AVANT, INC. is looking for a Software Engineering Manager

    Avant makes premier financial solutions accessible to everyday consumers by blending cutting-edge technology, creative analytics, and superior customer service. Since 2012, we've connected over 1.5 million customers to over $7.5 billion in loans and 1 million credit cards, and we've cultivated a work culture that we're incredibly proud of. As we've evolved, we've maintained our ability to be… nimble, to help each other work smarter, and to keep learning and trying new things. A high growth financial technology company, Avant has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TechCrunch, Fortune, and Bloomberg, and we've raised over $600 million of equity capital. Visit for more information, and check out our employee blog to see what it's like to be an Avantee.

    Avant is looking for a driven engineering manager who isn't afraid to get their hands dirty on our fast-growing Operations Technology team. Ops Tech focuses on Avant's internal and external customers to deliver world-class back-of-house and customer support experiences. You'll be working cross-functionally with Product, Design, Operations, and Compliance to help bring new features to life in your day-to-day.

    What you'll do at Avant

    • Work with product and engineering to develop the Ops Tech roadmap and contribute toward quarterly and yearly planning.
    • Triage and plan upcoming work in an agile fashion.
    • Hire your team while working with contractor firms to fill immediate People needs.
    • Help your team through both engineering and people problems when they arise.
    • Take pride in building a reliable and scalable product while working with great colleagues, tools, and frameworks.
    • Ensure both your team and the technologies used continuously improve.
    • Design and deliver high-quality, performant, and robustly tested APIs and systems.

    Why you are a fit for Avant:

    • 7+ years of experience developing high-scale backend and web applications, preferably React.
    • 1+ years of experience as a Software Engineering Manager.
    • Startup experience a plus.
    • Ability to work through problems that won't necessarily have a clear solution.
    • Know how to collaborate with your team across different timezones
    • You enjoy working with other team members to solve problems.
    • Competent in distributed systems, event-driven architecture, and high availability design.
    • Take pride in building reliable and scalable products while working with great colleagues, tools, and frameworks.
    • Be a part of a strong culture of ownership, code quality, and testing.
    • We have a culture that treats engineers as both teachers and students and encourages this by presenting weekly Lunch and Learns, hosting hackathons, and attending conferences.

    Check out our Avant Blog!

    We believe that a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences helps us create the most innovative solutions for our customers. We invite you to apply to our positions even if you do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed in the description. If you're passionate about our mission and aligned to our values, we hope you'll come to contribute to our awesome culture.

    Why Avant is the place for you:

    At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:

    Authenticity. We show up to work as our whole selves and make sure others can too.

    Collaboration. We can only succeed when we do so as a team.

    Problem-Solving. The harder the problem, the more satisfying the solution.

    Customer. We are all owners of the customer experience.

    Initiative. Plan. Adapt. Get Sh!t Done.

    We believe that great ideas come from anyone and anywhere, that everyone is an owner who drives change, and that we have more fun when we work together. We're problem solvers who love collaborating with intelligent and highly-motivated people to reshape the face of digital banking. Avant offers terrific perks and benefits, fun social events with employees who actually like hanging out together, and a flexible growth environment where trying your hand at new projects and being the active owner of your career path is encouraged and supported