Upgrade is a consumer credit platform that is changing how people think about credit. We use technology to innovate and create responsible and affordable credit products that help our customers understand and manage their credit better.
Our founding team pioneered online lending over a decade ago and launched Upgrade in 2016 using their experience and the latest available technology to make credit more transparent and affordable. While Upgrade is very well funded with $142 million in equity capital, we’re still in the early days and you have a great opportunity to make your individual impact towards our collective mission.
Upgrade has been named a “Best Place to Work in the Bay Area” by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal.
We are looking for new team members who are excited about creating, designing and implementing new and better solutions to join a team of just over 300 talented and passionate professionals. Come join us if you like to tackle big problems and make a meaningful difference in people's lives.
As a SME of the platform, you will work closely with multiple stakeholders to help shape its direction and implement new features. You will be responsible for all technical aspects of the system, including:
Developing complex application software using modern continuous integration tools like JIRA/Git/Jenkins
Maintaining best practices for code hygiene and health, including test coverage and deployment
Supporting a robust test framework and architecture, including integration with third parties
Contributing to documentation of the system
Helping with trouble-shooting and problem solving
Excellent Java programming experience
Knowledge of unit testing methodologies
SQL and database programming expertise
Knowledge of Maven, Hibernate, ORM frameworks, and the Spring family of frameworks
Experience working on AWS is highly desirable
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.