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emoji of a pushpinRemote - USemoji of a money bag$125k+
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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

INTERVIEW PROCESS

Recruiter phone screen

Live technical interview using HackerRank

Virtual onsite including independent coding project and review, and system design

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

At Valon, our goal is to build teams that are representative of the diverse homeowners we serve. We are devoting considerable resources to hiring URM as well as building an inclusive culture once they join. We are investing in scalable DEI efforts as we grow.

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