Senior Front End Engineer


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 05/05/2021
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  • Company Address: 221 Main Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Prosper

Prosper’s mission is to advance financial well-being. The company’s online lending platform connects people who want to borrow money with individuals and institutions that want to invest in consumer credit. Borrowers get access to affordable fixed-rate, fixed-term personal loans. Investors have the opportunity to earn solid returns via a data-driven underwriting model.

Job Description

Since 2005, Prosper has helped advance financial well-being for our users! With over 1 million users gaining access to $18 billion in loans, Prosper is the first peer-to-peer marketplace lender in US. It is built on a simple idea: connect people who want to borrow money with those who have money to invest. We are believers of advancing financial well-being and are passionate about offering our customers a portfolio of products from HELOC to Personal Loans and Credit Card. Our diverse culture rewards accountability and cross functional teamwork because we believe that this this enables the kind of innovative thinking that will accelerate our mission.  
We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere. It is important to us that every hire connects with our vision, mission and core values. Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all!  
About Our Technology Team
We are aggressively growing our Technology team to support our various financial products, including a new product to be launched this year. The ideal candidate is passionate about learning the Fintech domain and delivering cutting-edge, high-quality solutions to solve business problems. We utilize a progressive, test-driven, Agile development methodology that places a high premium on communication, teamwork, sound design and clean implementation. 
Our Values
Accountability at all levels drives results
Collaboration creates better solutions 
Excellence leads to longevity 
Diversity fuels our innovation 
Simplicity guides our user experience 
Integrity defines all our relationships
We are seeking passionate and ambitious individuals who are comfortable working as part of an interdisciplinary Scrum team on our core financial product. The right candidates have complete command on current web development technologies with strong skills with React and GraphQL as well as some experience designing and implementing user experiences. You are accomplished well-rounded developers, with a mastery of best practices, design patterns, and frameworks. You also have a thorough understanding of the implication of software designs and implementation choices on application usability, performance and maintainability.
Levels we are hiring for: Senior and Staff

What You Will Do

    • Build performant and user friendly and interactive cross platform web applications that help our customers achieve their financial goals
    • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to deliver compelling user-facing products
    • Sharp analytical abilities, proven design skills, excellent communication skills
    • Leverage tools such as A/B testing, analytics, HEAP, Optimizely and SEO to increase customer acquisition and enable traffic to target user

What You Will Need to Have

    • 5 + years of experience building web applications
    • Ability to lead and focus a team of experienced engineers, leading them to a optimal solution
    • Deep understanding of cross browser, cross device, and web speed considerations
    • Solid coding practices, including good design documentation, unit testing, peer code reviews, and a preference for agile methods
    • Proficiency using modern web development technologies and techniques, including JavaScript, TypeScript, and CSS as well as React and GraphQL
    • Experience in developing RESTful services using Spring Boot, Java frameworks
    • Passion for building a rich and innovative user experience
    • Experience building high traffic consumer applications, or customer acquisition funnels
    • Experience in Authentication and Authorization solutions
Prosper is continuing to grow our team during the COVID-19 pandemic, conducting fully remote hiring and onboarding processes. Prosper team members can work remotely until September 2021. Our philosophy as a business is to approach the Covid-19 situation with empathy and urgency. Prosper’s top priority is the health and safety of our employees and of the communities we serve, including our customers, partners, prospects, and candidates. 
Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.
California applicants: please click here to view our California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) Notice for Applicants, which describes your rights under the CCPA:
At Prosper, we're looking for people with passion, integrity, and a hunger to learn. We encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your unique skill set and diverse perspective will stand out and set you apart from other candidates. Prosper thrives with people who think outside of the box and aren't afraid to challenge the status quo. We invite you to join us on our mission to advance financial well-being.
Prosper is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Prosper will consider for employment qualified applicants who are non-US citizens and will provide green card sponsorship.

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