Software Engineer

Valon
 New York, NY

About the company

Valon’s mission is to champion homeowners on their financial journey as the partner they can trust with their home and future. We bring simplicity, dependability, and humanity to homeownership. We are a growing team of engineers, operators, product enthusiasts, and experienced servicing professionals who are leveraging technology to fundamentally improve the homeownership experience. Through mortgage servicing, the process of paying off one’s mortgage, Valon is taking the first step in transforming the industry one homeowner, and lender, at a time.

Engineering at Valon

We are building a world-class engineering team to automate one of the most regulated spaces in the financial sector - the mortgage and housing industry. We come from companies like Google, Facebook, Spotify, Oscar Health, and Twilio. You’ll join a small, tight-knit group of engineers who are developing flexible backend architecture to accurately handle billions of dollars at scale. In addition, our team of engineers is fulfilling Valon’s mission by creating a great user experience to help homeowners manage their mortgages through a platform that delivers new features quickly and with quality. Our tech stack is built on Python, React, Docker, Kubernetes, and Google Cloud Platform.

Responsibilities

  • Learn new concepts and technologies quickly and apply them to challenging problems
  • Design and build robust and extensible infrastructure to handle evolving and complex federal, state, and agency regulations
  • Dive deep to understand the inner workings of a highly complex industry
  • Work with Product and Design to define the best experience for our customers

Ideal Background

  • 2+ years of software engineering experience building quality software applications at scale
  • Strong communicator
  • Able to work cross-functionally to balance product and technical requirements
  • Great at building scalable systems from scratch with a fast turnaround
  • Experience with one or more of the following: web application development, mobile application development, building large-scale distributed systems, or infrastructure management
  • Time management skills that will maximize efficiency in a fast paced startup environment

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Flexible sick and vacation days
  • Monthly lunch stipends (groceries qualify!)
  • Commuter benefits
  • MacBook, custom accessories, ergonomic equipment
  • Support for H1B, TN, and E-3 Visa change of employer transfers

Throughout the interview process, please remember that recruiter emails will only come from valon.com email addresses. We won't ever ask for any personally identifiable information during the interview process itself. Please reach out to talent@valon.com if you have any requests to verify the authenticity of outreach.

Valon is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. Valon makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

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