Staff Software Engineer (R11431)



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Remote
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024


Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT) is a digital banking platform that puts its 1.9 million members' financial goals within reach. With intelligent borrowing, savings, budgeting, and spending capabilities, Oportun empowers members with the confidence to build a better financial future. Since inception, Oportun has provided more than $15.5 billion in responsible and affordable credit, saved its members more than $2.3 billion in interest and fees, and helped our members save an average of more than $1,800 annually. For more information, visit


Working at Oportun means enjoying a differentiated experience of being part of a team that fosters a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where we all feel a sense of belonging and are encouraged to share our perspectives. This inclusive culture is directly connected to our organization's performance and ability to fulfill our mission of delivering affordable credit to those left out of the financial mainstream. We celebrate and nurture our inclusive culture through our employee resource groups.


  • You lead the end-to-end delivery of complex software applications, ensuring adherence to best practices and high overall quality standards.
  • You create frameworks and abstractions that lessen the workload of other engineers. Your documentation and tutorials enable other teams to leverage your work independently. You identify and resolve improvements in test coverage for end- to-end business flows across multiple systems (and teams). You introduce new tools, techniques, and coding patterns to other engineers, some of which may be developed by yourself, and drive this change to other teams.
  • You drive technical decision-making, contribute to, and sometimes lead, architectural discussions, and propose innovative solutions to address complex technical and/or systemic architectural challenges. You collaborate across teams and build systems to address architectural gaps.
  • You take ownership of critical projects and initiatives, providing project leadership, and ensuring successful delivery through effective project management and communication. You engage with stakeholders across the group, understanding their needs and working through the complexity and conflicting goals.
  • You have the ability to provide a clear and concise explanation of business strategy, technical concepts, designs or implementation to a non-technical audience. You collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and fellow engineers to gather and translate business requirements into efficient and scalable software solutions. You have a track record of leading cross-team efforts that deliver meaningful results across engineering, product, and/or design. You work through technical, organizational and scheduling complexity to align teams and deliver results in a positive way for the people and teams involved. Your interactions build trust and speed at scale into our organization.
  • You are the technical thought leader of the team, and provide necessary guidance and mentorship to senior team members whenever required.
  • You play the key technical counterpart to an engineering manager with a larger team; you can provide effective feedback to engineering managers at all levels to identify and help address gaps in their teams.
  • You successfully advocate for technologies and processes that make multiple teams more efficient.
  • You conduct rigorous code reviews, offering valuable feedback to maintain code quality, performance, and maintainability.
  • You continuously identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains within the software development lifecycle.
  • You stay informed about emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices, and proactively introduce relevant advancements to enhance our products and services.
  • You design and implement complex user interfaces with Angular, HTML, CSS, Java Script and TypeScript. You integrate user interfaces with internal and external applications, UI/back-end application with appropriate security measures. You

ensure cross-browser, cross-platform compatibility.

  • You are able to quickly learn new systems/requirements, and create POCs and develop code. You create technical documentation for POCs/development and write automation/integration test cases with WebdriverIO and Cypress.


  • Typically requires a minimum 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or a Master's degree with an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with one or more programming languages like Java, Python or C++ with a good understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design principles. Proficiency in working with relational databases and SQL is a plus.
  • Proven track record of delivering sophisticated software solutions with high quality, as UI development engineer with a strong focus on Angular.
  • Extensive proficiency in web application development, RESTful APIs, and frontend technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript and TypeScript) is essential. Solid experience with Node, npm, and Node JS.
  • Experience with responsive web design and mobile-first development.
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX principles and best practices.
  • Rich experience in local storage/global storage/cookies handling
  • Experience in Internal/external/cross-domain UI/back end application integration.
  • Knowledge in Security aspects including Authentication and Authorization.
  • Solid grasp of version control systems, such as Git.
  • Experience with cloud technologies, preferably AWS or Azure, is highly desirable.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills, with a passion for tackling complex technical and business problems/challenges.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with a track record of effectively collaborating in a team-oriented environment.


  • Implementation knowledge on Authorization and Authentication
  • Knowledge on Okta iDP and integration with Okta or any other iDP form UI

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