Lead Software Engineer


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/07/2021
  • Website: trueaccord.com
  • Company Address: 303 2nd Street Suite 750, South Tower, San Francisco, CA, 94107

About TrueAccord

TrueAccord is the leader in digital collections. By focusing on great user experiences, TrueAccord provides businesses with superior debt collection results. Our machine learning platform adapts to consumer behavior with personalized and empathetic communications to deliver the right payment option at the right time and channel.

Job Description

TrueAccord is a category-defining company. We combine machine learning with a human-based approach to transform debt resolution and to get people on the path towards financial health. Every year, more than 70 million Americans have negative experiences dealing with debt. We are changing this by providing personalized digital experiences that guide lenders and consumers through this challenging financial process. 
With a world-class leadership team, passionate team members, and proprietary predictive models trained on years worth of transactional data, TrueAccord is well-positioned to deliver on a huge opportunity: helping millions of consumers to regain and keep their financial footing while lowering the cost of doing business for creditors across many industries.
Engineering at TrueAccord
We are encountering challenges of scale as our system approaches tens of millions of transactions per week. Our product is expanding rapidly with new large clients and new features, and on top of that, we’re investing heavily into building out new product offerings. 
We work with a mix of languages and technologies. We use Scala, Java, Go, Python, and Typescript across our stack. We believe in using the right tool for the job, and value simple solutions over beautiful ones. 
What is a Software Engineering Lead? 
As a Software Engineering Lead, you will be responsible for shaping and guiding the direction of our technology ecosystem while leading a team. You will be part of a highly collaborative and competent team where everyone owns a piece of TrueAccord’s success. We are looking for a candidate with a strong technical background and a proven track record of making productive development decisions. We highly value code quality, maintainability, and simplicity.
Your day will involve writing and reviewing code, scoping and validating ideas, and mentoring your team. You will be responsible for keeping your team working smoothly, and you should have the ability to recognize and communicate blockers to the rest of the organization.

You have:

    • A significant amount of relevant software engineering experience in one of the languages we use
    • The ability and desire to lead a fast-paced team working in a complex domain
    • The ability to lead technical architecture discussions and help drive technical decisions, as well as implement day-to-day changes
    • Great written communication skills, and know-how to lead your team remotely
    • An intuition on what makes great software, and the ability to explain it
    • A good understanding of business needs and the ability to reconcile tech debt, feature scopes, and business requirements.

You might also have:

    • Experience in Functional Scala
    • Experience in AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, similar technologies
    • Experience in event-driven architecture and domain-driven design

Benefits and Perks:

    • Everything you need to work remotely
    • Work with talented and motivated people in a fast-paced mission-driven environment
    • Medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k (with match), flex spending plan, and life insurance
    • Family-friendly policies - parental leave, flexible work from home 
    • Unlimited PTO
    • Transportation benefits
What TrueAccord offers you + Culture & Benefits
TrueAccord is a distributed company with a major presence in the San Francisco Bay area and Lenexa, KS. We offer a healthy work environment that continuously builds an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone is able to develop the best version of themselves. We are a dynamic group of people who are subject matter experts with a passion for change.
We offer:
*** Generous paid time off
*** Paid training
*** We promote work/life harmony
*** Paid holidays
*** Health, dental and vision benefits
*** 401K with matching
Our teams are crafting solutions to big problems every day. If you’re looking for an opportunity to do impactful work, join TrueAccord and make a difference.
Our Dedication to Diversity & Inclusion
TrueAccord is an equal opportunity employer. We promote, value, and thrive with a diverse & inclusive team. Different perspectives contribute to better solutions and this makes us stronger every day. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.