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Software Engineer

Engineering | Chicago, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Do you want to join a growing company and help build its success? Then check out SmartPay Leasing! We are looking for Software Engineers based in San Francisco, CA or Chicago, IL.

We are building a platform that provides a financial alternative to consumers who either do not qualify for, or who prefer not to use traditional financing. We are looking for Software Engineers to join our amazing engineering team. Our platform is used by national mobile phone retailers through direct integrations at retail stores and online through consumer-facing sites.


Job Description

We are a small team so you will work directly with product managers, designers, and QA. We are a Ruby on Rails shop. Projects will come in a mix of three flavors: frontend UI changes, backend (controllers, models, services), and retail/e-commerce integrations with our partners (modifying our own APIs as well as integrating into theirs). If you are creative, customer focused, and have a passion for developing robust software, this is the role for you.


Basic Qualifications

  • 3+  years professional software development experience in a team setting
  • Extensive experience working with Ruby on Rails OR equivalent web MVC framework (e.g. Django, Zend...)
  • Extensive experience working with Ruby or equivalent memory-managed, object-oriented language
  • Experience with MySQL or similar relational database


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a distributed team environment
  • Work experience with multiple languages.
  • Experienced in Agile or Scrum software development methodologies
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and problem solving skills
  • Experience with configuration management tools a plus (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Experience with DevOps workflows and tools a plus.
  • Experience with front-end web frameworks a plus (Ember.js, Angular, etc)
  • Experience with public cloud infrastructure a plus (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc)




- Linux


- Mongo DB

- Ruby on Rails

- Java - Used for risk analytics/decisioning

- RabbitMQ