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FundingLess than 250K USD
IndustrySaaS, Recommendations, Financial Services
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Technical lead

at Agile Credit, Inc in CA   —   Jul 05, 2014   |  
Mike Sigal
Agile Credit is working to solve the multi-trillion dollar SMB (Small/Medium Business) credit gap. For SMBs, we will deliver sustainably priced credit products of $10K-$250K, as well as education and recommendations to help them manage their businesses more effectively. As the engine of job creation and innovation in the United States and around the world, your work to help SMBs grow and better manage their businesses will have a far reaching impact.

We are looking for a talented, extremely motivated & hand’s on technical lead (Sr. Director/VP/CTO) to join us in building a world-class financial services platform that leverages online data sources, including accounting, bank transaction & social data, to streamline SMB credit underwriting and relationship/loan portfolio management.

The platform design and architecture is still in an early development stage, so the technical lead will have a unique opportunity to influence the choice of technology and platform architecture in general.

Candidates to lead our engineering team have outstanding technical and personal characteristics:

8+ years running software projects with agile methodology
Experience managing geographically distributed staff
Experience participating in all roles of the software development lifecycle
Experience in dealing with Big Data (familiarity with Hadoop, MongoDB, etc. a plus)
Proven ability to define and build high-performance, high-availability infrastructure; Experience with Amazon EC2 and Heroku is ideal
Financial or accounting app experience is ideal
8+ years of programming experience; preferably Java, Ruby, .NET, or C/C++

Additional points if you have:
Designed and modeled databases for financial, lending or accounting applications
Experience with MVC software architecture pattern and frameworks
A burning desire to jump onto the ground-floor of startup disrupting an existing industry
An outstanding sense of humor

Expertise in communicating, leading and working with a diverse group of resources and partners
Superior analytical and problem-solving abilities
Comfort wearing many hats (this is a startup, after all)
Excited about being hands-on and code alongside the rest of the team
Fosters new ideas and exudes and innate an intellectual curiosity, energy, and passion
Strong service mentality –putting the needs of others ahead of personal objectives is core to the company’s culture and this position’s success
Highly entrepreneurial, resourceful and results-driven.
Possess a blend of confidence, humility and generosity
Organized and detail-oriented with a keen sense of when issues need outside help to resolve quickly
A deep network of talented individuals that can’t wait to work with you again.
Based in or willingness to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area is ideal, but not required.

To get started, please email your resume and/or LinkedIn profile to recruiting (at) agilecredit (dot) com.
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