, or new ideas
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience

Nice to have:

  • Have experience with TDD, Cucumber, Selenium, or Rspec
  • Have mobile testing experience
  • Employ a working knowledge of testing modern web standards
  • Have testing experience in scalability, performance, or security
  • Have code on GitHub for personal or public open-source projects (send us links!)

Software Engineering Overview:
The Software Engineering Team, one of the largest groups in the company, is responsible and accountable for meeting the demands of our current and future businesses. We help create the “Tech” in FinTech.

We are structured into small full-stack teams, each aligned to specific business lines or core services. We code in RoR, Go, Java, and Swift. We use Ember and other JS frameworks for front-end development. The teams are responsible for defining and delivering solutions through smart interactive development.

Although we are divided into unique teams, our culture of collaboration promotes and encourages engagement across every team and department within the company - no team is a silo. This enables us to align our core values and create strong, best practices.

About Enova:
Enova is a leading provider of online financial services that leverages its advanced technology and analytics to provide access to credit for non-prime consumers and small businesses. Our roots are in Chicago, but we have served nearly 5 million customers through our six businesses in the U.S. and abroad. We pride ourselves on hiring smart and driven people who bring new and innovative ideas to the table. Our philosophy is, "Life’s short. Work some place awesome."

Many of us consider our people to be Enova’s best perk. But to sweeten the deal, we also have a pretty awesome list of conventional (and less conventional) perks and benefits including competitive salaries, health care benefits, a 401K matching plan, a revamped parental leave program (and brand new nursing rooms for our returning mothers!) summer hours, tuition reimbursement and a sabbatical program. And of course we also have the things you’d expect at a leading tech company in Chicago, such as the snacks, game room, onsite massages/barbers/nail technicians, monthly social events, and sporting sponsorships.

Our goal at Enova is to recruit, hire, develop and maintain a diverse workforce. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons and not discriminate in employment decisions by placing the most qualified person in each job, without regard to any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Company Reviews

The structured LevelUp curriculum — which is a month of programming assignments in different languages and a curated list of required reading — is one of the unique ways that Enova invests in making you a better programmer. Your assignments are evaluated by an instructor, as well as your peers, which facilitates improving and growing your skillset. If there is a topic that intrigues you, guaranteed, there is generally an expert in that area a few steps away. There are so many confident and skilled software engineers to talk to, your growth is only limited by your motivation."
Jill Lynch
Software Engineering Apprentice
at Enova
Enova provides its employees everything they need to succeed in their careers, including top talent, an engaging workplace, tons of awesome perks and benefits, and strong company values.
Shaan Sapra
Software Engineer
at Enova
Enova has amazing perks like free food, comfortable dress and summer hours, but the most notable benefit is the deep investment in learning and skill-building. Software new hires go through a 10-week, self-paced training program, which culminates in a full Ruby on Rails app of your design. After training, project team members help you take on responsibility and quickly get success under your belt. Opportunities to make changes abound at Enova, where the only limit to your impact is the need for sleep.
Michelle Waldorf
Software Engineer
at Enova
ENOVA = Fast + Flexible + Frictionless: my favorite F words!
Hakan Karagul
Business Analytics Manager
at Enova
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Why work with us
Being part of a global company like ours means you have lots of opportunities to shine. Our values encourage ownership and accountability, with a commitment to making sure the best answer wins, regardless of whose answer it is. We are a fun and innovative company full of talented people, constantly setting high expectations for ourselves and working our hardest to do even better.
Culture
Our philosophy is simple: Happy employees are more successful. When company culture is collaborative and open, we accomplish more together. So you can wear pretty much whatever you want, and you can help yourself to the virtually unlimited coffee, soda and snacks in our fully stocked kitchens. When you sit down at your desk, you’ll do it in front of your choice of Mac or PC, outfitted with all the accessories you need to do your best work. We believe that when you have the tools you need for success, everybody wins.
Perks & Benefits
Medical, dental and vision coverage • 401(k) matching • Commuter tax benefits • Tuition reimbursement • Sabbatical program • Summer Hours • Recognition programs • On-site discounted yoga, dry cleaning, manicures, haircuts and massages • After-hours food delivery and commuting reimbursement • Off-site events every month • Discounted gym memberships • Intramural sports • Pet insurance

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