Blend makes the process of getting a loan simpler, faster, and safer. With its digital lending platform, Blend helps financial institutions including Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank increase productivity and deliver exceptional customer experiences. The company processes nearly $2 billion in loans daily, helping millions of consumers gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.
Blend is solving significant internal engineering challenges as we expand from processing thousands to millions of loans, at more and more lending organizations, and over an increasingly large part of the lifecycle of each loan. We're looking for engineers who are passionate about automation, scale, performance, security, and clean code.
Blend doesn't process as many requests as Google or Facebook, but we care deeply about shipping the best experience possible the first time. We emphasize automated end to end testing, and take an aggressive security posture that informs everything that we do. This presents unique challenges (and opportunities for creative solutions).
Blend's engineering productivity team acts as a company within a company; empowering developers to ship their code faster and more securely. The work the team does is incredibly important and multiplies productivity across the entire organization.
How You'll Contribute:
Enable teams to fully own the lifecycle of their services
Work on our internal service deployment tool that sits on top of Kubernetes
Build internal engineering productivity tools for: unified logging and eventing across services; client event collection, format standardization, distribution, and storage
Work on easy-to-use libraries that form the basis for the bulk of our services
Work on time-based access controls for servers
Who You Are:
Understand the needs of other developers and enjoy building internal tools that empower an entire organization
Have experience deploying and monitoring production systems on a major cloud provider
Are interested in container orchestration and scheduling
Enjoy mentoring other engineers and leveling up the team around you
Understand network topology
Have a good understanding of MongoDB and Postgres
Experience scaling out microservices
Benefits and Perks:
Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
Comprehensive health benefits
Sponsored gym memberships, ClassPass credits, or wellness stipend.
Lunch, dinner, snacks, and Pizza Fridays
On-site meditation, yoga, and massages
Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy
4 months of paid parental or personal leave
Convenient location, with parking programs, and flexible commuter options
Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
At Blend, we’re dedicated to improving consumer lending. We partner with banks and lenders to power frictionless, compliant, and more accessible lending— starting with mortgages. We’re motivated by the fact that our product won’t just affect the lives of a few people in the Bay Area— it affects people all over America.
Founded in 2012 by a group of former Palantir engineers, Blend raised $100M from Greylock and Emergence Capital in the summer of 2017. We've just moved into new offices in SF and NY, we're growing quickly, and we're going to need some help.