Software Engineering Intern

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: Software Engineering Intern

Your Location: Remote/Must reside in the Greater Boston area

Compensation: $39.00 Hourly

You Report To: Engineering Manager

About the Opportunity:

First Help Financial, recently voted “Great Place to Work”, is seeking a highly motivated Software Engineering Intern that is located around the Greater Boston area to work remotely with our fantastic Engineering team.

If you are dedicated to take ownership in finding your career versus “just a job”, then First Help Financial would love to see you apply!

Learn more about our awesome  Engineering team

What you will do:

  • Collaborating with the senior engineers and quality assurance to design, develop and deliver software products that impact the growth of the company portfolio
  • Gaining expertise on the Loan Originating platform to design, configure and build new solutions as per business requirements
  • Building and maintaining internal REST based Middleware and webservices
  • Working with Product Owner and UX designer to provide best-in-class user experience by developing interactive UI components
  • Creating an automated developer unit test process and framework
  • Working with the Data Science and Analytics team to integrate with Machine Learning models to improve the Auto Decisioning capabilities

What you bring:

  • Pursuing a master’s degree (at time of internship) in Computer Science or related field
  • Full Stack Development/Experience
  • Exposure to web application development and SQL databases
  • Experience with Java or Python
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks like React and Angular
  • Exposure to OOD/OOP, data structures, and algorithm analysis
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Exposure to designing, developing and testing large, scalable, complex systems
  • Ability to learn new technologies and frameworks
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Knowledge of REST APIs and microservices
  • Experience in Fintech application development is a plus

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.