Software Engineer - Frontend

Job description

You'll enjoy this role a lot if:ย 

  • You want to be fully remote - forever!

  • You ask good questions and don't shy away from figuring out the answer if we don't have them (yet)

  • You enjoy learning and using cool modern technologies as part of your job, to list a few: AWS, Github and a full Javascript stack

  • You thrive in an environment where you are not always in your comfort zone

  • You want to be part of a small growing team where you get to help shape the future of our engineering strategy and culture (team size below 10!)

  • Your choice of technologies include Javascript, Typescript and React

About StudentFinance

StudentFinance is a venture-backed company with the mission of removing barriers to education and empower economic mobility.

We deeply believe in the power of education and that access to education should not depend on one's financial background. Currently, millions of people are in need of re-skilling and are not able to fulfill their potential due to financial barriers.

So we are building the technological, data, and financial infrastructure to offer outcomes-based financing. Through Income Share Agreements, people defer the tuition payment and only start making payments after getting a job. ISAs are all about aligned incentives, and so are we at StudentFinance. Our end game is supporting our customer's transition to employment and financial health.

To get there, we are building a world-class team of purpose-driven and entrepreneurial people, working in a remote setting from cities across Europe.

About the role

We are looking for Software Engineers who are excited about building features along our ambitious payments and lending platform roadmap. The role requires a person that is experienced building performant, scalable and beautifulย web applications that users love. You are someone who can handle the responsibility of being a part of a fast growing startup, as well as having the ability to work independently and proactively. In this role you will be working as part of a diverse, energetic team, working in a remote setting from cities across Europe.

Your responsibilities

  • Help design and develop the next-gen StudentFinance web applications
  • Collaborate in creating scalable architectures that enable the growth plans of the product and company
  • Work within the tech team in a cross-functional squad, closely with operations and product to have a clear grasp of the operational and business impact of the solutions you create.
  • Deliver world class, tested and documented software code, that complies with security and privacy standards.
  • Be an active stakeholder in software architecture discussions around the features you'll build.
  • Be a proactive voice in proposing tools and processes that could make yourself and the team more efficient and productive.
  • Be a mentor and advocate of the best software development practices to the team and new hires

About you

  • You are proactive and communicative
  • You know how to get things done with quality, security and privacy in mind
  • Experienced working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Very good knowledge of Javascript/Typescript/React (Node is a plus)
  • Solid understanding of how browsers and protocols work
  • Solid experience with CSS
  • Solid experience with Git
  • Nice to have experience with Nextjs
  • Nice to have experience in Fintech

The Process

If you decide to apply to this role and you're selected here's how the process will unfold:


  • Introduction call with our People team
  • Technical assessment (usually a take home code challenge)
  • Technical interview with Engineering Manager and a Senior Engineer
  • Chat with our CTO
  • Optional: Final call the founders of the company

Benefits


At StudentFinance, we believe our team is our biggest asset. We are very ambitious and hard-working and expect that this benefits package motivates and generates well-being in the team. Please find below a summary of the current benefits package:


  • Equity ๐Ÿ“ˆ
  • You can freely chose your location, we are remote first! โœˆ๏ธ
  • Unlimited vacation days and flexible working hours - be your own boss! ๐Ÿ
  • Yearly home office allowance ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป
  • Newest MacBook/PC of your choice ๐Ÿ’ป
  • Personal development budget ๐Ÿค“
  • Annual retreats ๐Ÿงณ๐Ÿ›ฅ๐Ÿ”โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿ๐Ÿซถ

Job requirements

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