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Senior Performance Engineer Sofi
Seattle, WA

SoFi is a finance company offering a range of lending and wealth management services.

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About Sofi

Job Description

We are looking for a talented, passionate Senior Performance Engineer to help shape and drive the future of SoFi's engineering platform. As part of the performance engineering team, you will be working across the entire architecture stack and product offerings. You'll be in the middle of it all - new product launches, supporting our continuing growth, helping deliver a great customer experience and continually growing as an engineer. You'll be focused on providing insights into the performance and resiliency of our key systems. You go beyond just writing test scripts and pushing the button. The ideal candidate is both forward-thinking and hands-on, has a strong sense of ownership and drive for delivery, and is a good mentor and co-worker.

At SoFi, you'll become part of a new kind of finance company whose ambition is to help our members achieve financial independence and reach their goals. We aim to be at the center of our members' financial lives, and to help every member get their money right. We created student loan refinancing, addressing the biggest financial challenge of a new generation through a modern approach to lending and personal finance. Next we expanded our products and services across loans, wealth management, and insurance. SoFi has achieved significant growth, with ambitious plans ahead, but to continue this growth we need great talent. And that starts with you.

Key responsibilities

* Lead and Execute the performance and resiliency testing of system components/services/applications and infrastructure

* Analyze test results and production data to provide insights into bottlenecks, capacity, resiliency and customer experience

* Work across the lifecycle, from conception, build, test and production to integrate performance and resiliency at every phase

* Build frameworks and implement best practices, new tools and technologies as the challenges and architecture change

* Mentor other engineers, support the technical culture, and help grow the team

* Generate ideas for new initiatives and technologies

* Communicate with project leads, product managers and engineers across the org


* Bachelor's Degree, ideally in a technical field, but we understand great engineers come from all sorts of different backgrounds and also consider relevant work experience

* 8+ years programming experience, ideally on a modern stack

* Use of APM & Logging tools like New Relic, Dynatrace, Elastic, Data Dog for Analysis, Reporting, Monitoring

* Experience Analyzing production systems

* Working in AWS or other cloud computing providers

* Performance engineering across the SDLC and in DevOps

* Load Testing tools like Jmeter, Gatling

* Willingness to roll up your sleeves, collaborate with others and get stuff done

* Strong sense of responsibility; driving a project from inception to completion


* Chaos Engineering experience

* Browser performance metrics, Real User Monitoring

* Experience with Mocking and service virtualization at scale

* Test Data management at scale

* Good understanding of SOLID principles

* Microservices architecture


* Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life insurance as well as disability benefits; 100% of premiums paid by SoFi for employees and their dependents

* Monthly contribution to help you pay off your student loans

* Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year

* A flexible vacation policy allows you to truly relax and reboot

* 401(k) and education on retirement planning

* Lunch stipend, a fully stocked kitchen, and gym membership

* And of course, competitive salary packages and bonuses

About Sofi

SoFi is a finance company offering a range of lending and wealth management services.

5000 employees

234 1st street

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