Clojure Software Engineer
Funding Circle | San Francisco
World leading peer to peer lending platform
Posted Jan 16, 2020

Funding Circle was created with one mission: to revolutionise the broken financial system and change small business finance!

We've created the leading online marketplace for small business loans that directly connect credit worthy businesses with investors wanting attractive returns.

In just eight years, 80,000 Funding Circle investors have lent £5 billion to 50,000 businesses across the world. In 2017 alone lending through our platform created and sustained 75,000 jobs worldwide and contributed £4 billion to the global economy

Engineering at Funding Circle

The driving force behind the world's leading platform for small business lending is our engineering team. We are a diverse group from more than 25 different countries and cultures who bring together a wide range of backgrounds and experience (from music to aerospace engineering).

We are focused entirely on using technology to provide the best experience for our borrowers and investors. We are doing this by building elegant, sustainable, and scalable solutions that can be applied globally. We work in small agile teams practicing continuous integration, TDD and are no strangers to pairing as we believe that working together is smarter than sitting in silos.

In this role, you get to:

  • Become part of the up-and-coming FinTech sector by working for one of the most promising technology-intensive companies in the industry.
  • Write applications that are the backbone of Funding Circle business: from managing the loan lifecycle, to handling payments to reconciling Funding Circle books.
  • Be part of a team that works together to design, code, and test solutions. Your voice will be heard at all stages of software development.
  • Deliver innovation through software to automate processes that enable Funding Circle to operate at scale.
  • Work with cool technologies like distributed systems, Kafka, functional programming languages, AWS systems and infrastructure and more.
  • Collaborate with the brightest people in the industry in the US, UK, Germany, and other countries.
  • Become part of a dynamic, employee-oriented, fast growing company that is fun to work for.
  • See your work in production delivering benefits to our customers around the world and to Funding Circle.

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • 2+ years of experience working as part of a software development team
  • Previous experience supporting software running in production
  • Familiarity with Agile development
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Kafka, Clojure, SQL, Ruby, and more.

Why Join Us?

Happy employees are productive employees, that's why we offer a hearty benefits package including:

  • Our employees make our mission a reality, and we want you to share in the companies success by offering generous shares.
  • Cool kit - Mac or PC
  • Unlimited annual leave
  • Private healthcare, 401k and healthcare cash back schemes
  • Learning and development through FC Academy
  • Personal development funding and conferences
  • Flexible working
  • Free breakfast, coffee , drinks and snacks!
  • We are a regular host of Meet-Ups and events.
  • Company wide socials

At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We're proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better.

Apply for this position

Apply here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oYaMbfwP&s=Brave_Clojure_Board