Senior Software Engineer (Remote)

  • Anywhere

First Help Financial (FHF) is a fast growing and culturally diverse company in the U.S. We provide auto loans to the underserved and care for our customers and partners with exceptional service. Through flexible financing options and tri-lingual support, we offer consumers an easier way to finance their first car. We lend to and support our portfolio which has consistently grown 30-40% each year over the last six years.

Here you will find hard-working colleagues that come from over 20 countries. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of professionalism but also enjoy our work. Our culture and benefits are geared towards making you successful in life and comfortable at work.

Your Title: Senior Software Engineer

Your Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm EST

Your Location: Remote/Anywhere in the U.S.

You Report To: Engineering Manager

Compensation:  Competitive $170K total compensation package depending upon experience

About the Opportunity:

First Help Financial, recently voted as a “Great Place to Work” for the third year in a row is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our highly skilled and innovative team. First Help Financial is embarking on a new growth phase involving multiple game-changing projects. To fuel such innovation, we are seeking a full-time, permanent senior full-stack engineer to lead important technology and security projects that impact the entire enterprise as well as its clientele. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Java, Python, Spring Boot Framework, CICD, REST API, SQL, and a background in Computer Science. The candidate should be customer obsessed, love to help others and be able to mentor juniors. The candidate should also be able to handle a distributed team.

Learn more about our awesome  Engineering team


Designs and develops major functional or performance enhancements for existing products or produces new software products or tools.

Becoming a subject matter expert for our Loan Origination Systems with an ability to explain and improve complicated code bases and assist with troubleshooting complex problems

Take a lead role in steering architecture to scale technology and process to a high scale and quality.

Work closely with stakeholders in various internal groups to help balance delivery speed and quality.

Mentor and train junior developers to maximize team velocity.

You will be a developer on an Agile team, working closely with Product Owner, Scrum Master, and other developers, to review and qualify business requirements, functional specifications, use-cases, and test plans.

Drive full cycle end to end development from design through implementation.

Design, prototype and author code for software components and applications. Continue to iterate to optimize customer experience


Minimum of bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field. Master’s is a plus.

5+ years’ experience in developing world-class Microservices using Apache Spring Boot.

5+ years’ experience Java development skills in building large-scale web applications and APIs using object-oriented principles.

5+ years’ experience with Spring Framework, ORM (Hibernate, JPA).

5+ years’ experience with Oracle SQL and MS SQL.

3+ years’ experience Python development skills building and maintaining scalable applications

Candidates should have hands-on experience working within the AWS ecosystem. This includes a strong proficiency in creating and debugging serverless (lambda) functions and frameworks.

Familiarity with System Design: A solid understanding of system design is essential. The ideal candidate should be capable of designing and developing scalable infrastructure components that align with the organization’s goals.

Familiarity, and exposure to leading JavaScript frameworks including Angular, React, or similar.

Good knowledge of DevOps & collaboration tools: CircleCI, Jenkins, GIT, Sonarqube, etc.

Experience with deconstructing complex problems into modular simple solutions.

Strong understanding and discipline around software test approach.

Strong sense of dedication and teamwork toward a goal.

Preferred Qualifications:

Full-Stack development experience.

Experience in Financial Services Industry.

Experience with Cloud Technologies like AWS S3, RDS, ELB, etc.

Experience with containers and developing containerized applications using Docker.

FHF Benefits…

  • Great Perks – We offer generous salaries, competitive health and welfare benefits (medical, dental, vision, LTD/STD, Identity theft, paid parental leave and much more), paid vacation, 401(k) match, tuition reimbursement, social activities, monthly lunches, a robust employee recognition and talent development program to enhance your career with us.
  • Culture – We are believers in maintaining a healthy work-life balance. While we work hard and care deeply about our customers and partners, we want you to have room for your family, friends, and yourself.
  • Growth – Company growth provides unprecedented career growth. FHF’s extraordinary year over year growth in revenue and new markets provides opportunity for you to establish and develop your career growth. We engage each employee to build a career plan that benefits everyone, and we have a proven record of investing in you.

Diversity and Inclusion

FHF is committed to building a culture that respects and embraces all walks of life, inclusive of all genders, race, culture, age, sexual orientation, and other identities. We will make accommodations when interviewing anyone with special needs.